Petrosonic (PSON:OTCBB) Awards Assembly Contract to Commission Heavy Oil Upgrading Plant

Sep 18, 2012, 09:30 ET from Petrosonic Energy Inc.

CALGARY, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Petrosonic Energy, Inc. (PSON: OTCBB) is pleased to announce the award of an assembly contract to Pavli Valle Inc, an engineering and assembly company. The contract is for the final assembly and process engineering and fabrication of tanks and equipment for Petrosonic Energy, Inc.'s Heavy Oil Processing Plant.

"Pavli Valle has a great reputation in this field and we are confident in their capacity and capability to conclude the contract in time" stated Art Agolli, CEO of Petrosonic Energy, Inc. "We are excited to have reached this milestone toward our goal of commissioning our first stand alone heavy oil de-asphalting and processing facility. Our objective is to start up the heavy oil processing facility and commercialize the SonoprocessTM Technology within the 4th Quarter of 2012.  This is an important step for demonstrating the potential of our technology and returning value to our shareholders."

Petrosonic Energy, Inc. is building a facility to provide a 1,000 barrel of oil per day processing for the upgrading of heavy oil. This plant will be the first commercialization of the company's Sonic Reactor to provide energy and cost efficient heavy oil processing. Once this application has been achieved the company plans to expand its capacity up to 5,000 barrels per day.

About Petrosonic Energy, Inc.

Petrosonic Energy, Inc. was established to deliver innovative technologies to the energy sector. Our current primary focus is to provide technologies that upgrade heavy oil economically and in an environmental friendly manner. Our patented SonoprocessTM uses clean tech sonic energy to de-asphalt heavy oil at much smaller scale and lower capital costs than conventional Upgraders and without the use of water or release of emissions into the atmosphere.

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