SOURCE: US Energy Initiatives Corporation

December 18, 2006 09:53 ET

US Energy Initiatives Achieves 65% Diesel Displacement for Mercedes 494 Engine

System Is Key to Five-Year $54 Million Contract

TAMPA, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 18, 2006 -- US Energy Initiatives Corporation (OTCBB: USEI) ("US Energy" or the "Company") an ISO-9001 certified manufacturer of a patent dual-fuel, diesel to natural gas conversion system today announced the Company has finalized the dual-fuel system for a Mercedes 494. The engine was shipped from Thailand to the Company's facilities in PeachTree City, Georgia where calibration and mechanical development work was completed.

"This represents a significant opportunity for us to showcase the versatility and range of our patent dual-fuel system," said CEO Mark Clancy. "We have been successful in taking the Mercedes engine up to the maximum OEM specs for horsepower while achieving a 65% displacement of diesel with natural gas. This translates into a dramatic and meaningful reduction in fuel costs as our clients can now replace the majority of its diesel with natural gas. At present in Thailand, the cost of diesel ranges between four and six times the cost of natural gas. This conversion aids in our launch of our major bus contract and we are excited about the position of our technology as we head into the new year," concluded Mr. Clancy.

About US Energy Initiatives Corporation (OTCBB: USEI), formed in 1996, operates an ISO-9001 certified electronic manufacturing company and markets the Company's patent dual-fuel diesel to natural gas conversion technology through the automotive aftermarket and through certain original equipment manufacturers. The Company's facilities include a state-of-the-art systems development and testing lab in Atlanta, Georgia and an ISO-9001 certified manufacturing facility in Tampa, Florida.

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