2022-06-08 Product news

Braya Upgrading Refinery to Produce Renewable Fuels in Newfoundland

ABB to support Canadian refiner Braya Renewable Fuels in transformation of conventional crude oil facility into renewable fuel production site.

This article is related to Canada’s energy and mining sectors. Alfa Laval’s heat transfer units and wastewater separators are used to reduce water and carbon footprints for tailings and heavy process operations across Canada.  


Read the full article on hydrocarbonprocessing.com 


“…ABB has been selected by Braya Renewable Fuels to support the transformation of the idled Come By Chance oil refinery in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, into a state-of-the-art renewable fuels production center.  


Braya Renewable Fuels is focused on powering the decarbonized future of the heavy transportation sector, a critical component of the global economy, and is seeking to complete the Phase one conversion project and begin producing renewable diesel in late 2022 with initial nameplate production capacity of up to 18,000 bpd. 


Following majority acquisition by Cresta Fund Management, a US based private equity firm, the Come By Chance site became the first asset of Braya Renewable Fuels, and is currently being transformed to utilize renewable feedstock. The Braya facility will convert used cooking oil, corn oil and animal fat into RD and SAF. With the transformation, the strategically located refinery will continue its 50-year operating history, securing employment for 200+ workers....” 



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