Marathon Pumping Biodiesel at Two Illinois Terminals

John Davis

MarathonMarathon Oil Company is now pumping biodiesel at two of its terminals in Illinois.

This company press release says the biodiesel blended fuel will be available at its Robinson and Champaign terminals:

“Marathon is proud to announce that two more locations have been expanded to offer biodiesel storage and distribution. Similar to our existing biodiesel facilities in Minnesota and Kentucky, Robinson and Champaign feature in-line ratio blending in order to provide our customers with a blended, quality product,” said Mary Ellen Peters, Marathon’s senior vice president, Marketing. “Biodiesel helps us meet the changing needs of our customers while supporting our nation’s alternative fuels goals. Our focus continues to be on delivering the quality products our customer’s desire.”

Soy-based B2 and B11 biodiesel will be available and adds some much-needed infrastructure to the nation’s biodiesel distribution system. Marathon is also pumping biodiesel at its St. Paul Park, Minnesota and Louisville, Kentucky terminals.