SOURCE: Raven Biofuels Corp.

December 11, 2009 09:00 ET

Raven Biofuels Forms Technical Advisory Board; Top Research Academics to Advise Raven on Production of Biofuels and Eco Friendly Chemicals

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - December 11, 2009) - Raven Biofuels International Corporation (PINKSHEETS: RVBF) ("Raven" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has formed its technical advisory group to benefit from some of the top minds in the world of Biofuels research.

Dr. John I. Zerbe has joined Raven's Technical Advisory Board. Dr. Zerbe holds a BS in Wood Utilization from Penn State University and an MS and Ph D in Wood Technology, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

Dr. Zerbe's experience includes fifty-two years in Government, Industry, and Academia. He directed research in all branches of forest products utilization and provided leadership in research on wood utilization for energy. Dr. Zerbe has authored over seventy (70) publications to date and is considered one of the top minds in his field of research.

Dr. Zerbe has held positions as: Chairman of the Carolinas - Chesapeake Section of the Forest Products Research Society, Member of the Executive Board of the Forest Products Society, and Treasurer and Board Member of the Society for Wood Science and Technology.

Dr. Zerbe's direct experience includes: Six (6) years as Director of Forest Products and Engineering Research and was involved in direction of the national research program for timber harvesting, engineering applied to forestry practices, forest products as materials, improved forest products, and improved production and treatment processes. Eighteen (18) years as Manager of the Energy Research, Development, and Application Program for the Forest Service. He conducted research on conversion of wood to fuel alcohol and other chemicals, wood combustion fundamentals, wood gasification and charcoal. He also spent three (3) years as Acting Deputy Director of the Forest Products Laboratory with responsibility for planning, and budgeting for Laboratory research program as deputized by the Laboratory Director.

About Raven Biofuels International Corporation (PINKSHEETS: RVBF)

Raven Biofuels is a clean energy technology company focused on developing technologies to produce transportation fuels and green chemicals from waste or biomass. Raven plans to build integrated biorefineries using proprietary technology.

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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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