Notice of Request for a Permit and Hearing Filing Information Before the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council Docket Number DEQ/ISC 19-06 Exxon Mobil Corporation’s LaBarge Carbon Capture Project

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Notice of Request for a Permit and Hearing Filing Information Before the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council Docket Number DEQ/ISC 19-06 Exxon Mobil Corporation’s LaBarge Carbon Capture Project

Notice of Request for a Permit

Pursuant to provisions of the Wyoming Industrial Development Information and Siting Act and Siting Rules and Regulations, Notice is hereby given that Exxon Mobil Corporation (Applicant) has filed an Application for a Permit to construct and operate the LaBarge Carbon Capture Project approximately 33 miles northeast of Kemmerer, Wyoming The Applicant proposes to construct a fully operational carbon capture, sales and disposal project.  The primary components of the Project will include 1) additional equipment at the Shute Creek Gas Plant in Lincoln County, 2) additional equipment at the CO2 Sales Facility in Sweetwater County, 3) construction of the CO2 disposal well (SC 5-2) in Lincoln County, and 4) construction of the non-jurisdictional 9-mile CO2 pipeline in Lincoln County. The Shute Creek Gas Plant and CO2 Sales Facility are on ExxonMobil property and the CO2 disposal well and pipeline will be located on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) owned property. Construction is anticipated to commence in Q3 2020 and be completed by the end of 2022. Construction manpower is anticipated to peak at an estimated 388 workers in August and September 2021.

The public may review a copy of the Permit Application at the Lincoln County Library at 519 Emerald Street, Kemmerer, Wyoming or at the web page of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, http://deq.wyoming.gov/isd/application-permits/resources/labarge-carbon-capture-project/ .

Public comments concerning potential social, economic, or environmental impacts that may result from the proposed project may be submitted to the Industrial Siting Division on or before February 14, 2020.

 

Notice of Hearing

Pursuant to W. S. 16-3-107, Notice is hereby given that the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council will conduct a contested case hearing on the Application for a Permit for the LaBarge Carbon Capture Project at 8:30 A.M. on April 9, 2020 at the Best Western Plus Fossil Country Inn & Suites, 760 US-30, Kemmerer, Wyoming 83101.  The Council will consider the applicant’s request for a Permit pursuant to the provisions of the Industrial Development Information and Siting Act (W. S. 35-12-101 et. seq.) and the Rules and Regulations adopted thereunder.  Persons eligible pursuant to W. S. 35-12-111 and wishing to participate must notify the Industrial Siting Council in writing by March 6, 2020 and participate in the pre-hearing meeting at 9:30 a.m. on March 27, 2020.  Persons desiring to make a limited appearance statement only may submit a written statement as provided by W. S. 35-12-111(c).  Limited appearance statements must be given to the presiding officer at the hearing.

 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, special assistance or alternative formats will be available upon request for individuals with disabilities.

 

Dated this 13th Day of January, 2020

Industrial Siting Division, Department of Environmental Quality

200 West 17th Street, 4th Floor

Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82002

Telephone: (307) 777-7369

Email: kimber.wichmann@wyo.gov