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- Large-scale injection and geological storage of CO2 has been safely performed in saline reservoirs for more than 15 years and in oil and gas reservoirs for decades.
- Current storage projects have developed and demonstrated comprehensive and thorough approaches to site management and monitoring.
- The majority of perceived risk in CCS projects is often associated with storage.
- It is important therefore that storage site selection and characterisation begin with the initial concept of a CCS project.
- More effort is needed to foster storage deployment globally, particularly in non-OECD countries. Interest is increasing in the role CO2 EOR may have toward benefiting CCS.