18. August 2021 Meghan Sapp

Epitome Energy has awarded Fagen EPC contract for new soybean crush facility

In Minnesota, Epitome Energy has awarded Fagen, Inc. the EPC contract to build the 42-million-bushel soybean crush facility that will be located in Crookston, MN. The $300 million processing plant will include a 42 million bushel soybean crush facility and may include a Refined, Bleached and Deodorized (RBD) oil refining operation as part of a phase II.

The Crookston facility will provide a much-needed, value-added new market for the region’s soybean farmers, as well as numerous, permanent employment opportunities once the plant becomes operational. According to a recent study by the University of Minnesota Extension Office, the facility will generate over $300 million of new economic activity in the 11-county region of northwestern Minnesota. In addition, it will improve the basis of every bushel of soybeans grown in the region.