Babcock & Wilcox (NYSE: BW) has been awarded a contract by Phillips 66 Limited for the design of a flue gas pre-treatment technology for a planned carbon capture facility in the UK.
Specifically, the carbon capture system is to be installed on the Phillips 66 Limited Humber Refinery’s Fluid Catalytic Cracker (FCC) in North Lincolnshire.
Joe Buckler, Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) Senior Vice President, Clean Energy, commented on the new partnership: “As the global leader in pre-treatment technologies for post-combustion carbon capture, the opportunity to work with Phillips 66 Limited aligns well with our experience and expertise.”
Adam Young, Project Lead at the Phillips 66 Limited Humber Refinery, also acknowledged his excitement to partner with B&W.
“We are pleased to be working with B&W, leveraging their expertise and knowledge. The pre-treatment is vital to the process to enable the planned carbon capture technology to work optimally,” Young said.
The planned carbon capture plant at the Humber Refinery is part of a larger, world-scale decarbonization venture known as the Humber Zero project, dedicated to reducing the CO2 emissions of critical industry in the UK.
The Humber Zero project will aim to capture as much as 8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide by the end of the decade.