Topsoe to supply HydroFlex™ technology to Californian renewable diesel plant


Marathon Petroleum Corporation is developing a renewable fuels facility in California that will convert bio-feedstock into renewable diesel.

Carbon emissions reduction technologies specialist Topsoe was today (22nd August) selected to provide its HydroFlex™ technology to the plant that could ultimately produce 730 million gallons of renewable fuel a year.

Dubbed the Martinez renewable fuels facility, the new plant is part of Marathon’s 50/50 joint venture with renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel specialist Neste.

News of the plant follows the commercialisation of Marathon’s Dickinson facility in North Dakota, which also uses Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ renewable fuels technology. The plant achieved design capacity in Q2 2021.

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