SOURCE: ACT Clean Technologies, Inc.

March 17, 2010 09:00 ET

ACT Clean Technologies, Inc. Subsidiary Enters Joint Venture With Westates Oil Recovery

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - March 17, 2010) -  ACT Clean Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ACLH) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, American Petroleum Solutions, Inc., has entered into a joint venture agreement with Westates Oil Recovery.

Bill Anderson, President of American Petroleum Solutions, Inc., stated, "The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) is now starting to enforce AQMD Rule 1149 which changes the way oil producers deal with open air disposal. Our joint venture partner, Westates Oil Recovery, has developed a totally new method of cleaning the sludge, sand, and air. With their new patent-pending equipment, together with our environmentally-friendly, patented fluidizer, we can clean the production equipment and surrounding areas and reduce the emissions in a manner that meets the AQMD requirements." Mr. Anderson went on to say, "APS and Westates have previously submitted our test results, plans, diagrams and schematics, to a major oil company for their review and testing in conjunction with the AQMD. We expect that results will be announced in the very near future."

About ACT Clean Technologies, Inc.

ACT Clean Technologies, Inc. is committed to both a safer environment through cleaner technologies as well as more profitable methods of oil recovery and production from oil sands and other petroleum reserves. Past clients using its technologies include some of the largest oil and gas companies in the US, including Conoco Phillips, Exxon Mobil, Avon Petroleum, Valero Petroleum, BP (British Petroleum) as well as the US Navy Petroleum Reserve.

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