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Capillary heterogeneity controls the structure of<br/>buoyancy-driven CO<sub>2</sub> plume. Left: Schematic of<br/>plume re-direction by heterogeneity. Right: Concept<br/>is analogous to the spill point in an oil/gas trap.
Capillary heterogeneity controls the structure of
buoyancy-driven CO2 plume. Left: Schematic of
plume re-direction by heterogeneity. Right: Concept
is analogous to the spill point in an oil/gas trap.
Website: University of Texas at Austin
Award Number: FE0004956
Project Duration: 10/01/2010 – 03/31/2014
Total Award Value: $538,925
DOE Share: $428,737
Performer Share: $110,187
Technology Area: Geologic Storage Technologies and Simulation and Risk Assessment
Key Technology: Fluid Flow, Pressure, and Water Management
Location: Austin, Texas

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