Cherepovitsyn A.E.

Graduated from St. Petersburg State Mining Institute, specialization «Economist-Manager» (1997).
PhD in Economics, Professor. Head of the Department of Organization and Management of National Mineral Resources University (Mining University).
Area of scientific interest: strategic management of mineral resource complex.
Author of 80 publications.
Economy, information technology, resource management
Section editor – PhD in economics Krasnov O.S.
Article # 47_2013 submitted on 10/16/2013 displayed on website on 12/02/2013
11 p.
pdf  Evaluation of the possibility of carbon dioxide geological storage
A review of possible ways of carbon dioxide storage is made. A calculation methodology for potential storage capacity of different reservoirs is described. Geographic location of possible carbon dioxide storage sites is reviewed. A number of potential capacity estimates by country and by reservoir type are compared. Regions of Russia, which are perspective in terms of carbon dioxide storage, are highlighted. As an example, potential carbon dioxide storage capacity of several oil deposits in the Kaliningrad region is calculated. A comparative analysis of storage costs for different reservoir types is carried out.

Key words: sequestration, carbon dioxide, potential capacity, storage sites, potential of Russia.
article citation Sidorova K.I., Cherepovitsyn A.E. Otsenka vozmozhnostey zakhoroneniya uglekislogo gaza v geologicheskikh rezervuarakh [Evaluation of the possibility of carbon dioxide geological storage]. Neftegazovaya Geologiya. Teoriya I Praktika, 2013, vol. 8, no. 4, available at:

   Ferenc L. Toth, Asami Miketa. The Costs of the Geological Disposal of Carbon Dioxide and Radioactive Waste. Springer, 2011, p. 215-262.
   Final Report from the Task Force for Review and Identification of Standards for CO2 Storage Capacity Estimation. Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum, 2007, 43 p, available at: (retrieved: 8th November, 2013)
   Heddle G., Herzog H., Klett M. The Economics of CO2 Storage. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Laboratory for Energy and Environment, 2003, 115 p, available at: (retrieved: 8th November, 2013)
   IEA – CO2 Capture and Storage: a Key Carbon Abatement Option. OECD/IEA. Paris, France, 2008, 266 p, available at: (retrieved: 8th November, 2013)
   MGEIK – Ulavlivanie i khranenie dvuokisi ugleroda [Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change climate - Carbon dioxide capture and storage]. Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2005, 66 p, available at: (retrieved: 8th November, 2013)
   National Energy Technology Laboratory - Carbon Sequestration Atlas of the United States and Canada. DOE NETL, 2010, 162 p, available at: (retrieved: 8th November, 2013)