Bia Energy completes FEED, permits for $1.2B blue ethanol facility

Bia Energy Operating Company last week announced significant project updates for its low carbon methanol production facility at the 4,000-acre Port of Caddo-Bossier industrial multimodal facility in northwest Louisiana, reports the Carbon Herald.

The Front-End Engineering Design study and major permits are complete for the 74-acre, $1.2 billion facility designed to produce 550,000 metric tons of blue ethanol per year.

Bia Energy is collaborating with CapturePoint LLC to capture and transport the CO2 to a class VI well site in central Louisiana. Bia Energy will utilize the J. Bennett Johnston/Red River Waterway for its barge shipments of finished product. Read more.