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April 15, 2021
Topsoe has signed a
contract with Tidewater for the delivery of Topsoe’s HydroFlex™
technology in Canada. The technology will be utilized in a new 3,000
barrels per day renewable diesel facility that, subject to receipt
of Tidewater’s final investment decision, will be constructed at the
site of Tidewater’s existing Prince George refinery in British
Columbia, Canada. When operational, the facility is expected to be
Canada’s first commercial-scale stand-alone renewable diesel plant.
The renewable diesel facility will be focused on 100% renewable
feedstock and will include a pretreatment facility to provide
Tidewater significant flexibility on running various renewable
“We are proud that Tidewater has chosen our HydroFlex™ and H2bridge™
technologies for their new renewable diesel facility. This is a
testimony of our ability to deliver market-leading, low carbon
emission solutions to the refinery industry,” says Henrik Rasmussen,
Managing Director of Haldor Topsoe, The Americas.
“Tidewater is excited to progress our effort in carbon reduction
through the development of our renewable initiatives. Topsoe’s
technology will contribute to our ability to support our customers
with significantly less carbon intensive products,” said Joel
MacLeod, Tidewater Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
HydroFlex™ is the industry-leading technology for production of
renewable jet and diesel. This commercially proven technology
provides refiners with lower CAPEX, lower OPEX, lower carbon
intensity (CI) score, and better diesel yield. HydroFlex™ can be
deployed in both grassroots units and revamps for co-processing or
Topsoe’s H2bridge™ delivers a circular solution to refineries and
biorefineries by replacing fossil feedstocks with renewable LPG or
naphtha to produce renewable hydrogen, thereby generating
significant greenhouse gas emissions savings and lower the carbon
intensity of the renewable fuels produced in the HydroFlex™ unit.
Tidewater is a Western Canadian midstream company. Its business
objective is to build a diversified midstream and infrastructure
company in the North American natural gas, natural gas liquids and
crude oil and refined product space. Its strategy is to profitably
grow and create shareholder value through the acquisition and
development of oil and gas infrastructure. Tidewater plans to
achieve its business objective by providing customers with a full
service, vertically integrated value chain, including gas plants,
pipelines, railcars, export terminals, storage and downstream
Ulrik Frøhlke, Media Relations Manager
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