Table 3: Physical data of geological seals considered for saline CO2 sequestration in the Paradox Basin.

ParameterValue

Depth (m)1,707–1,768
Thickness (m)9–12
Porosity (%)1.6–4.1
Vertical permeability, (m2)39.16–36.86
Horizontal permeability, (m2)44.32–44.12
(44.21  0.09)
Compressive strength, (MPa)166–311
(246.58  54.74)
Poisson’s ratio, 0.24–0.33
(0.27  0.04)
Young’s modulus, (MPa)38,562–56,613
(47,315  6,447)
Basin areal extent (km2)28,490