Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1002/ep.10139
Title: Life cycle evaluation of CO2 recovery and mineral sequestration alternatives
Authors: Khoo, H.H. 
Tan, R.B.H. 
Keywords: Climate change
CO2 sequestration
Energy consumption
Life cycle impact assessment
Issue Date: Oct-2006
Citation: Khoo, H.H., Tan, R.B.H. (2006-10). Life cycle evaluation of CO2 recovery and mineral sequestration alternatives. Environmental Progress 25 (3) : 208-217. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1002/ep.10139
Abstract: CO2 fixation technologies such as mineral seques-tration - that is, the storage of CO2 as carbonate rocks - are beginning to emerge as means to mitigate global climatic change. In this study, the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) approach is applied to quantify the effective systemwide environmental impacts of CO2 sequestration in mineral rocks. Five alternative processes for mineral sequestration are compared in combination with various CO2 recovery technologies. SimaPro's Eco-indicator '99 ("Hierarchist-Average" version) is used for generating the impact assessment results and sensitivity analysis was carried out to compare the results with other possible weighting options. Finally, the sequestration effectiveness parameter was calculated for the various combinations of CO 2 recovery and mineral sequestration options. © 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Source Title: Environmental Progress
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/89325
ISSN: 02784491
DOI: 10.1002/ep.10139
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