SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION
13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
|Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
12, 2012 |
PACIFIC ETHANOL, INC.
(Exact name of
registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
||(Commission File Number)
||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|400 Capitol Mall, Suite 2060
|(Address of principal executive offices)
telephone number, including area code: (916)
(Former name or former
address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate
box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the
following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Item 2.02. Results
of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 12, 2012,
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. issued a press release announcing certain results of operations for the three and nine months ended
September 30, 2012. A copy of the press release is furnished (not filed) as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form
8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial
Statements and Exhibits.
(a) Financial statements
of businesses acquired.
(b) Pro forma financial
(c) Shell company transactions.
Release dated November 12, 2012
Pursuant to the requirements
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned
hereunto duly authorized.
|November 12, 2012
||PACIFIC ETHANOL, INC.|
||/s/ CHRISTOPHER W. WRIGHT|
||Christopher W. Wright|
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
WITH THIS REPORT
||Press Release dated November 12, 2012|