«Belshina» will have started production of biofuel by the end of this year, - Stepan Skorohod, the director of the plant, informs.
“Our plant has experimental field that produces methyl ethers of fatty acids (bio mixture for diesel fuel) from rapeseed oil in Kalinino, Bobruisk district, and a mixing apparatus at Osipovichy oil company. Specialists from Sweden are engaged in equipment supplying and installation. Trial production is to start on December, 9”, - director added.
At the very beginning of the year 2010 the plant is to reach planned production capacity – about 50 thous tons of biofuel per year. Provided that biofuel is needed at the market, the plant will enlarge volume of production.