Elk Point Refinery
|Elk Point Refinery|
|company||Hyperion Resources, LLP|
|projected capacity||400,000 bpd|
|project cost||$10 billion|
|project type||new refinery|
Hyperion is in the planning stage for a new $10 billion, 400,000 bpd oil refinery to process synthetic crude from the tar sands and an associated "integrated gasification combined cycle" (IGCC) power plant. This project is sometimes called the "Gorilla Project," due to its size.
PSD permit application submitted Dec. 20, 2007. South Dakota Department of Environment & Natural Resources (SDDENR) determined application to be complete on Feb. 20, 2008. Comments currently being accepted on the application. The project is also an item in a Union County Referendum to be held June 3, 2008.
-  PSD permit application and associated documents