Alternative Petroleum Technologies Appoints Dr. Fred Buckingham, P.E. as CEO in addition to Chairman of the Board

Jul 02, 2012, 18:11 ET from Alternative Petroleum Technologies S.A.

LUXEMBOURG, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternative Petroleum Technologies S.A. ("APT") announced today that Dr. Fred Buckingham, P.E. has assumed the CEO position in addition to serving as Chairman of its Board of Directors.  According to fellow board member Jack Carter, "Dr. Buckingham brings his unique experience and leadership to APT as the company implements the global commercialization of its emulsion technology. We look forward to working with him."

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

Dr. Buckingham has authored numerous technical publications on preparation and combustion of liquid fuels. He received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1975. He received a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1980 and earned a Ph.D. in 1993 from the University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Buckingham is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.

Dr. Buckingham stated, "APT has assembled some of the world's foremost emulsions experts to help address both the world's environmental as well as energy issues."

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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

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