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).