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BPCL breaks ground on India’s first commercial 2G ethanol plant

BPCL breaks ground on India’s first commercial 2G ethanol plant

October 9, 2018 |

In India, the Business Standard reports that Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd’s $134.8 million 30 million liter per year second-generation ethanol plant in Odisha could be commissioned by the end of 2020 following groundbreaking on Wednesday. The facility will use 200,000 metric tons of rice straw as feedstock annually and uses a zero-liquid discharge technology that […]

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Indian oil companies to invest $586 million in seven 2G ethanol plants

Indian oil companies to invest $586 million in seven 2G ethanol plants

November 21, 2016 |

In India, Indian Oil Corp. Ltd (IOCL), Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd (HPCL) announced they will invest $586 million in developing seven second-generation ethanol plants to help the government achieve its 22.5% ethanol blending goals. Each facility is planned to produce between 100,000 and 150,000 liters of ethanol per day […]

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