Battelle, Catahoula Resources Form Partnership to Accelerate Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage; Matt Vaughan Quoted

Photo: Ethanol plant

Columbus, Ohio (May 25, 2021)—Battelle and Catahoula Resources announced on Tuesday that the two companies have formed a partnership to develop solutions for the capture, transport and sequestration of carbon dioxide produced at  ethanol facilities in Nebraska. 

“Battelle has a long history in geologic carbon sequestration and views it as a technology to make a real difference in mitigating CO2 emissions,” said  Matt Vaughan, executive vice president of Contract Research at Battelle. 

Catahoula and Battelle plan to design and build multiple low-cost storage options either onsite or close to existing ethanol plants where the geology proves to be favorable. Nebraska ethanol producers can benefit from nearby low-cost storage options, eliminating added pipeline expenses or the uncertainty in delivering CO2 to out-of-state storage networks. 

“Catahoula’s ability to move quickly and deliver large energy projects cost-effectively fits well with Battelle’s technical expertise and ability to minimize and manage long term subsurface storage risk through the injection phase and until closure,” Vaughan added.

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Posted

May 25, 2021

Author

William McCormick

Publisher

Executive Mosiac

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Katy Delaney
Director, Media Relations
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Email: delaneyk@battelle.org 

T.R. Massey
Senior Media Specialist
Office: 1.614.424.5544 
Email: masseytr@battelle.org 

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