About Us

Crimson Renewable Energy is the largest producer of ultra-low carbon biodiesel on the West Coast, and a leading participant in the future of advanced biofuels and global decarbonization. Crimson customers — ranging from major oil companies and national truck stop operators, to fuel wholesalers and fleet operators — all count on Crimson as a reliable and consistent supplier of ultra-low carbon biodiesel. We provide highly reliable delivery, superior service combined with flexible contract structures for the duration of our relationship, and pricing to meet the needs of our customers and supply chain partners.

What We Do

Crimson Renewable Energy operates the largest biodiesel production facility in California, creating ultra-low carbon biodiesel to refuel our communities. We distribute this biodiesel to the wholesale diesel fuel market throughout the Western United States.

In California and Oregon, we currently offer bulk biodiesel fuel to the wholesale market from distribution locations in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and Bakersfield. We are continuously engaged in forming partnerships with fuel wholesalers, refiners, terminals and other participants in the value chain for biofuels.

Our Values

At Crimson, we are all about the pursuit of excellence and always working to improve. If you want a job on cruise control, this is not the place for you. We have a strong work ethic centered around integrity and teamwork. Just as importantly, we have a “Customer First” mentality and we believe in accountability for our actions – to ourselves, to our peers and superiors, and to our customers and suppliers.

Contact Us

Learn how Crimson can help expand your renewable energy future with
ultra-low carbon biodiesel.

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How to Work with Us

Crimson is the premier California supplier of ultra-low carbon biodiesel. We provide a variety of timing, logistics, and pricing structures to best suit client needs. Equally important, we offer our supply chain partners the highest degree of flexibility, consistency, and financial stability.

Renewable energy plant takes waste and creates ultra-low carbon biodiesel

23ABC was invited to see how the Crimson Renewable lab takes waste materials, such as cooking oil from thousands of restaurants, and turns it into ultra-low carbon fuel — while adding jobs to the local economy.

California’s Biodiesel Choice Is a Good One

A Wall Street Journal article reports that CARB data indicates that biodiesel provided over 41% of California’s total reduction of 47.1 million metric tons in climate-changing gases from fuel use, more than any other fuel.

Bio-based Diesel Fuels Deliver the Biggest Reductions in Transportation-Related Greenhouse Gas Emissions in California – Ever

New Data from California’s Air Resources Board Confirms Key Role of Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Fuels in CO2 Reductions.

U.S. Monthly Biodiesel Production Report

Visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration to view the latest data.

Biodiesel Laws and Incentives in California

Visit the U.S. Department of Energy for summaries of the latest California laws and incentives related to biodiesel.


We are always looking for talented professionals to join our team. Discover how you can pursue rewarding career opportunities in the high-tech world of advanced biofuels.