They will study the possibility of storing CO2 on the coast of Tarragona

Isbel Lázaro.

Tarragona

Inspenet, November 30, 2023.

Is it possible to store CO2 in the waters of Tarragona?

The Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge announced the publication in the Official State Gazette of the Resolution of the General Directorate of Energy Policy and Mines that announces the request for a research permit for the storage of CO 2 called “TARRACO2 “.

This constitutes the first research permit for the storage of carbon dioxide in the marine subsoil granted in Spain. The company in charge of the project is Repsol Exploración , which submitted the application on September 22.

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At this time, the Government presents the project so that, within a period of two months, Repsol Exploración can receive proposals for improvements, compete with offers from third parties or face opposition from those who consider themselves harmed in their rights. In addition, the Ministry must approve the project through an Environment report and have the approval of the affected Autonomous Communities, in this case, the Generalitat of Catalonia.

It is worth mentioning that Repsol stands out as the leading Spanish company in research into the capture and storage of CO 2 . In collaboration with European partners, the PilotSTRATEGY project, in which he participated, concluded that the Ebro basin, encompassing the industrial hub of Tarragona, has significant potential for CO 2 storage, both on land and offshore, within a radius of 100 km. Preliminary studies indicate that land-based CO 2 storage capacity, assessed by projects such as Geocapacity, CO2STOP and COMET, could reach up to 0.85 gigatonnes.

Repsol has also expanded its efforts in CO 2 capture and storage internationally, implementing projects in Indonesia and the United States. In addition, it actively participates in the Pycasso project, a prominent European project designated as a Project of Common Interest for the European Union.

This program aims to examine the viability of the subsoil, explore various CO 2 storage options and consider the valorization of CO 2 as a solution for decarbonization in industrial activity in southwestern France and northern Spain.

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Source: The energy newspaper

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