Aemetis (AMTX)

Todd Waltz Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Eric McAfee Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Ed Woo Ascendiant Capital
Craig Irwin ROTH Capital Partners
Marco Rodriguez Stonegate Capital Partners
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Welcome to the Aemetis Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Review Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A brief question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation.

As a reminder, this call is being recorded. It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Mr. President Financial Vice Inc. of Executive Waltz, and Officer Chief Aemetis, Todd Mr. you begin. Waltz, may

Todd Waltz

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Eric McAfee

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a Melinda? take from questions Now, let's call our participants. few


Please, Thank we for you. go The go floor open Ascendiant Woo ahead. to Capital. [Operator is questions. with now And Instructions] Ed first,

Ed Woo

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Eric McAfee

financing should do project XX construction planning be we're XXXX, Currently, and to months. the in about the cycle

Ed Woo

we When projects I you on also will think the and And greater project? congratulations getting seeing this going when see start connected impact guess, to -- then, up and financials Great. being do from on your we're dairies more, biogas running. a on

Eric McAfee

a doing XX see come we're of year should in next additional six It's up roughly dairies some quarter next them the The to five but over second ramp online. -- months, five per dairies dairies group.

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Ed Woo

what's And oil and of of your we're like I last obviously new a prices? in What's you know, looks his renewable President. terms Great. your take know, we're overall view fuel -- have standards? is for to and my going outlook standards ethanol question ethanol on what,

Todd Waltz

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scenario business. a Trump in certainly looking doesn't And we're law. the like which Biden, well-positioned quite fuel ethanol doing, either this not or difficult see it's so So to to in -- federal violate simply Biden, in well do

Ed Woo

Thank Great. and my answering you good questions, luck. for

Todd Waltz

Thank you, call. your I Ed. appreciate


Partners. to go ahead. Irwin Craig Please we go Next Capital ROTH with

Craig Irwin

taking for Thanks afternoon. Good Hi. questions. my

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Todd Waltz

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Craig Irwin

excellent. Excellent,

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Eric McAfee

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Craig Irwin

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Eric McAfee

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Craig Irwin

for my Thanks questions. taking Great.

Eric McAfee

Thank you, Craig.


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Marco Rodriguez

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Eric McAfee

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Marco Rodriguez

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Todd Waltz

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Marco Rodriguez

Thanks, your right. Really time. appreciate All Todd.

Todd Waltz

Sure. Thank Appreciate. you.


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Unidentified Analyst

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Eric McAfee

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Eric McAfee


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Unidentified Analyst

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Eric McAfee

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Unidentified Analyst

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Todd Waltz

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Unidentified Analyst

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Eric McAfee

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Unidentified Analyst

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Todd Waltz

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the time. at I'd turn management, are floor to for back questions further over no There to like closing remarks. this

Todd Waltz

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