Weyburn Project - Definition, glossary, details
Weyburn project is one of the largest CCS demonstration project in
the world operating in Saskatchewan province of Canada. The Weyburn project was
launched in 2000 and this $85 million project studies CO2 injection
and storage underground in depleted oil fields.
This project was initiated with twin objectives of
Providing a new lease of life to the depleted oil fieldsFinding ways to trap and store carbon dioxide underground without
letting into atmosphere.
This project has so far trapped and stored 17 million tonnes of
carbon dioxide over a decade since its inception.
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