Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

Geoscience, Technologies, Environmental Aspects and Legal Frameworks

1st Edition - October 21, 2013

Write a review

  • Editors: J Gluyas, S Mathias
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780857094278
  • eBook ISBN: 9780857097279

Purchase options

Purchase options
Available
DRM-free (Mobi, EPub, PDF)
Sales tax will be calculated at check-out

Institutional Subscription

Free Global Shipping
No minimum order

Description

Geological storage and sequestration of carbon dioxide, in saline aquifers, depleted oil and gas fields or unminable coal seams, represents one of the most important processes for reducing humankind’s emissions of greenhouse gases. Geological storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) reviews the techniques and wider implications of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS).Part one provides an overview of the fundamentals of the geological storage of CO2. Chapters discuss anthropogenic climate change and the role of CCS, the modelling of storage capacity, injectivity, migration and trapping of CO2, the monitoring of geological storage of CO2, and the role of pressure in CCS. Chapters in part two move on to explore the environmental, social and regulatory aspects of CCS including CO2 leakage from geological storage facilities, risk assessment of CO2 storage complexes and public engagement in projects, and the legal framework for CCS. Finally, part three focuses on a variety of different projects and includes case studies of offshore CO2 storage at Sleipner natural gas field beneath the North Sea, the CO2CRC Otway Project in Australia, on-shore CO2 storage at the Ketzin pilot site in Germany, and the K12-B CO2 injection project in the Netherlands.Geological storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) is a comprehensive resource for geoscientists and geotechnical engineers and academics and researches interested in the field.

Key Features

  • Reviews the techniques and wider implications of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS)
  • An overview of the fundamentals of the geological storage of CO2 discussing the modelling of storage capacity, injectivity, migration and trapping of CO2 among other subjects
  • Explores the environmental, social and regulatory aspects of CCS including CO2 leakage from geological storage facilities, risk assessment of CO2 storage complexes and the legal framework for CCS

Readership

Petrologists, geoscientists, geotechnical engineers; Academic and researchers in the fields of earth sciences, geology, geoscience, petroleum engineering, reservoir engineering, and CO2 science

Table of Contents

  • Contributor contact details

    Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy

    Foreword

    Introduction

    Part I: Fundamentals of the geological storage of CO2

    Chapter 1: Anthropogenic climate change and the role of CO2 capture and storage (CCS)

    Abstract:

    1.1 Climate change and anthropogenic emissions of CO2

    1.2 Emissions of CO2

    1.3 CO2 capture and storage

    1.4 Trends in CO2 capture and storage (CCS)

    Chapter 2: CO2 storage capacity calculation using static and dynamic modelling

    Abstract:

    2.1 Introduction

    2.2 Static methods for deep saline aquifers

    2.3 Dynamic methods for deep saline aquifers

    2.4 Storage capacity in oil and gas reservoirs and unmineable coal seams

    2.5 Examples of CO2 storage assessment projects

    2.6 Conclusion

    2.7 Challenges and future trends

    2.8 Sources of further information and advice

    Chapter 3: Modelling the injectivity, migration and trapping of CO2 in carbon capture and storage (CCS)

    Abstract:

    3.1 Introduction

    3.2 Reservoir processes and how they are modelled

    3.3 Engineering options to manage CO2 storage

    3.4 Challenges and future trends

    Chapter 4: Monitoring the geological storage of CO2

    Abstract:

    4.1 Introduction

    4.2 Storage site monitoring aims

    4.3 Types of monitoring technologies and techniques

    4.4 Monitoring strategies

    4.5 Monitoring results: modelling temporal responses

    4.6 Challenges and future trends

    4.7 Sources of further information and advice

    Chapter 5: The role of pressure in carbon capture and storage (CCS)

    Abstract:

    5.1 Introduction

    5.2 Types of CO2 storage units

    5.3 Relevance of pressure to CO2 storage sites

    5.4 Conclusion

    5.6 Appendix: glossary

    Chapter 6: Modeling long-term CO2 storage, sequestration and cycling

    Abstract:

    6.1 Introduction

    6.2 Types of models

    6.3 Long-term behavior and modeling issues

    6.4 Development and application of site-specific models

    6.5 Challenges and future trends

    6.6 Sources of further information and advice

    Part II: Environmental, social and regulatory aspects

    Chapter 7: CO2 leakage from geological storage facilities: environmental, societal and economic impacts, monitoring and research strategies

    Abstract:

    7.1 Introduction

    7.2 A generic approach to risks and impacts

    7.3 Impacts and risks relating to the marine system

    7.4 Impacts and risks relating to terrestrial systems

    7.5 An ecosystem services description of economic impacts

    7.6 Monitoring and mitigation of storage sites

    7.7 The role of natural analogue sites and artificial experiments

    7.8 Challenges and future trends

    7.9 Sources of further information and advice

    Chapter 8: Risk assessment of CO2 storage complexes and public engagement in projects

    Abstract:

    8.1 Introduction

    8.2 Risk assessment of a storage complex

    8.3 TESLA: an advanced evidence-based logic approach to risk assessment

    8.4 Addressing technical, governance and fiscal challenges to carbon capture and storage (CCS) with risk assessment

    8.5 Public engagement in CCS projects

    Chapter 9: The legal framework for carbon capture and storage (CCS)

    Abstract:

    9.1 Introduction

    9.2 The role of international law: the Kyoto Protocol

    9.3 The role of European law: Directive 2009/31/EC on the geological storage of carbon dioxide

    9.4 Legal liabilities

    9.5 Challenges and future trends

    Part III: Case studies

    Chapter 10: Offshore CO2 storage: Sleipner natural gas field beneath the North Sea

    Abstract:

    10.1 Introduction

    10.2 Geological setting

    10.3 Monitoring: introduction and time-lapse 3D seismics

    10.4 Other monitoring methods

    10.5 Monitoring in the context of the EU regulatory regime

    10.6 Future trends

    Chapter 11: The CO2CRC Otway Project in Australia

    Abstract:

    11.1 Introduction

    11.2 Developing Australia's first storage project

    11.3 Constructing the CO2CRC Otway Project

    11.4 Monitoring the site

    11.5 Successfully undertaking the Otway Project

    11.6 Outcomes of the Otway Project

    11.7 Future trends

    11.8 Acknowledgements

    Chapter 12: On-shore CO2 storage at the Ketzin pilot site in Germany

    Abstract:

    12.1 Introduction

    12.2 Geographic and geologic setting

    12.3 Site infrastructure and injection process

    12.4 Integrated operational and scientific monitoring

    12.5 Lessons learned from the Ketzin pilot site

    12.6 Future trends

    12.7 Acknowledgements

    Chapter 13: The K12-B CO2 injection project in the Netherlands

    Abstract:

    13.1 Introduction

    13.2 Site characterization

    13.3 Site characterization: legal and social aspects

    13.4 Test cycles and monitoring

    13.5 Reservoir modelling

    13.6 Challenges and lessons learned

    13.7 Sources of further information and advice

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 366
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2013
  • Published: October 21, 2013
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780857094278
  • eBook ISBN: 9780857097279

About the Editors

J Gluyas

Jon Gluyas is Professor in Geo-Energy and CCS, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University, UK.

S Mathias

Dr Simon Mathias is a Reader in Computational Geoscience, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University, UK.

Affiliations and Expertise

Durham University, UK

Ratings and Reviews

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for "Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide (CO2)"