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Title: Treatment of Produced Water from Carbon Sequestration Sites for Water Reuse and Mineral Recovery

Abstract

Southern Research along with Advanced Resources International, Inc. (ARI), Heartland Technology Partners, LLC (Heartland), New Logic Research, Inc. (New Logic), and Mr. Michael N. DiFilippo, Consultant developed a concept for an on-site strategy and design for management of produced water from CO 2 sequestration sites for maximum water reuse. When CO 2 is injected into deep saline aquifers, it may be necessary to produce water from the reservoir to reduce reservoir pressure. The New Logic Research, vibratory shear enhanced process (VSEP) membrane technology, and Heartland Technology Partners, low momentum-high turbulence (LM-HT) evaporation technology was selected for evaluation for treating this produced water from a 530 MW natural gas combined cycle (NGCC) power plant by utilizing waste heat from the plant to drive the evaporation process. The technology was also evaluated for application to a coal-fired power plant in lieu of the NGCC power plant. The results from the project show that the application of the proposed technology to the 530 MW NGCC power plant scenario could be feasible. The results indicate that formation water TDS has a very large impact on the technical and economic feasibility of the process. One advantage of formations with low TDS water is that themore » VSEP membrane can be utilized to pre-concentrate the produced water upstream of the LM-HT. The results indicate that a significant portion of the exhaust gas from the NGCC power plant will have to be utilized to provide waste heat for the LM-HT evaporator; however, less will be required with low-TDS formation water. The CAPEX costs for LM-HT for all three formations (97.8USD to 122.7USD MM/year) and VSEP plus LM-HT (106.6USD MM/year) for the Keg River formation is high in cost but lower than all technology compared including crystallization, VSEP plus crystallization, FO plus LM-HT, VCE plus LM-HT, and VCE plus crystallization. The OPEX for the LM-HT for all three formations (6.33USD to 7.97USD MM/year) and VSEP plus LM-HT (13.29USD MM/year) for the Keg River formation is lower than crystallization, VSEP plus crystallization, FO plus LM-HT, and FO plus crystallization. Only VCE plus LM-HT and VCE plus crystallization have a comparable OPEX costs to LM-HT for all three formation and VSEP plus LM-HT for the Keg River formation. The coal-fired power plant comparison showed that it is not feasible to apply the technology to that type of fossil fuel plant.« less

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [1];  [1]
  1. Southern Research, Birmingham, AL (United States)
  2. Consultant
  3. Advanced Resources International, Inc., Arlington, VA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Southern Research, Birmingham, AL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
Contributing Org.:
Southern Research Institute, Advanced Resources International, Heartland Technology Partners, New Logic Research and Michael N DiFilippo
OSTI Identifier:
1432768
Report Number(s):
DOE-SRI-FE0024084
DOE Contract Number:  
FE0024084
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
04 OIL SHALES AND TAR SANDS; 20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; Produced Water; Carbon Sequestration; Water Reuse and Recovery

Citation Formats

Renew, Jay E., Jenkins, Kristen, Bhagavatula, Abhijit, DiFilippo, Michael N., Godec, Michael, Cagle, Chris, and Vora, Hem. Treatment of Produced Water from Carbon Sequestration Sites for Water Reuse and Mineral Recovery. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Renew, Jay E., Jenkins, Kristen, Bhagavatula, Abhijit, DiFilippo, Michael N., Godec, Michael, Cagle, Chris, & Vora, Hem. Treatment of Produced Water from Carbon Sequestration Sites for Water Reuse and Mineral Recovery. United States.
Renew, Jay E., Jenkins, Kristen, Bhagavatula, Abhijit, DiFilippo, Michael N., Godec, Michael, Cagle, Chris, and Vora, Hem. Thu . "Treatment of Produced Water from Carbon Sequestration Sites for Water Reuse and Mineral Recovery". United States. doi:.
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abstractNote = {Southern Research along with Advanced Resources International, Inc. (ARI), Heartland Technology Partners, LLC (Heartland), New Logic Research, Inc. (New Logic), and Mr. Michael N. DiFilippo, Consultant developed a concept for an on-site strategy and design for management of produced water from CO2 sequestration sites for maximum water reuse. When CO2 is injected into deep saline aquifers, it may be necessary to produce water from the reservoir to reduce reservoir pressure. The New Logic Research, vibratory shear enhanced process (VSEP) membrane technology, and Heartland Technology Partners, low momentum-high turbulence (LM-HT) evaporation technology was selected for evaluation for treating this produced water from a 530 MW natural gas combined cycle (NGCC) power plant by utilizing waste heat from the plant to drive the evaporation process. The technology was also evaluated for application to a coal-fired power plant in lieu of the NGCC power plant. The results from the project show that the application of the proposed technology to the 530 MW NGCC power plant scenario could be feasible. The results indicate that formation water TDS has a very large impact on the technical and economic feasibility of the process. One advantage of formations with low TDS water is that the VSEP membrane can be utilized to pre-concentrate the produced water upstream of the LM-HT. The results indicate that a significant portion of the exhaust gas from the NGCC power plant will have to be utilized to provide waste heat for the LM-HT evaporator; however, less will be required with low-TDS formation water. The CAPEX costs for LM-HT for all three formations (97.8USD to 122.7USD MM/year) and VSEP plus LM-HT (106.6USD MM/year) for the Keg River formation is high in cost but lower than all technology compared including crystallization, VSEP plus crystallization, FO plus LM-HT, VCE plus LM-HT, and VCE plus crystallization. The OPEX for the LM-HT for all three formations (6.33USD to 7.97USD MM/year) and VSEP plus LM-HT (13.29USD MM/year) for the Keg River formation is lower than crystallization, VSEP plus crystallization, FO plus LM-HT, and FO plus crystallization. Only VCE plus LM-HT and VCE plus crystallization have a comparable OPEX costs to LM-HT for all three formation and VSEP plus LM-HT for the Keg River formation. The coal-fired power plant comparison showed that it is not feasible to apply the technology to that type of fossil fuel plant.},
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