Category: The Southwest Partnership

The Southwest Partnership

Southwest Partnership Projects The Southwest Partnership’s effort has focused on three Phases, all based upon the mandate of the National Energy Technology Laboratory. As one of seven Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnerships (RCSPs), it has been tasked to determine the best

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Outreach and Education

Outreach and Education Southwest Partnership’s outreach efforts seek to provide information on carbon capture, utilization and sequestration both for project stakeholders, and to the public at large. The website, project publications, and various educational undertakings are all part of the

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Phase III – Farnsworth Unit

Phase III Project The Southwest Regional Partnership on Carbon Sequestration’s (SWP) Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) deployment phase (Phase III) has begun. Phase III entails a partnership between SWP prime contractor New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, and

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Phase III

Phase III The final phase of SWP’s carbon storage project entails the intensive study of a large CO2 flooding operation In response to the U.S. DOE/NETL’s Carbon Capture, Ut ilization, and Storage (CCUS) program objectives. In October 2013, SWP finalized plans with

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Phase II Results

Phase II Results In Phase II the SWP carried out five field pilot tests to validate the most promising sequestration technologies and infrastructure concepts, including three geologic pilot tests and two terrestrial pilot projects. This field testing demonstrated the efficacy

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Phase II

Phase II  – Validation The Validation Phase of the RCSP effort (2005– 2009) focused on evaluating promising CO2 sequestration opportunities through a series of small scale field tests in the seven partnership regions. For the Validation phase, the SWP conducted five

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Phase I Executive Summary

Phase I Executive Summary The Southwest Regional Partnership on Carbon Sequestration (SWP) region includes Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, and contiguous areas from three adjacent states, including western Texas, southern Wyoming, and western Kansas. This region is a net

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Phase I

Phase I – Characterization Characterization Phase (2003-2005): The Southwest Partnership on Carbon Sequestration completed its Phase I program in December 2005. The main objective of the Southwest Partnership Phase I project was to evaluate and demonstrate the means for achieving

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Phase I Results

Phase I Results In Phase I, Southwest Partnership carried out the following tasks: (1) analysis of CO2 storage options in the region, including characterization of storage capacities and transportation options, (2) analysis and summary of CO2 sources, (3) analysis and summary of

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