Marathon Petroleum Breaks Ground at North Dakota Biofuels Project

As demand for renewable diesel grows, ADM, Marathon Petroleum Corp. and the state of North Dakota celebrate the groundbreaking of Green Bison production facility.

Hart Energy Staff

Leaders from Marathon Petroleum Corp. and Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. (ADM), along with local, state and federal policymakers, celebrated the groundbreaking for North Dakota’s first dedicated soybean processing facility on June 2, according to a press release.

By harvest 2023, the plant is expected to be producing approximately 600 million lb of refined vegetable oil annually, which will be supplied exclusively to Marathon as a feedstock for a targeted 75 million gallons of annual renewable diesel.

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