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Grandpuits: Total converts the refinery into biofuel

2020-09-24T18:20:48.156Z

The group will invest 500 million euros in the operation which will lead to the elimination of 150 jobs.Grandpuits' future will be “zero oil” . Better, its future will be "organic" . The Total group presented Thursday to employee representatives its conversion project for its Ile-de-France refinery. He wants to invest 500 million euros to close the classic refinery, install a biofuel production unit mainly intended for airplanes (biojet), a plastics recycling plant, another for the manufacture of bi



Grandpuits' future will be

“zero oil”

.

Better, its future will be

"organic"

.

The Total group presented Thursday to employee representatives its conversion project for its Ile-de-France refinery.

He wants to invest 500 million euros to close the classic refinery, install a biofuel production unit mainly intended for airplanes (biojet), a plastics recycling plant, another for the manufacture of bioplastics, and install on the site a solar power plant.

Total specifies that 150 positions will be eliminated in the operation, but that no dismissal will take place.

"There will not be a drop of oil on this site after 2023

," summarizes the general manager of the refining branch, Bernard Pinatel.

With the industrial reconversion of the Grandpuits refinery into a zero-oil platform focused on the energies of the future in the field of biomass and the circular economy, Total is demonstrating its commitment to the energy transition. ”

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Source: lefigaro

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