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REG Buying Sanimax Biodiesel Plant

February 4, 2016 in Biodiesel, Biofuels, Companies by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

A ‘Lower-Cost, Lower-Carbon Intensity, Multi-Feedstock’ Biorefinery

The Iowa-based Renewable Energy Group said Wednesday that it’s signed an asset purchase agreement with Sanimax Energy to acquire Sanimax’s 20-million-gallon-nameplate capacity biodiesel refinery in DeForest, Wisc.

REG Biodiesel from Sugars with Exxon

February 2, 2016 in Biodiesel, Biofuels, Companies, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Cellulosic Feedstocks Could Come from Agricultural Waste

ExxonMobil and Iowa’s Renewable Energy Group said they’ll collaborate on the development of biodiesel made “by fermenting renewable cellulosic sugars from sources such as agricultural waste.”

UPS Renewables, UPS Sustainability

August 4, 2015 in Biofuels, Companies, Publications by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Renewable Hydrocarbon Diesel from Neste, REG and Solazyme

UPS has publicized agreements with Neste, Renewable Energy Group and Solazyme for as much as 46 million gallons of renewable fuels over the next three years, “constituting a 15-fold increase over prior contracts and making UPS one of the largest users of renewable diesel in the world.”

REG Resurgence Thanks to LCFS

May 7, 2013 in Biodiesel, Biofuels, Companies by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

With Low Carbon Fuels Standard, Biodiesel Begins to Pay in California

The Iowa-based Renewable Energy Group is coming off of its best-ever quarter, with volumes up 14% and net income better than tripled, and sees even better times ahead as LCFS, California’s low carbon fuels standard, takes full effect.

REG Is Raking It In with Biodiesel

August 28, 2012 in Biodiesel by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Net Income of $14 Million as Volumes Soar, Terminals Open

“It’s not a new industry anymore,” Renewable Energy Group president and CEO Dan Oh told F&F Friday, one week after REG’s second-quarter earnings report showed net income of $14.4 million for the first quarter, compared with a $948,000 loss for the first quarter of 2011. Company revenue grew 29%, to nearly $272 million, as gallons produced rose 30%, to 43 million.

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