DES PLAINES, III., Nov. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) right now introduced Whole will use Honeywell UOP Ecofining™ course of expertise to provide renewable fuels, primarily for the aviation trade, at its Grandpuits platform at Seine-et-Marne in north central France.
Honeywell UOP will present expertise licenses, fundamental engineering, specialty tools, and catalysts for the mission. As soon as accomplished, the bio-refinery will course of 400,000 tons of feed per 12 months, producing as much as 170,000 tons of sustainable aviation gasoline, 120,000 tons of renewable diesel and 50,000 tons of renewable naphtha for manufacturing of bioplastics.
“Whole selected UOP’s Ecofining course of to extend its renewable jet fuels manufacturing in France,” stated Ben Owens, VP and common supervisor of Honeywell’s Sustainable Expertise Options enterprise. “UOP’s Ecofining course of will assist Whole to transform its Grandpuits refinery right into a zero-crude platform that helps authorities plans to develop fossil gasoline substitutes and obtain carbon neutrality.”
In keeping with the Ministry for Ecological Transition, the deployment of sustainable aviation fuels is without doubt one of the high priorities of the French authorities and a part of its broader nationwide dedication to deal with local weather change. Earlier this 12 months, France introduced plans to interchange 2% of its fossil-based jet gasoline with sustainable aviation fuels by 2025, rising to five% by 2030 and to 50% by 2050.
Honeywell pioneered the sustainable aviation gasoline market with its UOP Ecofining course of. Honeywell Inexperienced Jet Gasoline™ produced by this course of is mixed seamlessly with petroleum-based jet gasoline at industrial scale. When utilized in as much as a 50% mix with petroleum-based jet gasoline, Honeywell Inexperienced Jet Gasoline requires no modifications to plane expertise and meets all important specs for flight. Study extra about UOP renewable vitality applied sciences at www.uop.com/biofuels.
Total is a French broad vitality firm that produces and markets fuels, pure gasoline and electrical energy. Based mostly in Paris, the corporate is energetic in additional than 130 international locations.
Honeywell UOP (www.uop.com) is a number one worldwide provider and licensor of course of expertise, catalysts, adsorbents, tools, and consulting providers to the petroleum refining, petrochemical, and gasoline processing industries. Honeywell UOP is a part of Honeywell’s Efficiency Supplies and Applied sciences strategic enterprise group, which additionally consists of Honeywell Course of Options (www.honeywellprocess.com), a pioneer in automation management, instrumentation and providers for the oil and gasoline, refining, petrochemical, chemical and different industries.
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