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Renewable Diesel Feasibility Study

Location: Louisiana

Client: Confidential

A refining client hired Burns & McDonnell to assess the economic and technical feasibility of a renewable diesel process and help evaluate various technology options. The feasibility stage of a project requires development of user needs and performance qualification criteria. The project team identified several critical items requiring better definition by the client prior to proceeding with the project — including pre-treatment options, rail access and tracking, and tie-in locations — that could have greatly impacted overall project scope, cost and schedule. Burns & McDonnell developed an equipment-based cost estimate and performed other key services, including resolution of open issues, process design, site survey, scope definition, piping and cost estimating.

  • Site survey
  • Economic and technical feasibility study
  • Piping and cost estimating
  • Resolution of open issues
  • Process design
  • Scope definition