January 2013

REG Promotes Bowen to Vice President, Increasing Focus on Business Development

Renewable Energy Group® (NASDAQ:REGI) today announced the promotion of Eric Bowen to the newly created position of Vice President, Corporate Business Development and Legal Affairs to strengthen the company’s focus on growth and diversification.

Bowen formerly served as REG’s Executive Director, Corporate Business Development & Legal Affairs and will continue to head the company’s San Francisco office.

STATEMENT FROM REG PRESIDENT & CEO, DANIEL J. OH ON FISCAL CLIFF PACKAGE PASSAGE

At approximately 10:00 p.m. central on Jan. 1, 2013 the U.S.
House of Representatives approved the Senate’s “fiscal cliff” bill. Upon signature
by the President, the package reinstates a set of tax extenders items including
the reinstatement of the 2013 federal biodiesel blenders tax credit and
retroactive 2012 credit. Below is a statement from Renewable Energy
Group.