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Ground broken for soybean plant to produce feedstock for Dickinson refinery

Ground has been broken for what will be the first dedicated soybean plant in North Dakota, a $350 Mn facility at the Spiritwood Energy Park, east of Jamestown, which will supply feedstock toMarathon’s Dickinson refinery to produce 75Mngal/year renewable diesel fuel..

Owned by Green Bison Soy Processing’s a joint venture of the ADM agribusiness conglomerate and Marathon Petroleum, the site is expected to be producing approx. 600Mn pounds/year of refined vegetable oil by harvest 2023.