Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Using waste CO2 from the American Midwest for EOR in Texas

Princeton University researchers have proposed a U.S. pipeline network that would capture, transport and store underground up to 30 million metric tons of emissions each year – an amount equal to removing 6.5 million cars from the road. The pipeline would transfer CO2 waste from ethanol refineries in the American Midwest to oilfields in West Texas for use in enhanced oil recovery (EOR).

Subscriber content
  Full content is available only to subscribers
please log in below or subscribe now
Or request to register for a free 14 day trial here