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REG acquires Amber Resources to expand downstream assets

REG acquires Amber Resources to expand downstream assets

January 5, 2022 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group has acquired Amber Resources, LLC (dba Sawyer Petroleum) and its affiliated entities, M.O. Dion & Sons and Amber Petroleum Products. Amber Resources is a leading Southern California full-service distributor of diesel, gasoline, lubricants, other transportation fuel components, industrial services and additives. This acquisition builds upon REG’s downstream participation, growing the […]

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Booster shifts 1200 diesel vehicles to renewable diesel in its first month of REG deal

Booster shifts 1200 diesel vehicles to renewable diesel in its first month of REG deal

December 1, 2021 |

In California, Booster announced it converted more than 90 of its diesel customers with close to 1200 vehicles to renewable fuels within the first month of its decarbonization initiative. This move will help Booster’s customers cut emissions by more than 70 percent, saving more than 34 million pounds of carbon emissions next year. Booster notified […]

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CN and Progress Rail team with REG to test renewable fuels for rail

CN and Progress Rail team with REG to test renewable fuels for rail

November 3, 2021 |

In Canada, Canadian National Railway Company (CN) and Progress Rail, a Caterpillar Company are partnering with Renewable Energy Group (REG) to test high-level renewable fuel blends including both biodiesel and renewable diesel in support of the companies’ sustainability goals. Trials and qualifications of up to 100% bio-based diesel fuel are important steps in reducing greenhouse […]

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Wood providing REG with engineering, procurement, and construction management for Geismar expansion

Wood providing REG with engineering, procurement, and construction management for Geismar expansion

November 2, 2021 |

In Louisiana, Wood is advancing a project for Renewable Energy Group (REG) that will expand REG’s renewable diesel fuel offering to help meet the world’s growing demand for lower-carbon, sustainable fuels. The engineering, procurement, and construction management services contract will support REG’s improvement and expansion project at its renewable diesel biorefinery in Geismar, Louisiana. The […]

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GoodFuels and REG sign long-term supply and development agreement

GoodFuels and REG sign long-term supply and development agreement

October 26, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, GoodFuels and Renewable Energy Group have entered a long-term agreement for the supply and development of sustainable marine biofuel solutions for the global shipping industry. With REG’s expertise in biofuels and GoodFuels’ pioneering strengths, both companies are playing an important role in enabling the decarbonization efforts for shipping companies. This announcement reinforces […]

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REG breaks ground on $950M expansion project

REG breaks ground on $950M expansion project

October 14, 2021 |

In Louisiana, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday to celebrate the start of construction on the company’s improvement and expansion project at REG Geismar. The project will take total site production capacity from 90 million gallons per year to 340 million gallons per year and bring more than 60 permanent jobs […]

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REG and Iowa State University celebrate start of new hydrotreater pilot plant

REG and Iowa State University celebrate start of new hydrotreater pilot plant

October 5, 2021 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. joined Iowa State University (ISU) at the BioCentury Research Farm (BCRF) for a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday to celebrate the start of a new hydrotreater pilot plant. This project is the result of a three-year collaboration between REG and the ISU Bioeconomy Institute. The ISU BCRF is an […]

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REG to close its biodiesel plant near Houston

REG to close its biodiesel plant near Houston

September 29, 2021 |

In Texas, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. announced the closing of its 35 million gallon per year nameplate capacity facility located near Houston, Texas. The company acquired and commissioned the plant in 2008 and has been operating it since. The company is currently working with plant employees on relocation opportunities within the production network. The company […]

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REG Geisman back online without any major damage from Hurricane Ida

REG Geisman back online without any major damage from Hurricane Ida

September 6, 2021 |

In Louisiana, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. issued the following statement from President and CEO, Cynthia ‘CJ’ Warner regarding the status of its renewable diesel plant located in Geismar, Louisiana following Hurricane Ida:  “We are grateful that all team members are safe and accounted for following Hurricane Ida. In advance of the hurricane’s landfall, our local […]

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Man United teams with Renewable Energy Group to promote biofuels

Man United teams with Renewable Energy Group to promote biofuels

July 22, 2021 |

In the UK, Manchester United has reinforced its commitment to environmental sustainability through a global partnership with Renewable Energy Group, Inc. with a shared mission to tackle climate change and create a cleaner world. The Club and Renewable Energy Group will work together to raise awareness of the company’s biofuel products and encourage positive environmental […]

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