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A Two-For-One Solution ...

WASHINGTON, DC - The Department of Energy today announces the selection of a cost-shared project that will inject carbon dioxide (CO2) into an oil reservoir to maximize domestic oil production. At the same time, the project will assess the potential for later storing CO2 in the reservoir once the oil is depleted rather than emitting it into the atmosphere. Such storage of CO2 is called sequestration, and the idea is gaining more attention as concerns mount over possible global climate change caused by rising emissions of greenhouse gases.

A Two-For-One Solution ...
xcel, Sep 15, 2006
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