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

Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:07 pm
by GRA

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

Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:48 pm
by LeftieBiker
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.

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

Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:51 pm
by SageBrush
Every single one of these carbon capture and storage schemes are somewhere between ridiculous and outright scams.

Clue x 4: STOP burning

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

Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:35 pm
by GRA
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?