Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Reportable Segments and Geographic Information - (Details)

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Reportable Segments and Geographic Information - (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Segment for the results of operations      
Net sales $ 2,041,232 $ 1,387,344 $ 1,273,831
Income (loss) before income taxes 48,981 (160,411) 86,110
Depreciation and amortization expense, net 32,877 25,876 15,796
Cash paid for purchases of property, plant and equipment 60,705 64,477 60,163
Goodwill 16,080 16,080  
Assets 1,136,603 1,223,620  
Corporate and other      
Segment for the results of operations      
Net sales 106,572 68,984 11,940
Income (loss) before income taxes 984 (13,854) (12,754)
Depreciation and amortization expense, net 1,696 1,362 802
Cash paid for purchases of property, plant and equipment 2,549 2,436 6,142
Assets 299,825 308,782  
Operating Segments | Biomass-based Diesel      
Segment for the results of operations      
Net sales 1,952,361 1,326,452 1,264,850
Income (loss) before income taxes 64,814 (100,152) 104,136
Depreciation and amortization expense, net 29,018 22,799 13,497
Cash paid for purchases of property, plant and equipment 52,952 59,859 52,846
Goodwill 0 0  
Assets 1,026,349 1,048,923  
Operating Segments | Biomass-based Diesel | Petrotec      
Segment for the results of operations      
Net sales 171,358 145,039 3,563
Income (loss) before income taxes 5,007 (1,643) (337)
Depreciation and amortization expense, net 2,849 3,259 0
Cash paid for purchases of property, plant and equipment 1,353 1,816 0
Assets 51,822 45,471  
Operating Segments | Services      
Segment for the results of operations      
Net sales 87,014 102,731 85,149
Income (loss) before income taxes 2,970 6,323 6,980
Depreciation and amortization expense, net 613 302 204
Cash paid for purchases of property, plant and equipment 4,731 1,510 643
Goodwill 16,080 16,080  
Assets 53,823 60,308  
Operating Segments | Renewable Chemicals      
Segment for the results of operations      
Net sales 2,065 0 0
Income (loss) before income taxes (19,787) (52,728) (12,252)
Depreciation and amortization expense, net 1,550 1,413 1,293
Cash paid for purchases of property, plant and equipment 473 672 532
Goodwill 0 0  
Assets 22,883 23,872  
Intersegment revenues      
Segment for the results of operations      
Net sales (106,780) (110,823) $ (88,108)
Intersegment eliminations      
Segment for the results of operations      
Assets $ (266,277) $ (218,265)