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Great Plains Synfuels Plant
captures and stores carbon dioxide

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ABOUT US


Dakota Gasification Company, a for-profit subsidiary of Basin Electric Power Cooperative, owns and operates the Great Plains Synfuels Plant near Beulah, North Dakota. The Synfuels Plant is the only commercial-scale coal gasification facility in the United States that manufactures natural gas.

Carbon capture pioneers

Dakota Gas has been capturing carbon dioxide for underground storage since 2000. In the years since, that plant has captured 40 million metric tons of CO2.

Safe and responsible

Dakota Gas is committed to the safety and health of our employees and the public, protecting the environment, and continually improving.

Community

Dakota Gas encourages its employees to donate their time and talent to serving their communities.

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Carbon capture pioneers

Dakota Gas has been capturing carbon dioxide for underground storage since 2000. In the years since, that plant has captured 40 million metric tons of CO2.

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Safe and responsible

Dakota Gas is committed to the safety and health of our employees and the public, protecting the environment, and continually improving.

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Community

Dakota Gas encourages its employees to donate their time and talent to serving their communities.

NEWS


We report on Dakota Gas and Basin Electric news through our News Center. You will find news releases, stories that appear in our weekly newsletter, features from our quarterly magazine, and more. 

OUR MISSION

We provide wholesale energy and services to our member-owners

OUR VISION

Provide leadership in the energy industry to deliver value to our member-owners

CAREER CENTER


Dakota Gas is a workforce of over 500 employees at the Great Plains Synfuels Plant near Beulah, North Dakota, and Basin Electric Headquarters in Bismarck, North Dakota. Many are shift workers - engineers and maintenance professionals who keep the gasification plant and other facilities running 24/7, supported by a highly skilled team of administrative professionals.