Updated cost estimates of meeting geothermal hydrogen sulfide emission regulations

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A means of estimating the cost of hydrogen sulfide (H/sub 2/S) emission control was investigated. This study was designed to derive H/sub 2/S emission abatement cost functions and illustrate the cost of H/sub 2/S emission abatement at a hydrothermal site. Four tasks were undertaken: document the release of H/sub 2/S associated with geothermal development; review H/sub 2/S environmental standards; develop functional relationships that may be used to estimate the most cose-effective available H/sub 2/S abatement process; and use the cost functions to generate abatement cost estimates for a specific site. The conclusions and recommendations derived from the research are presented. ... continued below

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Wells, K.D.; Currie, J.W.; Weakley, S.A. & Ballinger, M.Y. August 1, 1981.

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A means of estimating the cost of hydrogen sulfide (H/sub 2/S) emission control was investigated. This study was designed to derive H/sub 2/S emission abatement cost functions and illustrate the cost of H/sub 2/S emission abatement at a hydrothermal site. Four tasks were undertaken: document the release of H/sub 2/S associated with geothermal development; review H/sub 2/S environmental standards; develop functional relationships that may be used to estimate the most cose-effective available H/sub 2/S abatement process; and use the cost functions to generate abatement cost estimates for a specific site. The conclusions and recommendations derived from the research are presented. The definition of the term impacts as used in this research is discussed and current estimates of the highest expected H/sub 2/S concentrations of in geothermal reservoirs are provided. Regulations governing H/sub 2/S emissions are reviewed and a review of H/sub 2/S control technology and a summary of the control cost functions are included. A case study is presented to illustrate H/sub 2/S abatement costs at the Baca KGRA in New Mexico.

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  • Other: DE81028359
  • Report No.: PNL-3847
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/6351875 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6351875
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1210199

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Wells, K.D.; Currie, J.W.; Weakley, S.A. & Ballinger, M.Y. Updated cost estimates of meeting geothermal hydrogen sulfide emission regulations, report, August 1, 1981; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1210199/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.