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Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) On Successful Restart Of Stockton Ethanol Facility

Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) is surging about 20% today with heavy volume after the company announced this morning that it resumed ethanol production at its facility in Stockton, CA on Dec 9 and is running at about full capacity.

It should be noted that this isn’t new news.  The company first reported back in October it would resume operations due to governmental support for ethanol at the local and Federal (EPA) level. 

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Ethanol/Biofuel Stocks Heating Up (PEIX, VRNM, GPRE, BIOF)

In recent weeks the ethanol/biofuel stocks such Pacific Ethanol (PEIX), Verenium (VRNM), Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE) and Biofuel Energy (BIOF) are showing quite a bit of momentum.  While big initial surges have already taken place, bullish digestion periods in these stocks may soon give way to more gains.  Below I’ve provided a video walking through the charts of these stocks.

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Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) Resuming Operations At Stockton Due To EPA E15 Ruling & Incentives

Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) is moving in pre-market trading on news the company plans to resume ethanol production at its Stockton, California facility and expects to begin in December.  The move comes as a result of two big decisions – the approval in the California state budget to provide funding for the California Ethanol Producer Incentive Program which provides payments to ethanol producers during times when the margins are unfavorable (I’d sure love that in my … Read the rest

Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) Subsidiaries Officially Out Of Bankruptcy

Earlier this month, we reported that Pacific Ethanol’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan had been approved and that its four plants would soon be out of bankruptcy. That plan went into effect yesterday and the plants are now officially out of bankruptcy, having been transferred to a holding company called “New PEHC.”

Pacific Ethanol will continue to operate the plants and market the ethanol they produce via a fee and profit-sharing arrangement.The plan has wiped $290 … Read the rest

Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) Emerging From Bankruptcy

Pacific Ethanol just announced that its Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan has been approved and its plants will soon be out of bankruptcy protection. The restructuring plan gets rid of t $290 million in debt. The four plants that PEIX owns will be transferred to a holding company owned by its lenders, but PEIX will continue to run them.

For up to $30 million, the plan also gives PEIX the option to purchase 25 percent  equity … Read the rest

Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) Subsidiaries Announce Amended Reorganization Plan

Pacific Ethanol’s wholly-owned subsidiaries, consisting of Pacific Ethanol Holding Co. LLC and 4 ethanol plant subsidiaries, just announced that they have filed an amended reorganization plan with the Delaware bankruptcy court overseeing Pacific Ethanol’s bankruptcy procedures.

The amended plan now includes terms allowing Pacific Ethanol to buy up to 25% of the ownership interests for New PEH, a holding company which will take ownership of the subsidiaries mentioned above. Pacific Ethanol can exercise this option … Read the rest

Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) Whacked On Restructure Plan

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Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) is down more than 20% in premarket trading after it was announced that its subsidiaries filed a reorganization plan with the bankruptcy court in Delaware in cooperation with its lenders.  The plan provides for up to $35 in new credit and restructures more than $400 million in debt.  In return, the lenders will own the subsidiaries which will be combined under a new … Read the rest

Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) Enters Into Agreements With Socius To Satisfy $34.7 Million Of Outstanding Debt With Lyle

Pacific Ethanol just announced that it will be partnering with Socius CG II, Ltd. to satisfy $34.7 million of outstanding debt with Lyles United LLC and its affiliate Lyles Mechanical Co. Under the agreement between the 3 companies, Lyle has agreed to sell the debt to Socius in $5 million segments.In exchange, Pacific Ethanol will provide Socius with free-trading shares of the Company’s common stock. These shares will be provided at a 20 percent discount … Read the rest

Government Driven Investing – Carbon Capture & Sequestration & Cellulosic Ethanol Plays: PEIX, GPRE, VRNM, BIOF, PX

The following article is republished with permission from Cabot and written by Andy Obermueller of Government-Driven Investing.

The President’s health care initiative rests on a shelf with little talk in Congress about what’s next for the sweeping overhaul. At the same time, Mr. Obama has re-positioned the chessboard for his climate-control bill, suggesting at a town-hall meeting in Nashua, New Hampshire, last Tuesday that the legislation might need to be split: One bill would contain … Read the rest

Biofuels Industry Nervously Anticipating EPA’s New Fuel Rules: PEIX, BIOF, GPRE, CZZ, ADM, VRNM

biofuelsethanol As reported by Agriculture.com’s Don Looker, Margo Oge, director of transportation and air quality at the EPA, did not attend this year’s Iowa Renewable Fuels Association summit because she was busy writing the second draft of the EPA’s new renewable fuel standards. The new standards are expected to be announced very soon, and the continued recovery of the American biofuels industry may hang in the balance.

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