CO2 Storage in Saline Aquifer with Vertical Heterogeneity

Chapter

Abstract

CCS (CO2 Capture and Storage) is a classical application of fluid flow in porous media. In recent years, CCS technology is considered an effective way to reduce CO2 emissions. Saline aquifer is given special affection for CCS because of its huge amount of storage. In this chapter, we will first discuss mathematics model for CO2 storage in terms of fluid flow theory, then introduce analytical solution to obtain percolating resistance and sweep efficiency. Finally, we evaluate and analyze storage effect of CO2.

Keywords

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) Vertical heterogeneity Analytical solutions Percolating resistance Sweep efficiency 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Civil and Resource EngineeringUniversity of Science and Technology BeijingBeijingChina

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