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This board is for fundamental and technical discussion about Pacific Ethnaol Inc., PEIX.

Business Summary per Yahoo Finance:
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. produces and sells ethanol and its co-products in the western United States, primarily in California, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, Colorado, and Idaho. It also provides transportation, storage, and delivery of ethanol through third-party service providers. Its co-products include wet distillers grains. The Company sells ethanol to gasoline refining and distribution companies, and wet distillers grains to dairy operators and animal feed distributors. Pacific Ethanol was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Sacramento, California.

The following information obtained from the Pacific Ethanol Inc. website:

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Driven by Demand™
Pacific Ethanol is a leader in producing and marketing low-carbon ethanol. Our destination model and state-of-the-art production practices allow us to produce ethanol that reduces carbon dioxide emissions by 40 percent compared to conventional gasoline. In addition, Pacific Ethanol is working to identify and develop other renewable fuel technologies, such as cellulose-based ethanol production and bio-diesel. In order to meet demand for low-carbon ethanol, Pacific Ethanol is constructing over 420 million gallons of capacity by 2010 in strategic locations across the West. Central to our growth strategy is our destination business model, whereby each respective ethanol plant achieves lower process and transportation costs by servicing local markets for both fuel and feed, providing us a strategic advantage in the marketplace.

Ethanol is a critical part of the country's energy future. As an alternative fuel or a fuel additive, it has many advantages. Ethanol is made from renewable resources, reducing air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global warming. Ethanol also helps consumers by increasing domestic fuel supplies and refining capacity. The Energy Bill passed by Congress in 2005 requires an increase in ethanol use by refiners to 7.5 billion gallons by 2012.

Right Place Right Time
In order to meet the West Coast's current ethanol needs, Pacific Ethanol plans to construct over 420 million gallons of capacity in the next four years. Today Pacific Ethanol operates the largest ethanol plant on the West Coast and has broken ground on several cutting-edge, strategically located production plants.

Kinergy Marketing is the ethanol sales and distribution arm of Pacific Ethanol, Inc. Formerly an independent company founded by PEI's Neil Koehler, Kinergy continues to build on a strong customer base of major and unbranded oil companies. Since the demand for ethanol in the Western United States exceeds the production capacity of existing and proposed ethanol plants in the region, Kinergy will continue to sell ethanol produced in the Midwest in addition to Pacific Ethanol's own production. Our expertise in transportation logistics and emphasis on superior service has led to close relationships with both suppliers and customers. Driven by the increasing demand for ethanol as well as the growing reputation of the company, Kinergy's market area now includes California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Colorado and Texas, with continuing expansion planned.

Ethanol Supply and Marketing Contact Information:
Greg DiBiase, VP of Ethanol Supply and Marketing
Phone: 916-403-2128

Ethanol Sales Contact Information:
Darren Knop, Director of Ethanol Sales and Marketing
Phone: 916-403-2177

In the ethanol production process, after a grain's starch is converted to ethanol through fermentation, the remaining nutrients, including proteins, fats, fiber, minerals and vitamins, are concentrated into what is called wet distillers grain (WDG). WDG is a very palatable, medium-protein feed for dairy cattle, beef cattle, poultry, and swine. Its high digestibility and energy content yield greater milk production and better feed conversions than other feeds. Beef cattle have shown faster and more efficient weight gains due to its digestibility, energy content, and palatability.

In the United States, most distillers grains are produced in the Midwest, where producers dry the grains for shipping. Typically, dried distillers grains have a lower nutritional content than WDG. Pacific Ethanol is uniquely able to provide farmers with wet distillers grains because of our central locations in the heart of the livestock industry, where there are more than enough head of livestock in a 50-mile radius to consume all the WDG we can produce every day.

Our distillers grain has the added advantage of being produced from just one type of grain, as opposed to many of the Midwest distillers grains, which are made from corn, milo, barley, or wheat, depending on availability and pricing of competing crops. This means that the nutrient content of our WDG is predictable and consistent. This is particularly important for livestock producers, where a subtle difference in the makeup of key feed ingredients can significantly affect production.

Pacific Ag Products is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Pacific Ethanol that handles the marketing and distribution of grain products for the Company. Corn receiving and grain mill operations at Front Range Energy in Windsor, Colorado as well as all Pacific Ethanol plants are handled by Pacific Ag Products. This subsidiary is also responsible for marketing all WDG produced by our plants and Front Range Energy.

Feed Marketing Contact Information:
Brad Olson, Commodities Manager
Phone: 970-674-2910

Corn Procurement Contact Information:
Thomas Russell, Merchandising Manager
Phone: 559-435-1771

Executive Team:

Board of Directors:

400 Capitol Mall
Suite 2060
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 403-2123
(916) 446-3937

Share statistics found on Yahoo Finance as of June 23, 2008
Share Statistics
Average Volume (3 month)3: 1,859,990
Average Volume (10 day)3: 2,410,030
Shares Outstanding5: 44.13M
Float: 37.11M
% Held by Insiders1: 23.38%
% Held by Institutions1: 30.20%
Shares Short (as of 27-May-08)3: 6.99M
Short Ratio (as of 27-May-08)3: 1.4
Short % of Float (as of 27-May-08)3: 17.80%
Shares Short (prior month)3: 5.69M

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PEIX News: Pacific Ethanol to Release Third Quarter 2016 Results 08:30 AM
PEIX News: CleanFund Provides Largest Ever Commercial PACE Financing to Pacific Ethanol for 5 Megawatt Solar Energy System 09/26/2016 12:15:00 PM
PEIX News: Pacific Ethanol to Install 5 Megawatt Solar Energy System at Madera Plant 09/26/2016 07:05:00 AM
PEIX News: Pacific Ethanol Receives EPA-Approved Registration for Cellulosic Ethanol Production at Stockton Plant 09/12/2016 08:30:00 AM
PEIX News: EPA Approves First Registration for D3 RINs From Edeniq Pathway Technology 09/12/2016 08:00:00 AM
News News Alert: Pacific Ethanol to Release Third Quarter 2016 Results 10/27/2016 08:30:00 AM
#29189   Crude dropping again unfortunately. Looking at the chart Dutch1 10/26/16 02:06:47 PM
#29188   Nice to see you posting again Danke Dutch1 10/26/16 11:04:45 AM
#29187   Nebraska USDA spot margin for wet ethanol plants danke 10/26/16 12:47:58 AM
#29186   New 52 wk high today MrPoppaGeorgeo 10/25/16 02:47:51 PM
#29185   Hopefully before, but the elections will play a roll MrPoppaGeorgeo 10/24/16 09:24:35 AM
#29184   Earnings release within three weeks. Things setting up Dutch1 10/20/16 04:39:03 PM
#29183   We looking good Belgium ;) MrPoppaGeorgeo 10/20/16 01:33:54 PM
#29182   Yepp 7,5usd ;) belgiumsui 10/20/16 01:19:52 PM
#29181   Just broke high MrPoppaGeorgeo 10/19/16 10:45:49 AM
#29180   Today we may see the first impact of Dutch1 10/19/16 02:33:17 AM
#29179   Rule 62 where are you? entpintj 10/12/16 09:44:55 PM
#29178   Oil broke $51 MrPoppaGeorgeo 10/10/16 02:27:09 PM
#29177   Oil, Corn and Ethanol Futures. Dutch1 10/10/16 02:53:47 AM
#29176   I'm not an expert in TA, but looking Dutch1 10/06/16 02:34:45 PM
#29175   Happy happy Dutch MrPoppaGeorgeo 10/06/16 10:52:44 AM
#29174   Oil crossed $50,- supporting the run by PEIX!!! Dutch1 10/06/16 10:26:35 AM
#29173   I think it has mostly to do with Dutch1 10/05/16 04:01:46 PM
#29172   I believe this is due to the hurricane MrPoppaGeorgeo 10/05/16 01:37:56 PM
#29171   Beast.... MrPoppaGeorgeo 10/05/16 01:20:26 PM
#29170   Peix on the run bud ;) MrPoppaGeorgeo 10/05/16 01:04:16 PM
#29169   Thanks dutch!! Nice day. belgiumsui 10/05/16 11:25:48 AM
#29168   Also Ethanol did pop...I think that might be Dutch1 10/05/16 10:42:43 AM
#29167   Seems $50 barrel definitely coming, nice little pop MrPoppaGeorgeo 10/05/16 10:41:48 AM
#29166   So far the PPS is not too bad Dutch1 10/05/16 10:38:48 AM
#29165   Small drop in oil inventories - 0.2% also Dutch1 10/05/16 10:31:50 AM
#29164   It will be nice to see if the Dutch1 10/05/16 10:26:22 AM
#29163   Oil futures rally on report of OPEC output-cap Dutch1 09/29/16 03:41:29 AM
#29162   ;) belgiumsui 09/28/16 05:19:13 PM
#29161   PEIX rocking today;), oil flying too MrPoppaGeorgeo 09/28/16 03:04:31 PM
#29160   That's why it's called investing ;-) LOL Dutch1 09/26/16 10:53:33 AM
#29159   This will help in the long run, unfortunately MrPoppaGeorgeo 09/26/16 10:32:41 AM
#29158   PEIX to Install 5 Megawatt Solar Energy System Dutch1 09/26/16 07:28:29 AM
#29157   As long as the oil companies are sitting Dutch1 09/24/16 03:42:38 AM
#29156   I'm more than happy to "talk to myself" tonight. ballot123 09/23/16 08:29:09 PM
#29155   I, like others, bought into renewable fuels as ballot123 09/22/16 06:49:52 PM
#29154   GPRE stayed level also. REX moved up with Dutch1 09/16/16 12:41:12 AM
#29153   Market ran today but Peix was in a coma MrPoppaGeorgeo 09/15/16 06:31:12 PM
#29152   Someone's really got their thumb on this price. ballot123 09/15/16 04:49:32 PM
#29151   Pacific Ethanol says EPA approves process for generating Dutch1 09/13/16 04:38:53 AM
#29150   Come on 7's!! Bulls will win IMO belgiumsui 09/08/16 12:00:37 PM
#29149   Looks like we headed lower MrPoppaGeorgeo 08/31/16 04:07:48 PM
#29148   If, and when, we might talk about you, ballot123 08/25/16 09:25:05 PM
#29147   If, and when, we might talk about you, ballot123 08/25/16 09:24:18 PM
#29146   Are you talking about me? ;-) Dutch1 08/24/16 03:28:13 AM
#29145   Well said, Belgiumsui. ballot123 08/23/16 06:30:13 PM
#29144   I'm long with peix. I won't sell any belgiumsui 08/23/16 06:11:15 PM
#29143   How soon we forget $23.52 usd in early ballot123 08/23/16 04:35:12 PM
#29142   10 usd only a question of time IMO belgiumsui 08/23/16 03:09:51 PM
#29141   Yeesssss ;) belgiumsui 08/23/16 03:08:58 PM
#29140   True, all that really matters is we are MrPoppaGeorgeo 08/23/16 02:57:56 PM