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Mon Oct 28, 2013 04:39 PM CDT

REG Starts Ops at 30 MMGY Mason City Biodiesel Plant

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- Renewable Energy Group's 30-million-gallon-per-year biodiesel refinery in Mason City, Iowa, began producing soy biodiesel Oct. 1, while the company said in a news release Monday it began a $20 million project on Oct. 28 to upgrade the plant to a multi-feedstock facility.

REG completed the acquisition of the former Soy Energy, LLC refinery on July 31 and immediately began efforts to repair and restart the plant.

"REG Mason City fits into our existing network of biodiesel plants very well and is an ideal location to bring ...

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