Occidental, Weyerhaeuser evaluate Louisiana carbon capture hub


Occidental Petroleum says its Oxy Low Carbon Ventures subsidiary and Weyerhaeuser will evaluate the potential development of a carbon capture and sequestration project in Louisiana, reports Seeking Alpha.

The companies say their lease agreement provides exclusive rights to develop and operate a CCS hub on more than 30,000 acres of subsurface pore space controlled by Weyerhaeuser, which Oxy Low Carbon would use to permanently sequester industrial carbon dioxide in underground geologic formations not associated with oil and gas production.

Weyerhaeuser would continue to manage the above-ground acreage as a working forest. Read the entire article.