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South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd. Secures Investment from BP Alternative Energy Plc

ZURICH, Switzerland, March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BP Alternative Energy Plc has taken a minority interest in South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd., a leading developer of high-quality greenhouse gas emission reduction projects. Since its inception in 2006, South Pole has been profitable and has financed its growth out of the cash flow generated from carbon asset development and related advisory services.

JatrophaBioJet Corporation Will Develop the Jatropha / Advanced Biofuels Market for Jet, Turbine and Aerospace Applications

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JatrophaBioJet Corporation will develop the Jatropha/advanced biofuels market for jet, turbine and aerospace applications. JatrophaBioJet provides a cooperative single point exchange for the worldwide supply and purchase of Jatropha jet fuel and a carbon offset opportunity.

MicroGen Systems Wins NYSERDA Contract; to Partner with The Infotonics Technology Center (ITC) in Developing Micro-Energy Harvesting Technology

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y., Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MicroGen Systems, LLC has been awarded a $300,000 contract for its Piezoelectric Vibrational Energy Harvester project by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The program budget is $619,000 with $319,000 in matching funds coming from The University of Vermont (UVM) Innovations Fund, ITC’s Army Research Laboratory funds, and MicroGen itself. MicroGen is a spinout from UVM, which is commercializing technology exclusively licensed from UVM.

Vertex Business Services Selects Cogent’s Software to Reconcile Customer Billing Information with ERCOT SCR727 Data

DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogent Technology Group, Inc. announced today that their Energy Marketer Data Reconciliation System (EMDRS) software product has been chosen by Vertex Business Services to provide a select number of its clients operating in the Texas deregulated electricity market with a means to reduce variances between ERCOT’s SCR 727 ESIID Service History & Usage Extract data and their internal customer billing data.

Det-Tronics(R) Releases Versatile Display/Communicator for Gas Detectors

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics) today announced the release of its FlexVu(TM) Model UD10 Universal Display, a life-safety display unit that provides non-intrusive calibration, local event logging, and third-party performance certifications. This display/communicator reduces spare-parts inventory by working with a wide spectrum of toxic and combustible gas sensors and by operating with industrial communication protocols such as HART(R) and Modbus. Det-Tronics is part of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

Midwest Wind Energy’s Projects Surpass $1 Billion Mark – Wind Developer Thrives Even During the Economic Downturn

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicago-based Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE), a leading developer of wind farms in the Central United States, announced today that it has completed development of its sixth wind power project, surpassing the $1 billion threshold in developed project assets. The six projects, which total 568 megawatts in nameplate capacity, are located in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Nebraska, and generate enough electricity to supply an estimated 160,000 average households.

US Renewables Group Partners with Citi, Credit Suisse on $140MM Solar Investment

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today SolarReserve, a developer of utility scale solar power plants, announced that it has closed a second round of funding totaling $140 million. The financing was led by the renewable energy private equity group within Citi Alternative Investments, Sustainable Development Investments (SDI), and Credit Suisse’s Customized Fund Investment Group.

Limnia, Inc. Announces Private/Government Partnership to Deliver Leading Energy Storage Solution to Worldwide Marketplace

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Limnia, Inc., in a private/public partnership with university and national lab efforts, announces an initiative to aggregate over $100M of past research from 30 years of private lab development. This project’s goal is to deliver an energy storage solution to the marketplace which holds more energy than traditional batteries with optimal efficiency and maintains longer duration per charge than any other solution currently available worldwide.

Paramito Global Holdings Announces Investment Activities (ARCHIVED – REMOVED)

LAS VEGAS, Nev., July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paramito Global Holdings, Inc. (PGH), the parent company for PGH-Canada, Ltd., Paramito Asset Management, LLC, Paramito Pictures, LLC and Affinity Financial Services, LLC (AFS), all hold investment opportunities to reflect the current market — alternative energy, real estate, film and entertainment, and corporate finance. (ARCHIVAL – REMOVED.)

Steam Leaks Costing U.S. Corporations $Billions Annually

BOSTON, Mass., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amidst the ever present and growing energy crisis, lurks an even bigger culprit than your father’s old gas guzzler. Steam. According to American Plant Maintenance, steam is still a living necessity in a vast majority of U.S. hospitals, power plants and manufacturing facilities, and in spite of its environmentally green disposition, is also single handedly responsible for billions of dollars in fuel consumption every year.

SolarReserve CEO to Speak at European Tech Conference

LA BAULE, France and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Terry Murphy, President and CEO of California-based solar thermal power company SolarReserve, has been tapped to speak about the future of concentrated solar power at a technology conference to be held later this week. The conference’s goal is to foster European expansion and partnership agreements for select companies focusing on energy, technology, entertainment and media, and other emerging technology fields.

SolarReserve Hires Top Energy and Technology Expert – Tom Georgis Appointed as Vice President of Development

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal power company, has announced the hiring of Tom Georgis as Vice President of Development. Georgis will be responsible for developing solar power projects in the United States and internationally. SolarReserve holds the exclusive license for the breakthrough molten salt power tower technology with energy storage developed by United Technologies Corporation subsidiary, HS Rocketdyne.

Biodiesel Joint Venture with Mindanao Lumad Tribes Will Bolster Community Development

DUMAGUETE CITY, Philippines, and MONTEREY, Calif., March 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Supreme Council of Datus Alimaong has reached agreement with Monterey, CA-based Abundant Biofuels Corporation to develop more than 1.2 million acres of ancestral domain for production of biodiesel from Jatropha curcas in underused Lumad lands on the island of Mindanao.

Petrobras World’s Most Sustainable Oil/Gas Company 2008

MADRID, Spain – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Petrobras is the world’s most sustainable oil/gas company according to the 5th annual oil/gas ranking by the sustainability research and rating firm Management & Excellence (M&E, Madrid & Sao Paulo). The M&E ranking, marketed with Oil&Gas Journal Online, measures oil/gas companies’ compliance with 387 accepted international standards in sustainability.

SolarReserve Announces Hiring of Distinguished Solarthermal Power Technology Expert

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal power company that has licensed an innovative energy storage technology for on-demand utility-scale solar power, today announced the appointment of William R. Gould, Jr. to serve as Chief Technical Officer.

SolarReserve Announces Appointment of Top Power Plant Development Expert

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal company that has recently commercialized an innovative heat storage technology that provides utility-scale solar power on demand, today announced that Kevin Smith has been hired to serve as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Development.

Oilsource Holding Group Inc. and Abundant Biofuels Corporation Form Joint Venture to Produce Biodiesel in Colombia from Jatropha Using Abundant’s Proprietary Agronomy Techniques

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA and MONTEREY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oilsource Holding Group announced that it has joined with Abundant Biofuels Corporation to begin producing biodiesel from non-food crops in Colombia. Abundant Biofuels Colombia SRL has identified a strong interest from private and government sector.

Eco Capital and Invest, Inc. and Green Oil Technologies, LLC Introduces Next Generation Gasification Technology to U.S. Markets

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Sept. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eco Capital and Invest, Inc. of Michigan City, Indiana and Green Oil Technologies of Denver, Colorado have made next generation gasification systems available to the North American markets, using the patented German Technology called KUG Thermolysis. Gasification plants convert many types of waste products into gas and electricity cleanly and efficiently.

Spirit Drilling and Completion Fluids Expands to Rockies, Renames Dynamic Drilling Fluids Operations

HOUSTON, Texas and DENVER, Colo. – Sept. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spirit Drilling and Completion Fluids announced today that Dynamic Drilling Fluids of Denver, Co. will combine with the company, expanding Spirit’s operations into the Rocky Mountain region. The company will be renamed Spirit Drilling and Completion Fluids, LTD and will be a key component in Spirit’s expansion.

Ark-La-Tex Energy Sells East Texas Oil and Gas Properties to Sojitz Energy Venture

HOUSTON, Texas – Sept. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lantana Oil & Gas Partners announced today that Ark-La-Tex Energy, LLC and its partners, including Pinkston Resources, have sold a package of oil and gas producing properties to Sojitz Energy Venture, Inc., an affiliate of Tokyo-based Sojitz Corporation, for approximately $79 Million US.

Native American Olympic Sponsor Wins World Clean Energy Oscar(R)

BASIL, Switzerland – July 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘At the first World Clean Energy Awards in Basel’s Congress Center, Intertribal COUP’s NativeEnergy, a partnership of 12 Great Plains Tribes, was honored as ‘one of the world’s premier projects promoting large-scale use of renewable energies,” according to Native Voices Foundation’s Tex Hall, former President of the National Congress of American Indians.

Think Energy Assists the State of Wisconsin in Achieving Clean Energy Goals

TAKOMA PARK, Md. – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Think Energy, a renewable energy consulting firm, congratulates the State of Wisconsin on the release of a request for proposals for a long-term renewable energy purchase. Through a joint effort with the Responsible Purchasing Network at the Center for a New American Dream, Think Energy helped the State of Wisconsin draft a request for proposals.

Kedron Corporation Discovers a New Energy Source that is Extremely Inexpensive, Abundant and Pollution-Free

FAIRVIEW, Tenn. – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Our dire need for a new source of inexpensive, pollution-free energy to free us from our dependency on foreign oil may have been met by a scientist in Tennessee. A new extremely inexpensive, pollution-free source of electricity has been discovered and is now being considered by major international corporations. This new technology produces electricity without chemical reactions, combustion or pollution.

Combined Development Oil Co. Announces Positive Results for Louisiana State Trust #3 June 7th, 2007

IRVING, Texas – June 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Combined Development Oil Co. is pleased to announce the successful drilling and completion of the Louisiana State Trust #3 well located in southern Louisiana. Based on seismic analysis and drilling logs, the estimated barrels of oil in place are 1,200,000 MMcf) BO and the estimated natural gas in place is 1-3 Billion Cubic Feet of Gas (BCF).

Libya Faces Oil Rig Shortages, Calls on National Participation in Oil Services

TRIPOLI, Libya – Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Phoenicia Group, the leading U.S.-Libyan diversified business group, which is a strategic partner to key U.S. and international companies in Libya, Libya is suffering from an acute shortage of oil drilling and work over rigs, significantly delaying exploration programs of oil majors prospecting in the North African country.

Systrends Moves to Ontario – Forming Strategic Canadian Partnership to Market Software and Services

TORONTO, Ontario and TEMPE, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Systrends International, a provider of data communications software and services to the Electricity, Gas and Retail industries, today announced a strategic partnership with Michor & Associates. Michor will exclusively market all of Systrends’ products and services in Canada.

A Hydrogen Based Fuel Enhancement Initiative: The Water/Fuel Converters Project

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Dec. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Water Fuel LLC, the concept of fuel enhancement is a topic of great interest to the general public, small business, and large corporate entities. Its popularity is growing quickly and clear, accurate information is a requirement for factual information to begin dissemination. The Water/Fuel Converters Project is leading the way in presenting the simple facts of a technology that desperately need clarification.

Oilintel Still Maintains that Crude Oil Prices Will Reach the Mid $50s…Here’s Why

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sept. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An article published Sept. 21 on Oilintel.com by Tom Waterman states, ‘Since we predicted a severe drop in prices in August, we have received emails and phone calls asking how low prices will go and how long the downtrend will last (see The Ethanol Monitor Volume 2, No. 31, August 21, 2006 – Why $50 per Barrel oil is not Out of the Question). I was asked to do an interview on ROBTv, as they figured I was out of my mind.’

Feature: Why $50 per Barrel Oil is Not Out of the Question

NEW YORK, NY – Aug. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The signs are there, no matter where you look. In fact, the signs have been there for six months as the rally in oil prices that is three years in the making, is running out of steam, says Oilintel.com. The logic that fuels the ‘fear’ premium may not be enough to overwhelm the weakening fundamentals that are prevalent now.

Oil & Gas: Newfoundland’s Got It, New England Needs It

BOSTON, MA – Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Province’s Premier to address growing ties between regions, announced the New England-Canada Business Council (NECBC) today. The potential for vast energy supplies in Newfoundland and Labrador to meet New England’s future energy demand will be among the topics discussed by the Province’s Premier, Danny Williams in Providence this week.

World’s Largest Energy Service Company Takes Over Powerit

SEATTLE, WA – Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — E.ON Sweden, the world’s largest private-sector energy company, has purchased Powerit MIC’s European operation headquartered in Lund, Sweden, and plans to integrate Powerit’s suite of peak energy management products into a customer-focused energy efficiency group. Currently, there are more than 500 Powerit systems in operation worldwide and E.ON plans to expand this by offering the Powerit system to their extensive European and Scandinavian customer base.

Libyan-American Corporation Buys Stake in Renewable Power Generation Plants

LOS ANGELES, CA – Dec. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lyamec Corp., a U.S. merchandising and distribution services firm, completed its acquisition, as stakeholder, in more than 13 power generation plants in the United States. The Lyamec Corporation is expanding its acquisitions and is building a multi-billion dollar portfolio through aggressive mergers and acquisitions in the U.S., Libya, the United Kingdom, and including France.

Lyamec Completes Formation of Global Oil Tools Libya and Moves to Pre-Construction Stage

TRIPOLI, Libya – Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lyamec Corporation announces that on December 6th, 2005 the General People’s Committee (GPC) issued a formal notice to Misurata’s free trade zone and to the local authoritative agencies on the establishment of Global Oil Tools Libya, a 24,000 Sq. Ft. state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution facility.

Lyamec & Associates Presents at UBI France on Libya

PARIS, France – Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Avocat Farouk Yala, correspondent for Lyamec & Associates in Paris, presented on the firm’s behalf on Libya’s investment Law No. 5/1997. Avocat Farouk Yala addressed foreign firms on properly succeeding in seeking opportunities in Libya while addressing those criticizing Libya’s reform and investment laws.

U.S. Firms in Support of Libya’s Efforts in Expanding its Petroleum Industry Capacity

HOUSTON, TX – Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PennWell, in agreement with Lyamec, will produce a special publication on the development of the Libyan Oil fields; including the establishing of advanced wire line and oil tool manufacturing capabilities in the region. The publication will provide an in-depth look at the unique focus that Lyamec and its partners are developing to efficiently serve the oil industry and its requirements. The special publication by PennWell(R) will run as a supplemental on the Oil and Gas Journal, Offshore and Oil, and Gas Financial Journal.

Chattanooga Corp Successfully Produces Oil from Shale

WASHINGTON, DC – September 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chattanooga Corp announced today the results of successful testing of the company’s revolutionary new technology designed to directly process oil shale and oil sand to high-grade, low sulfur, synthetic crude oil. The company’s patented Chattanooga Process technology was used to produce synthetic crude oil from Colorado oil shale and has now been shown to be commercially viable.

Norki Energy Systems Rescues Businesses from Soaring Energy Prices

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With gas and oil prices spiraling out of control and old man winter fast approaching, Norki Energy Systems of Poughkeepsie, New York, is offering an alternative heating system to businesses that generate used oil.

DynaPump Announces Energy Savings Results

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – August 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSIWRE) — DynaPump, Inc. has announced the results of energy testing from the manufacture and operation of their entire line of innovative pumping systems. Test results have shown that the manufacturing of a DynaPump unit saves 1 million kw/hr per pump when compared to a conventional beam pump.

Innovative, Economical, Environmental Friendly System that Dramatically Increases Cash Flow from Wells by Pumping Oil, Water, and Gas More Efficiently than Current Systems

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DynaPump, Inc. has announced the newest addition to its line of innovative pumping systems; the Natural Gas DynaPump Power Unit. It allows all producers of fluid from the ground to pump fluid more efficiently than with current systems. Thousands of oil and gas wells can be operated more efficiently and cost effectively by using the natural gas power unit instead of an electric unit freeing up electricity for other needs. The DynaPump natural gas power unit provides the best solution for producing the maximum flow at the lowest lifting cost.

‘Business & Beyond’ to Feature The Lyamec Corporation – Commercial Activities with Libya

HOUSTON, TX – June 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lyamec Corporation (www.lyamec.com) announces that Platinum Television Group has selected The Lyamec Corporation for its innovative, educational television series ‘Business and Beyond.’ This segment is tentatively scheduled to air in late 2005 nationally on CNBC as well as internationally on CNBC Europe and regional news networks in many of the top 100 markets nationwide.

Global Oil Tools Moves on Libya without Grifco International

HOUSTON, TX – June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With regards to the already expired agreement between Grifco International and Global Oil Tools, Inc. and further with Grifco’s CEO, Jim Dial’s oddly timed retraction of compliance with the preset terms of engagement already agreed to with The Lyamec Corporation; Lyamec has now solidified its position with Global Oil Tool’s expansion into Libya.

Champion Technologies, Inc. Opens Cutting-Edge Research and Development Facility

FRESNO, TX — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 31st, 2005, dignitaries and scientists from around the world were on hand to help celebrate the grand opening of a new addition of the state-of-the-art research and development center at Champion Technologies, Inc. The 35,000 square foot facility is located at Champion’s global research headquarters in Fresno, Texas.