Emden Biorefinery

REG Emden is a biodiesel production facility in Emden, Germany. It can produce up to 27 million gallons of high-quality biodiesel each year and started operations in 2008. Emden is an ideal location for exporting biodiesel to countries in the European Union and the United States because of its direct access to the North Sea and the European inland waterways network.

  • Nameplate capacity: 85,000 tons/27 million gallons
  • Feedstocks: Primarily used cooking oil
  • Production start date: 2008
Emden Plant


Eichstraße 2-5
D-26725 Emden

Hours of Operation

Administration: Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CET; Friday: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. CET
Biodiesel, methanol, sulfuric acid, cellulose, waste water: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Used cooking oil, fatty acids: Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CET
Loading appointment required: Yes
Phone: 49 21 9992100
Yard Regulations (German)
Yard Regulations (English)

Products produced here

About Emden

Emden has more than 50,000 residents and is located in northwestern Germany. It is home to the third largest North Sea port in Germany. The shipping business not only impacts the local economy but also the maritime character of the city. Emden is also known for its ease of travel with access to rail lines, ferries, an airstrip and the Autobahn network.