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P66 to launch two 5,500 bpd renewable diesel facilities with Ryze Renewables

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August 29, 2018
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The two renewable diesel facilities will be built in Reno and Las Vegas, U.S., and use waste fats, oil, and grease (FOG) feedstock. The first Reno facility will come online in 2019, followed by the Las Vegas facility in 2020. Little information is available on Ryze Renewables' technology; the company claims to have developed an improved hydrotreatment process that increases yield and lowers operating costs. P66's announcement follows Andeavor's announcement to upgrade an oil refinery to a renewable diesel refinery; both projects are significant for the biofuel industry, as they show growing interest from traditional oil refiners in penetrating the renewable diesel market.

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