Tag: Romania

Clariant working directly with farmers to help develop supply chain for Romanian sunliquid® plant

Clariant working directly with farmers to help develop supply chain for Romanian sunliquid® plant

March 19, 2019 |

In Romania, Clariant is providing farmers in Oltenia with the opportunity to transform straw into an additional source of income. As part of the first official workshop organized by the company for farmers in the Oltenia region, the attendants had the opportunity to learn more about the sunliquid® plant being built by Clariant in Podari […]

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Clariant breaks ground on commercial-scale sunliquid plant in Romania

Clariant breaks ground on commercial-scale sunliquid plant in Romania

September 12, 2018 |

In Romania, Clariant officially started construction of the first large-scale commercial sunliquid plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol made from agricultural residues. At the flagship facility, the sunliquid technology developed by the company is being used on an industrial scale for the first time. At full capacity, the plant will process around 250,000 tons […]

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Clariant to invest in new 50,000 ton Romanian sunliquid® plant

Clariant to invest in new 50,000 ton Romanian sunliquid® plant

October 31, 2017 |

In Romania, Clariant announced the approval by the Board of Directors to invest in a new full-scale commercial plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues using its sunliquid® technology. The new plant, with an annual production capacity of 50,000 tons, will be built in the southwestern part of Romania. The facility will […]

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Clariant to build flagship cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania: 8-figure sales potential envisioned

Clariant to build flagship cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania: 8-figure sales potential envisioned

October 31, 2017 |

In Germany, Clariant’s board has approved investment in a new full-scale commercial plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues using its sunliquid technology. The new plant, with an annual production capacity of 50.000 tons, will be built in the southwestern part of Romania. The facility will be a flagship site, confirming competitiveness […]

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Romania to double bioethanol blending mandate for 2018

Romania to double bioethanol blending mandate for 2018

July 22, 2017 |

In Romania, the European Renewable Energy Directive is expecting declines in bioethanol production for 2017 while increasing Romania’s bioethanol blending mandate from 4.5 percent to 8 percent in 2018. Romania’s blending mandate hasn’t changed since 2014 and they only have one bioethanol plant producing 80,000 metric tons per year. The plant produces bioethanol from corn […]

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Romanian biofuels industry worries about jump to 8% blending next year

Romanian biofuels industry worries about jump to 8% blending next year

May 31, 2017 |

In Romania, as the country looks to boost its biofuel blending to 8% come January 1 after a freeze at 4.5% between 2014 and 2018, its sole ethanol producer is concerned that oil companies may choose to import the required ethanol rather than support the local industry, leading to more production. The most recent statistics […]

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Ecoslops plans to establish new recycling plant in Romania 

Ecoslops plans to establish new recycling plant in Romania 

December 20, 2015 |

In Romania, Ecoslops has signed a Letter of Intent with Grup Servicii Petroliere to conduct a feasibility study for the development of an oil residues processing plant in the Romanian Port of Constanta, on the Black Sea. The Port of Constanta, on the west coast of the Black Sea, is one of the main petroleum […]

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Romanian locomotive designer testing B100 engines with good initial results

Romanian locomotive designer testing B100 engines with good initial results

September 23, 2015 |

In Romania, Reloc – Electroputere VFU Craiova has introduced the first locomotive in the country to run on B100 or straight vegetable oil without need for additives. One of the main locomotive manufacturers in the country, it says that early tests indicate positive results with biodiesel providing as much power as fossil diesel and hope […]

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Company fined $70 million for importing US biodiesel via Canada to Romania

Company fined $70 million for importing US biodiesel via Canada to Romania

September 29, 2014 |

In Romania, KazMunayGas Trading will have to pay $70 million Romanian tax administration agency ANAF for US biodiesel imports that were shipped via Canada following a lawsuit initiated by Austrian oil company OMV. The case started as a result of an investigation by the EU’s fraud office OLAF.  

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Romania and Austria go in together on Romanian biogas plant

Romania and Austria go in together on Romanian biogas plant

December 2, 2013 |

In Romania, the Romanian Commercial Bank has entered a financing deal with First Biogaz to construct a 1.5MW biogas plant in northern Romania. The plant represents a $8m investment, and the output will cover the energy consumption of around 4500 households. First Biogaz is a member of Austria’s Biogest, which has worked on over 90 […]

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