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From: Riggs Eckelberry
Los Angeles, May 13, 2010

From: Riggs Eckelberry
Los Angeles, May 12, 2010


It’s been an amazing week. Monday, while in San Francisco, I walked into a TV studio to be interviewed by Ali Veshli for his “Big I” show on CNN. With oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, it got attention!

Watch the full show on our home page and tell me what you think! (You can also see a shorter version on

Later in the day, we announced our first customer, MBD Energy. Funded by Big Coal, they are moving aggressively to capture all the CO2 these coal-fired power plants are putting out. This is the frontier of the algae land rush.

MBD is under pressure to help those power plants fast. So with our support, they will be growing HUGE amounts of algae very soon. Expect more news in the near future.

Algae’s potential has been clear for a long time. Now that it’s come true, it’s amazing to see. Thank you for your support – it is really, really appreciated. Here we go!

Riggs and team

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

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