Oriental Energy, Guangdong Province, China


Oriental Energy, Guangdong Province, China – 1m tons from fats and used cooking oils

Location: Maoming, Guangdong Province
Feedstock: Used cooking oils and animal fats as feedstocks
SAF Production start: 2023
Annual SAF target: 1m tons
Partner: Honeywell

Oriental Energy will build the Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) facility in two phases with two production units. It aims to be one of the world’s largest HEPFA facilities.

Oriental Energy is one of the leading propylene producers and LPG distributors in China.

Comments from March 2023:

Wang Mingxiang, Chairman of Oriental Energy: “SAF currently represents an important and feasible solution to reduce aviation greenhouse gas emissions, and the Oriental Energy SAF project is a significant step toward emission reduction in the aviation industry. We are very pleased to open a new chapter of collaboration with Honeywell. By taking advantage of our existing petrochemical industry chain, we will build a new petrochemical production base to enable the mass production of SAF in China, contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction in the aviation sector and China’s carbon neutral goals.” 

Henry Liu, Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific for Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies: “Honeywell has pioneered SAF production by introducing its Ecofining technology, and we expect that the Oriental Energy SAF project will enable industrial transformation with this innovative technology, and in return contribute to the growth of the low carbon economy. Honeywell and Oriental Energy have been enjoying a well-established business relationship, and we are thrilled to extend our collaboration to provide strong technological support to the deployment of SAF in China and help reduce carbon emissions of the aviation industry.”