Report: Longannet ScottishPower Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) Consortium Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) - Chapter 01: Programme Abstract

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In March 2010, the Scottish CCS (Carbon Capture & Storage) Consortium began an extensive Front End, Engineering and Design (FEED) study to assess what would be required from an engineering, commercial and regulatory, perspective in order to progress the CCS demonstration project at Longannet Power station in Scotland through to construction. The study yielded invaluable knowledge and the resulting material are available for download here. This chapter contains the output from many of the Project Management processes which control and report the progress of the FEED. The following commentary gives the reader a brief guide to the project management process or approach which has been used. FEED Programme: In order to scope out, control and report the FEED activity, a Work Breakdown Structure was developed. This structure had the following hierarchy - Level 1 - Chain Element; Level 2 - Phase; Level 3 - Discipline; Level 4 - Work Package (including Cost Time Resource definition); The programme is in the form of a fully resource loaded, logically linked network diagram. Risk Management: Throughout this FEED the management of risk was a key activity. This has helped inform and better understand the important risks faced by the project. This 'first of a kind' project saw a large number of new risks being identified, assessed, controlled and monitored during FEED. Project Cost Estimates: An estimating philosophy was established in FEED to set the standards for the estimates produced from across the project participants, including: To ensure a consistent approach in the collection, calculation and presentation of costs across all FEED Participants; To ensure that all likely project costs are identified and captured along with all associated details. A standard template was established for each participant to complete with the details of their section (i.e. Chain Element) of the cost estimate. The cost estimate was broadly consistent with Class 3/4 estimate as defined by AACE. Further supporting documents for chapter 10 of the Key Knowledge Reference Book can be downloaded. Note this dataset is a duplicate of the reports held at the National Archive which can be found at the following link - http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20121217150421/http://decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/emissions/ccs/ukccscomm_prog/feed/scottish_power/abstract/abstract.aspx

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DECC: Reports from Longannet ScottishPower UK Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) Consortium Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) Project

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Author(s) ScottishPower CCS Consortium
Principal Investigator(s) ScottishPower CCS Consortium
ScottishPower CCS Consortium
Language English
Curator British Geological Survey
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Start of capture {ts '2010-03-01 00:00:00'} Not known
End of capture {ts '2011-04-01 00:00:00'} April 2011
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Lineage statement ScottishPower began developing the Longannet Carbon Capture and Storage project in 2007 in response to the UK Government?s competition to demonstrate full-scale CCS on power generation in the UK. In the summer of 2009, the ScottishPower CCS Consortium, comprising ScottishPower, National Grid and Shell was formed to further develop this project, which could be one of the world?s first full-scale CCS demonstration plants. In March 2010, the Consortium began an extensive Front End, Engineering and Design (FEED) study to assess what exactly would be required from an engineering, commercial and regulatory, perspective in order to progress the CCS project through to construction. At the heart of that year long study was a commitment by both the Government and the Consortium to undertake one of the most extensive knowledge transfer programmes ever undertaken on CCS. On the 19 October 2011, the UK Government announced that negotiations with the ScottishPower CCS Consortium have concluded. The decision has been taken not to proceed with the first CCS demonstration project at Longannet Power station in Scotland. Despite all parties working extremely hard on the project at Longannet, a satisfactory deal for the UK?s first CCS demonstration project could not be met on this particular project at this particular time. The study has yielded invaluable knowledge in areas such as cost, design, end-to-end CCS chain operation, health and safety, environment, consent and permitting, risk management, and lessons learnt.
Supplementary information http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20121217150421/http:/decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/emissions/ccs/ukccscomm_prog/feed/feed.aspx
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Topic category code (ISO) geoscientificInformation (information pertaining to earth sciences)
Keywords CARBON
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Metadata last updated 15th September 2016
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