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REG shares tips for picking the right cold weather biodiesel blend

REG shares tips for picking the right cold weather biodiesel blend

November 16, 2020 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group shared tips for fleets as cold weather approaches many regions to help determine what the right biodiesel blend is for the winter, what properties to look for in the biodiesel, how easy is it to switch blends, and other tips. A common question Renewable Energy Group hears from fleet customers […]

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Monster on the Big Muddy: REG Geismar to expand renewable hydrocarbon production to 340 million gallons

Monster on the Big Muddy: REG Geismar to expand renewable hydrocarbon production to 340 million gallons

October 6, 2020 |

In Louisiana, Renewable Energy Group said it will undertake a capacity expansion of its Geismar, Louisiana biorefinery by 250 million gallons annually to 340 million gallons per year. This announcement follows a thorough review and site selection process. Construction should begin in mid to late 2021 with target mechanical completion date in late 2023. The […]

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REG breaks ground on wind turbine to power Albert Lea biorefinery

REG breaks ground on wind turbine to power Albert Lea biorefinery

September 22, 2020 |

In Minnesota, Renewable Energy Group broke ground on Monday for a single wind turbine that will provide power to the company’s biorefinery in Albert Lea, Minnesota. This project will provide locally sourced, clean electrical power, lowering the carbon footprint of the biodiesel plant. The project, to be constructed and operated by Minnesota-based Juhl Energy, will […]

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REG reports $546M revenues on 183M gallons of fuel sold

REG reports $546M revenues on 183M gallons of fuel sold

August 9, 2020 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. reported revenues for the second quarter 2020 were $546 million on 183 million gallons of fuel sold. Net income from continuing operations available to common stockholders was $1 million in the second quarter of 2020, compared to a net loss of $58 million in the second quarter of 2019. […]

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REG signs deal to supply fuel to 12 Northern California locations

REG signs deal to supply fuel to 12 Northern California locations

July 29, 2020 |

In California, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Hunt & Sons, Inc. to supply REG Ultra Clean® at 12 locations in Northern California. “This agreement positions REG and Hunt & Sons to deliver a cleaner-burning, sustainable fuel that immediately reduces emissions within their existing fueling systems and infrastructure,” said REG Vice […]

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Limited Biofuels M&A Activity in 2019, Stage Set for Potentially Busy 2020

Limited Biofuels M&A Activity in 2019, Stage Set for Potentially Busy 2020

February 18, 2020 |

By Bruce Comer, Founder and Managing Director, Ocean Park Special to The Digest Slowdown in North American biofuels Mergers and Acquisitions as thin margins and policy uncertainty hung over industry. Biofuels Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity in North America was subdued in 2019. Only four operating biodiesel, ethanol and advanced biofuels plants were sold during […]

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Local authorities push back against Phillips 66 and REG’s cancelation of renewable diesel project

Local authorities push back against Phillips 66 and REG’s cancelation of renewable diesel project

February 10, 2020 |

In Washington state, local press reports that county and other local officials aren’t taking Phillips 66 and Renewable Energy Group’s cancelation of their proposed renewable diesel plant lying down and are scrambling to find ways to bring the partners back to the table. The joint venture partners had said that they backed out of the […]

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Phillips 66 and REG call off proposed Washington state renewable diesel plant

Phillips 66 and REG call off proposed Washington state renewable diesel plant

January 21, 2020 |

In Washington state, Phillips 66 and Renewable Energy Group, Inc are discontinuing their joint effort to construct a large-scale renewable diesel plant in Ferndale, Washington, the companies announced.  The project has been canceled due to permitting delays and uncertainties. Originally announced in fall 2018, this 250 million gallon per year project would have resulted in […]

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REG expects up to $470 million in retroactive biofuel tax credits

REG expects up to $470 million in retroactive biofuel tax credits

December 30, 2019 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group reported in an SEC 8-K form that following reinstatements and extensions of a set of tax provisions, including the retroactive reinstatement for 2018 and 2019 and extension for 2020 through 2022 of the federal biodiesel mixture excise tax credit, with respect to the business it conducted in 2018 and in […]

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REG partner to provide Boston public buildings with B20 Bioheat®

REG partner to provide Boston public buildings with B20 Bioheat®

December 18, 2019 |

In Massachusetts, family owned, veteran operated fuel company Broco Oil has been contracted to provide heating oil for use in Boston’s city-owned buildings, including firehouses, police stations and other municipal facilities. Broco Oil’s ’s heating oil is a B20 Bioheat® fuel blend containing 20 percent biodiesel, a renewable liquid fuel that significantly reduces greenhouse gas […]

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