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ORLEN to build oilseed processing plant for biofuels


Polish energy company ORLEN has signed a contract for the construction of an oilseed processing plant in Kętrzyn.
The plant is set to process 500,000 tonnes of rapeseed annually, yielding a production output of 200,000 of oil to manufacture low-carbon biofuels.
In 2022, Poland’s rapeseed crop yielded a total of 3.6 million tonnes.
Daniel Obajtek, CEO and president of ORLEN’s management board, said: “We have an ambitious strategy to advance our biofuel production capabilities, a commitment that underscores the ORLEN Group’s aspiration to emerge as a dominant force in the regional biofuel sector.

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