www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Foo Fighters' pre-sale, designed to foil online ticket brokers, starts Saturday -11/21/2014, 12:49 PM

Area kidney dialysis buildings up for sale, but provider says it is staying -11/21/2014, 11:55 AM

ACLU to amend lawsuit to force Kansas agencies to recognize same-sex marriages -11/21/2014, 11:55 AM

Suspect in Fairmount Park attack has criminal history -11/21/2014, 11:55 AM

FCEDC working to attract multinational prospect -11/21/2014, 11:55 AM

Delta to buy 50 wide-body jets from Airbus, not Boeing -11/21/2014, 11:54 AM

Cher cancels remainder of tour, including Wichita show -11/21/2014, 11:54 AM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Ethanol plant in Pratt expected to reopen

Published on -1/15/2013, 7:31 AM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

PRATT, Kan. (AP) -- A new owner plans to reopen an ethanol plant in Pratt that's been closed since 2008.

Officials with Scoular Co. of Omaha, Neb., announced Monday that it sold most of its interest in the plant to Pratt Biofuels Investors. That's a new company formed by investors in a California ethanol plant, Calgren Renewable Fuels.

Calgren plans to reopen the Pratt plant by spring. The plant, which can produce 55 million gallons of ethanol a year, closed in 2008.

The Wichita Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/VXW8OF) Scoular will continue to procure feedstock and will market and ship the ethanol and distillers grains produced at the plant.

Scoular has eight facilities in Kansas and employs more than 150 people in the state.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos