Tag: REG

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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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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