Liberty Steel To Supply Pipelines For Teesside Carbon Capture Project In UK

Liberty Steel To Supply Pipelines For Teesside Carbon Capture Project In UK - Carbon Herald

Liberty Steel has been selected to supply pipelines for a key UK carbon capture project led by the Northern Endurance Partnership (NEP) and Net Zero Teesside Power (NZT Power).

According to a company statement published last week, Liberty Pipes Hartlepool (LPH) will manufacture and deliver both onshore and offshore pipelines for the Teesside-based project.

This represents one of eight engineering, procurement, and construction packages awarded for the project, with a combined value of approximately $5 billion (£4 billion), Liberty Steel said.

The final contract award is subject to regulatory approval and final investment decisions (FID) expected by September 2024.

Pipe production the NEP and NZT Power project is scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2025, with the projects aiming for commercial operations to start in 2027.

“Liberty Pipes Hartlepool is extremely proud to have been selected to support this flagship project – a landmark first of hopefully one of many similar projects in the UK, and internationally, that the business hopes to be involved in,” Jeffrey Kabel, Liberty Steel’s Chief Transformation Officer, said in a comment.

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The project is anticipated to create jobs, strengthen the UK’s energy security, and support the nation’s transition to cleaner energy sources, aligning with Liberty Steel’s wider decarbonization strategy.

NEP’s focus is building the carbon dioxide (CO2) transportation and storage infrastructure needed to serve East Coast Cluster (ECC) carbon capture projects.

Meanwhile, NZT Power is aiming to be the world’s first commercial-scale gas-fired power station equipped with carbon capture technology.

LPH’s expertise is expected to contribute to the development of new energy infrastructure projects in the UK and internationally.

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