Investigation of pH Impacts on Mineralization of CO2 in Conditions Representative of the Malay Basin
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This paper discussed effects of temperature, pressure salinity and presence of rock and pH behavior of the system and formation of carbonates. Experiments are conducted in a high pressure high temperature reactor and effluents were collected, weighed and photographed using SEM. The aim of this research was to enhance the knowledge about mineralization mechanisms of CO2 sequestration in saline aquifers.
KeywordsCarbonates pH changes Deep saline aquifers CO2 sequestration
This research was funded by a UiTM Research Excellence Fund (Grant No. 600-RMI/DANA 5/3/RIF 547/2012). We gratefully acknowledge these supports. The authors also wish to thanks the Faculty of Chemical Engineering at Universiti Teknologi MARA in Shah Alam, Malaysia for providing the laboratory facilities in completing this work.
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