Shell picks Motts for carbon capture scheme
Shell UK has awarded Mott MacDonald a contract to provide project management services for the Peterhead carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in north east Scotland.
The project, which is part of the UK government’s CCS commercialisation programme, involves the capture, compression and transportation of CO2 from the existing Peterhead power station to long-term storage sites deep under the seabed of the North Sea.
Mott MacDonald will provide owner’s engineer services to Shell for the onshore front end engineering design study phase, as well as technical interface and project management support across the entire CCS chain.
This contract supports a core team of five Mott MacDonald employees throughout the two-year project duration, with a larger part-time team of up to 30 staff during peak periods.
The consultancy’s commission is due to completed in 2015.
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This article was published on 7 May 2015 (last updated on 7 May 2015).