SOURCE: Planet Resource Recovery, Inc.

June 25, 2009 07:00 ET

Glenn McGinnis, CEO Arizona Clean Fuels Yuma, Joins Advisory Board - Planet Resource Recovery, Incorporated

Industry Leader Brings International Oil and Gas Refinery Expertise to Planet's PetroLuxus™ Commercial Expansion

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - June 25, 2009) - Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. (PLANET) (PINKSHEETS: PRRY), developer, manufacturer and marketer of the PetroLuxus™ family of remediation and recovery technologies, announced today that Glenn McGinnis, CEO of Arizona Clean Fuels Yuma, has accepted a role on the company's advisory board.

Recognized as a global industry expert in areas of refinery design, development and operations, McGinnis brings a wealth of knowledge and international relationships to Planet. McGinnis and Planet's Chief Science Officer, Michael Smallwood, had previously worked together on a project for Valero Oil Company in Aruba.

"I am honored that someone of Glenn's stature has joined us in an advisory role at Planet. We are excited that the breakthrough technologies perfected by Michael Smallwood allow these two great minds, who have worked together in the past, to get reunited at Planet," stated Rick Burton, President of Planet. "For Glenn to lend his considerable experience, advice and counsel at this stage of the Company's growth, speaks volumes about our science and the Company's future. It is a significant step forward as we direct our global focus on remediation and recovery of tar sands and oil shale, given his preeminence in this sector of the industry."

McGinnis currently serves as Director and Senior Advisor to the "Alberta's First Nations Energy Center," the group developing refinery and carbon sequestration projects on behalf of Indian tribes in Canada (see

Originally from Canada, McGinnis was recruited by the owners of Arizona Clean Fuels Yuma to spearhead their funding and development efforts requisite to build the first new refinery in the United States in over 30 years. This refinery and pipeline project, estimated at $4 billion, has received an Air Operating Permit from the state of Arizona and legal authority to develop the pipeline project in Mexico (see

About Glenn McGinnis:

Glenn McGinnis holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, and a Masters of Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Alberta in Edmonton Canada. From 1972 to 1995, he worked for Imperial Oil Limited, an affiliate of Exxon Corporation, in Canada. During this period, he served in various positions in both upstream and downstream divisions including three Refinery Manager positions, Manager of Planning in Downstream and Corporate divisions, Manager of Refining Services including all engineering, construction, safety and environmental services for the Downstream Division. He also served as a Design Supervisor with Exxon Research and Engineering Company and Manager of Supply Coordination for Exxon Company International.

In 1995, he joined TransAmerican Refining Company (subsequently Orion Refining Corporation) in Norco, Louisiana as Vice President-Manufacturing and subsequently as Chief Executive Officer. This company developed and executed a refinery refurbishment and expansion project for a 160,000 barrel per day refinery costing in excess of $1 billion. During 2002, he served as Vice-President Operations for Aux Sable Liquids Limited, a major gas liquids recovery and fractionation facility associated with the Alliance Pipeline and situated near Morris, Illinois. During 2003, Glenn served as Director of Engineering and Planning and subsequently as General Manager for the El Paso Aruba Refinery where he oversaw the development and implementation of over $250 million in projects.

In March 2005, Glenn joined Arizona Clean Fuels Yuma LLC as Chief Executive Officer with full responsibility for the development and implementation of a project to permit, build and operate a new 150,000 barrel per day refinery in Arizona.

Distinguished Advisory Board:

Chaired by Dr. Michael Nobel, the Planet Resource Recovery Advisory Board is assisting the Company and its Board of Directors in executing its business plan thru strategic alliances as the PetroLuxus™ product is deployed on a national basis.

Dr. Nobel is a great grand nephew of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prizes. He currently directs the global efforts of the Nobel Charitable Trust as Chairman. He obtained a doctorate at the University of Lausanne in psycho pedagogy in 1979. In the science field he worked for seven years as a researcher in social sciences at the Institute for Mass Communication at the Lausanne University and as a consultant to UNESCO in Paris and the United Nation's Social Affairs Division in Geneva on methods for substance abuse prevention. Commercially he participated in the introduction of magnetic resonance imaging as vice president of Europe for Fonar Corporation.

About Planet Resource Recovery, Inc.

Planet Resource Recovery, Inc (the "Company") has developed a proprietary platform of products based on a core technology known as PetroLuxus™. The Company manufactures and markets the PetroLuxus™ platform of products, which represent a disruptive technology for use in the specialty and petrochemical industries. The products are comprised of a series of compounds with a wide array of applications, all of which benefit from its unique ability to dislodge hydrocarbons from organic and inorganic materials. The Company's Phase I revenue approach is comprised of three distinct business units: i) Environmental Remediation ("ER"), ii) Enhanced Oil Recovery ("EOR") and iii) Strategic Business Combinations.

The PetroLuxus™ platform of products is a "Green Technology." It is a non-toxic, nonflammable and environmentally friendly method of separating hydrocarbons from both man-made and naturally occurring materials. PetroLuxus™ truly is a Disruptive Technology. It will disrupt currently accepted best practices and change the way hydrocarbons are being managed and harvested throughout the world. Founded in 2005, the Planet corporate offices are located in Houston, Texas.

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