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Sargas Husnes

Brief description:


Main developer: Sargas

Country: Norway

Project type: Capture Storage

Scale: Large

Status: Dormant

Capital cost: US $700 million

Year of operation 2015
Industry: Coal Power Plant

MW capacity: 400

Capture method: Post-combustion

New or retrofit: New
Transport of CO2 by: none

Type of storage: EOR

Volume: 2.6 million tonnes/CO2



Sargas had plans to build a 400MW coal-fired power plant with post-combustion CO2 capture at Husnes, Hordaland, in partnership with Tinfos, Sør-Norge Aluminium and Eramet Norway. The captured CO2 would be used in enhanced oil recovery projects at North Sea oilfields. The project planned to capture 2.6 million tonnes of CO2 per year.

Notification of the project was sent to the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate for consultation in 2008 prior to any licence application being made. No further details or progress reports are available.

NVE notification, January 2008

Contact info

Main developer: Sargas

Companies involved