Eco-Energy Extends Ethanol Marketing Agreement with Pinal Energy


FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eco-Energy, the leading biofuel supply chain company, is pleased to announce a three-year contractual extension with Pinal Energy – a 55 million gal/yr plant in Arizona. “At Eco, our core focus is on our Alliance plant partners and value creation for each one. We are excited that Pinal Energy has chosen us as their ethanol marketer for the next three years. Our team continues to look for every way to maximize Pinal’s position as Arizona’s only ethanol plant,” stated John Bowman, VP of Alliance Marketing at Eco-Energy. Eco-Energy has been Pinal Energy’s ethanol marketer since 2014. “Pinal Energy is excited to continue our team-focused effort along with Eco Energy to position its facility to supply our market with locally made energy and effective octane,” said Matt Rynearson, General Manager Pinal Energy LLC.

Eco-Energy CEO Josh Bailey states that “We have developed a leading position in the Arizona market, which has allowed us to create measurable value for Pinal Energy.” Along with marketing for Pinal, Eco-Energy has a terminal project underway in Phoenix, AZ. According to Bailey, “Eco continues to invest in the ethanol industry, creating efficiency and preparing for future growth. The Phoenix project along with others in development include inbound unit train capability and pipeline connectivity to local terminals, the most efficient design possible for incorporating ethanol into the fuel chain.” Both projects are expected to be operational during calendar year 2019.

Eco-Energy is an integrated biofuel supply chain company focused on the marketing, trading, transportation, and distribution of biofuels across the globe. Eco-Energy is among the largest full-service marketing companies in North America with nearly $5 billion in sales and handling over 15% of the biofuels market. By leveraging Eco-Energy’s core competencies in logistics, distribution, and trading, Eco-Energy is able to provide innovative, value-added solutions for a more stable, disciplined, and vertically integrated supply chain.