SOURCE: International Fuel Technology

International Fuel Technology

December 15, 2010 10:55 ET

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Selects IFT's Dr. Sergio C. Trindade as Contributing Author

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwire - December 15, 2010) - International Fuel Technology, Inc. (IFT) (OTCBB: IFUE) announced today that the IPCC selected Dr. Sergio C. Trindade, IFT's Director of Science and Technology, as a contributing author of the IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation.

The IPCC, established in 1988 by the United Nations, is a scientific intergovernmental body that assesses scientific, technical and socioeconomic information relevant to the understanding of climate change, and in particular, the risk of climate change caused by human activity. The IPCC shared the Nobel Prize in 2007.

Dr. Trindade has served as IFT's Director of Science and Technology since 2004. Dr. Trindade is a globally recognized expert in fuels and sustainable energy. He had a long career in the private sector, served as Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for Science and Technology for five years and is a consultant to Multilateral Organizations and many private/public organizations on energy and environmental and technological issues. Dr. Trindade is a co-laureate of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize as part of the IPCC.

About International Fuel Technology

International Fuel Technology is a fuel performance enhancement company focused on providing its technology to large, industrial consumers of diesel fuel and bio-diesel fuel blends in the rail, stationary power generation and road transport industries.

DiesoLiFT 10 is IFT's proprietary surfactant-based fuel additive formulation for use with diesel fuel and bio-diesel fuel blends. The product has been scientifically proven to provide a significant improvement in fuel economy and a reduction in harmful emissions. In addition, DiesoLiFT 10 increases fuel lubricity, provides detergency benefits and co-solves normal amounts of free water, which collectively reduce maintenance costs for the end user. The product is easy to use, only splash blending is needed, and its use has been proven to have no effect on fuel composition, make-up or standard specification.

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Contact Information

  • Company Contact:
    Stuart Beath
    Chief Financial Officer
    International Fuel Technology, Inc.
    314-727-3333 x417
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    Investor Relations:
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    Aspire Clean Tech Communications, Inc.
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    Further information on DiesoLiFT™ may be found at IFT's website at: www.internationalfuel.com