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Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership, Preliminary Assessment of Potential CO2 Storage Reservoirs and Confinement, Cincinnati Arch Site

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dc.contributor.author Rupp, John
dc.contributor.author Solano-Acosta, Wilfrido
dc.contributor.author Greb, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Wickstrom, Lawrence
dc.contributor.author Gupta, Neeraj
dc.date.accessioned 2006-11-06T20:44:33Z
dc.date.available 2006-11-06T20:44:33Z
dc.date.issued 2006-11-06T20:44:33Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2022/431
dc.description This poster was presented at the 2006 International Symposium on Site Characterization for CO2 Geologic Storage, March 20-22, 2006, at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, Calif. en
dc.description.abstract The Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio Geological Surveys, working under the auspices of the Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (MRCSP), completed a preliminary report on the feasibility of geological sequestration as a carbon management strategy for a large coal-fired power-generation facility. This proposed Cincinnati Arch field demonstration project is planned as part of MRCSP’s Phase II sequestration evaluation within the Regional Partnership. Broad structural arches in which deep Paleozoic strata rise to near the surface are a major part of the geology of the MRCSP region. Also, structural arches underlie many of the CO2 sources in the region. Understanding the feasibility for sequestration in these situations as compared to deeper, basinal configurations is important for regional CO2 sequestration assessment. The objective of this feasibility study is to provide a preliminary assessment of known geologic characteristics of the region surrounding the site. An area within a radius of approximately 50 miles of the site was included in the study. The primary purpose of the assessment was to determine the presence, configuration, and characteristics of potential reservoirs and confining strata. If the Cincinnati Arch site is chosen as a pilot injection site by the MRCSP, a detailed geological and geophysical evaluation program, including the acquisition of new site-specific information will follow this preliminary assessment. This information will be used as the basis for other tasks to be completed by the MRCSP including: developing a field work plan; assessing site-specific data acquisition needs (seismic profiles, seismic monitoring, acquisition of available commercial data, test borings, etc.); design of the injection well, monitoring plan, and reservoir simulations; and the acquisition of an underground injection permit. en
dc.description.sponsorship International Symposium on Site Characterization for CO2 Geologic Storage en
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dc.rights This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 543 Howard Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA. en
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dc.subject Indiana en
dc.subject Kentucky en
dc.subject Ohio en
dc.subject Indiana Geological Survey en
dc.subject Illinois State Geological Survey en
dc.subject Kentucky Geological Survey en
dc.subject Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership en
dc.subject Cincinnati Arch en
dc.subject Carbon Dioxide Sequestration en
dc.subject Potential Reservoirs en
dc.subject Structural Geology en
dc.title Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership, Preliminary Assessment of Potential CO2 Storage Reservoirs and Confinement, Cincinnati Arch Site en
dc.type Presentation en


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This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 543 Howard Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 543 Howard Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA.

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