BioNitrogen Corp.

BioNitrogen Corp.

January 27, 2012 07:00 ET

BioNitrogen Corp. (BION) Announces Dr. James L. Simonton as Chief Engineering Officer

MIAMI, FLORIDA--(Marketwire - Jan. 27, 2012) - BioNitrogen Corp. (PINKSHEETS:BION), the developer of a revolutionary patent-pending technology for converting renewable biomass waste into high-nitrogen urea fertilizer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. James L. Simonton, Ph.D., P.E., as Chief Officer of Engineering.

Dr. Simonton will oversee all engineering departments at the Company, both nationally and internationally. Previous to joining BioNitrogen, he held the position of Assistant Professor in Industrial Engineering at Texas Tech University from 2005 to 2011.

"The market for urea is strong and steadily growing," comments Dr. Simonton, "and I am very much looking forward to leading our team of engineers to create and implement more cost-effective, efficient and more environmentally friendly facilities. The engineer in me says, urea equals fertilizer and fertilizer equals food. It feels great to be working in such an important indispensable global field - essentially filling the breadbasket for the world."

During his academic career, Dr. Simonton conducted numerous research studies into the use of biomass in energy production, including "Multi Scenario Pellet Fuel Manufacturing Operation Utilizing Cotton Waste," "Utilization of Cotton Gin By-Products for the Manufacturing of Fuel Pellets: An Economic Perspective" and "Engineering Economic Analysis of a Cotton By-Product Fuel Pellet Operation."

Additionally, Dr. Simonton is the coauthor of several patent-pending technologies and processes, including "Modularized Urea Production Using a Biomass Feedstock," "Modularized System and Method for Urea Production Using Stranded Natural Gas: a System Method and Apparatus for Producing Fertilizer and/or Mixed Fuels."

Dr. Simonton is a founding member and sits on the Board of Directors of Agricultural Bioenergy Products LLC and 4A Technologies. He attended Texas Tech University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Textile Technology and Management, a Master of Science in Systems and Engineering Management and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering. He is currently a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.

About BioNitrogen Corp.

BioNitrogen is an American company focused on building fully operational, turnkey manufacturing facilities in the global marketplace to produce urea. Urea is a white, crystalline solid containing 46% nitrogen and is principally used in the agricultural industry as a crop fertilizer. In the age of expanded world population, a rapidly increased need for food production, and global environmental degradation, BioNitrogen is a company at the right place and time. The Company's innovative, patent-pending technologies transform residual agricultural waste and other biomass materials into high-quality bulk urea for sale to agricultural wholesalers and retailers. Modular in design and substantially smaller than traditional urea production plants, our facilities are capable of manufacturing 15 tons of urea fertilizer per hour for a total annual production of approximately 124,200 tons per plant. BioNitrogen is headquartered in Miami, Florida, USA and trades on the over-the-counter bulletin board under the stock symbol BION. Additional information can be found on the BioNitrogen's website at

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Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 - This press release contains forward-looking statements, including without limitation statements about the operations and future prospects for BioNitrogen Corp. (the "Company"). Forward-looking statements in this press release should not be viewed as pledges or undertakings regarding future performance. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company's actual results to vary materially from those anticipated. The Company cautions the reader not to place too much reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, because such statements reflect the opinions and beliefs of the Company only as of the date when they were made. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements contained in this release include, among others, the following: (i) the Company's future operational, financial or marketing performance; (ii) the ability of the Company to bring new products to market that are complementary to the products that the Company currently produces; (iii) the ability of the Company to increase or maintain profit margins on the products it offers to the marketplace; (iv) the strength of the Company's product development pipeline; (v) the Company's growth and profitability prospects; (vi) the estimated size and growth prospects of the natural fertilizer market; (vii) the Company's competitive position in the natural fertilizer market and its ability to take advantage of future opportunities in this market; (viii) the benefits of the Company's products to be realized by customers; and (ix) the receptiveness of the agricultural and commercial market for bulk urea or other products that the Company manufactures. Forward-looking statements are based on management's beliefs and opinions at the time the statements are made. The Company does not have any obligation to update forward-looking statements should circumstances change or should management's beliefs or opinions change.

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