Sugar Cane and Cassavas Feedstock for Vietnam Bioethanol Plant
An engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth around US$ 60 million for building a bio-ethanol plant was signed between the Petrolchemical and Bio Fuel Joint Stock Company (PVB) under the National Oil and Gas Group (Petrovietnam) and a joint venture of contractors including the Petrovietnam Construction Joint Stock Company (PVC), the Alfa Laval and the Delta T on June 10. The plant will be built in Tam Nong district, Phu Tho province and it will be the first bio-ethanol plant in the northern region with the advanced technology and modern equipment.
The US$80 million plant is scheduled to be built within 18 months. Upon completion, the plant will use the sugarcanes and cassavas planted in the local area to produce ethanol with a capacity of 100,000 cubic metres a year. READ MORE