Abengoa Plant May Reopen
by Joshua Lucero (Portales News-Tribune) More than two years after the Abengoa plant went off-line, Houston, Texas, based Natural Chem Group is looking to acquire the plant and resume operations.
Roosevelt County Community Development Corp. Director Stan Livengood said the company is looking to acquire the Abengoa plant as part of a plan to begin production of ethanol, biodiesel, liquid natural gas and compressed natural gas.
The plant will use locally grown grain sorghum in the ethanol plant.
Natural Chem will also use natural gas from New Mexico Gas Company for CNG and LNG and corn oil brought in by rail to make biodiesel and glycerin. READ MORE