In taking action to mitigate greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere primarily from fossil fuel sources, carbon capture and storage is a method of sequestration to reduce CO 2 emissions. The proposed geoscience field research station will serve as a research development site of advanced technologies for monitoring subsurface fluid flow. A 5 km geostatic property model of effective porosity and permeability was constructed for both the shallow primary and deeper secondary injection interval at approximately 290 m and 480 m depths, respectively. The model incorporates existing wireline data from 75 wells and was populated using a Gaussian Random Function Simulation algorithm. The effective porosities of the primary and secondary injection intervals range from 0-27% and 0-18%, respectively. The primary seal interval consists of silty-sands, shales, and impermeable coal layers. The secondary seal interval consists of calcareous mudstones with bentonite layers and high illite content. The 5 km x 5 km property model was updated using two 3-D seismic reflection volumes and existing sonic log data. A time-depth relationship was configured by completing 8 well-ties. Velocity modeling was completed for depth domain conversion. Both injection intervals appear to be promising injection sites for CO 2 and have since been assessed for risk. A clipped 1 km area of the geostatic model will be tested further using Eclipse in Petrel TM 2014.1 for computerized fluid injection simulation to study the behaviour of the CO 2 in the subsurface.
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