Marathon begins building US biofuels plant
JAMESTOWN, June 6, 2022 – Marathon Petroleum Corporation has broken ground on North Dakota’s first dedicated soybean processing facility, the American downstream energy company announced on Thursday
The USD 350-million Green Bison Soy Processing complex will have the capacity to process 150,000 bushels of soybean per day and produce 272 kilograms of refined vegetable oil per year that will be used as feedstock by Marathon Petroleum Corporation to produce around 341 litres of renewable diesel per year.
The plant is expected to begin production in 2023.
The project is a joint venture between Marathon Petroleum Corporation and American food processing company ADM.