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Calumet taps Burns & McDonnell for renewable fuels project

Calumet taps Burns & McDonnell for renewable fuels project
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Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. is converting a significant portion of its Great Falls, Montana, U.S.A., facility to process renewable feedstocks and will produce 12,000 barrels per day of renewable fuels upon completion. Burns & McDonnell will serve as the engineer-procure-construct (EPC) contractor.

“This innovative conversion project including renewable hydrogen production will immediately reduce our carbon footprint and has designed-in optionality for future growth and aviation fuel flexibility,” said Bruce Fleming, executive vice president of Montana Renewables. “We look forward to leading in the energy transition taking place in the Pacific Northwest, while increasing employment in Montana.”

This fast-paced project is on track to produce renewable diesel in the spring of 2022. Calumet has turned to Burns & McDonnell to deliver a wide scope of services including front-end engineering, detailed design engineering, procurement of equipment and materials, and construction.

“Burns & McDonnell is a market leader in renewable fuels projects, and we are pleased to partner with Calumet on this effort. We have developed an integrated team, and have made great progress on this fast-tracked project,” said Warren Kennedy, senior vice president and executive sponsor, Burns & McDonnell.

The Montana Renewables project will maintain full current employment and aims to have a positive impact on the local community as Calumet looks to reduce its carbon footprint.