Alternative Petroleum Technologies Appoints Dr. Fred Buckingham as Chairman of its Board of Directors

Mar 10, 2011, 09:00 ET from Alternative Petroleum Technologies S.A.

LUXEMBOURG, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternative Petroleum Technologies S.A. ("APT") announced today that Dr. Fred Buckingham has joined its Board of Directors as Chairman.

"Dr. Buckingham brings a valuable board level perspective with a unique commercial and technical background," stated fellow board member and President, Patrick Grimes.  "The fact that Dr. Buckingham has spent his entire career in a variety of combustion engineering positions will enhance the integration of our core technology into our customers' energy management."

Dr. Buckingham has over thirty-five years of engineering experience including Director of corporations engaged in development, design and deployment of high technology equipment and systems.  Dr. Buckingham has extensive experience developing and deploying hybrid liquid fuel technology, including liquid slurries and emulsions, and possesses extensive experience evaluating energy systems for power production and industrial processes.

Dr. Buckingham is currently a consultant at MPR Associates, Inc., a leading full-service engineering company based in the United States.

About Alternative Petroleum Technologies (www.altpetrol.com)

Alternative Petroleum Technologies S.A. is the holding company for a group of environmental technology companies dedicated to all aspects of cost-effective solutions to environmental problems. We offer technologies and expertise to help operators of compression-ignition engines and industrial boilers meet increasingly stringent emissions requirements. We are developing new ways to help international power plant operators meet the constantly growing demand for electricity with heavier oil products that are made cleaner and more economical. And we are meeting the challenge of providing even cleaner biodiesel fuels with new generations of emulsified fuels.

For more information please contact APT at info@altpetrol.com.

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