HYCO1 signs CO2 supply deal for landmark biogenic CO2 utilisation site


Technology company HYCO1 has signed a 20-year agreement with Kansas Ethanol to supply carbon dioxide (CO2) to what is believed to be the world’s largest CO2 utilisation facility, Green Carbon Synthetics Kansas.

To be co-located with Kansas Ethanol, Green Carbon Synthetics Kansas will utilise 800 tonnes per day of CO2 to produce approximately 60 million gallons per year of low-carbon and zero-carbon products, or approximately 4,000 barrels of synthetic base lubricating oils and low-carbon jet fuel.

The site is currently in its engineering stage, with plans to complete the pre-construction engineering in 2024.

Mike Chiaam, CEO of Kansas Ethanol, said the co-location benefits CO2 utilisation, natural gas offset through waste heat steam production, and additional electricity offsets.

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