Pacific Ethanol to make corn oil at California plant
Pacific Ethanol CEO Neil Koehler said his company was pleased to begin production, noting that corn oil is a "high value co-product" with multiple markets including animal feed and biodiesel. "Corn oil production at our ethanol plants is an important strategy to further diversify plant revenue," he said.
Pacific Ethanol, a leading marketer
and producer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the
Western US, has begun commercial production of corn oil at its
plant in Stockton, California.
In the announcement made Wednesday, Pacific Ethanol said it was utilizing
Edeniq's Oil Plus proprietary process to produce the
"We are pleased to be producing corn oil at our Stockton
plant," said Neil Koehler, the company's president and
"Corn oil is a high value co-product with multiple markets
including animal feed and biodiesel," he added. "Corn oil
production at our ethanol plants is an important
strategy to further diversify our plant revenue streams and
significantly improve operating income."