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Praxair awarded H2 contract by Dynamic Fuels

By Gerald Ondrey |

Praxair, Inc. (Danbury, Conn.; www.praxair.com) has been awarded a hydrogen supply contract from Dynamic Fuels, LLC, a joint venture between Tyson Foods, Inc. and Syntroleum Corp. Dynamic Fuels will use H2 supplied by Praxair to produce renewable fuels from non-food-grade animal fats produced or procured by Tyson Foods, using Syntroleum’s bio-synfining technology. By using fats, such as beef tallow, pork lard, chicken fat and used greases, high-quality diesel and jet fuels will be produced at Dynamic Fuels’ Geismar, La., production facility. These fuels will offer the same benefits of synthetic fuels derived from coal or natural gas while providing substantial performance and environmental advantages over petroleum-based fuels. These benefits include higher cetane levels, which are a measure of combustion quality, and superior thermal stability, making it effective for advanced military applications. In addition, replacing traditional petroleum fuel with this renewable synthetic fuel substantially reduces total greenhouse gas emissions. Dynamic Fuels’ $138-million plant is currently scheduled to begin production in 2010, with a total capacity of 75 million gallons of fuel per year.
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