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Flint Hills Resources Acquires Georgia Ethanol Plant

The facility is the seventh in the company’s biofuels fleet and first in the South

Flint Hills Resources announced today that it has finalized the acquisition of an ethanol plant near Camilla, Georgia, from Southwest Georgia Ethanol, LLC.

Flint Hills Resources is a leading refining, chemicals and biofuels company with operations primarily in the Midwest and Texas. Flint Hills Resources’ biofuels business now includes seven ethanol plants with a combined annual capacity of 820 million gallons, a biodiesel plant and investments in biofuels technology and feedstock development. Camilla is the company’s first ethanol plant located outside of the Midwest.

The Camilla plant opened in 2008 and has an annual capacity of 120 million gallons of ethanol. It also produces more than 310,000 tons of dried distillers grains and approximately 21 million pounds of nonfood grade corn oil each year. The plant employs about 60 people.

Flint Hills Resources is an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., which is one of the largest private companies in America. Koch Industries, which also owns Atlanta-based Georgia Pacific, has about 60,000 employees across the U.S., including more than 8,000 employees in Georgia.

Flint Hills Resources is currently seeking candidates for full-time positions at several of its locations. More information is available at FHRCareers.com.