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OriginOil Launches Expert Services at the National Algae Association

Houston TX, September 23, 2010: Ken Reynolds, OriginOil’s vice president of commercialization announced the company’s Expert Services™ unit, at the National Algae Association’s Algae Commercialization, Research and Business Networking Forum. The services will range from initial feasibility studies, through full launch planning, to commercialization help for existing algae players. View Ken’s presentation at

“For the past three years, hundreds of large companies, entrepreneurs, development agencies and investors have asked for our help in launching their algae programs,” said OriginOil CEO, Riggs Eckelberry. “With our own products now hitting the market, our veterans in production, processing and commercialization can help this global industry achieve its very real potential to overtake petroleum.”

Attendees of the forum welcomed the new program, as highlighted in this video:

“Analyzing it ahead of time so you can make informed judgments as to what direction you’re going to go to… that makes a lot more sense than doing it by experimentation,” said Paul Hoar, President of AgriFuels LLC. “We and our customers are just getting into the algae business right now; I would certainly consider OriginOil for bringing its services to the table.”

“There’s a recognition by OriginOil that there are certain products and services that the algae industry needs,” commented Doug DiLillo, a marketer of industrial bio technology at Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL). “To take the cumulative knowledge that the company and its members have, and then to use that knowledge to help guide those in the industry that have projects, is a very worthwhile way to position the company.”

“Algae production is incredibly diverse and requires a variety of multi-vendor solutions,” said Jose Sanchez, OriginOil’s vice president of growth and production. “I have the clear mandate from management to prescribe what our clients will need, whether it is an OriginOil technology or not.”

“Our vendor-neutral policy will help us develop marketing opportunities for our customers,” added Reynolds. “This is where our work gets super-exciting, as we help grow a global industry by connecting all of its players”.

Read the press release for more information.

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