Navigation Links
Lower carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fueled power plants possible with technology development

rocess captures carbon dioxide gas by dissolving it in a solution containing the chemical monoethanolamine or a related amine. The solution is then boiled to produce pure carbon dioxide.

In Rochelle’s campus laboratory, he will work to improve this approach by using a chemical additive to increase the rate of carbon dioxide absorption into the solution, and assessing the overall capture process using computer models. Actual tests of the carbon capture process will be run on a small, pilot plant at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus.

Rochelle is an expert on reducing industrial emissions. For these studies, he will draw upon two decades of experience developing and testing similar technology to remove hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide from natural gas.

Rochelle will share one third of the TXU funds with other colleagues in the university’s College of Engineering and in the Jackson School of Geosciences. These colleagues will help test how well the process works and evaluate an option for storing captured carbon dioxide.

For process verification, Rochelle will work with colleagues at the college’s Center for Energy and Environmental Resources at the Pickle Campus. The colleagues, part of the Separations Research Program, oversee the small, pilot plant housed alongside the center’s building.

In the college’s Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, the Joint Industry Project for Geologic CO2 Storage will investigate how carbon dioxide captured using Rochelle’s process will behave if stored underground in a high-pressure, liquid form. Sandstone formations common in Texas and some other states are already being considered nationally for this type of storage.

Colleagues at the Jackson School’s Bureau of Economic Geology will also study this storage option at the bureau’s Gulf Coast Carbon Center. They will evaluate using this liquid carbon dioxide to improve enhanced oil recovery, an approach already
'"/>

Source:University of Texas at Austin


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. FDA: Highly Unlikely Green Tea Lowers Cancer Risk
2. Deep sea algae connect ancient climate, carbon dioxide and vegetation
3. Microbe has huge role in ocean life, carbon cycle
4. Marine bacterium suspected to play role in global carbon and nitrogen cycles
5. High carbon dioxide levels spur Southern pines to grow more needles
6. Field tested: Grasslands wont help buffer climate change as carbon dioxide levels rise
7. Modifications render carbon nanotubes nontoxic
8. Climate change will affect carbon sequestration in oceans, model shows
9. Storing carbon to combat global warming may cause other environmental problems, study suggests
10. Bugs expose underground carbon traffic system 10 times more important than fossil fuel burning
11. Of mice, men, trees and the global carbon cycle
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/24/2015)... 24, 2015  Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA ... today announced that Sharp has selected its industry-leading ... for its latest flagship smartphone device, the AQUOS ... million shipments of its fingerprint ID sensor technology, ... scalability and leadership in the biometrics market through ...
(Date:6/23/2015)... Minn. , June 23, 2015   ... company that supports the entire spectrum of clinical ... iMedNet ™ , the company,s intuitive, ... been awarded a Silver 2015 Stevie® Award by ... Health Products & Services Website category.  The American ...
(Date:6/23/2015)... June 23, 2015  Crossmatch™, a leading ... today announced enhanced functionality of its DigitalPersona ... The enhancements build on the native flexibility ... Altus platform and provide expanded mobile credential ... In today,s environment of increasing cyber-attacks and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Synaptics Brings Natural ID Technology to Sharp's Newest Flagship Smartphone 2MedNet Solutions' iMedNet eClinical Wins Silver Stevie Award 2Crossmatch Releases Enhanced DigitalPersona Altus Advanced Authentication Functionality 2
... Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have found a new pathway by which ... from the National Institutes of Health, they plan to fill ... a surface, which could lead to a better understanding of ... of organisms. , Cells must interact with each other to ...
... techniques, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center have watched how ... novel tasks, an advance they say may help speed up ... to retrain people with perceptual deficits due to autism. , ... research team provides the first human evidence for a two-stage ...
... an ancient line of aquatic plants previously thought to be ... be one of the biggest misunderstandings in botanical history. ... Graham, an associate professor and researcher with the UBC Botanical ... Land and Food Systems. "And it took DNA sequence evidence ...
Cached Biology News:New molecular pathway could reveal how cells stick together 2Using brain scans, researchers find evidence for a two-stage model of human perceptual learning 2Using brain scans, researchers find evidence for a two-stage model of human perceptual learning 3UBC researchers reveal dwarf aquatic plants' hidden ancestry 2
(Date:6/25/2015)... 2015 Current asthma medications, which work ... by dilating the airways, can stop working over ... and Women,s Hospital and Harvard Medical School supports ... certain sensory nerve endings in the lungs that ... in the journal Neuron on June ...
(Date:6/25/2015)... , ... June 25, 2015 , ... ... State University will enjoy (8) new chemistry laboratories, each exclusively using filtered fume ... Erlab’s team finished installing the (49) filtered fume hoods needed for their Organic, ...
(Date:6/25/2015)... , June 25, 2015  The Galien Awards ... of Genome Sciences and Medical Genetics at the University ... Pro Bono Humanum Award at the ninth annual Prix ...   The Pro Bono Humanum Award ... is the first woman recipient of the award.   ...
(Date:6/25/2015)... June 25, 2015 iAngels ... with Startup Nation,s leading angels and gain access to ... Darya Fuks as Portfolio Manager.  , ,Fuks, a ... lead iAngels, deal flow and due diligence activities for ... all iAngels portfolio companies. An investment banker with deep ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Targeting Nerve Endings To Curb Allergic Asthma 2Targeting Nerve Endings To Curb Allergic Asthma 3Targeting Nerve Endings To Curb Allergic Asthma 4Targeting Nerve Endings To Curb Allergic Asthma 5This Summer Erlab Completes the Largest Installation of Filtered Fume Hoods in the World 2The Prix Galien USA Awards Committee Selects Professor Mary-Claire King as 2015 Pro Bono Humanum Honoree 2The Prix Galien USA Awards Committee Selects Professor Mary-Claire King as 2015 Pro Bono Humanum Honoree 3Former J.P. Morgan Vice President Darya Fuks Joins iAngels 2Former J.P. Morgan Vice President Darya Fuks Joins iAngels 3
... 27 Following the successful acquisition of,Drug Development ... organization, announced today that it has fully,integrated its ... branded as,Chiltern Early Phase., Chiltern Early Phase ... pharmaceutical industry via its two well established units ...
... 26 Based on its recent analysis,of the ... presents Kionix, Inc. with the 2008 Global Frost ... a leadership position,in analog output accelerometer products, and ... KXSC7 accelerometer release, a natural extension of,its product ...
... Industries is,pleased to announce the addition of long ... newest member on their Board of Directors., ... Mr.,Skiven oversaw during his 15 years as Executive ... logical that he would join the board of ...
Cached Biology Technology:Chiltern Early Phase: Fully Integrated and Business Ready 2Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Kionix's Dominance in the MEMS Accelerometers Market Through Product Line Strategy 2Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Kionix's Dominance in the MEMS Accelerometers Market Through Product Line Strategy 3Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Kionix's Dominance in the MEMS Accelerometers Market Through Product Line Strategy 4GM Exec Joins Bio-Reaction Industries' Board of Directors 2
Goat polyclonal to SART3 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic peptide: MSNADFAKLFLRK, corresponding to C terminal amino acids 951-963 of Human SART3 Entrez Gene ID: 9...
... The FastPlax Antibody is used to detect ... the surface of infected cells as early ... basis of the FastPlax Titer Kit, which ... 25-48 hours. The FastPlax Antibody ...
Alexa Fluor 647 anti-mouse IL-12 (Interleukin-12) / IL-23 (Interleukin-23) p40 25 ug...
PKC (pSer345), phospho-specific...
Biology Products: