Tag: North Dakota

Tharaldson Ethanol Plant scores state grant for production upgrades

Tharaldson Ethanol Plant scores state grant for production upgrades

August 3, 2022 |

In North Dakota, Tharaldson Ethanol Plant, Casselton, was awarded $250,000 from the Agricultural Diversification and Development (ADD) Fund to add a selective milling technology system to improve efficiencies and increase ethanol production per bushel of corn.  The ADD Fund is administered by the North Dakota Department of Agriculture in association with the Bank of North […]

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Red Trail Energy began injecting captured carbon into the ground a month ago

Red Trail Energy began injecting captured carbon into the ground a month ago

July 19, 2022 |

In North Dakota, for the past month, Red Trail Energy has removed carbon dioxide from its existing ethanol manufacturing facility and injected it into the ground. North Dakota secured Class VI primacy in 2018 under the EPA, which laid the groundwork for carbon capture project. Injection began at the Richardton, North Dakota ethanol facility on […]

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Continental Resources invests $250M into Summit Carbon Solutions CCS project

Continental Resources invests $250M into Summit Carbon Solutions CCS project

March 2, 2022 |

In North Dakota, Summit Carbon Solutions announced a strategic investment from Continental Resources, Inc. to create the largest carbon capture and sequestration project of its kind in the world. Continental Resources will commit $250 million over the next two years to help fund the development and construction of the project’s associated capture, transportation, and sequestration infrastructure, while also leveraging its operational and geologic expertise […]

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CCS pipelines crisscrossing Midwest under fire from environmentalists and farmers

CCS pipelines crisscrossing Midwest under fire from environmentalists and farmers

November 25, 2021 |

In North Dakota, Bloomberg reports the Midwest Carbon Express under development by Summit Agriculture Group and the Heartland Gateway by Navigator CO2 Ventures are coming under fire from environmentalists as well as farmers whose land will be impacted by the pipeline that will transfer CO2 emissions from ethanol plants across the Midwest for injection into […]

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Red Trail Energy gets green light for North Dakota’s first Class VI well

Red Trail Energy gets green light for North Dakota’s first Class VI well

October 26, 2021 |

In North Dakota, North Dakota’s regulatory framework for geologic sequestration of carbon dioxide (CO2) is leading the nation again as the North Dakota Industrial Commission approved the first Class VI well in North Dakota. North Dakota was the first state to receive primacy of Class VI wells from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in […]

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Red Tail Energy and Midwest AgEnergy forced to bring corn in by rail following drought

Red Tail Energy and Midwest AgEnergy forced to bring corn in by rail following drought

October 4, 2021 |

In North Dakota, InForum reports Red Tail Energy and Midwest AgEnergy are struggling to source local corn due to the drought in the region this summer, forcing them to bring in more expensive corn by rail which will hit margins negatively. With Red Tail Energy typically sourcing 65% or more of its corn within 75 […]

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North Dakota ethanol plant seeks to capture emissions underground

North Dakota ethanol plant seeks to capture emissions underground

August 15, 2021 |

In North Dakota, the Bismark Tribune reports that Red Trail Energy ethanol plant representatives appeared before state regulators seeking a permit to store carbon dioxide captured from the facility underground, the first hearing of its kind to take place in North Dakota as the state’s energy industry looks to lower GHG emissions. The Bismark Tribune […]

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Midwest AgEnergy scoping out possible CCS project

Midwest AgEnergy scoping out possible CCS project

August 12, 2021 |

In North Dakota, the Bismarck Tribune newspaper reports that Midwest AgEnergy is exploring the possibility of a Carbon Capture and Storage project near its Dakota Spirit facility in an effort to reduce its carbon emissions from ethanol production. Although other parts of the state have been researched to determine if they are viable for carbon […]

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Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology delivers beyond expectations in North Dakota

Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology delivers beyond expectations in North Dakota

August 5, 2021 |

In North Dakota, Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology has been used at the Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) renewable diesel facility in North Dakota, exceeding all process guarantees. The new HydroFlex unit produces 100% renewable diesel from soy and corn oil with a combined capacity of 12,000 barrels per day. “At Marathon Petroleum, we are meeting the needs […]

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ADM to build $350M soy complex in North Dakota

ADM to build $350M soy complex in North Dakota

May 10, 2021 |

In North Dakota, ADM announced its plan to build North Dakota’s first-ever dedicated soybean crushing plant and refinery to meet fast-growing demand from food, feed, industrial and biofuel customers, including producers of renewable diesel. Based in Spiritwood, ND, the approximately $350 million crush and refining complex will feature state-of-the-art automation technology and have the capacity […]

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