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Shell Cansolv is an innovative, technology-centered company that offers its clients high efficiency capture solutions for the removal of sulphur dioxide (SO2) and carbon dioxide (CO2) from gas streams in various industrial applications.

Shell Cansolv's solutions can also be applied to both upstream and downstream oil & gas projects. Our commitment is to provide custom designed economic solutions to our clients' environmental problems.

Current and anticipated legislation for the clean up of contaminants from flue gases throughout most of the developed world advocate that  industries will be required to meet increasingly strict emissions regulations. Shell Cansolv is a leader in sulphur dioxide and carbon dioxide recovery technologies, with a high-performance portfolio of reliable solutions that help to meet the most stringent product specifications and emission limits at lower costs.

The Shell Cansolv SO2 and CO2 technologies can be used across a wide variety of industries including oil & gas, power generation (including coal-fired power plants and combined cycle natural gas power plants), mining and metallurgical applications, chemicals, industrial boilers and sulphuric acid plants. 

The highly adaptable technology can be added to an existing plant or incorporated in a new installation. There are 20+ units licensed worldwide. Shell Cansolv's CO2 Capture technology enables Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) and Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) which may be essential in mitigating climate change in the years to come.

Shell Cansolv has been part of the greater Shell Group since December 2008.

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As part of our efforts to provide the most advanced SO2 and CO2 capture solutions, Shell Cansolv maintains a strong research and development program.