Module 3: CO2 Sources, Marketing, Legal and Regulatory Issues: A Carbon Capture & Storage Course
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- January 1 - December 31, 2012
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Who Should Attend
This course is ideal for geologists, researchers, operators, landmen, managers, technology entrepreneurs, engineers, and students who want to learn about CO2 supply, demand, legal and regulatory issues.
Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to define and describe supply, demand, legal and regulatory issues for carbon dioxide capture and storage.
This course focuses on profiling supply and demand of CO2, including industrial sources. It also looks at demand for CO2 in enhanced oil recovery as well as in other applications. In this section, enhanced oil recovery is contrasted with geo-sequestration. Finally the course contains a review of the prevailing legal environment and emerging regulatory issues.
- anthropogenic carbon dioxide
- industrial sources of CO2
- Geosequestration advantages
- Geosequestration pitfalls
- CO2 EOR relative merits
- Power generation and geosequestration
- Injection control
- Regulations governing CO2 emissions
- Regulations governing underground injection
Course weekly units
- Unit I: Industrial Sources
- Unit II: CO2 Supply and Demand
- Unit III: Sequestration
- Unit IV: Laws and Regulations
Required Work: For each unit, readings, research/review of recent articles, and a short paper in response to guiding questions.