SOURCE: Raven Biofuels International Corporation

September 10, 2008 07:00 ET

Raven Biofuels Chief Technology Advisor Addresses Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioenergy

PARAMUS, NJ--(Marketwire - September 10, 2008) - Raven Biofuels International Corporation (OTCBB: RVBF) ("Raven" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the participation of renowned biofuel authority Dr. Irshad Ahmed at the Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy taking place in Vancouver, Canada this week (www.bio.org/ind/pacrim/08). Dr. Ahmed will be addressing the summit on Cellulosic Ethanol: Commercialization Assessment of an Emerging Industry and Life Cycle Assessment of Biofuels.

Dr. Ahmed is the Chief Technology Advisor for Raven Biofuels International Corporation, a leading cellulosic ethanol and environmentally friendly specialty chemicals company. Raven is currently entering a commercial stage with proposed 11 million gallon per year refineries in British Columbia and Washington State.

Dr. Ahmed was formerly a Director of Renewable Energy & Biotechnology worldwide practice at Booz Allen & Hamilton a Senior Associate think-tank Institute for Local Self-Reliance, advisor to US Congress, US EPA and The White House, Advisor to US National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering and has 20 years of technological, scientific and executive management experience. He is a cellulosic technology inventor holding 30 patents and has been published in 70+ publications.

Dr. Ahmed holds a PhD in Biochemical Engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, an MS in Biological and Environmental Engineering from Cornell University and an MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire and MIT (joint-degree program in Biotechnology).

Members of Raven's management team will be available to meet during the summit and can be reached by calling 1-866-929-7823 extension 1 or by email to: glast@ravenbiofuelsinternational.com.

About Raven Biofuels International Corporation (OTCBB: RVBF)

Raven Biofuels is a developing global renewable energy company focused on producing ethanol from waste or biomass (cellulosic ethanol). Raven plans to build commercial scale refineries using a proprietary 2 stage dilute acid hydrolysis process to convert forestry and agricultural waste to transportation grade ethanol. The production of cellulosic ethanol could play a major role in national energy independence as it has in Brazil. Ethanol made from waste is a viable clean fuel that can play a part in reducing emissions that cause global warming and reducing independence on foreign oil. For more information visit: www.ravenbiofuelsinternational.com.

Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including without limitation those statements regarding the ability of Raven Biofuels International Corporation ("Raven" or the "Company") to construct any ethanol plants or proceed with the commercialization of its technology or that it will be able to exploit, develop, acquire, finance, operate, or make profitable, any of the commercial opportunities discussed or described herein. These forward-looking statements are not historical facts and can be identified by the use of forward-looking words or phraseology such as "believes," "expects," "may," "intends," "anticipates," "plans," "estimates," and analogous or similar other expressions intended to identify such forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ materially from those reflected in such forward-looking statements. Raven and its principals will not assume any obligation to update any of the forward-looking statements to reflect any events, facts, or circumstances that may arise other than as may be required by applicable law or regulation.

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