USA: Oleochemical Production Chain Air Liquide Awarded Contract for Biodiesel Plant
Air Liquide Engineering & Construction signed an agreement with Cargill for engineering and supply of a world-scale biodiesel plant in Wichita Kansas, USA.
Paris/France — The state-of-the-art biodiesel plant is planned to start operation in January 2019 and will produce 227 million liters of biodiesel per year. The engineering services provider has already built six biodiesel plants for Cargill worldwide.
The company will install its Lurgi biodiesel technology, which — according to the company — offers a complete oleochemical production chain and provides customers with a range of plant options designed to maximize efficiency, improve the quality of the product, minimize operating costs and environmental footprint.
Domenico D’Elia, Vice President and Chairman of Air Liquide Engineering & Construction, said, “We are delighted to sign a new agreement with our long standing customer Cargill. This is yet another proof of the competitiveness of our most advanced and best performing biodiesel technology.’’