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Download FE/NETL CO2 Saline Storage Cost Model (2017): User’s Manual
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Date: 9/30/2017
Type: Procedure
Status: Active
NETL Contact: Timothy Grant
Technology Focus Area(s): Carbon Storage
Analysis Focus Area(s):
Author(s): Tim Grant (NETL); David Morgan (NETL)

Product Description
The Fossil Energy (FE)/National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Saline Storage Cost Model is an Excel-based tool that estimates the first-year break-even price of storing CO2 in a deep saline aquifer from the perspective of the owner of a CO2 storage site through its four modules (Project Management, Financial, Activity Cost, and Geologic). The purpose of this manual is to assist the modeler in understanding the functions of the Storage Cost Model. This manual will outline the major outputs, present a general understanding of how the outputs are calculated, and provide a more detailed understanding of how a modeler can edit the inputs to affect outputs for evaluating an onshore storage project.