Advances in CO2 utilization technology

A patent landscape review

R. S. Norhasyima, T.m. Indra Mahlia

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Abstract

There is rising concern on the increasing trend of global warming due to anthropogenic CO2 emission which steers progress of carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects worldwide. However, due to high cost and uncertainties in long term geological storage, there is a growing inclination to include utilization, which re-use the CO2, hence carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS). Additionally, it is expected to generate income to offset the initial costs. This study methodically review patents on CO2 utilization technologies for CCUS application published between year 1980-2017. It was conducted using the Derwent Innovation patent database and more than 3000 number of patents was identified. The patents identified are in the field of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and enhanced coal-bed methane (ECBM), chemical and fuel, mineral carbonation, biological algae cultivation and enhanced geothermal system (EGS). Over 60% of these patents were published since the last 10 years, and a sharp increase in patents were seen in the last 5 years (∼38%). The top major patent types are patents granted in the United States (US), China (CN) and Canada (CA) which makes of 3/5 of the overall patent type found. Recent patents published include enhancements to the state-of-the-art technologies and hybrid concepts such as in photo-bioreactor in algae cultivation, chemical reaction and EGS. From this study, it was found that further research for the best CO2 utilization method which fulfil the need of an economic, safe, non-location dependent and environmentally friendly whilst efficiently mitigate the worldwide global warming issue is much needed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)323-335
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of CO2 Utilization
Volume26
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jul 2018

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Carbon capture
Global warming
Algae
Carbonation
Bioreactors
Minerals
Costs
Chemical reactions
Oils
Innovation
Recovery
Economics
global warming
carbon
alga
patent
enhanced oil recovery
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coal seam
chemical reaction

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  • Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Waste Management and Disposal
  • Process Chemistry and Technology

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In: Journal of CO2 Utilization, Vol. 26, 01.07.2018, p. 323-335.

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