SOURCE: Coates International, Ltd.

August 04, 2009 07:00 ET

Coates International, Ltd. Receives Payment From Well to Wire Energy, Ltd. of Canada Totaling More Than $5 Million USD

WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ--(Marketwire - August 4, 2009) - Coates International, Ltd. (OTCBB: COTE) (the "Company") received a company check from Well to Wire Energy, Ltd. of Canada in the amount of $1,000,000 USD, bringing the total non-refundable payments paid to the company to date of $5,100,000 USD, leaving a balance due to the company of $5,900,000. These payments eliminate the risk to Well to Wire Energy of losing their exclusive license. There still remains $49,000,000 USD to be paid to the company on the Exclusive USA License payments scheduled over the next five years.

Company President and CEO George J. Coates commented that securing the exclusivity of their licenses for CSRV Industrial electrical power generator applications is vitally important for the progress and success of Well to Wire Energy. The company expects to ship Natural Gas Industrial electric power generator systems to Well to Wire Energy soon.

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About Coates International, Ltd.: Coates has been developing over a period of more than 15 years a patented spherical rotary valve CSRV Internal Combustion Engine invented by George J. Coates and his son Gregory. The CSRV system is adaptable to combustion engines of many types. This technology is currently adapted to a number of practical applications, including industrial generators powered by engines incorporating the CSRV technology and designed to operate on flare-off gas from oil wells, landfill gas and raw natural gas. The Company is actively engaged in preparing for the commencement of manufacturing of products utilizing this technology.

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