CO2 SEQUESTRATION POTENTIAL OF TEXAS LOW-RANK COALS

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The objectives of this project are to evaluate the feasibility of carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) sequestration in Texas low-rank coals and to determine the potential for enhanced coalbed methane (CBM) recovery as an added benefit of sequestration. The main objectives for this reporting period were to work on Tasks 1 and 2, which consisted of the following subtasks: review literature on CO{sub 2} sequestration and the effect of CO{sub 2} injection on methane production from coalbeds; acquire information on power plant flue gas emissions; acquire data on Texas coal occurrences and properties and formation water quality; construct a digital base ... continued below

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McVay, Duane A.; Walter B. Ayers, Jr. & Jensen, Jerry L. February 1, 2003.

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The objectives of this project are to evaluate the feasibility of carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) sequestration in Texas low-rank coals and to determine the potential for enhanced coalbed methane (CBM) recovery as an added benefit of sequestration. The main objectives for this reporting period were to work on Tasks 1 and 2, which consisted of the following subtasks: review literature on CO{sub 2} sequestration and the effect of CO{sub 2} injection on methane production from coalbeds; acquire information on power plant flue gas emissions; acquire data on Texas coal occurrences and properties and formation water quality; construct a digital base map; and select geographic areas and geologic formations for study. Flue gas information, including volumes and compositions, were obtained for major Texas power plants and other industrial sources, such as cement plants. We evaluated and obtained computer mapping software and began building a digital base map that will be used to depict industrial emissions, coal occurrence, and water quality information. Digital data sets allow us to superpose data for visualization and for assessment of CO{sub 2}sequestration issues.

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OSTI as DE00816715

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  • Grant Number: FC26-02NT41588
  • DOI: 10.2172/816715 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc736690

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McVay, Duane A.; Walter B. Ayers, Jr. & Jensen, Jerry L. CO2 SEQUESTRATION POTENTIAL OF TEXAS LOW-RANK COALS, report, February 1, 2003; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc736690/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.