Tag: Imperium

REG closes on acquisition of Imperium assets, including largest US biodiesel refinery

REG closes on acquisition of Imperium assets, including largest US biodiesel refinery

August 23, 2015 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group completed its acquisition of substantially all the assets of Imperium Renewables, Inc, paying $15.0 million in cash and issuing 1.675 million shares of REG common stock in exchange for substantially all of Imperium’s assets, including the 100-million gallon nameplate biodiesel refinery and terminal at the Port of Grays Harbor, WA.  […]

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Sweet 16: the hottest slides on biofuels’ key technologies, regions, policies, from ABLC

Sweet 16: the hottest slides on biofuels’ key technologies, regions, policies, from ABLC

April 24, 2014 |

Experts from Coca-Cola, Avantium, Virent, American Process, DSM, ICM, Imperium, Liquid Light, Maverick Synfuels, Beta Renewables, Algenol, Cool Plant, Clariant — as well as top management at the USDA and US Department of Energy were among the highlight presenters on the second day at ABLC, the annual bioeconomy leadership conference in Washington, DC. ABLC this […]

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Umpqua to provide up to $20M in capital to Imperium Renewables

Umpqua to provide up to $20M in capital to Imperium Renewables

May 30, 2012 |

In Washington state, Umpqua Bank and Imperium Renewables have entered into a lending agreement through the bank’s GreenStreet Lending program, to provide Imperium Renewables with a flexible approach to gaining working capital up to $20 million through a combination of a working capital and revolving lines of credit. Working capital supplied by Umpqua will position […]

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Imperium, PNNL developing catalytic process for alcohol-to jet fuel conversion

Imperium, PNNL developing catalytic process for alcohol-to jet fuel conversion

September 28, 2011 |

In Washington state, Imperium Renewables and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are developing a catalytic process being developed at PNNL that converts biomass-based alcohols into renewable drop-in jet fuels. Imperium entered into the project in July 2010 through a collaborative research agreement with Battelle, the nonprofit research organization that manages PNNL for DOE.  The ultimate […]

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Boeing, Imperium call for 15-year military aviation fuels contracts

Boeing, Imperium call for 15-year military aviation fuels contracts

August 5, 2011 |

In Washington, members of the aviation industry testified at a Senate Aviation operations, safety and security subcommittee hearing.   Among those testifying, John Plaza, Imperium CEO, asked that the Pentagon be allowed to sign long-term contracts for as long as fifteen years as opposed to the current five-year limit. Billy Glover, Boeing managing director for environmental […]

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Hot technologies, RFS power US biodiesel revival

Hot technologies, RFS power US biodiesel revival

[ 0 ] September 27, 2010 |

In Iowa, the long suffering biodiesel industry is undergoing a significant revival. The roots causes of the biodiesel industry’s difficulties are now widely understood. The fast rise of soybean prices in 2007-09, which put traditional soy biodiesel out of the cost range of most buyers. The disappearance of a key $1.00 per gallon federal tax […]

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Wildcatters: The new IPO fever…Who's Next?

Wildcatters: The new IPO fever…Who's Next?

[ 0 ] August 17, 2010 |

After several years in which no biofuels IPOs were launched (or were withdrawn), suddenly there were four. The $78 million IPO for Codexis, which was completed this spring. The $100 million IPO for Amyris which was announced early in the summer, Now a $200 million offering from PetroAlgae and a $150 million registration for Gevo. […]

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The New Imperium: A major player in Biodiesel 1.5 aims for Biofuels 2.0

The New Imperium: A major player in Biodiesel 1.5 aims for Biofuels 2.0

[ 0 ] August 3, 2010 |

Back in 2008 the death watch began on Imperium Renewables. Though its 100 Mgy multi-feedstock plant in Grays Harbor was, at the time, the largest and most modern biodiesel facility in the US, the company lost its CEO, withdrew a planned IPO, and was forced to cancel a potentially lucrative Hawaiian development project that would […]

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