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CO2 Storage Fact Sheet

CO2 Storage Fact Sheet

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USGS national assessment on carbon storage fact sheet
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Buoyant storage(44 Gt)2%Residual, class 2(2,700 Gt)89%Residual, class 3(130 Gt)4%Residual, class 1(140 Gt)5%
A
Table 1.
Estimates by the U.S. Geological Survey in 2012 of national totals for technically accessible storage resources (
Figure 2.
Pie charts showing mean estimates by the U.S. Geological Survey in 2012 of technically accessible storage resources (
TA
SR 
) for carbondioxide (CO
2
) in the United States by (
A
) type and class and (
) region. Resources were estimated for eight geographic regions shown in figure 1.A mean total of 3,000 metric gigatons (Gt) of storage resources was estimated to exist in buoyant and residual storage types. The known recoveryreplacement storage resource (
KRR 
SR 
) is not shown in part
A
but is included in the buoyant storage type. Resources in federally owned offshore areaswere not assessed. Mean values sum to totals but are reported to only two significant figures. Percentages were calculated from unrounded resourceestimates.
TA
SR 
) for carbondioxide (CO
2
) in the United States by resource type and class.
[Estimates are in billions of metric tons (gigatons, Gt). P
5
, P
50
, and P
95
are probability percentiles and represent the 5-, 50-, and 95-percent probabilities, respectively,that the true storage resource is less than the value shown. The terminology used in this report differs from that used by the petroleum industry and follows standard
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observations falls. The percentiles were calculated by using the aggregation method described in U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Carbon Dioxide Storage Resources
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dependencies between storage assessment units. The P
50
(median) values are generally less than mean values because most output distributions are right skewed.The known recovery replacement storage resource (
 KRR
SR
) is listed separately as determined from petroleum production volumes; the same type of resource is also
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CO
2
storage resource type and classP
5
P
50
P
95
MeanSymbolName
Storage resource estimated from geologic models
 B
SR
Buoyant trapping storage resource
 R1
SR
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97

200

 R2
SR
Residual trapping class 2 storage resource
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2,6003,3002,700
 R3
SR
Residual trapping class 3 storage resource58

230

TA
SR
(total)Technically accessible storage resource

3,0003,7003,000
Storage resource estimated from petroleum production volumes
 KRR
SR
Known recovery replacement storage resource
geological surveys. The USGS developed a methodology toestimate storage resource potential in geologic formations in theUnited States (Burruss and others, 2009; Brennan and others,
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completed the assessment, and the results are summarized in
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 B
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detail in companion reports (U.S. Geological Survey Geologic
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The goal of this project was to conduct an initial assess-ment of storage capacity on a regional basis, and results are not
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CO
2
storage. The national assessment was a geology-basedexamination of all sedimentary basins in the onshore and Statewaters area of the United States that contain storage assessment
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hydrologic characteristics. Although geologic storage of CO
2
 
Alaska(270 Gt)9%Pacific Northwest(14 Gt)<1%California(90 Gt)3%WesternMid-Continent(150 Gt)5%Eastern MesozoicRift Basins(0.44 Gt)<1%Rocky Mountainsand NorthernGreat Plains(270 Gt)9%EasternMid-Continent(230 Gt)8%Coastal Plains(2,000 Gt)65%
 
Table 2.
Estimates by the U.S. Geological Survey in 2012 of basin and regional totals for technically accessible storage resources (
TA
SR 
) forcarbon dioxide (CO
2
) in the United States.
[Estimates are in millions of metric tons (megatons, Mt). P
5
, P
50
, and P
95
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Basin name
KRR 
SR 
Known recovery replacementstorage resource
SR 
Buoyant trappingstorage resource
R1 
SR 
Residual trapping class 1storage resourceP
5
P
50
P
95
MeanP
5
P
50
P
95
MeanP
5
P
50
P
95
Mean
Alaska Region
Alaska North Slope700
8,60062,000
770

790Kandik Basin0.00.00.00.0
380.00.00.00.0
Aggregated totals
700 910 1,100 910 2,400 8,600 62,000 18,000 510 770 1,100 790
Pacific Northwest Region
Western Oregon and WashingtonBasins0.00.00.00.0
358.2860

2,700

Aggregated totals
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.5 35 8.2 860 1,600 2,700 1,700
California Region
Los Angeles Basin
75
66

230

Sacramento Basin
67
57

80
760San Joaquin Basin
3225

98980270
2,500Ventura Basin2332

3229522909376

300

Aggregated totals
94 120 150 120 180 320 1,500 520 2,500 3,500 4,700 3,500
Rocky Mountains and Northern Great Plains Region
Bighorn Basin7593

9389

290

0.00.00.00.0Denver Basin76
85030035

250

Eastern Great Basin0.9
2.2236.60.00.00.00.0Greater Green River Basin380500650500

580
0.00.00.00.0Hanna, Laramie, and ShirleyBasins0.9
370

5.2

23

Paradox Basin36
52

63

780.00.00.00.0Powder River Basin96
2800.3
2.0San Juan Basin
37

3.8
Uinta and Piceance Basins

587559

73280

0.00.00.00.0Williston Basin
230
2,000880

2,700

2,800Wind River Basin5266

666386280

0.6

3.3

Wyoming-Idaho-Utah Thrust Belt
390

290370600

0.00.00.00.0
Aggregated totals
1,300 1,500 1,800 1,500 1,800 2,700 6,300 3,200 1,700 2,900 4,600 3,000
Western Mid-Continent Region
Anadarko and Southern OklahomaBasins220300
3,300
920

990Arkoma Basin3.75.27.35.3

2566

0.00.00.00.0Bend Arch and Fort Worth Basin

290370290230

500

330660

680Kansas Basins

5.66.95.7
9.20.00.00.00.00.0Palo Duro Basin
329.372
Permian Basin
2,000
2,2003,9006,700

Aggregated totals
1,700 2,100 2,500 2,100 3,100 3,800 7,800 4,500 3,600 5,700 8,900 5,900
Eastern Mid-Continent Region
Appalachian Basin

2837283879370
270

280Black Warrior Basin

233223
30

0.00.00.00.0Illinois Basin6985

85

290
900

2,300

Michigan Basin
220
2807903602,800

6,800

Aggregated totals
260 310 370 320 380 740 2,200 940 4,100 6,300 9,100 6,400
Coastal Plains Region
Atlantic Coastal Plain0.00.00.00.039

270

2,000
3,200South Florida Basin6.78.5

8.5

97900

0.00.00.00.0U.S. Gulf Coast

8,0009,8008,0007,800

39,000

75,000

Aggregated totals
6,400 8,000 9,800 8,000 8,000 11,000 40,000 17,000 78,000 120,000 180,000 120,000
Eastern Mesozoic Rift Basins Region
Eastern Mesozoic Rift Basins0.00.00.00.0

2.0

5.90.00.00.00.0
Aggregated totals
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.3 2.0 19 5.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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