Tag: REG

REG confirms it won’t move forward with crude oil project in Grays Harbor

REG confirms it won’t move forward with crude oil project in Grays Harbor

January 1, 2018 |

In Washington state, REG confirmed to local authorities it will not continue with Imperial Renewables earlier plans to handle crude oil through its facility in Hoquiam. The company originally announced the unlikelihood of moving forward with the plan when it bought Imperial Renewables in 2015 but only now officially confirmed it through the withdrawal of […]

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In for a Penny, In for a Pound: The Advanced Bioeconomy and all the pivots

In for a Penny, In for a Pound: The Advanced Bioeconomy and all the pivots

December 28, 2017 |

It’s been such a busy cycle in the bioeconomy that we are well overdue for a shout-out to a pal of the Digest, Henry Threadgill, for winning a Pulitzer Prize for his landmark composition, In for a Penny, In for a Pound. Threadgill’s masterpiece (which you can experience here) comes to mind as news arrives […]

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ExxonMobil and REG announce successful conversion of sugars to biodiesel

ExxonMobil and REG announce successful conversion of sugars to biodiesel

November 1, 2017 |

In Texas, ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group announced that by utilizing REG’s patented fermentation technology, the companies’ joint research program has demonstrated the ability to convert sugars from a variety of non-edible biomass sources into biodiesel. During their initial research, the companies successfully validated the feasibility of the REG Life Sciences fermentation technology across multiple […]

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REG’s $28 million Ralston expansion seen ready for December

REG’s $28 million Ralston expansion seen ready for December

October 12, 2017 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group’s $28 million expansion at its Ralston soy oil-based biodiesel plant, more than doubling the plant’s production to 30 million gallons per year, is progressing at pace with commissioning expected as soon as December. The facility is co-located at a soy processing plant owned by Landus who recently expanded their crushing […]

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Growing diesel-side demand: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable Energy Group

Growing diesel-side demand: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable Energy Group

September 25, 2017 |

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI) is the biggest US-based producer of biomass-based diesel, and leading provider of cleaner, lower carbon intensity products and services. REG utilizes an integrated procurement, distribution, and logistics network to convert natural fats, oils, greases, and sugars into lower carbon intensity products. We’ve Digested and distilled down REG’s latest to […]

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The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to LanzaTech/PNNL Syngas-to-ATJ Fuels

The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to LanzaTech/PNNL Syngas-to-ATJ Fuels

August 28, 2017 |

The US Department of Energy initiated a project to advance a hybrid conversion technology for catalytic upgrading of biomass-derived syngas to produce Alcohol-to-Jet fuel and chemicals while meeting the cost, quality and environmental requirements of the aviation industry. Ultimately the goal is to demonstrate that ethanol from gas fermentation is suitable for catalytic conversion to […]

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Products, and open for contract manufacturing: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to REG Life Sciences

Products, and open for contract manufacturing: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to REG Life Sciences

July 24, 2017 |

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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REG completes upgrades at German biorefinery

REG completes upgrades at German biorefinery

July 22, 2017 |

In Germany, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. completed upgrades at their biorefinery in Emden after having invested almost $3 million (€2.5 million) for a new thermal oil heater and a new biodiesel distillation column. Emden is one of their two German biorefineries and REG acquired it earlier this year after investing in the former Petrotec AG. […]

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150+: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable Energy Group

150+: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable Energy Group

July 6, 2017 |

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI) is the US’  biggest producer of biomass-based diesel, and leading provider of cleaner, lower carbon intensity products and services. REG utilizes an integrated procurement, distribution, and logistics network to convert natural fats, oils, greases, and sugars into lower carbon intensity products. Curious about REG, but unable to wade through […]

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Shocker in Ames: CEO change at REG, world’s biggest biomass based diesel producer

Shocker in Ames: CEO change at REG, world’s biggest biomass based diesel producer

July 5, 2017 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group announced that Dan Oh has resigned as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors.  The resignation was effective July 3, 2017. The Board of Directors appointed long-time director Randolph (Randy) L. Howard as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer. Howard is a […]

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