Manufacturer to pay $1 million for OriginClear China rights

OriginClear, a leading provider of algae harvesting and water treatment solutions, and its master licensee for China, OriginClear Hong Kong (OCHK), have announced that OCHK has signed a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to launch a sales joint venture (JV) in the People’s Republic…

OriginClear to acquire Progressive Water Treatment

OriginClear Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of Dallas-based Progressive Water Treatment Inc., (PWT) a profitable and fast-growing designer, builder and service provider for a wide range of industrial water treatment applications. PWT is being acquired for OriginClear…

Early algae patents granted to OriginClear

OriginClear, formerly OriginOil, has announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office recently granted two patents for algae production. The inventors included OriginClear co-founders, Nicholas and Riggs Eckelberry. “We contributed these early patents to our French joint venture… [Read the full story]

OriginOil Renames Company ‘OriginClear’

OriginOil™ Inc. has announced a name change to OriginClear™ Inc., effective immediately. The company ticker symbol, OOIL, will remain unchanged. “As our company has grown, we’ve learned that our technology can serve a vast number of markets in need of innovative water cleanup… [Read the full story]

OriginOil establishing technology showcase near Salton Sea

OriginOil, Inc. has announced that it will establish a permanent technology showcase at Aqua Farming Technology, a leader in sustainable fish farming since 1993, in California’s Coachella Valley…

Popular Science Honors OriginOil With “Best Of” Green Category

OriginOil, Inc. has announced that its high-speed algae harvester, the Algae Appliance™, has been awarded Popular Science magazine’s 2012 Best of What’s New Award in the Green category…

Australia Grants OriginOil Harvesting Patent

Australia has officially granted Los Angeles-based OriginOil patent #20102380, for their Single Step Extraction™ system. The patent application was filed in April 2009, three months after OriginOil’s…

OriginOil Adds Anthony Fidaleo to Board

OriginOil, Inc. has announced the appointment of Anthony Fidaleo to its board. Fidaleo will serve as OriginOil’s third independent director. In the past three months the Company has added two independent…

Algae Business: Low-Cost Algae Production—Is It Finally With Us?

We believe that algae is the most promising next-generation biomass feedstock. But historically, using conventional production systems has prevented cost-effective cultivation. Issues include high…

OriginOil Strikes Water Cleaning Deal with PACE

OriginOil, Inc. has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with California-based civil engineering firm PACE to collaborate with oil field operators in Texas and elsewhere to improve petroleum…

OriginOil and Algasol to Develop Growth, Harvesting System

OriginOil, Inc. and Algasol Renewables, a technology company with a unique patented technology for low-cost cultivation of microalgae for biofuels and high value products, have announced that…

OriginOil Technology May Aid Oil and Gas Industry

OriginOil, Inc. has announced that their Algae Appliance, developed for algae harvesting, may also help clean up the water produced in oil well water flooding and hydraulic fracturing. Using a lab prototype of their…

OriginOil Appoints Steve Glovsky to Board

OriginOil, Inc. has announced the appointment of technology, finance, and media strategist, Steve Glovsky to its board of directors. With this appointment, the Company increased its board seats from three to…

OriginOil Facilitating Urban Algae Cultivation in Paris

OriginOil, Inc. has received an order to supply the company’s Algae Appliance™ harvester and other components for a test of urban algae production at the iconic La Défense Complex, near Paris, France…

OriginOil, DOE to Develop Algae Crude Conversion for Oil Refineries

OriginOil, Inc. has announced its plans to co-develop an integrated system with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL) for direct conversion of raw algae into a renewable crude…

OriginOil Enters JV to Develop Biorefineries for DoD Biofuels Programs

OriginOil, Inc has announced it has co-founded a new joint venture (JV), to develop biorefineries serving U.S. and NATO military requirements for alternative fuels. The JV, Future Energy Solutions Unlimited, Inc…

OriginOil Ships First SSE Production System

Original Oil has announced that it has shipped its first commercial-grade Single Step Extraction (SSE) system, the sale of which had been announced earlier this year, to support MBD Energy’s…

OriginOil Secures First Institutional Financing

OriginOil, Inc. has announced it has entered into a definitive convertible notes purchase agreement with certain institutional investors, for an aggregate purchase price of $1.0 million…

French Algae Projects for OriginOil JV

OriginOil, Inc. has announced that Ennesys, its joint venture partner in France, is working with large institutions to develop two separate large-scale algae projects. “Europe and France have made…

BARD and OriginOil Announce Co-Venture

BARD Holding Inc., of Morrisville, PA, and California-based OriginOil, Inc. have formed a co-venture to combine their technologies into an end-to-end algae cultivation, harvesting and extraction system…

Algae Predator Screen Developed by OriginOil

OriginOil, Inc. has filed their 12th patent application for Algae Screen™, a process that keeps algae healthy and productive by selectively eliminating microscopic predators, without the use of chemicals…

OriginOil Moving into Commercialization Phase

OriginOil, Inc. has announced its shift from the development phase to the commercialization phase and has recruited a veteran of technology projects to fast-track the commercialization process…

OriginOil to Work with Mexico on Algae Development

OriginOil, Inc., of Los Angeles, CA, has agreed to participate in a pilot scale algae project to be funded by the Mexican government. The project will demonstrate industrial algae production, paving the way…

OriginOil to Begin Licensing Technology for Industrial Algae Applications

OriginOil, of Los Angeles, CA, has adjusted its business model to focus on embedding the ‘midstream’ of algae harvesting and extraction technology into industrial algae systems. OriginOil will…

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