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German Firm Builds Biodiesel Unit

1:38 PM MDT | January 31, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Petrotec (Borken, Germany) says it has started building a 100,000-m.t./year biodiesel plant at Emden, Germany. The €15-million ($20 million) plant is due to be completed in the fourth quarter of this year, the company says. It will use yellow grease as its raw material. The Emden biodiesel unit will form part of a complex that also includes a facility for refining yellow grease, Petrotec says. It will be Petrotec’s second yellow grease-based biodiesel unit in Germany. The company’s first plant is at Borken. Petrotec also intends to build an...

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