Press Releases & Media

The Big Business of Burying Carbon

July 28, 2022 – If anyone is at the front of the line of the EPA approval process, it’s a man named Gray Stream, the steward of a roughly 100,000-acre patchwork of southwest Louisiana that Meckel’s atlas suggests is at least as red as High Island 24L. Stream is a scion of the Louisiana dynasty that owns Gray Ranch, and he’s betting that his chunk of Gulf Coast rock gives him pole position in the carbon-storage race. “Mine goes to 11,” he tells me, smiling wryly as he evokes a line from This Is Spinal Tap, the 1984 mockumentary about a British rock band with extra-loud amplifiers. He hopes the EPA, in particular, will like his ranch’s carbon-carrying capacity. Read more.

Lake Charles company to permanently store millions of tons of greenhouse gases 10,000 feet below ground

Oct. 18, 2020 – A Lake Charles company has embarked on an ambitious plan to create a vast repository 10,000 feet beneath the Earth’s surface for the permanent storage of up to 80 million tons of carbon gas now released into the air by Louisiana industrial plants. Read more.

US company hopes to build underground CO2 storage facility in Louisiana
S&P Global Platts

Oct. 15, 2020 – A privately developed underground reservoir to permanently store carbon dioxide in southwest Louisiana is inching closer to reality, and with it a new business model for carbon capture and storage. Read more.

Company plans largest U.S. CO2 storage project
E&E News

Oct. 14, 2020 – Developers announced plans yesterday to build and operate a regional carbon capture hub near industrial producers in southwest Louisiana that they say will be the country’s “premier carbon sequestration project.” Read more.

Press Release: Gulf Coast Sequestration Makes Initial Filing to Obtain EPA Permit for CCS Project
Project Slated to be Largest Geologic Carbon Sequestration Asset in the U.S.

Oct. 13, 2020 – Gulf Coast Sequestration (GCS) today announced that the company has initiated the process for obtaining a Class VI Underground Injection Control permit from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by filing a detailed technical submission to delineate its “area of review.” This is a significant step in the company’s effort to build and operate the country’s premier carbon sequestration project, which is designed to permanently store more than 80 million tons of carbon in deep geologic formations. Read more.