It’s Time for Long-Term Planning for North Dakota’s Legacy Fund

March 19, 2018 in Carbon Management Author: Patrice Lahlum

North Dakota CapitolA handful of North Dakota state legislators recently put forth a proposal to tap into the principal of the state’s constitutionally-established Legacy Fund to establish a loan program for infrastructure projects.  The plan is expected to come before the 2019 State Legislature and will likely be one of many ideas and proposals that surface in the coming months which aim to utilize either the earnings or a portion of the principal of the Fund. Continue reading »

News Release: State Work Group Releases New Report on Carbon Capture & Electricity Markets

June 27, 2017 in Carbon Management, News & Press Author: Patrice Lahlum

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WASHINGTON, DC – A multi-state group co-convened by Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and Montana Governor Steve Bullock released a new report today outlining the opportunities and challenges for integrating power plants with carbon capture into the nation’s wholesale electricity markets. The State CO2-EOR Deployment Work Group works to expand carbon capture from power plants and industrial facilities for use in enhanced oil recovery with geologic storage (CO2-EOR). Continue reading »

State Work Group Releases Infrastructure Plan for CO2 Pipeline Networks: Cites Potential for Tripling the U.S. EOR Industry

February 22, 2017 in Carbon Management, News & Press Author: Patrice Lahlum

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WASHINGTON, DC – A multi-state group co-convened by Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and Montana Governor Steve Bullock released a new white paper today calling on President Trump and Congress to make CO2 pipelines a priority component of a broader national infrastructure agenda and recommending that the federal government support the development of CO2 pipeline networks that will securely transport large volumes of carbon dioxide to American oil fields for use in enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR). Continue reading »