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GCC: Study: North Sea rigs could be modified to pump CO2 below seabed; cheaper than decommissioning

Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:07 pm

Guy [I have lots of experience designing/selling off-grid AE systems, some using EVs but don't own one. Local trips are by foot, bike and/or rapid transit].

The 'best' is the enemy of 'good enough'. Copper shot, not Silver bullets.

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Re: GCC: Study: North Sea rigs could be modified to pump CO2 below seabed; cheaper than decommissioning

Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:48 pm

That looks more like a way to save money in the oil industry than a way to deal with AGW in a meaningful way. Green-washing that actually saves them money.
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Re: GCC: Study: North Sea rigs could be modified to pump CO2 below seabed; cheaper than decommissioning

Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:51 pm

Every single one of these carbon capture and storage schemes are somewhere between ridiculous and outright scams.

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Re: GCC: Study: North Sea rigs could be modified to pump CO2 below seabed; cheaper than decommissioning

Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:35 pm

LeftieBiker wrote:
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:48 pm
That looks more like a way to save money in the oil industry than a way to deal with AGW in a meaningful way. Green-washing that actually saves them money.

If it works (always a big if with CCS), who cares?
Guy [I have lots of experience designing/selling off-grid AE systems, some using EVs but don't own one. Local trips are by foot, bike and/or rapid transit].

The 'best' is the enemy of 'good enough'. Copper shot, not Silver bullets.

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