European Carbon Capture and Storage Design Verification

Statoil and the Norwegian Government entered an agreement to provide a demonstration plant at Mongstad to investigate carbon capture in a two stage process. Costain carried out a verification exercise of the initial design.

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Advisory and Concept Development
Specialist Design


100,000 Metric Tonnes/Year CO2

Design Capacity


of the CO2 capture technologies

Costain provided design verification services by assessment of the following:

  • Process simulations for the flue gas pre-treatment
  • Flue gas cyclone design
  • Residue Catalytic Cracker (RCC) and Combined Heat and Power Plant (CHP) gas blowers
  • RCC and CHP direct contact coolers
  • RCC and CHP cooling water heat exchangers
  • RCC and CHP re-circulating cooling water pumps
  • The control and shutdown philosophy for the flue gas system

Costain provided the following customer benefits:

  •  Confidence in the overall process design
  • Verification of the equipment performance
  • Confirmation that required gas specification into the CCS equipment was met

Contact and social

Oil & Gas

Gerard Shore, Sector director
0161 910 3444