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North Sea rocks could store Scottish energy sector CO2 for 23 years, claims report

Joint industry project finds that multiple injections could lead to more secure and permanent carbon dioxide storage

Oil rigs moored in Cromarty Firth. Invergordon, Scotland, UK
The North Sea rocks could be used to store emissions from oil rigs off the coast of Invergordon, Scotland • Photograph: Berardo62

Injecting carbon dioxide into rocks at more than one point simultaneously could offer the key to more effective storage of carbon dioxide (CO2), a new industry-backed study reveals today.

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