Study places CO2 capture cost between $34 and $61/ton

Based on presentation to the Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Technologies Conference, July 14-16, 2009, Calgary.Technologies in development for capturing CO2 have an estimated cost between $34 and $61/ton of CO2 captured, with specific costs both site and technology specific. Partnerships with enhanced oil and gas production projects, however, or the sale of pure CO2 for industrial and commercial uses can yield values of up to $86/ton of CO2 captured, transported, and sold.This article will discuss examples of the various CO2 capture technologies. It also discusses different industrial sources and options for industrial use of CO2 as well as the various geological media suitable for sequestration...

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