CO2 Decline in Alaşehir (Turkey) Geothermal Reservoir

Akın, Serhat
Aydın, Hakkı
Reinjection of gas free of brine into the peripheries of a geothermal reservoir may gradually decline non-condensable gas (NCG) concentration in the reservoir fluid during the operation of geothermal power plants. As a result, gradually decreasing gas emissions can be observed. In this study, we use separator data to calculate produced CO2 amount in the reservoir fluid. The data used is from the Alaşehir geothermal area that is certainly not the one and only target for geothermal production in Turkey. Data obtained from 7 wells covering two years of production showed that reinjection of gas free brine into the peripheries of the geothermal reservoir declined CO2 concentration in the reservoir fluid. It has also been observed that the commissioning of neighbor power plants has a significant effect on the produced CO2 amount.
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Citation Formats
S. Akın, H. Aydın, and T. AKIN, “CO2 Decline in Alaşehir (Turkey) Geothermal Reservoir,” presented at the World Geothermal Congress 2020+1, Reykjavik, İzlanda, 2021, Accessed: 00, 2022. [Online]. Available: