PATENT GRANTED ON NON-PETROLEUM GASOLINE SUBSTITUTE
PURE ENERGY CORPORATION HOLDS EXCLUSIVE FUEL LICENSE
For Immediate Release
New York, NY--December 16, 1997-- Pure Energy Corporation announced
today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued
a patent to Princeton University on a new, non-petroleum substitute
for gasoline called P-series. The patent issued today is U.S. Patent
No. 5697987 and is entitled Alternative Fuel. Pure Energy Corporation
holds the exclusive worldwide license to manufacture and distribute
the alternative fuel, which was developed by Dr. Stephen Paul of
The fuel, which is non-petroleum and as much as 70 percent
renewable, is designed to operate in existing flexible fuel
vehicles. P-series is a unique blend of ethanol, natural gas
liquids, and a co-solvent. Both ethanol and the co-solvent can
be derived from renewable resources such as cellulosic biomass.
Use of the fuel as an alternative to gasoline will contribute to
significant reductions in greenhouse gases and lower tail pipe
Merrick Andlinger, CEO of Pure Energy Corporation, says, "The
granting of a patent for the P-series is a critical step in our
process to bring this valuable product to the marketplace. Dr.
Paul and Princeton University should take great pride in the
issuance of this patent."
Pure Energy Corporation, with offices in New York and California,
is a privately funded company that engineers breakthrough products
from biomass that are designed to be cost competitive, use
existing systems, and are environmentally sound.
President & CEO
Pure Energy Corporation
Hill and Knowlton, Inc.