Guillermo Elder Bell refinery YPFB Bolivia
The government of Bolivia and state-owned Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) Corp. have unveiled plans for construction of a grassroots renewable diesel production plant at YPFB subsidiary YPFB Refinación SA’s 24,000-b/d Guillermo Elder Bell refinery in Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
Part of Bolivian President Luis Arce
Catacora’s 2020-25 government plan to secure the country’s energy security, the
proposed plant will process 450,000 tonnes/year of vegetable oils and
waste-animal fat feedstocks to produce 9,000 b/d—or 3 million bbl/year—of
renewable diesel, YPFB said in a series of early-March releases.
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