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From: Riggs Eckelberry
Los Angeles, October 17, 2011

From: Riggs Eckelberry
Los Angeles, October 17, 2011

Good morning!

I’m back from my European trip! Mostly I was in Amsterdam, where I spoke at the World Refining Association’s Sixth Annual Biofuels 2011 Conference. More on this soon…

It’s great to be back.

Voting Opens for 2011-12 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy

How will we do this year in the Hot 50? It’s in your hands.

In 2009, we advanced from #45 to #42 on the list. Then last year, we jumped to #33. In this photo, I’m receiving the award from Jim Lane, editor.

What rank will we achieve this year? YOU can deliver a win for OriginOil!

As always, you must be a Biofuels Digest subscriber to vote.

  • If you are a subscriber, click on your personalized link in the issue in your inbox right now. You can vote for just OriginOil, and more companies too, if you know them well.
  • To become a subscriber, click here. The next day, you will get your first copy of Biofuels Digest. Find the Hot 50 contest, and vote!

Balloting will close Monday October 31st at 5pm EST. Show your support — get your vote in now. Get your friends to subscribe and vote!

This Month in “Algae Business”

My monthly column gives me a chance to cover one algae business topic in depth. Thank you to William Laski & David Schwartz, Publishers of Algae Industry Magazine!

This month, I cover “Hydrotreating Algae for Jet Fuel“, a big topic for our new industry. (Hydrotreating is a refining process).

I ask: “What’s prompting the military to take so proactive a role in generating algae oil supply?” Read the answer here.

Enjoy the rest of your week!


Riggs and team

Riggs Eckelberry
President & CEO
OriginOil, Inc. (OOIL)

Video: watch our presentation at the Rodman & Renshaw Conference

Safe Harbor Statement:

Matters discussed in this update contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used in this update, the words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "may," "intend," "expect" and similar expressions identify such forward-looking statements. Actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those contemplated, expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained herein, and while expected, there is no guarantee that we will attain the aforementioned anticipated developmental milestones. These forward-looking statements are based largely on the expectations of the Company and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. These include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties associated with: the impact of economic, competitive and other factors affecting the Company and its operations, markets, product, and distributor performance, the impact on the national and local economies resulting from terrorist actions, and U.S. actions subsequently; and other factors detailed in reports filed by the Company.

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