Southern Oil to inaugurate advanced biofuel pilot plant on June 1

May 24, 2017 |

In Australia, Queensland’s premier will inaugurate Southern Oil’s $18 million advanced biofuel pilot project in Gladstone on June 1. The facility will use various crop wastes such as sugarcane bagasse and macadamia shells as well as plastics and wood waste to produce renewable diesel and power with an aim of supplying 1 million liters of fuel within three years for trials by the US Navy, Australian Defense Force and potentially even for aviation and heavy road transport.

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