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Green Earth Technologies’ G-OIL Establishes New Class of Engine Oil: “High Performance Green”

STAMFORD, CT | Posted on March 27th, 2008

Green Earth Technologies (Pink Sheets:GETG) today announced test results that show G-OILTM "Ultimate biodegradable" products establish a new category: "High Performance Green." Test results for G-OIL™ in 2-cycle engines show that its performance in engines rivals that of synthetic oils like Mobil One™ and that a significantly higher flash point and incredibly low ash content allows for a much cleaner burn. The low ash content results in a low particulate content of the exhaust. Mobil One™ has 150 times more sulfated ash than G-OILTM.

"Imagine the world impact when consumers adopt a proprietary product as revolutionary as this," says Jeff Marshall, Chief Executive Officer and President of Green Earth Technologies. "G-OIL™ allows for no-smoke, no-particulate operation of 2-cycle engines. The advantages for the micro-environment are huge. Not only will it immediately improve the quality of life for people using chainsaws, scooters, leaf blowers, lawn mowers and trimmers, but in countries where small vehicles powered by 2-cycle engines outnumber full-size cars, G-OIL™ can drastically cut pollution and smog-related health problems."

To qualify for API-TC rating, 2-cycle oils must pass engine tests for Lubricity, Pre-ignition, Reduced Piston Varnish Build-up and Second Ring Sticking. G-OILTM exceeded the performance of an ASTM reference oil in all categories. In the Reduced Piston Varnish Build-up and Second Ring Sticking test, G-OILTM averaged 35% better than the reference oil indicating longer engine life.

G-OIL™ also rates as a best overall performer in four critical ASTM tests: Viscosity Index, Flash Point, Pour Point and Sulfated Ash. G-OILTM 2-cycle oil meets established standards for quality of an oil in its category.


Brand / Product



ASTM D2270


Flash Point,

°C (°F)

ASTM D 92/93


Pour Point,

°C (°F)



Sulfated Ash,

Mass %

ASTM D 874

G-OILTM 147   128 (262)   -42 (-44)   >0.001
AMSOIL Saber ATPTM 136   114 (237)   -36 (-33)   No data
Mobil 1 MX2TTM 154   110 (230)   -42 (-44)   0.15
Chevron HavolineTM 119   95 (203)   -30 (-22)   0.00
Citgo SupergardTM 126   90 (194)   -44 (-42)   0.10
GulfprideTM 130   63 (150)   -39 (-40)   0.00
Pennzoil TM 112   104 (219)   -33 (-27)   No data
STIHLTM 105   71 (160)   -18 (0)   0.00

Green Earth's breakthrough proprietary process for utilization of bio-base material, made from sustainable domestically grown beef, pork or chicken fat, used in G-OIL products, can replace or top-off synthetic and petrochemical based engine oils.

This base material has the dual characteristics of low temperature operation and a new level of high temperature stability. G-OIL's™ base can operate at as low as -40 F. Previous formulas made from a base of animal fat were limited to an operating temperature that bottomed out at 40 F. G-OIL™ 2-cycle tests to the identical Pour Point temperature of -42 C (-44 F) as Mobil One™, however it tests to a 16 percent higher Flash Point when compared to Mobil One™, supporting smokeless operation.

Viscosity Index (VI) indicates the rate of change in viscosity of an oil within a given temperature range and indicates the quality of the oil where the higher the number the better. G-OILTM tests to a VI of 147 only 0.5 percent less than the premium synthetic Mobile One™ and far above non-synthetic petroleum based oils.


About Green Earth Technologies
Green Earth Technologies produces "G" - Branded superior performing totally green products made with American-grown base oils that utilize the power of nanotechnology to deliver environmentally friendly products with no compromise—meaning consumers can now "do their part" without having to give up performance or value - Save the Earth - Sacrifice Nothing. The G-Brand family of products include G-OIL(TM), G-WASH(TM), G-GLASS(TM), G-SCENT(TM), G-WHEEL(TM) and G-TIRE(TM), and are offered in a wide range of automotive categories including performance & appearance chemicals. Please visit or for the latest news and in-depth information about G.E.T. and its brands.


Certain statements in this release regarding future events and developments, future performance, management's expectations, beliefs, plans, or projections are "forward looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Such statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, and are based on the Company's current expectations, and speak only as of the date of such statements. Actual Company results may differ materially from any forward-looking statements due to such risks and uncertainties.

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