Calumet Partners With Burns & McDonnell for Renewable Diesel Project
Calumet Partners With Burns & McDonnell for Renewable Diesel Project
09/07/2021 1 minute read

GREAT FALLS, Montana — Leading the energy transition in the Pacific Northwest, Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. is converting a significant portion of its Great Falls facility to process renewable feedstocks and will produce 12,000 barrels per day of renewable fuels upon completion. Burns & McDonnell will serve as the engineer-procure-construct (EPC) contractor.

“This innovative conversion project including renewable hydrogen production will immediately reduce our carbon footprint and has designed-in optionality for future growth and aviation fuel flexibility,” said Bruce Fleming, Executive Vice President of Montana Renewables. “We look forward to leading in the energy transition taking place in the Pacific Northwest, while increasing employment in Montana.”

This fast-paced project is on track to produce renewable diesel in the spring of 2022. Calumet has turned to Burns & McDonnell to deliver a wide scope of services including front-end engineering, detailed design engineering, procurement of equipment and materials, and construction.  

“Burns & McDonnell is a market leader in renewable fuels projects, and we are pleased to partner with Calumet on this effort. We have developed an integrated team, and have made great progress on this fast-tracked project,” said Warren Kennedy, Senior Vice President and Executive Sponsor, Burns & McDonnell.

The Montana Renewables project will maintain full current employment and aims have a positive impact on the local community as Calumet looks to reduce its carbon footprint.

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies bringing together an unmatched team of 7,600 engineers, construction professionals, architects, planners, technologists and scientists to design and build our critical infrastructure. With an integrated construction and design mindset, we offer full-service capabilities with offices globally. Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is 100% employee-owned. Learn how we are designed to build.

About Calumet

Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. manufacturers, formulates, and markets a diversified slate of specialty branded products to customers in various consumer-facing and industrial markets. Calumet produces nearly 3,400 unique specialty products used in the development of the world’s most trusted brands and products. Calumet is vertically integrated and holds a comprehensive portfolio of branded products for use in commercial, industrial, and consumer applications. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, the company employs approximately 1,400 people and operates 12 facilities across North America, including 10 specialty product manufacturing and production facilities. Calumet products and services are available in more than 90 countries across the world; serving over 2,700 customers globally.