26 June 2013 23:06 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--A joint venture between Valero subsidiary Diamond Alternative Energy and Darling International has reached mechanical completion and soon will start producing renewable diesel from recycled animal fat, used cooking oil and corn oil, Darling announced on Wednesday.
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No timetable was given for when the plant would reach full operations. A call to Darling International seeking comment was not immediately returned.
Darling is a US-based recycler of food and oil products, turning such biomaterial into tallow, feed-grade fats, feed and fuel ingredients for use in fields such as oleochemical and biodiesel production, as well as in agriculture.
US-based Valero is an international refiner of fuels and other petrochemical products.
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