A Big Day in Hugoton

On October 17, 2014, the Hugoton and Abengoa communities came together to celebrate the grand opening of the Hugoton, Kansas Next Generation Cellulosic Ethanol plant. The ceremony, officiated by Christopher Standlee, Executive Vice President of Global Affairs, represented the culmination of years of hard work that transformed the plant from a concept into a reality. The event included contributions from the community with the local Hugoton High School band and choral group performing the Star Spangled Banner. Esteemed guests included Jack Rowden, Mayor of Hugoton; Danny Allison, Abengoa Plant Manager; Sam Brownback, Governor of Kansas; Pat Roberts, U.S. Senator from Kansas; Dr. Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy; Javier Garoz Neira, Abengoa Bioenergy Chief Executive Officer; and Manuel Sanchez Ortega, Abengoa Chief Executive Officer. Those in attendance…
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