Federated Co-op announces carbon capture MOU with Whitecap Resources for refinery, ethanol plant

SASKATOON, CALGARY, REGINA – Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) and Whitecap Resources announced a memorandum of understanding on Oct. 21 to capture carbon dioxide at two major FCL facilities and inject it into the Whitecap-operated Weyburn Unit for enhanced oil recovery and storage. It was the biggest announcement on the carbon capture, utilization and storage front since SaskPower announced Boundary Dam Unit 3 in 2011.