Ralston, IA


33321 215th Street
Ralston, IA 51459

Hours of Operation

Loading: Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. CT
Office: Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT
Loading appointment required: Yes
Contact us 
Phone: 712-667-3232

Ralston Biorefinery

The Ralston biodiesel production facility is located in west-central Iowa. Chevron Renewable Energy Group began operations in the biorefinery in 2002 and upgraded the plant's capacity to 30 million gallons per year in 2018. REG Ralston was the first REG biodiesel plant.

  • Nameplate capacity: 30 mmgy
  • Feedstocks: Low free fatty acid feedstocks
  • Loading capabilities: Truck and rail
  • Rail line: Union Pacific
  • Production start date: August 2002

Products produced here

About Ralston

Ralston is a small town in central Iowa that offers a rural lifestyle to residents. The area has abundant parks and recreation areas for activities such as picnicking, camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, disc golf, kayaking and boating. Cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing are popular during the winter. The Glidden-Ralston School District provides a good education and extra-curricular opportunities for students at all levels.