The Evaluation of Oxy-fuel Combustion Deployment at the Mirfa Plant in UAE

Vinicius Bueno, Ahmed Alhajaj, Mohammad Abu Zahra

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Abstract

Oxy-fuel combustion is currently one the promising options for carbon capture. Nonetheless, there are some technical barriers that hinder the deployment of the technology in commercial scale, being the oxygen production the most energetic costly step. There is an opportunity to overcome this issue by using waste oxygen produced at the Mirfa Plant situated in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The facility currently produces gaseous nitrogen for injection into on-shore reservoirs and its waste stream rich in oxygen is vented to the atmosphere. This work focuses on finding a better application for the waste stream based on oxy-fuel technologies simulated in Aspen Plus.

Original languageBritish English
Pages (from-to)530-538
Number of pages9
JournalEnergy Procedia
Volume114
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017
Event13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, GHGT 2016 - Lausanne, Switzerland
Duration: 14 Nov 201618 Nov 2016

Keywords

  • Aspen Plus
  • ASU
  • carbon capture
  • CCS
  • CPU
  • oxy-fuel

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