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„Oberösterreichische Biodiesel” GmbH is a biodiesel factory located in the Port of Enns (Austria). The facility was built in 2005-2006 with technology of the German company Lurgi. The location of the plant is excellent from a logistics point of view - with easy access to motorway A1 (only 8 km away), to the railway network, and to the port of Enns (on the river Danube).

“Oberosterreichische Biodiesel” GmbH has a processing capacity of approximately 100'000 tons of biodiesel per year and about 9'600 tons of pharmaceutical glycerin (99%).

The main raw materials are rapeseed oil or canola oil (100'000 tons per year) and methanol (about 10'000 tons per year). The plant can also process sunflower and soybean oil.

Biodiesel is a clean burning alternative fuel produced from biological resources other than petroleum.

Glycerol (or glycerin, glycerine) is a trivalent alcohol. It is soluble in water and hygroscopic - added to a mixture it has the effect of keeping the substance moist.
 

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