Pacific Ethanol begins production of corn oil at Stockton plant

By Pacific Ethanol Inc. | October 11, 2013

Sacramento, Calif.—Pacific Ethanol Inc., a marketer and producer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the Western United States, has begun commercial production of corn oil utilizing Edeniq, Inc.'s Oil Plus, a trademarked and proprietary process at its Stockton, Calif., plant.

“We are pleased to be producing corn oil at our Stockton plant. Corn oil is a high value co-product with multiple markets including animal feed and biodiesel,” said Neil Koehler, the company's president and CEO. “Corn oil production at our ethanol plants is an important strategy to further diversify our plant revenue streams and significantly improve operating income.”