SOURCE: NRG Resources, Inc.

March 06, 2006 08:00 ET

Russian Railway Successfully Tests TVT 24-7

SANTA ANA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 6, 2006 -- NRG Resources, Inc. (OTC: NRRI) announced today that the Department of Capital Development of the Russian Railways approved full-scale diesel engine testing of NRGZ 24-7 based on the positive results obtained on laboratory testing.

The Russian Scientific Research Institute of Railroad Transportation, an internationally acclaimed research facility, completed the testing. The study was initiated to determine the improved component wear and function characteristics of TVT 24-7 (formerly NRG 24-7) when added to different lubricants used by the Russian railroads, and also studied these characteristics when used with different paired metals.

The conclusion of the report states, "Based on positive results of laboratory tests, we approve the diesel oil M14B2 comprising 7% of the metal conditioner NRGZ 24-7 lubrication for trials on full-scale diesel engines."

The Institute's report also contains observations concerning startling reductions in wear characteristics of certain metals. For example, the report states that NRG 24-7 at 7% additive reduces wear of cast iron and alloy A020-1 by one order of magnitude (90%), does not influence the wear of nitride steel, and cuts the wear of bronze by several hundred percent.

Other tests indicate that as little as 3% NRG 24-7 when added to lubricating oil significantly reduced the operating temperatures of the oil by 75 degrees Fahrenheit.

Having inherited a massive operating infrastructure, the Russian Railway is an extensive organization, spanning eleven time zones and containing almost as much railroad tracks than the rest of the world combined. The Russian Railway has indicated that it plans to begin full-scale diesel engine tests.

"We believe that the positive results obtained by The Russian Scientific Research Institute of Railroad Transportation will move us closer to a long-term lubricant supplier relationship with the railroads, and put us on the fast track with other state and private sector organizations in the CIS," remarked Tony Vanetik, CEO of NRG Resources, Inc.

NRG Resources, Inc. has a licensing agreement with Green Star Products, Inc. (see GSPI press release dated Nov. 2, 2005, "GSPI Completes Joint Venture To Distribute Lubrication Products Worldwide") and produces the antifriction products from a new blending and bottling facility in Chula Vista (San Diego County), California.

About NRG Resources, Inc.

Orange County, California-based NRG Resources, Inc. is a business that manufactures and markets a proprietary line of oil additives and lubricants for industrial and commercial applications. The Company also owns a wholly owned subsidiary, NRG Resources Kazakhstan, Inc., whose principal activity is the exploration of oil and gas in Kazakhstan. For more information, please visit the Company's website at or send an email to

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