Carbon Sciences’ CEO Featured on CNN’s “The Big Idea”

Byron Elton Explains Next Generation Gas-to-Liquids (GTL) Technology Making Gasoline Without Using Crude Oil

Santa Barbara, CA - August 3, 2010 - Carbon Sciences, Inc. (CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform greenhouse gases into gasoline and other portable fuels, was featured on CNN’s “The Big Idea” segment last week where CEO, Byron Elton discussed the potential impact of this technology on relieving America’s dependence on crude oil.

The broadcast segment titled, “Fueling Up with CO2” was hosted by CNN’s chief business correspondent, Ali Velshi, who invited Elton to answer a popular CNN viewer question: “What are you doing to help get CO2 out of the environment?”

Stressing the importance of replacing petroleum as a source of liquid fuels, Elton explained, “We’re working on a technology that makes gasoline, the same gasoline you’re using in your car today, without using crude oil.” He continued, “Our feedstock is natural gas and carbon dioxide. The good news is there’s lots of it, it’s relatively inexpensive and we have plenty of it here in the U.S. to make the gasoline.”

Aside from having an abundant supply of key ingredients (CO2 and natural gas) needed for the process, the company’s innovative technology is a radical departure from traditional GTL methods that use high levels of steam and oxygen to transform gas into liquid portable fuels. Neither ingredient is used in Carbon Sciences’ green process; making it significantly less capital intensive and more environmentally friendly.

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Date: Tuesday, August 03, 2010


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