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Win-Win Or Double-Edged Sword? Canadians Capture Carbon From Coal, Use It To Squeeze More Oil Out Of The Ground

For decades, oil companies have been injecting liquid carbon dioxide (CO2) into the ground to get more oil from their wells. It’s a process called enhanced oil recovery (EOR), and it works because CO2 acts as a solvent to free up oil that’s stuck in rock formations. EOR has unintended environmental benefits too, because a lot of that CO2 stays…