CASP launches its Mudrock Seals in CO2 Storage Project
Assurance of geological CO2 containment is an important element of the evolving CCS business model. CASP’s longstanding excellence in the collection and integration of field data makes it ideally placed to contribute to this area of research. CASP geologists have carried out fieldwork along the Yorkshire coast examining thick marine mudstone and intercalated coarser grained units as part of its newly launched Mudrock Seals in CO2 Storage Project. This will help constrain the controls on the seal potential of mudrock intervals and the impact of more silty and sandy units of CO2 flow, containment and secondary storage. Sampling, geophysical measurement, lithological observation and virtual outcrop model data collection were successfully completed in order for us to examine the link between composition, facies and stratal architecture on seal capacity, geometry and integrity.
23 November 2021