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Natural CO 2 Reservoirs on the Colorado Plateau and Southern Rocky Mountains : Candidates for CO 2 Sequestration

  title={Natural CO 2 Reservoirs on the Colorado Plateau and Southern Rocky Mountains : Candidates for CO 2 Sequestration},
  author={Rick G. Allis and Thomas C. Chidsey and Wallace Gwynn and Christine L Morgan and Stephen White and M. Adams and J. Moore}
Numerous natural accumulations of CO 2-dominant gases have been discovered as a result of petroleum exploration in the greater Colorado Plateau and Southern Rocky Mountains region. Some CO 2 fields, notably Bravo Dome (NM), McElmo and Sheep Mountain (CO), Farnham Dome (UT), Springerville (AZ), and Big Piney-LaBarge (WY) have been produced for commercial purposes. CO 2 concentrations are frequently more than 98%, indicating that these subsurface accumulations provide excellent analogues for… 

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