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Petra Nova Parish Holdings LLC

The Petra Nova Carbon Capture Project is the largest CO₂ capture project in the world targeting coal combustion exhaust gas. It is located in Thompsons, southern Texas, USA, and commenced commercial operation at the end of December 2016.
This project is a large-scale enhanced oil recovery (EOR) project conducted jointly by JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation, the core operating company of the JX Group, and NRG Energy Inc. (NRG), the top independent power producer in the United States, and it is implemented by our joint venture Petra Nova Parish Holdings LLC.

The CO₂ Capture Plants itself consists of exhaust gas pre-processing (desulfurization) equipment, CO₂ absorption and regeneration equipment, CO₂ pumping equipment, and utilities equipment. It captures 4,776 tons of CO₂ per day from coal-fired power generation equipment, which contains a high concentration of CO₂ in its exhaust gas, with a CO₂ capture rate1 of 90%.

This project separates and captures CO₂ from combustion exhaust gas emitted by a coal-fired power plant (WA Parish Generating Station Unit 8), which is owned by the NRG Group and located approximately 60 kilometers (37 miles) southwest of downtown Houston, Texas. CO₂ recovered here is injected into the aging West Ranch Oil Field for the purpose of EOR.

The Petra Nova Carbon Capture Project is a solution that helps to balance environmental and energy needs, in the form of CO₂ capture and EOR at aging oil fields. By reliably operating the CO₂ recovery plant in this project, we intend to both support meaningful business and contribute to sustainable environmental conservation and economic development through active engagement in this field.

1: CO₂ capture rate (%): The ratio of CO₂ captured by our CO₂ Capture Plants to the amount of CO₂ contained in combustion exhaust gas.

Nippon Ekitan
Client Nippon Ekitan
Location Kurashiki, Japan
Capacity
ton /day
283
Use of CO₂ Liquefied carbonic gas production
Flue gas source Low concentration carbonic acid gas
Completion 2017
Petra Nova Parish Holdings LLC
Client Petra Nova Parish Holdings LLC
Location TX, USA
Capacity
ton /day
4776
Use of CO₂ EOR (Enhanced Oil Recovery)
Flue gas source Existing coal fired power station
Completion 2016
Qatar Fuel Additives Company Limited
Client Qatar Fuel Additives Company Limited
Location Mesaieed, Qatar
Capacity
ton /day
500
Use of CO₂ Methanol production
Flue gas source Natural gas fired steam reformer flue gas
Completion 2014
National Fertilizers Limited
Client National Fertilizers Limited)
Location Vijaipur, India
Capacity
ton /day
450
Use of CO₂ Urea production
Flue gas source Natural gas fired steam reformer flue gas
Completion 2012
Engro Fertilizers Limited
Client Engro Fertilizers Limited
Location District Ghotki, Pakistan
Capacity
ton /day
340
Use of CO₂ Natural gas fired steam reformer flue gas
Flue gas source Urea production
Completion 2011
Petrovietnam Fertilizer and Chemicals Corporation
Client Petrovietnam Fertilizer and Chemicals Corporation
Location Phu My, Vietnam
Capacity
ton /day
240
Use of CO₂ Urea production
Flue gas source Natural gas fired steam reformer flue gas
Completion 2010
Ruwais Fertilizer Industries
Client Ruwais Fertilizer Industries
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Capacity
ton /day
400
Use of CO₂ Urea production
Flue gas source Natural gas fired boiler and steam reformer flue gas
Completion 2009
Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co.
Client Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co.
Location Bahrain
Capacity
ton /day
450
Use of CO₂ Urea production
Flue gas source Natural gas fired steam reformer flue gas
Completion 2009
Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited
Client Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited
Location Kakinada, India
Capacity
ton /day
450
Use of CO₂ Urea production
Flue gas source Natural gas fired steam reformer flue gas
Completion 2009
Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co-operative Ltd.
Client Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co-operative Ltd.
Location Phulpur, India
Capacity
ton /day
450
Use of CO₂ Urea production
Flue gas source Natural gas fired steam reformer flue gas
Completion 2006
Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co-operative Ltd.
Client Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co-operative Ltd.
Location Aonla, India
Capacity
ton /day
450
Use of CO₂ Urea production
Flue gas source Natural gas fired steam reformer flue gas
Completion 2006
化学会社
Client “A” Chemical Company
Location Kurosaki, Japan
Capacity
ton /day
283(Max. 330)
Use of CO₂ General use
Flue gas source Fuel oil / LNG fired boiler
Completion 2005
Petronas Fertilizer (Kedah) Sdn Bhd
Client Petronas Fertilizer (Kedah) Sdn Bhd
Location Kedah, Malaysia
Capacity ton /day 160(Max. 210)
Use of CO₂ Urea production
Flue gas source Natural gas fired steam reformer flue gas
Completion 1999