Table 4

Parameters used to estimate the production cost of CPO.

Category Unit Scenario 1 Scenario 2
Installed processing capacity t FFB hour−1 12 12
Decrease in processing capacity % −15
Weight of added shells/1 ton of FFB % 10 10
Oil Extraction Rate (OER) % 23.7 27.3
FFB to obtain a ton of oil t 4.22 3.66
Weight of kernels in tons/1 ton of FFB % 2.5% 2.5%

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