Dead and Buried (twice)

November 2, 2007 at 3:12 pm | Posted in Carbon sequestration, Engineering, IEE, IET, Power engineer | 1 Comment

Two articles on carbon capture and storage from Institution of Engineering and Technology magazines.  The first is provided so you can see how some barriers have been removed in the intervening years:

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  1. Really interesting 2007 article, inel! Well researched, but we always have to watch out for what their potential interest might be.

    There are repeated references to enhanced oil recovery as a potential benefit of sequestration, but what I’ve read elsewhere suggests that oil recovery might on net produce more CO2:

    http://backseatdriving.blogspot.com/2005/12/some-bad-news-for-carbon-sequestration.html

    It’s also vague on leakage rates. Any rate that is faster than thousands of years could have significant environmental impacts. Might be an interesting parallel between nuclear waste storage and carbon storage.


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