Chevron and REG United as ONE

Last year, Chevron Corporation acquired Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REG), which was founded in 2006 in Iowa to become the largest biodiesel producer in the country. Kevin Lucke, who has been with Chevron since 1982, was named President of the Chevron Renewable Energy Group based in Ames, Iowa. Lucke is a native Iowan and says he was thrilled…Read More

Soybean CEOs United For Clean Fuels

The heads of several state soybean organizations and the American Soybean Association (ASA) sat down together at the 2023 Clean Fuels Conference to share their perspectives on the changing landscape for agriculture and clean fuels. Kansas Soybean Association CEO Kaleb Little moderated the conversation with ASA CEO Steve Censky, Iowa Soybean Association CEO Kirk Leeds, North Dakota Soybean…Read More

USDA Offers Programs to Support Clean Fuels

USDA’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service offers a number of programs to help rural businesses development and some of them are targeted to renewable and sustainable energy. Administrator Karama Neal talked about some of those programs during an address to the Clean Fuels Conference. “So much of your priorities, goals and impact align well with USDA priorities,” said Neal. “First…Read More

Clean Fuels Policy Panel

In the last year, Clean Fuels Alliance America and its members fostered a successful policy surge at all levels, from state production incentives, to low carbon fuel standards, to the federal biodiesel tax credit and more. The Clean Fuels Conference kicked off with a panel to examine how state and federal policies, including the Renewable Fuel Standard, shape…Read More