SOURCE: Methes Energies International Ltd.

Methes Energies International Ltd.

June 18, 2014 09:00 ET

Methes Energies Finalizes Agreements to Supply More Than $6 Million of Biodiesel to U.S. Clients by September 30, 2014

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2014) - Methes Energies International Ltd. (NASDAQ: MEIL), a renewable energy company that offers an array of products and services to biodiesel fuel producers, today announced that, pursuant to previously announced preliminary arrangements, it has entered into agreements with U.S. clients to supply more than $6 million of biodiesel (including Methes Energies' share of the expected biodiesel blender's tax credit) by September 30, 2014. The agreements require shipment of approximately 1.4 million gallons of biodiesel over this period, commencing around June 23rd. Though these agreements are part of an expected longer term relationship, Methes Energies did not want to commit to shipments over a longer period in a sometimes volatile market.

The agreements also cover the potential reinstatement of the Biodiesel Blender's Tax Credit ("BTC") of $1.00 per gallon in the United States. In the event that the BTC is reinstated retroactively, a majority of the BTC claimed by Methes Energies' clients will be transferred to Methes Energies.

Nicholas Ng, President of Methes Energies, said, "Production is currently going very well and we'll be ramping up very quickly over the next few weeks. We've locked in our feedstock price as well as our selling price for the next 3 months. We see some upside moving forward so we are comfortable with a 3-month at the time strategy with the volume committed in these agreements. We are also in a great position to move more biodiesel on the spot market where we believe we can make more money."

About Methes Energies International Ltd.

Methes Energies International Ltd. is a renewable energy company that offers a variety of products and services to biodiesel fuel producers. Methes also offers biodiesel processors that are unique, truly compact, fully automated state-of-the-art and continuous flow that can run on a wide variety of feedstocks. Methes markets and sells biodiesel fuel produced at its showcase production facility in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, and at its 13 MGY facility in Sombra, Ontario, to customers in the U.S. and Canada, as well as providing multiple biodiesel fuel solutions to its clientele. Among its services are selling commodities to its network of biodiesel producers, selling their biodiesel production and providing clients with proprietary software to operate and control their processors. Methes also remotely monitors the quality and characteristics of its clients' production, upgrades and repairs their processors and advises clients on adjusting their processes to use varying feedstock to improve the quality of their biodiesel. For more information, please visit

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