Fidelis New Energy LLC is planning to construct a 200-MW biomass-fired power plant, the Cyclus Steam and Power plant, in Port Allen. Scope includes construction of a building; installation of a bubbling fluidized bed boiler and an oxy-combustion unit; and purchase and installation of biomass receiving equipment. Babcock & Wilcox and Kiewit Corp. have been selected to provide process technology, some major equipment and EPC services for the project. The plant will provide power for Grön Fuels’ proposed renewable diesel and hydrogen plant at the site, and carbon dioxide will be captured and sequestrated by Capio Sequestration LLC. Fidelis New Energy, Grön Fuels and Capio Sequestration are units of Fidelis Infrastructure, LP. The estimated EPC cost is $500 million. Fidelis New Energy, LLC, 109 N. Post Oak Lane, Houston, Texas, 77024. IR#LA220401.


Valley Queen Cheese Factory Inc. is planning to expand its cheese production facility in Milbank. The project scope includes construction of building space and installation of pasteurization, coagulating and culturing equipment. The expansion will increase the plant’s milk-processing capacity by 3 million lb per day and cheese production capacity by 125 million lb per day. E.A. Bonelli + Associates Inc. has been selected to provide design engineering services and Hasslen Construction Co. has been selected as the general contractor. Construction is expected to begin in late May 2022. The estimated EPC cost is $195 million. Valley Queen Cheese Factory Inc., 200 E. Railway Ave., Milbank, 57252. IR#SD220402. 


New Fortress Energy, in a joint venture with its affiliate, Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure, is considering constructing renewable diesel, blue hydrogen and blue ammonia plants at Fortress’ Jefferson Energy Terminal in Beaumont. The scope includes construction of building space and injection wells; fabrication and erection of storage tanks; and purchase and installation of reactors, steam methane reformer units and condensers. The renewable diesel plant will process animal fats, used cooking oil and other biomass as feedstock, and the hydrogen plant will use 100 MW of electricity. Construction will likely begin in late 2022 or early 2023. The estimated EPC cost is between $400 million and $600 million. New Fortress Energy, 111 W. 19 St., New York, N.Y., 10011. IR#TX220347.