Tag: REG

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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REG completes $20 million land purchase to expand Geismar facility

REG completes $20 million land purchase to expand Geismar facility

June 21, 2017 |

In Louisiana, Renewable Energy Group Inc. announced it has completed the $20 million acquisition of approximately 82 acres of land at and in close proximity to its Geismar, Louisiana, biorefinery from Lion Copolymer. The purchase includes land REG previously leased for its Geismar operations and approximately 62 additional acres in parcels adjacent to and near the facility. The […]

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REG DeForest suffers $1 million in fire damage

REG DeForest suffers $1 million in fire damage

June 8, 2017 |

In Wisconsin, the former Sanimax biodiesel plant in DeForest suffered about $1 million in damage from a fire on Thursday morning. The cause of the fire at the 20 million gallon facility currently owned by the Renewable Energy Group is unknown and still under investigation. REG bought the facility in February 2016 for about $11 […]

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REG reports solid Q1 thanks to selling nearly 25% more biodiesel

REG reports solid Q1 thanks to selling nearly 25% more biodiesel

May 23, 2017 |

In Iowa, earlier this month, Renewable Energy Group Inc. reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2017 ended March 31. Revenues for the quarter were $418.9 million on 122.1 million gallons of fuel sold. Compared to the first quarter of 2016, REG sold 24.6 percent more gallons of fuel resulting in an increase in revenue of […]

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REG secures up to $20 million to finance Ralston expansion project

REG secures up to $20 million to finance Ralston expansion project

May 2, 2017 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group announced it has secured financing of up to $20 million from First Midwest Bank for the $24 million capacity-expansion project at the company’s Ralston, Iowa biodiesel refinery. The upgrade project, announced last November, is expected to increase the annual nameplate capacity of the Ralston biorefinery from 12 million to 30 […]

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Advanced biorefining leadership: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable Energy Group

Advanced biorefining leadership: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable Energy Group

March 23, 2017 |

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI) is a leading provider of cleaner, lower carbon intensity products and services. We are an international producer of biomass-based diesel, a developer of renewable chemicals and are North America’s largest producer of advanced biofuel. REG utilizes an integrated procurement, distribution, and logistics network to convert natural fats, oils, greases, […]

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REG hits second billion gallon milestone 33 months after first billion

REG hits second billion gallon milestone 33 months after first billion

March 6, 2017 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group reported that it achieved the second billion gallon milestone this past January, just 33 months after hitting the 1 billion gallon milestone in 2014. An important part of REG’s sales growth and significant cash flow generation is the successful operation at full production capacity at REG Geismar, the company’s 75 MMgy renewable hydrocarbon diesel biorefinery […]

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