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Biofuel company announces plans for Mississippi refinery

Oct 23, 2017 - Associated Press

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - A British company aims to build a refinery in southwest Mississippi that will turn wood into the equivalent of diesel or jet fuel.

Velocys announced Friday that it has signed an option for a 100-acre (40-hectare) site in Natchez

The Natchez Democrat reports Velocys plans 40 refinery jobs paying an average of $100,000 yearly, and could indirectly support another 100 forestry jobs paying $40,000 on average.

Mississippi Development Authority Chief Economic De...