Oil companies see value in turning kitchen grease into renewable diesel

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Many crude oil refiners are spending roughly USD 2 billion to retool refineries and produce fuel over the next four years. While some oil companies predict that electric cars will play a critical role in reducing greenhouse emissions, others are turning to restaurant grease, particularly used cooking oil, to produce renewable diesel. Read more about their ambitious plans to build renewable diesel capacity.


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