Model for Environmentally and Economically Sound Linked Energy Systems
Kansas Geological Survey
Open-file Report 2002-6
Russells linked energy systems are
When co-generation and the planned CO2 EOR pilot project get underway it will be the first time ever that these three energy systems have been linked.
Linkages should prove highly beneficial
If the full CO2 stream from the ethanol plant is utilized for CO2 EOR over a ten year period significant benefits from the links would be realized:
31 trillion BTU
1.6 million tons
Ethanol expansion provides unique opportunity
EOR offers the ethanol industry a potential market for Co2 from new and larger facilities if located close to EOR target reservoirs.
We wish to thank the partners in the CO2 enhanced oil recovery project, U.S. Department of Energy (project manager Daniel Ferguson), MV Energy, LLC, ICM, Inc., USEP, LLC, Kinder-Morgan CO2 Company and the University of Kansas (Kansas Geological Survey and Tertiary Oil recovery Project). Special thanks to William Flanders, Transpetco Engineering, Eric Mork, ICM, Inc., Jeff Nash, USEP, and Don Augustine, City of Russell, for sharing data and knowledge.
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