SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX), a leading producer and marketer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the United States, announced it will present at the Jefferies 2015 Industrials Conference on August 10 th. The event will take place in New York City.

Bryon McGregor, Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to present at 10:00 a.m. ET on Monday, August 10 th and will host one-on-one meetings throughout the day. Investors may access a webcast of the presentation by visiting Pacific Ethanol's website at www.pacificethanol.com.

About Pacific Ethanol, Inc.

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) is the leading producer and marketer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the Western United States. With the addition of four Midwestern ethanol plants in July 2015, Pacific Ethanol more than doubled the scale of its operations, entered new markets, and expanded its mission to be the industry leader in the production and marketing of low carbon renewable fuels. Pacific Ethanol owns and operates eight ethanol production facilities, four in the Western states of California, Oregon and Idaho, and four in the Midwestern states of Illinois and Nebraska. The plants have a combined production capacity of 515 million gallons per year, produce over one million tons per year of ethanol co-products such as wet and dry distillers grains, wet and dry corn gluten feed, condensed distillers solubles, corn gluten meal, corn germ, corn oil, distillers yeast and CO 2. Pacific Ethanol markets and distributes ethanol and co-products domestically and internationally. Pacific Ethanol's subsidiary, Kinergy Marketing LLC, markets all ethanol for the Pacific Ethanol plants as well as for third parties, with over 800 million gallons of ethanol marketed annually based on historical volumes. Pacific Ethanol's subsidiary, Pacific Ag. Products LLC, markets wet and dry distillers grains. For more information please visit www.pacificethanol.com.
CONTACT: Company IR Contact:         Pacific Ethanol, Inc.         916-403-2755         866-508-4969         Investorrelations@pacificethanol.com                  IR Agency Contact:         Becky Herrick         LHA         415-433-3777                  Media Contact:         Paul Koehler         Pacific Ethanol, Inc.         916-403-2790         paulk@pacificethanol.com

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