Volume 85 Issue 7 | pp. 53-55
Issue Date: February 12, 2007

New Life For Old Plants

Biodiesel has joined the mix of products that the chemical industry makes
Department: Business | Collection: Sustainability

In the Summer of 2006, a consultant was combing Britain for second-hand storage tanks. He found them at a Lubrizol specialty lubricants plant that was shutting down in Bromborough on Merseyside. But more than just locating 25,000 metric tons of liquid storage capacity, he discovered a site that could be resurrected to produce the motor fuel known as biodiesel. He arranged a meeting between Lubrizol and biodiesel start-up D1 Oils, and by the . . .

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