OriginOil in the News
North American Clean Energy – July/August 2009: "...Helix Bioreactor™ , with different colored light beams emulating the sun, 'fools' algae into thinking it is within its natural environment and helps make the production of algae both viable and scalable."
The Next Oil?
Science Illustrated – July 2009 Issue: "'Biofuels are less 'dirty' than fossil fuels, many of which release minerals, such as sulfur oxides and sulfates, that are toxic when burned,' says Riggs Eckelberry, president of OriginOil..."
Algae in the News
NAA Algae News – July 2009: "OriginOil announced a breakthrough Dynamic Control System designed to respond continuously to the algae’s behavior."
ChemRec – June 30, 2009: "A multitude of companies and research organizations are active in this area, examples are PetroAlgae and OriginOil."
Biodiesel Magazine – July 2009 Issue: "Algae developer OriginOil Inc. has partnered with Belgium-based Desmet Ballestra to create a cost effective algae oil extraction system."
Tampa Bay Blog – June 18, 2009: "The announcement .... that gas emissions are reduced 60 to 80 percent when using biofuels instead of traditional jet fuel is a landmark announcement for the role that biofuels will play within the coming months and years,' said Riggs Eckelberry, CEO of OriginOil, developer of an algae fuel technology."
The Bio Energy Site – June 18, 2009: "OriginOil's CEO Riggs Eckelberry outlined a plan for biofuels to overtake petroleum during a panel session at the inaugural Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Organization (IREO) Conference, held at the United Nations. The manufacturer of biodiesel from algae warned that without a new approach, petroleum could remain strong until 2060."
Eco Geek – June 17, 2009: "OriginOil, a company out of Los Angeles, has just filed a patent for some technology it says will put its own spin on turning algae into oil."
Willow Rivers Wealth – June 17, 2009: "With the Energy Security and Independence Act of 2007, the US is required to quadruple its biofuel production to 36 bn gallons by 2022, less than half of which can come from corn-based ethanol. With an agricultural land-war occurring and resultant surging food prices, Origin Oil’s timing is crucial and their technological advances could make history."
Green Chips Stock – June 17, 2009: "Well, for starters, OriginOil is a pure technology company. It is not our goal to be a major producer of algae biodiesel. Instead, we're developing a series of technologies that break down each of the remaining road blocks preventing the widespread adoption of algae oil use."
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