BioNitrogen Corp.

BioNitrogen Corp.

January 26, 2012 14:47 ET

BioNitrogen Corp. (BION) Announces Dr. Mario G. Beruvides as Chief Technology Officer

MIAMI, FLORIDA--(Marketwire - Jan. 26, 2012) - BioNitrogen Corp. (PINKSHEETS:BION), the developer of a revolutionary patent-pending technology for converting renewable biomass waste into high-nitrogen urea, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mario G. Beruvides, Ph.D., P.E., as Chief Technology Officer.

In his role of Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Beruvides is responsible for defining and implementing the corporate strategy for attaining and maintaining technical excellence, and enhancing the yield of BioNitrogen's technologies and products. He will oversee all processes and research related to protecting company technology and initiatives in their global pursuits.

"I am very motivated to join the BioNitrogen team." comments Dr. Beruvides, "Our technologies and products have the ability to reshape the landscape of global food production which will impact billions of people every day, and improve over a dozen important environmental issues impacting our planet. I am proud to be part of this noble pursuit".

Dr. Beruvides specializes in systems, engineering and technology management. He joins BioNitrogen from Texas Tech University, where he has held a professorship since 1994, most recently as AT&T Professor of Industrial Engineering.

Dr. Beruvides holds a number of design patents in the U.S. and Canada, and is co-author of several patent-pending technologies and processes, including "Modularized System and Method for Urea Production Using a Stranded Natural Gas," "Modularized System and Method for Urea Production Using a Biomass Feedstock," and "System, Method and Apparatus for Producing Fertilizer and/or Mixed Fuels".

Dr. Beruvides is a founding member and sits on the Board of Directors of Agricultural Bioenergy Products LLC and 4A Technologies. During his academic career, he has contributed to more than 30 technical research projects and has published more than 200 scholarly publications, including "Utilizing Agricultural Biomass in Energy Production and Economic Development" and "Feasibility Study for the Implementation of Bio-Mass to Fertilizer in Ecuador."

"Dr. Beruvides' solid credentials and experience make him an integral and important part of our team and I am pleased to welcome him to the BioNitrogen family", stated Dr. Terry Collins, BioNitrogen President and CEO, "Mario brings extraordinary industry, managerial strength and world experience to our team which is so important as we begin building our state-of-the-art urea production facilities."

Dr. Beruvides earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Miami, and a Ph.D in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech). He is a certified Professional Engineer and holds an Arbitrator and numerous Mediator certifications. He is also a Fellow of the American Society of Engineering Management, an Engineering Management Honor Society member since 2007 and a National Scholars Honor Society member since 2008.

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 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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