publication . Article . 2018

Geological storage of CO2 in sub-seafloor basalt: the CarbonSAFE pre-feasibility study offshore Washington State and British Columbia

Goldberg, David; Aston, Lara; Bonneville, Alain; Demirkanli, Inci; Evans, Curtis; Fisher, Andrew; Garcia, Helena; Gerrard, Michael; Heesemann, Martin; Hnottavange-Telleen, Ken; ...
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Abstract The CarbonSAFE Cascadia project team is conducting a pre-feasibility study to evaluate technical and nontechnical aspects of collecting and storing 50 MMT of CO2 in a safe, ocean basalt reservoir offshore from Washington State and British Columbia. Sub-seafloor basalts are very common on Earth and enable CO2 mineralization as a long-term storage mechanism, permanently sequestering the carbon in solid rock form. Our project goals include the evaluation of this reservoir as an industrial-scale CO2 storage complex, developing potential source/transport scenarios, conducting laboratory and modeling studies to determine the potential capacity of the reservoi...
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free text keywords: Structural basin, Mining feasibility study, Basalt, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Project network, Submarine pipeline, Project management, Seafloor spreading, Environmental science, Project team
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