Five years of laboratory work developing EORGAS has shown utilizing CO, as a minor portion of the CO2/N2/CO mixed gas, can be done safely.
- CO is far safer to work with than H2S (hydrogen sulfide) due to its being 15X less toxic than H2S and it does not accumulate in topographically low areas.
- Dilution of the CO with CO2 and N2 further ensures a higher level of operating safety.
- Field operations are continuously monitored by both simple home-type CO monitors and personal monitors to provide safe, on site operations for both the workers and the general area.
Use of the mixed gas (EORGAS) does not result in the emissions of any greenhouse gases such as CO2.
Since the EORGAS can be produced on site, while also producing steam for production of electrical energy, a “green” energy supply is available.
The mixed gases of CO2 and CO are sequestered within the reservoir. Any non-sequestered CO can readily be oxidized to CO2 and then also sequestered.