Built in 2008, the plant is located in the middle of the Spanish provinces of Basque country and Rioja, between agricultural camps and vineyards. The design of the 40,000 MT/year plant is based on Transesterification Transesterification is a chemical process commonly referred to in the production of biodiesel. This process involves reacting a triglyceride, which is the main constituent of vegetable oil and animal... Read more/esterification/distillation, and is capable of processing a wide spectrum of feedstock, including used cooking oil, fatty acids, tallow (Category 1 animal fats) and other residues. The plant is aligned with the Renewable Energy Directive (REDII) refers to the legislation adopted by the European Union (EU) that sets out an ambitious policy framework to promote the production and use of energy from... Read more and can produce biofuel that complies with EN14214 is a European standard that establishes the specifications and requirements for biodiesel fuel. Primarily used in the European Union, this standard defines the parameters for biodiesel produced from vegetable... Read more.
Built in 2012, the plant was partially completed for refined vegetable oil by the previous owner. It is located in the petroleum/chemical hub of Andalucia in the Port of Huelva. Gunvor is upgrading the plant with new technology that will allow it to process used cooking oil and a proportion of fatty acids. The plant will also be able to produce by-products such as refined Glycerine, also known as glycerol, is a colorless, odorless, viscous liquid that is widely used in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and food industries due to its non-toxic nature. It is a... Read more and raw material for fertilizer.
HOUSTON (2 March 2023) – As part of its strategy to accelerate the energy transitionEnergy Transition refers to the global shift from traditional fossil fuel-based energy systems to a more sustainable, low-carbon, and environmentally friendly energy infrastructure. It encompasses the process of transitioning from… Read more, Gunvor USA LLC (Gunvor), part of the Gunvor Group, […]
Air Products (NYSE:APD) and Gunvor Petroleum Rotterdam (GPR), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gunvor Group (Gunvor), have signed a joint development agreement for an import terminal in Rotterdam. The agreement responds to the accelerating demand for green energy sources to meet climate objectives and the need to diversify energy sources. The import terminal is expected to […]
GES is acquiring part of the assets of Stargate Terminal from Gunvor Group and will develop over 20 hectares of vacant land. GES has ambitious plans to develop a large industrial site at Rotterdam for storage solutions for low carbon products to facilitate the energy transitionEnergy Transition refers to the global shift from traditional fossil […]
New entity Nyera to target sustainable investments in renewables**Renewables** Renewables, short for renewable energy sources, refer to energy obtained from virtually inexhaustible natural processes. Unlike fossil fuels, such as coal, oil, and natural gas, renewables are not subject… Read more, carbon capture Gunvor Group, one of the world’s largest physical energy commodities traders, has announced […]
Banks demonstrate strong support for feedstocks**Feedstocks** Feedstocks, in the context of energy commodities, refer to the raw materials that are processed and converted into fuel, energy, or other valuable chemicals through industrial operations. These materials… Read more that meet European Green Deal Gunvor Group (“Gunvor”, “the Company”) has successfully closed a new US $540 million […]