August 31, 2021

Calumet chooses Haldor Topsoe for renewable diesel project in Pacific Northwest

  • Revamp of Calumet’s existing hydrocracker In Great Falls, Montana refinery to utilize Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlexTM solution to produce 12,000 barrels per day of renewable diesel.
  • This is a fast-track project and the revamp will be producing renewable diesel in the spring of 2022.

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Calumet's refinery in Great Falls, Montana.

“We are excited to support Calumet as they transition to the production of renewable fuels for the North American markets. Our HydroFlexTM solution is designed to produce diesel based on renewable feedstock, with a minimal Carbon Intensity (CI score) compared to traditional diesel,” says Henrik Rasmussen, Managing Director, The Americas, Haldor Topsoe.

“We have chosen Haldor Topsoe’s market-leading HydroFlex™ technology for this exceptional project that will allow us to lead the energy transition economy beginning in the Pacific Northwest. This growth project and our vision to source feedstocks locally will create value for the city of Great Falls; Calumet; the state of Montana; and North American low carbon fuel markets,” says Bruce Fleming, Executive Vice President, Calumet.


What is HydroFlex™
With HydroFlex™, customers can convert low value feedstocks to renewable fuels that qualify for Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) credits. The innovative HydroFlex™ process layout offers lower capital expenditure (CAPEX), but also a lower energy consumption during operation, resulting in a lower Carbon Index (CI). Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ can be deployed in both grassroots units and revamps for co-processing or stand-alone applications.

Learn more about HydroFlexTM

About Calumet
Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) manufacturers, formulates, and markets a diversified slate of specialty branded products to customers in various consumer-facing and industrial markets. Calumet produces nearly 3,400 unique specialty products used in the development of the world’s most trusted brands and products. Calumet is vertically integrated and holds a comprehensive portfolio of branded products for use in commercial, industrial, and consumer applications. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, the company employs approximately 1,400 people and operates 12 facilities across North America, including 10 specialty product manufacturing and production facilities. Calumet products and services are available in more than 90 countries across the world; serving over 2,700 customers globally. www.calumetspecialty.com.

About Haldor Topsoe
Haldor Topsoe is a global leader in supply of catalysts, technology, and services to the chemical and refining industries. Topsoe aims to be the global leader within carbon emission reduction technologies by 2024. By perfecting chemistry for a better world, we enable our customers to succeed in the transition towards renewable energy. Topsoe is headquartered in Denmark and serves customers around the globe. In 2020, our revenue was approximately DKK 6.2 billion, and we employ around 2,100 employees. www.topsoe.com


More information
Ulrik Frøhlke, Media Relations Manager
Phone: +45 27 77 99 68
Mail: ulfr@topsoe.com

Topic(s): Press release

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