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Louisiana State Police cites REG for mishandling hazardous materials at Geismar

Louisiana State Police cites REG for mishandling hazardous materials at Geismar

February 4, 2016 |

In Louisiana, state police have cited the Renewable Energy Group with a civil violation of careless handling of hazardous material for a hydrogen gas explosion in September at the Geismar facility that injured four people. It was the second explosion during a five-month period. The citation can carry up to a $10,000 fine but that […]

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REG acquires Sanimax biodiesel for up to $19M: will the REG shopping spree stop, and when?

REG acquires Sanimax biodiesel for up to $19M: will the REG shopping spree stop, and when?

February 3, 2016 |

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Digest Bioeconomy Index regains 1.11 percent to 49.25 as ethanol recovers

Digest Bioeconomy Index regains 1.11 percent to 49.25 as ethanol recovers

February 3, 2016 |

The Digest Bioeconomy Index, an index of publicly traded advanced bioeconomy stocks, regained 1.11  percent to 49.25 as ethanol recovered. For the day, REG gained 6.88 percent to $7.30, while Gevo (GEVO) was up 5.84 percent to $0.41. Among other equities, DuPont (DD) surged 4.56 percent to $58.76. Overall, advances led declines by a 9 […]

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Food safety regulations a shifting target for biodiesel industry seeking to comply

Food safety regulations a shifting target for biodiesel industry seeking to comply

January 27, 2016 |

In Washington, changes to the Food Safety Modernization Act expected this spring as well as the current policy must be complied with not only by biodiesel producers whose glycerin may end up in the food and feed market, but also grease collectors and distributors will soon have to begin toeing the line. Only some of […]

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ExxonMobil teams with REG on biodiesel by fermenting renewable cellulosic sugars

ExxonMobil teams with REG on biodiesel by fermenting renewable cellulosic sugars

January 26, 2016 |

In Texas, ExxonMobil announced an agreement with Renewable Energy Group Inc. to study the production of biodiesel by fermenting renewable cellulosic sugars from sources such as agricultural waste. The agreement is between ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co. and REG’s Life Sciences subsidiary. Terms were not disclosed. REG has developed a patented technology that uses microbes to convert […]

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Readying for market: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to REG Life Sciences

Readying for market: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to REG Life Sciences

January 26, 2016 |

In January 2014, REG acquired LS9 for a purchase price of up to $61.5 million. Most of the old LS9 team, including the entire R&D leadership group, joined the newly named REG Life Sciences, LLC. The technology has been substantially developed under REG’s management, with several molecules ready for commercialization in the next 2-3 years […]

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ExxonMobil, REG tie-up to take cellulosic biodiesel to scale

ExxonMobil, REG tie-up to take cellulosic biodiesel to scale

January 26, 2016 |

Two giants hook up to bring cellulosic biodiesel to scale. A new source of biodiesel feedstock, and a new source of renewable fuels. In Iowa, ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group have agreed to jointly study the production of biodiesel by fermenting renewable cellulosic sugars from sources such as agricultural waste. REG has developed a patented […]

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Biobased Chemicals, the regional opportunity: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Iowa’s biobased prospects

Biobased Chemicals, the regional opportunity: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Iowa’s biobased prospects

January 17, 2016 |

What’s next in the biobased revolution? After fuels, chemicals, say many. What’s the role of incentives, the size of the opportunity and the potential rewards for a region? Two Iowa-based organizations, the Cultivation Corridor and Iowa Bio, recently took a look, and offered up some compelling visuals, which you can see here. And the complete white paper […]

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Regulatory relief, not RFS reform, is key to ethanol growth: Ethanol Across America white paper

Regulatory relief, not RFS reform, is key to ethanol growth: Ethanol Across America white paper

January 17, 2016 |

In Washington, a new white paper publsihed at EthanolAcrossAmerica.net contends that “the potential for corn ethanol to contribute to meeting a range of public policy objectives has only scratched the surface,” and that in order for corn ethanol production and use to move beyond the limits imposed by the RFS, the key is regulatory relief. […]

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Digest Bioeconomy Index regains 0.80 percent to 48.80 as ethanol equities rally

Digest Bioeconomy Index regains 0.80 percent to 48.80 as ethanol equities rally

January 14, 2016 |

The Digest Bioeconomy Index, an index of publicly traded advanced bioeconomy stocks, regained 0.80 percent to 48.80 as ethanol equities rallied. For the day, Aemetis (AMTX) was up 11.16 percent to $2.39, while UPM dumped 9.21 percent to $15.28. Among other equities, Evogene (EVGN) lost 7.85 percent to $7.40. Overall, advances led declines by a […]

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