Brazil’s pre-salt gas has one big issue: it contains high levels of carbon dioxide. The country’s academics have been working on technologies for gas purification and CO2 sequestration, but they have been limited by scale.
However, Julio Meneghini, academic director of the São Paulo-based Research Centre for Gas Innovation (RCGI) – supported by Shell and the São Paulo Research Foundation – thinks his organisation is on the brink of a breakthrough.
Interfax Natural Gas Daily: How will research at RCGI benefit Brazil’s gas industry?
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