Tag: REG

Learnings from the Earnings – Who’s Up? Who’s Down?

Learnings from the Earnings – Who’s Up? Who’s Down?

March 23, 2019 |

The lucky 13 – with spring comes a sense of renewal and this season these lucky 13 bioeconomy bellwethers recently shared their 2018 and Q4 earnings to reveal uncertainties with trade wars, especially between the U.S. and China, some deals that fell through impacting losses, and pricing issues. But all is not lost as there […]

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Washington state inching closer to boosting biodiesel use

Washington state inching closer to boosting biodiesel use

January 31, 2019 |

In Washington state, legislation currently under consideration in both the state’s House and Senate would see biodiesel used locally, rather than that produced by companies such as SeQuential and REG being shipped out of state or even to British Columbia where clean fuel standards drive demand for biodiesel. About 43% of the state’s GHG emissions […]

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ExxonMobil teams with REG and Clariant to evaluate waste-based cellulosic sugar production

ExxonMobil teams with REG and Clariant to evaluate waste-based cellulosic sugar production

January 23, 2019 |

In Texas, ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group (REG) said that they have signed a joint research agreement with Clariant to evaluate the potential use of cellulosic sugars from sources such as agricultural waste and residues to produce biofuel, which has the potential to play a role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The new partnership expands […]

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For the times they are a changin’ – Conversions abound from diesel to renewable diesel

For the times they are a changin’ – Conversions abound from diesel to renewable diesel

November 4, 2018 |

The seasons are changing in many parts of the world right now, but what really is changing this autumn is how the world is looking at renewable diesel. Phillips 66 and REG’s announcement about a new renewable diesel plant on the U.S. West Coast planned for 2021 comes after a notable increase in refineries that […]

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Phillips 66 and REG team to build renewable diesel plant in Washington state

Phillips 66 and REG team to build renewable diesel plant in Washington state

November 1, 2018 |

In Texas, Phillips 66 and Renewable Energy Group, Inc. announced that planning is underway for the construction of a large-scale renewable diesel plant on the U.S. West Coast. The plant would utilize REG’s proprietary BioSynfining® technology for the production of renewable diesel fuel. Planned feedstocks include a mix of waste fats, oils and greases, including […]

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Top 10 Transformations – Pivotal Pivots for survival in the bioeconomy

Top 10 Transformations – Pivotal Pivots for survival in the bioeconomy

July 15, 2018 |

We frequently hear that the only constant is change and in today’s bioeconomy world, we see this lived out all the time. Companies come and go but some evolve, transform, and change. Today we focus on some of these pivotal pivots and the transformations with these leaders who live and breathe change to survive. Some […]

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REG sells Ultra Clean Diesel to Incredible Adventures fleet

REG sells Ultra Clean Diesel to Incredible Adventures fleet

July 11, 2018 |

In California, Renewable Energy Group Inc. announced a supply agreement July 11 with Dogpatch Biofuels to provide REG Ultra Clean Diesel to the bus fleet of Incredible Adventures, a leading adventure travel company. Incredible Adventures became the first private fleet in the U.S. to convert its entire fleet to nonpetroleum fuel in 2003. The decision […]

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REG commissions $32 million in upgrades to the Ralston, Iowa biorefinery

REG commissions $32 million in upgrades to the Ralston, Iowa biorefinery

May 10, 2018 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. celebrated with local, state and industry leaders the completion of upgrades at its Ralston, Iowa biorefinery increasing the production capacity from 12 to 30 million gallons per year. REG invested $32 million to expand the production capacity as well as significant upgrades to logistics and storage capabilities. REG broke […]

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REG launches patent-pending REG Ultra Clean™ Diesel

REG launches patent-pending REG Ultra Clean™ Diesel

May 2, 2018 |

In California, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. launched the company’s latest innovation in diesel fuel, REG Ultra Clean™ Diesel. REG Ultra Clean Diesel, among the lowest emission diesel fuels on the market today, is a patent-pending fuel made of a proprietary blend of renewable diesel and biodiesel. REG Ultra Clean Diesel is California Air Resources Board […]

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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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