Sedimentology is a key factor in screening for and risking potential reservoirs for carbon storage sites. Having a good understanding of the environment of deposition, heterogeneity within the reservoir and pore-scale sedimentology is key to understanding how injected CO2 will behave. It is important to make accurate geological models of the fluid pathways to de-risk potential storage units and ensure that the CO2 we inject will be stored indefinitely. Continue reading to find out more.
As the global community intensifies its efforts towards combating climate change, the imperative to achieve Net Zero emissions has never been more pressing. At Merlin Energy Resources Ltd., we are dedicated to supporting this revolution of the energy landscape through pioneering sustainable solutions. Continue reading to see how we are making a difference.
After CO2 emissions are captured (and if they are not utilised), they must be safely stored deep within geological formations and kept there indefinitely with no leakage. This practice prevents the release of CO2 into the atmosphere, helping to safeguard our planet for future generations from the warming effect of this greenhouse gas. Our latest blog explores the key principals that underpin the storage of CO2 and the skills we have at Merlin to assist such projects.
In this series of blogs Merlin is looking into different parts of the CCUS process. This week we turn our thoughts to utilisation of captured carbon dioxide (CO2), where emissions are repurposed for a range of applications rather than releasing them to the atmosphere.
In the pursuit of a sustainable future, Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) has emerged as a powerful tool in curbing carbon emissions. At the heart of CCUS lies the crucial first step: carbon capture. This process involves the extraction of carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrial processes before it is released into the atmosphere. In this blog, we will explore the various methodologies employed in this essential stage of the CCUS journey.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is now the most significant greenhouse gas, contributing over 70% of the total effect on climate change as of 2018. During the last decade, there have been many new environmental policies all with large scale reduction of CO2 emissions at their heart. One solution is Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage (CCUS), a process that holds potential for mitigating the impact of greenhouse gas emissions on our planet. Continue reading to learn more about CCUS, how it works and its role in the energy transition, and how we, at Merlin, are committed to a sustainable future.
Our senior geophysicist Eleanor Oldham will be attending and presenting at the GESGB’s CCS4G conference on 14th December.
Earlier this week Georgina Lockham had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the ESRI European Energy Resources Conference 2023. The conference was well attended with over 200 attendees and 27 ESRI user presentations. Continue reading to hear Georgina's take homes from the conference.
Read our latest article where David Whitworth describes the transition from academia to industry as he celebrates his one year anniversary at Merlin.
Staff at Merlin have been attending lots of conferences recently, with more in the pipeline for autumn. Continue reading to find out more.
Helen Bone attended Royal Holloway's summer symposium a few weeks ago. Continue reading to see her round-up from the day.
Eleanor Oldham will be attending the Geol Soc’s CO2 Storage Efficiency conference on 14-15th September.