According to The Wall Street Journal, the Dynamic Fuels plant in Geismar, La, will announce that it has begun operation. Dynamic Fuels is a 50/50 joint venture between Syntroleum Corporation and Tyson Foods.
Agricultural giant Tyson Foods Inc. and fuel developer Syntroleum Corp. will announce Monday that they have successfully opened a plant that makes diesel from chicken fat and leftover food grease.
The new facility is designed to convert fats, greases and oils supplied by Tyson Foods into as much as 75 million gallons of renewable diesel and jet fuel per year.
Construction on the plant began in January 2009 and was completed in July of this year.
UPDATE - Press Release Announcing Beginning Production