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Ebro basin - Spain

  • This region includes the Tarragona, North Castellón and North Teruel industrial areas
  • The presence of geological structures with large, medium and small storage capacity offers the potential for early onshore storage development
  • There are opportunities for several commercial CCU technologies, such as converting CO2 to chemicals, CO2 usage in enhanced oil recovery operations and the remediation of alkaline industrial wastes
  • The presence of a transport network from Barcelona port – which includes potential access to around 2000 km of gas pipelines – could link CO2 sources with storage sites and CO2 usage opportunities.

Image: Sources of CO2 emissions in Spain, 2016, with focus on Ebro basin (STRATEGY CCUS kick-off meeting, Orleans, 2019)