By K. Warner
For Metal Tech News 

ExxonMobil and Nucor join CCS agreement

Carbon capture and storage business is booming for the giant Metal Tech News - June 9, 2023


Last updated 6/13/2023 at 1:06pm

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The melting and blending of metals to make steel is an energy-intensive business. Nucor is taking a multi-faceted approach to reducing the CO2 footprint of its steelmaking, including a carbon capture and storage partnership with ExxonMobil.

ExxonMobil's latest carbon capture and storage (CCS) agreement is with one of North America's largest steel producers, Nucor Corp.

North Carolina-based Nucor produces steel products that go into industrial and domestic goods such as automobiles, appliances, and heavy equipment.

Steelmaking, however, is an energy-intensive endeavor that accounts for roughly 7% of global carbon dioxide emissio...

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