The 50 billion won (US$45.59 million) plant will be able to produce 400 metric tons of biobutanol on an annual basis. The facility is scheduled for completion during the second half of next year.
|A rendering image of GS Caltex's biobutanol production facility. GS Caltex|
Butanol produced from biological materials can replace butanol derived from petroleum which is used in a range of products including paint and ink. Butanol can also be mixed in motor fuel.
By Choi He-suk (email@example.com)