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REG expands Danville facility with new tank capacity for storing biodiesel and feedstocks

REG expands Danville facility with new tank capacity for storing biodiesel and feedstocks

May 3, 2016 |

In Illinois, Renewable Energy Group Inc. announced the company’s Danville operation now has more than 14 million gallons of tank capacity to store both biodiesel and feedstocks. REG Danville LLC recently purchased the tank complex at the adjacent Bunge Milling Inc. facility for approximately $1.5 million. The tanks are being connected to REG Danville’s existing infrastructure […]

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Earnings Season: REG, Green Plains, BioAmber, ADM report improving outlooks, growth prospects

Earnings Season: REG, Green Plains, BioAmber, ADM report improving outlooks, growth prospects

May 3, 2016 |

Q1 earnings season for the advanced bioeconomy kicked off this week, with reporting from  Green Plains, ADM, REG and BioAmber. That’s an ag giant, an ethanol monster, a biomass-based diesel dominator and a fast-upcoming renewable chemicals maker. Between the four, we have a good opportunity to check the sector’s health. Overall, markets were unhappy today, […]

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REG opens Madison plant and prepares to put in $7 million in upgrades

REG opens Madison plant and prepares to put in $7 million in upgrades

April 26, 2016 |

In Wisconsin, Renewable Energy Group Inc. celebrated the formal opening of the newest addition to its fleet of biorefineries April 26 with a ribbon cutting at REG Madison. The company also announced upgrades to the plant. REG leaders were joined by state and local business, government and community leaders for the ceremony recognizing the transition to […]

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REG’s Rolling Thunder: What did not kill them (falling oil prices), made them stronger

REG’s Rolling Thunder: What did not kill them (falling oil prices), made them stronger

April 4, 2016 |

At 8:30am, there’s a standing daily meeting of the key traders in Gary Haer’s sales group at REG headquarters in Ames, Iowa. And they’re not kidding. Everyone stands. For 15 minutes there’s the rat-a-tat-tat of rumor, fact, competitors, pricing, spreads, the who’s selling what and where, the buying and selling of diesel, renewable diesel and biodiesel across North […]

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Oregon city switching a third of fleet to 100% renewable diesel this summer

Oregon city switching a third of fleet to 100% renewable diesel this summer

March 29, 2016 |

In Oregon, the City of Corvallis is betting on biofuels as it switches a third of its fleet to renewable diesel this summer. About 40 vehicles including buses will switch over, costing the city about 12 cents per gallon more than fossil diesel. Currently the fleet is running on a 50/50 blend of fossil diesel […]

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United Airlines launches regular commercial flights from LAX to SFO on AltAir biofuel

United Airlines launches regular commercial flights from LAX to SFO on AltAir biofuel

March 14, 2016 |

In California, United Airlines made history by becoming the first U.S. airline to begin use of commercial-scale volumes of sustainable aviation biofuel for regularly scheduled flights with the departure of United Flight 708 from Los Angeles International Airport. The launch marks a significant milestone in the commercial aviation industry by moving beyond demonstration flights and […]

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Amyris, REG, GFB, oil prices, infrastructure, incentives: 8 new episodes of BioChannelTV’s Faces, The New Voices

Amyris, REG, GFB, oil prices, infrastructure, incentives: 8 new episodes of BioChannelTV’s Faces, The New Voices

March 13, 2016 |

BioChannel.TV is streaming 5 new episodes of Faces, the one-to-one interview program, featuring REG CEO Dan Oh, Amyris CEO John Melo, Green Ox Pallets president Adam Pener, GF Biochemicals CCO Marcel van Berkel, and Netherlands Minister Economic Remco Zeeuw. And, three new episodes of The New Voices, the “why can’t a renewables policy program be […]

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OSHA fines REG $70,000 for “willful” safety violations at Geismar plant

OSHA fines REG $70,000 for “willful” safety violations at Geismar plant

March 7, 2016 |

In Georgia, the Occupational Safety and Hazard Agency has fined the Renewable Energy Group $70,000 with three “willful” safety violations— demonstrating “intentional disregard” or “plain indifference” to employee safety and health—over the September 2015 hydrogen explosion at its biodiesel plant in Geismar that injured four workers including one who was severely burned. The company disagrees […]

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Ethanol exports help to draw down stocks in US Gulf Coast region

Ethanol exports help to draw down stocks in US Gulf Coast region

March 3, 2016 |

In Texas, the Energy Information Agency says ethanol stocks in the Gulf Coast region fell by 688,000-barrel thanks to a jump in exports to destinations including China, Brazil and India. With at least a 40 cent per gallon premium on ethanol futures prices for shipment into the Philippines and as much as 80 cents a […]

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New report looks at Vermont’s legal and regulatory framework for on-farm biodiesel production

New report looks at Vermont’s legal and regulatory framework for on-farm biodiesel production

February 29, 2016 |

In Vermont, a new report, On-Farm Biodiesel Production in Vermont: Legal and Regulatory Overview, conducted by the Institute for Energy and the Environment (IEE) at Vermont Law School reviews all Vermont state and federal regulations related to on-farm biodiesel production. Commissioned by the Vermont Bioenergy Initiative at the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, the report aims […]

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