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Northern Croatia

  • This region covers the Zagreb and the Croatian part of the Pannonian basin
  • CO2 capture could be developed as part of geothermal operations since geothermal produced brine is saturated with CO2 and methane
  • CO2 captured at industrial facilities could be used in enhanced oil recovery operations, which have been under way since 2014, and as a geofluid in geothermal operations across the region
  • Geological CO2 storage capacity has already been evaluated as part of the EU-funded projects, CASTOR and EU Geocapacity

Image: Possibilities for CCUS in Medium Temperature Geothermal Reservoir, Energy (under review), Vulin, D., Muhasilović, L. and Arnaut, M., 2019 (STRATEGY CCUS kick-off meeting, Orleans, 2019)