Singapore looks to build 2m tonnes of carbon capture by 2030

It is looking to make its oil refinery on Jurong Island more sustainable

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Singapore is looking to build two million tonnes worth of carbon capture facilities by 2030.

The Southeast Asian country is looking to clean up its oil exploits on Jurong Island, where both Royal Dutch Shell and ExxonMobil have petrochemical plants.

Both these companies have shown an interest in building carbon capture facilities within the Asian market.

The country’s Economic Development Board stated the new target on Tuesday and has also set aims of increasing its production of sustainable products by 1.5 by 2030 and producing four times as many by 2050.