Tag: Bangchak

Bangchak to boost biofuel production to 2.2 million liters per day by 2022

Bangchak to boost biofuel production to 2.2 million liters per day by 2022

November 14, 2018 |

In Thailand, the Bangkok Post reports that as part of its push to invest in the bioeconomy, Bangchak will invest in expansion of its biodiesel and ethanol production to 2.2 million liters per day by 2022 compared to 1.83 million liters per day currently. The company said it expects the bio-based business to comprise 40% […]

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Bangchak plans $315M investment and will add biofuel subsidiary to Stock Exchange

Bangchak plans $315M investment and will add biofuel subsidiary to Stock Exchange

January 21, 2018 |

In Thailand, Bangchak Corporation plans to invest ฿ 10 billion Thai Baht (about $315 million) to boost refinery capacity and production over the next two years, according to The Nation. Bangchak President, Chaiwat Kovavisarach, announced the plan that will increase refining capacity up to to130,000 barrels per day, from the current level of 120,000 barrels […]

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Bangchak to invest up to $28 million for ethanol plant

Bangchak to invest up to $28 million for ethanol plant

May 19, 2016 |

In Thailand, Bangchak will pay up to $28 million for an ethanol plant with up to 300,000 liters per day production capacity in order to help supply national blending policies. Currently the company has 700,000 liters per day of blending demand while that is expected to rise to 1 million liters per day by 2020. […]

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Thailand’s Bangchak Petroleum to invest USD$40M in biodiesel projects

Thailand’s Bangchak Petroleum to invest USD$40M in biodiesel projects

October 8, 2012 |

In Thailand, Bangchak Petroleum has announced its plans to invest nearly USD$40M in two biodiesel projects, one upstream in palm oil crushing, and one downstream in biodiesel conversion. The biodiesel plant will expand capacity to 600,000 liters per day. Thailand ‘s current energy targets are set with renewable energy contributing 25% of the total energy […]

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The Top 10 Advanced biofuels and biorefining companies in Asia

The Top 10 Advanced biofuels and biorefining companies in Asia

September 3, 2012 |

As the US and Canada take a day off, we look at the hottest advanced technologies developing in Asia. Today, the US and Canada are celebrating Labor Day, but hard work goes on throughout Asia. Advanced biorefineries have a special place in that region’s growth plans, owing to a shortage of fossil fuels, and abundance […]

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Bangchak to invest $64M in Laos, Cambodia ethanol

Bangchak to invest $64M in Laos, Cambodia ethanol

February 15, 2012 |

In Thailand, Bangchak Petroleum plans to invest $32.4 million each in 200,000 liter per day ethanol plants in Cambodia and Laos in order to supply the Asian market. The Asian Economic Community goes into effect in 2015. Domestic ethanol production in Thailand reached 509.6 million liters during 2011, an average of 1.7 million liters per […]

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Bangchak Biodiesel to re-open in Thailand after floods recede

Bangchak Biodiesel to re-open in Thailand after floods recede

November 18, 2011 |

In Thailand, Bangchak Petroleum will reopen its 300,000 liter per day Bang Pa-in biodiesel facility.  The facility was closed over a month ago due to concerns that flooding would disrupt its feedstock supplies.

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Bangchak Petroleum shuts down one biodiesel plant due to flooding

Bangchak Petroleum shuts down one biodiesel plant due to flooding

October 14, 2011 |

In Thailand, Bangchak Petroleum has shut down production at its 300,000 liter per day Bang Pa-in biodiesel facility.  The decision was based on concerns regarding disruption of feedstock due to flooding. While the plant itself is not flooded, acting senior executive vice-president Yodphod Wongrukmit noted that the water level near the gate of the facility’s […]

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Bangchak delayes Thai ethanol expansion

Bangchak delayes Thai ethanol expansion

July 6, 2011 |

In Thailand, Bangchak Petroleum is holding off on plans to offer higher ethanol blends at more than 700 gas stations next year until the government clarifies its plans. It had planned to reach 500 stations selling E20 and E85 this year, but the Pheu Thai Party who won national elections last weekend, wants to eliminate […]

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Universal, Bangchak JV to expand Thai biodiesel output by 2000 percent

Universal, Bangchak JV to expand Thai biodiesel output by 2000 percent

[ 0 ] January 27, 2011 |

In Thailand, Universal Adsorbents & Chemicals expects its JV with Bangchak Petroleum known as Bangchak Biofuel to expand its biodiesel production capacity by 2030% with no more than $3.25 million in investment, which will come from its own cash flow. Currently, the biofuel producer has a daily production capacity of 300,000 liters. More on the […]

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