Biodiesel plant construction project

Biodiesel plant construction project

Detailed engineering, construction and installation, commissioning and start-up of 200,000 tonne per year biodiesel production plant.

Entaban Biocombustibles de Galicia, S.A.
La Coruña
From 2008 to 2009
Type of service:
Industrial supplies and assemblies
€21,858,400, excl. VAT

The turnkey works include the supply, construction and installation of the ENTABAN BIOCOMBUSTIBLES DE GALICIA S.A. biodiesel production plant offsites and utilities.

The scope of the work includes: detailed engineering, construction project, civil engineering works, tank farm, utilities (steam, cooling and compressed air systems), low and medium tension electrical and instrumentation installation, truck loading and unloading stations and port terminal connection rack.


Technical data


Ferrol outer harbour, A Coruña.


€21,858,400, excl. VAT.


12 months.

Year of execution

2008 - 2009.

No. of workers

80 workers (peak).

Tank farm

Biodiesel - 22.000m³.
Vegetable oil - 30.000m³.
Glycerine - 2.000m³.
Met. / additives - 1.750m³.

Piping (DN50 - DN350)

12,000" stainless steel DIN 1.4301.
5.000" A.C. DIN 2440/8.

Steam system

SOGECAL boiler with a 15,000 kg/h flow rate at 20 bar.

Cooling system

Sulzer cooling towers, cooling power 2 x 2192 kW McQuay chillers.

MT transformer station

3.200kVA / 15.000V.

Centrifugal pumps

75 uds Flowserve.
1.5-1,000m³/h flow rate.

Loading arms

25 Gasso DN100.