Sapphire-extraction of bio diesel, rosin and pitch out of raw tall oil
SunPine is a leading producer of second generation´s bio diesel. Out of raw tall oil (RTO), a residual from the pulping industry, raw tall diesel is extracted which is further refined at a Preem refinery and constitutes a part of the bio diesel, ACP Evolution Diesel.
Through the feasability study of extracting yet another fraction, Rosin, was evaluated. Rosin is, for example, utilized within the print and coating industry. As a residual fraction pitch is obtained, which in itself is a renewable source of energy.
In this project ÅF did project management, risk management, QA/QC, engineering, BoP and investment calculus. In the core process ÅF also cooperated with NesteJacob.