Sundrop Fuels selects IHI E&C International for inaugural biofuels plant
Mary Page Bailey
Sundrop Fuels, Inc. (Longmont, Colo.; www.sundropfuels.com), a privately held advanced biofuels company, announced that it has appointed engineering and construction firm IHI E&C International Corp., a U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo-based IHI Corp. as contractor for its inaugural facility near Alexandria, La. The combined commercial and demonstration plant will annually product about 60 million gal of finished gasoline from natural gas and also provide a platform for Sundrop Fuels to prove its gasification technology for making renewable gasoline from cellulosic biomass. Sundrop Fuels plans to build a series of four large renewable gasoline plants, each producing more than 200 million gal/yr of cellulosic biofuel.