A review of developments in carbon dioxide storage

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dc.contributor.author Aminu, Mohammed D.
dc.contributor.author Nabavi, Seyed Ali
dc.contributor.author Rochelle, Christopher A.
dc.contributor.author Manovic, Vasilije
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-15T15:24:31Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-15T15:24:31Z
dc.date.issued 2017-09-21
dc.identifier.citation Mohammed D. Aminu, Seyed Ali Nabavi, Christopher A. Rochelle, Vasilije Manovic, A review of developments in carbon dioxide storage. Applied Energy, Volume 208, 2017, Pages 1389-1419 en_UK
dc.identifier.issn 0306-2619
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.09.015
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/handle/1826/12765
dc.description.abstract Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has been identified as an urgent, strategic and essential approach to reduce anthropogenic CO2 emissions, and mitigate the severe consequences of climate change. CO2 storage is the last step in the CCS chain and can be implemented mainly through oceanic and underground geological sequestration, and mineral carbonation. This review paper aims to provide state-of-the-art developments in CO2 storage. The review initially discussed the potential options for CO2 storage by highlighting the present status, current challenges and uncertainties associated with further deployment of established approaches (such as storage in saline aquifers and depleted oil and gas reservoirs) and feasibility demonstration of relatively newer storage concepts (such as hydrate storage and CO2-based enhanced geothermal systems). The second part of the review outlined the critical criteria that are necessary for storage site selection, including geological, geothermal, geohazards, hydrodynamic, basin maturity, and economic, societal and environmental factors. In the third section, the focus was on identification of CO2 behaviour within the reservoir during and after injection, namely injection-induced seismicity, potential leakage pathways, and long-term containment complexities associated with CO2-brine-rock interaction. In addition, a detailed review on storage capacity estimation methods based on different geological media and trapping mechanisms was provided. Finally, an overview of major CO2 storage projects, including their overall outcomes, were outlined. This review indicates that although CO2 storage is a technically proven strategy, the discussed challenges need to be addressed in order to accelerate the deployment of the technology. In addition, beside the necessity of techno-economic aspects, public acceptance of CO2 storage plays a central role in technology deployment, and the current ethical mechanisms need to be further improved. en_UK
dc.language.iso en en_UK
dc.publisher Elsevier en_UK
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ *
dc.subject Carbon capture and storage en_UK
dc.subject Geologic CO2 storage en_UK
dc.subject CO2 storage reservoir en_UK
dc.subject CO2 storage projects en_UK
dc.title A review of developments in carbon dioxide storage en_UK
dc.type Article en_UK


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