Project: Indiana Gasification
Company/Alliance: Leucadia Corporation
Location: Indiana, USA
Size: 5.5 Mt/yr
Capture Technology: Pre-combustion (Coal gasification)
CO2 Fate: Denbury 400km Pipeline to EOR projects in Texas and Mississippi
Timing: In 2013 the State rescinded its agreement to purchanse the SNG placing the project in jepardy and On HOLD
The project was estimated to cost $2.8 billion.
In June 2013 the Indiana Supreme Court rescinded its agreement to purchase the SNG, putting this project in jeopardy.
The Indiana Legislature passed a law in 2009 authorizing the Indiana Finance Authority (IFA) to purchase SNG from a coal gasification project. After over 18 months of negotiation, a contract was executed between IFA and Indiana Gasification in January, 2011. The Indiana Department of Environmental Managementissued a final air permit for the project on June 27, 2012. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management issued a final water permit for the project on August 22, 2012.
In November 2009, the Department of Energy announced that Indiana Gasification was a candidate for a loan guarantee.
Project Link: Indiana Gasification website is no longer available
Other Sources and Press Releases:
As Indiana gasification plant stalls, so does CO2 pipeline (May 2013)