Chemtec Energy Services Provides Flow Measurement Solutions for New Biomass Diesel Power Plant
HOUSTON, Aug.27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Chemtec Energy Services, LLC. (“Chemtec”), a wholly owned subsidiary of LB Foster Company (“Company”) announced that it has entered into a contract with Howard Energy Partners (“HEP”) to design and build five ownership transfer metering skids for the delivery of various feedstocks and the transfer of renewable, clean-burning diesel once the fuel is produced at a new facility in Port Arthur, Texas.
This new renewable diesel production facility is owned and operated by Diamond Green Diesel, LLC (“Diamond”), a joint venture between Valero Energy Corp., based in San Antonio, TX, and Darling Ingredients, Inc., based in Irving. , in Texas. expanding its Port Arthur, Texas terminal to support Diamond with logistics solutions through the construction of multiple pipelines, rail unloading / loading facilities, truck unloading facilities, tank storage and a Panamax-class deep-water dock.
The joint venture will produce renewable biomass-based diesel from recycled animal fat, used cooking oil and fuel grade corn oil. When fully operational, the plant will be able to convert about 2.3 billion pounds of processed and recycled materials into more than 470 million gallons of renewable diesel per year, the Diamond website said.
Chemtec has been manufacturing custom trade metering skids for the traditional oil and gas industry for over 20 years. “We are delighted to be working with Howard Energy Partners to support the expansion of their Port Arthur, Texas terminal. As the demand for various types of renewable and sustainable fuels continues to grow, our company is well positioned to provide additive metering and injection systems to new facilities under construction to support this growth, ”commented Bill Treacy, Senior Vice President of Infrastructure Solutions at LB Foster. segment.
Chemtec Energy Services, LLC., A wholly owned subsidiary of LB Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR), manufactures and provides turnkey metering and injection system solutions for the energy industry. The Willis, Texas site operates a manufacturing facility that builds measurement systems for commercial transfer applications including crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, and other organic and inorganic gases such as carbon liquids. These systems are used at well sites, pipelines, refineries, chemical plants and loading / unloading facilities. The Willis site also manufactures and installs injection systems for additives and dyes. These systems are used to inject performance additives and / or colorants into petroleum products. For more information, please visit the Chemtec website at www.chemtecenergy.com.
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