Western Dubuque Biodiesel Facility

Farley, IA

This plant is a 30-million-gallon-per-year automated pre-treatment and transesterification process facility converting soybean oil to biodiesel. The facility includes rail and truck receiving and load-out; a two-million-gallon finished product storage capacity; process buildings; site utilities (steam generation and cooling tower); fire protection loop; hazardous material (methanol) safety systems; and employee facilities.The

The fast-track, design-build project achieved spec product at 100 percent nameplate capacity in less than one week after start-up.