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2008-08-17 11:50:00

As the price of oil continues above $100 a barrel, the airline industry is aggressively seeking homegrown alternatives to petroleum-based jet fuel. The biggest current challenge is finding that special mix. "When you're in an airplane, you don't want your fuel to start solidifying," said Robert Dunn, a Department of Agriculture chemical engineer who is studying bio diesel jet fuel. The industry is trying to make up losses by leaning on customers with a variety of new travel charges to help...

2008-08-14 06:00:42

OriginOil, Inc. (OTCBB:OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, today announced its participation for the first time as an exhibitor at an alternative energy conference: the Green Tech Expo, held this month in conjunction with the Border Governors Conference, hosted by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. OriginOil will show visuals of its Helix BioReactor(TM) prototype, and discuss...

2008-08-12 06:01:00

OriginOil, Inc. (OTCBB:OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, announced today it will present at the Next Generation Biofuels Markets conference on October 8, 2008, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. "The Biofuels Markets World Series brings together major industry players in alternative energy," said Riggs Eckelberry, OriginOil's CEO. "We're honored to have been invited to speak."...

2008-08-07 06:00:41

OriginOil, Inc. (OTCBB:OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, reported today that trade publication Biodiesel Magazine has featured OriginOil in its August issue. CEO Riggs Eckelberry was interviewed by the magazine after speaking at the National Algae Association Business Plan Forum on July 17 in The Woodlands, Texas. In the article, entitled "OriginOil presents at algae...

2008-08-05 12:00:59

PetroSun, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PSUD) announced today that the company has notified Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) that it is withdrawing as a team member as it relates to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) BAA08-07 Biofuels-Cellulosic and Algae Feedstocks program. "Although it was an honor to be selected as a team member with such an elite group of companies, PetroSun has chosen to go down a separate path in order to expedite the potential of algae...

2008-08-05 06:00:41

OriginOil, Inc. (OTCBB: OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, reported today that the weekly Los Angeles Business Journal has featured OriginOil in its August 4th issue. The Los Angeles Business Journal is the city's business magazine of record. In the full-page profile, entitled "On Golden Pond?", available on newsstands and online at the Los Angeles Business Magazine...

2008-08-04 03:00:28

By Wes Taylor, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 4--LYONS, Neb. -- The inside of the Nebraska Screw Press building is cavernous, dark and damp. The ceiling is crisscrossed with metal support beams, rusted and brown. The expansive floor is dotted with hulking metal machinery -- which may, in fact, be the hub of a small Nebraska town's green movement. "I like the analogy of taking the ugliest place in town and making something out of it," said Robert Byrnes, the man at the center of the...

2008-08-03 21:00:16

By Brook Stockberger, Las Cruces Sun-News, N.M. Aug. 3--LAS CRUCES --The word "algae" might cause you to wrinkle your nose as you picture a green mass floating on a pond but these organisms may one day be used to fuel your vehicle. Some types of algae are composed of about 50 percent oil. That oil can be extracted and turned into fuel -- sulfur free. And Las Cruces could be at the forefront in the development of this energy. Southern New Mexico and the El Paso area have drawn interest...

2008-07-31 09:01:16

Green Star Products, Inc. (OTC:GSPI) today announced that EcoAlgae USA, LLC, has received a signed resolution from Saline County Missouri commissioners to construct a commercial Algae Production Facility in conjunction with an Integrated Biorefinery Complex. EcoAlgae USA will contract with Green Star's Associated Consortium of Companies to construct the Algae-to-Biodiesel and Next Generation Waste-to-Energy Complex. EcoAlgae USA received from the Saline County commissioners the...

2008-07-31 09:01:16

PetroSun, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PSUD) announced today the following updates for its algae-to-biofuels division. Australian Operations The Letter of Intent between the PetroSun and Icon Energy was recently terminated by mutual consent. The companies are negotiating a new agreement that would create a joint venture between the parties for the development of an algae-to-biofuels commercial farm system in Queensland, Australia. PetroSun is also engaged in negotiations to establish a commercial...


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