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A numerical analysis of supercritical CO2 injection into geological formations

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posted on 21.08.2015, 13:50 by Kamal Khudaida, Diganta Das
One of the most promising means of reducing carbon contents in the ambience and tackling the global warming threat is injecting carbon dioxide into deep saline aquifers (DSAs). Selecting a site to store CO2 depends on many controlling parameters including permeability, heterogeneity, hydrostatic conditions, injection scenarios and domain grid resolution. In this research study, we aim to investigate the influence of different injection scenarios and flow conditions on the storage capacity and efficiency of CO2 in geological formations. This is carried out through a series of numerical simulations employed on 3-D hypothetical homogeneous and heterogeneous aquifers utilizing STOMP-CO2 simulation code. The results of this work are expected to play a key role in providing insight knowledge for assessing the feasibility of various geological formations for CO2 storage.

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School

  • Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Department

  • Chemical Engineering

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industrial simulation conference 2015 Industrial Simulation Conference'2015

Volume

ISC'2015

Pages

165 - 170 (6)

Citation

KHUDAIDA, K and DAS, D.B., 2015. A numerical analysis of supercritical CO2 injection into geological formations. IN: Enrique, C. and Salvador, P. (eds.) Proceedings of the Industrial Simulation Conference 2015 (ISC'2015), Valencia, Spain, pp. 165 - 170.

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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Publication date

2015

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This is a conference paper.

Language

en

Location

Universitat Politecnica, Valencia, SPAIN

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