The paper presents the location, geological structure and characteristics of the Wyszogród and Dzierżanowo anticlines in terms of potential underground storage of carbon dioxide. The Dzierżanowo and Wyszogród anticlines are two of the nine pre-selected structures for underground storage of carbon dioxide in Mesozoic deposits of the Płock Trough. They were detected by seismic profiles and deep boreholes. The Dzierżanowo Anticline is explored in more detail (five boreholes) than the Wyszogród Anticline (one borehole). Lower Cretaceous and Lower Jurassic aquifers have been proposed for CO2 storage in these areas. They have similar parameters: average thickness (144 mand 161 m; 140 mand 112 m, respectively), depth to the aquifer (200-300 m, lower for the Dzierżanowo Anticline), high porosity and permeability of reservoir rocks (several hundred mD and more), high capacity storage of CO2 (much higher for the Wyszogród Anticline) and large thickness of the overburden seal. In both cases, the sealing series require further, detailed investigation of their sealing properties. No faults are observed within the reservoir rocks and overburden seal in the Wyszogród Anticline. They occur in the deeper parts of the Zechstein-Mesozoic succession up to the Lower Cretaceous in the Dzierżanowo Anticline. Due to its degree of exploration and the depth to the aquifer, and similar properties of the reservoir rocks and the sealing caprock, the Dzierżanowo structure seems more favourable for the underground storage of carbon dioxide. The Wyszogród and Dzierżanowo structures may be of interest to several large CO2 emitters in the region: Vettenfall Heat Poland SA - (Siekierki and Żerań, Warsaw) and the Dalkia Łódź ZEC SA, located at a distance of up to 100 kilometres.
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