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/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) and can produce biofuel that complies with EN14214.
Gunvor has been trading liquefied natural gas (LNG) since 2010, and has grown over time to become the largest independent LNG trading company in the world. Gunvor prides itself on maintaining an excellent track record of reliability and a strong focus on customers. Gunvor supports the development of new LNG markets by providing reliable and efficient LNG solutions, which include financing, shipping, integrated supply and regasification infrastructure. Gunvor delivered 16 million metric tons of LNG in 2019, and approximately 40% of the company’s portfolio consists of long-term supply contracts with vessel charters extending to 10-years.
Gunvor’s activities along the energy supply chain and physical presence throughout the world provide detailed insights into the nature of the marketplace locally, regionally and globally.
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