PETROGAL S.A. – Petróleos de Portugal

Description of main R&I activities

  • Co-processing of vegetable oil in a diesel desulphurisation unit at the Sines refinery for the production of hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO).
  • Construction of 2G biodiesel production plant from residual raw materials (UCOs and animal fats).

Key contributions for the CoLAB

Refining of bio-oils, syncrude oils, biomethane.

International Networks / Associations

Gas and Oil Institute (Universities of Aveiro, Coimbra, Lisbon – Faculty of Sciences and Instituto Superior Técnico, Minho, Nova de Lisboa and Porto).