Application of semi-analytical multiphase flow models for the simulation and optimization of geological carbon sequestration
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Geological carbon sequestration (GCS) has been identified as having the potential to reduce increasing atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2). However, a global impact will only be achieved if GCS is cost effectively and safely implemented on a massive scale. This work presents a computationally efficient methodology for identifying optimal injection strategies at candidate GCS sites having caprock permeability uncertainty. A multi-objective evolutionary algorithm is used to heuristically determine non-dominated solutions between the following two competing objectives: 1) maximize ...