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The EU Geocapacity Project—Saline aquifers storage capacity in Group South countries


Martinez, Roberto; Suárez, Isabel; Zapatero, Miguel Angel; Saftić, Bruno; Kolenković, Iva; Car, Marjeta; Persoglia, Sergio; Donda, Federica
The EU Geocapacity Project—Saline aquifers storage capacity in Group South countries // Energy Procedia, 1 (2009), 1; 2733-2740 doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2009.02.043 (međunarodna recenzija, članak, znanstveni)


Naslov
The EU Geocapacity Project—Saline aquifers storage capacity in Group South countries

Autori
Martinez, Roberto ; Suárez, Isabel ; Zapatero, Miguel Angel ; Saftić, Bruno ; Kolenković, Iva ; Car, Marjeta ; Persoglia, Sergio ; Donda, Federica

Izvornik
Energy Procedia (1876-6102) 1 (2009), 1; 2733-2740

Vrsta, podvrsta i kategorija rada
Radovi u časopisima, članak, znanstveni

Ključne riječi
Geological storage ; CO2 ; Capacity estimation

Sažetak
The EU Geocapacity Project aims to obtain an estimation of the potential capacity of CO2 storage in deep saline aquifers, depleted hydrocarbon fields and coal beds in Europe. Prior to this project, the availability of data to calculate the storage capacity differed very much in each country. Some of them have already provided estimations for CO2 storage capacities in the framework of previous projects (e.g. GESTCO (FP5) and CASTOR (FP6)), while other countries have not been evaluated at all. Therefore, an important part of the work performed in the frame of the GeoCapacity project has been to homogenise estimation methodologies and reliability of data. Emphasis has been placed on the study of saline aquifers, as this type of geological formation, was until now, the less studied and most poorly understood compared to the depleted oil and gas fields. The work activities were organized in geographical groups to make them easier to manage. The Group South is composed of four Mediterranean countries: Spain, Italy, Slovenia and Croatia plus Bosnia–Herzegovina. Specific methodologies were adopted in order to achieve different goals: • Creation of maps of regional storage potential • Collection of geological information of storage sites • Estimation of storage capacities • Elaboration of databases to be inserted into GIS • Detailed analysis of case studies and scenarios for economic evaluation • Integration of the storage capacity data with emission sources and pipeline infrastructure Each of the countries belonging to Group South worked and continue to work in order to achieve such goals, despite of their different geological settings. The initial phase of such analyses included mapping of regional aquifers and locations of possible storages and seals described using data from hydrocarbon or water exploration, represented by borehole data and seismic surveys. Later on, structures contained in these aquifers were studied and CO2 storage capacity estimated with a higher precision. The two most promising or best defined structures in every country have been selected for a more detailed study. As a result of this project, it can be observed that CCS can play an important role in Mediterranean countries, as part of their strategy to mitigate GHG emission. Storage efficiency factor determination is the key issue, and also further exploration for new data.

Izvorni jezik
Engleski

Znanstvena područja
Geologija



POVEZANOST RADA


Ustanove
Rudarsko-geološko-naftni fakultet, Zagreb

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