A life cycle cost analysis framework for geologic storage of hydrogen : a scenario analysis.

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The U.S. Department of Energy has an interest in large scale hydrogen geostorage, which would offer substantial buffer capacity to meet possible disruptions in supply. Geostorage options being considered are salt caverns, depleted oil/gas reservoirs, aquifers and potentially hard rock cavrns. DOE has an interest in assessing the geological, geomechanical and economic viability for these types of hydrogen storage options. This study has developed an ecocomic analysis methodology to address costs entailed in developing and operating an underground geologic storage facility. This year the tool was updated specifically to (1) a version that is fully arrayed such that all four ... continued below

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Kobos, Peter Holmes; Lord, Anna Snider & Borns, David James October 1, 2010.

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The U.S. Department of Energy has an interest in large scale hydrogen geostorage, which would offer substantial buffer capacity to meet possible disruptions in supply. Geostorage options being considered are salt caverns, depleted oil/gas reservoirs, aquifers and potentially hard rock cavrns. DOE has an interest in assessing the geological, geomechanical and economic viability for these types of hydrogen storage options. This study has developed an ecocomic analysis methodology to address costs entailed in developing and operating an underground geologic storage facility. This year the tool was updated specifically to (1) a version that is fully arrayed such that all four types of geologic storage options can be assessed at the same time, (2) incorporate specific scenarios illustrating the model's capability, and (3) incorporate more accurate model input assumptions for the wells and storage site modules. Drawing from the knowledge gained in the underground large scale geostorage options for natural gas and petroleum in the U.S. and from the potential to store relatively large volumes of CO{sub 2} in geological formations, the hydrogen storage assessment modeling will continue to build on these strengths while maintaining modeling transparency such that other modeling efforts may draw from this project.

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  • Report No.: SAND2010-6939
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/1008135 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1008135
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc833900

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Kobos, Peter Holmes; Lord, Anna Snider & Borns, David James. A life cycle cost analysis framework for geologic storage of hydrogen : a scenario analysis., report, October 1, 2010; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc833900/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.