Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors
Heifer International



Home > Press > G-OIL™ Passes Engine Test Criteria for API “SM” Certification: Green Earth Technologies’ Bio-Base Green Motor Oil in Final Evaluation Phase

G-OIL(TM) from Green Earth Technologies met and passed all the engine test criteria for The American Petroleum Institute (API) SM Certification. Tests were conducted by a nationally recognized independent third party testing facility. (Photo: Business Wire)
G-OIL(TM) from Green Earth Technologies met and passed all the engine test criteria for The American Petroleum Institute (API) SM Certification. Tests were conducted by a nationally recognized independent third party testing facility. (Photo: Business Wire)

Abstract:
In this time of economic crisis, foreign oil dependency and environmental uncertainty, American consumers are in need of new product offerings that can help combat these issues. Green Earth Technologies (Pink Sheets:GETG) is offering that solution, as it was announced today that their G-OIL ultimate biodegradable green motor oils met and passed all the engine test criteria for The American Petroleum Institute (API) SM Certification. API'S SM rating is the highest rating for gasoline engine oil certification. Tests were conducted by a nationally recognized independent third party testing facility. G-OIL, American-produced motor oil made with domestic animal fats, will reduce our dependence on foreign oil and will result in naturally better performance than conventional motor oils.

G-OIL™ Passes Engine Test Criteria for API “SM” Certification: Green Earth Technologies’ Bio-Base Green Motor Oil in Final Evaluation Phase

LAS VEGAS, NV | Posted on November 4th, 2008

G-OIL is the first and only bio-based motor oil to receive such distinguished honors. According to statistical data from the American Chemistry Council, less than 42% of motor oils are successful in passing the API SM engine tests, which are designed for crude base oils, making the fact that the bio-based G-OIL passed even more significant.

G-OIL is the world's lowest petroleum, "eco-friendly," ultimate biodegradable motor oil. Unlike traditional petrochemical-based motor oils from leading manufacturers, Green Earth Technologies' G-OIL is made with American-grown renewable animal fats. These saturated fats, whose molecular single-bond carbon chains are similar to common petroleum oils, have no harsh effects on the environment, and drastically cut our dependence on foreign oil. Consider that it takes three barrels of crude oil to make one barrel of motor oil, but it only takes one barrel of animal fat to produce one barrel of G-OIL. G-OIL is also ultimate biodegradable, and the production process is more energy efficient than that of synthetic and crude oil.

"We could not be more excited about G-OIL passing the API SM engine tests and are confident that we will soon be awarded the API certification," said Jeff Marshall, President and CEO of Green Earth Technologies. He added, "G-OIL will change the way the world thinks about motor oil. Passing the SM tests prove that G-OIL gives you the best of both worlds - from an environmental and performance perspective."

####

About Green Earth Technologies, Inc.
Green Earth Technologies (GET) 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™, G-WASH™, G-GLASS™, G-SCENT™, G-WHEEL™, G-LUBE ™, G-PROTECT™, G-CLEAN™ and G-TIRE™, and are offered in a wide range of automotive categories including performance and appearance chemicals. GET products are now available at The Home Depot, Target, VIP, National Auto, Fred Meyer, participating ACE & True Value dealers, Redners, Trader Horns, The Andersons, Biggs, Bennett Auto, Frank’s Auto Supermarket and Amazon.com.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
ALLIANCE
Courtney Jacobs
212-546-2372
or
INVESTORS:
ICR
Ina McGuinness
310-954-1100

Copyright © Business Wire 2008

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Virginia Tech physicists propose path to faster, more flexible robots: Virginia Tech physicists revealed a microscopic phenomenon that could greatly improve the performance of soft devices, such as agile flexible robots or microscopic capsules for drug delivery May 17th, 2024

Gene therapy relieves back pain, repairs damaged disc in mice: Study suggests nanocarriers loaded with DNA could replace opioids May 17th, 2024

Shedding light on perovskite hydrides using a new deposition technique: Researchers develop a methodology to grow single-crystal perovskite hydrides, enabling accurate hydride conductivity measurements May 17th, 2024

Oscillating paramagnetic Meissner effect and Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless transition in cuprate superconductor May 17th, 2024

Announcements

Virginia Tech physicists propose path to faster, more flexible robots: Virginia Tech physicists revealed a microscopic phenomenon that could greatly improve the performance of soft devices, such as agile flexible robots or microscopic capsules for drug delivery May 17th, 2024

Diamond glitter: A play of colors with artificial DNA crystals May 17th, 2024

Finding quantum order in chaos May 17th, 2024

Oscillating paramagnetic Meissner effect and Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless transition in cuprate superconductor May 17th, 2024

Automotive/Transportation

Researchers’ approach may protect quantum computers from attacks March 8th, 2024

New designs for solid-state electrolytes may soon revolutionize the battery industry: Scientists achieve monumental improvements in lithium-metal-chloride solid-state electrolytes November 3rd, 2023

Previously unknown pathway to batteries with high energy, low cost and long life: Newly discovered reaction mechanism overcomes rapid performance decline in lithium-sulfur batteries September 8th, 2023

Tests find no free-standing nanotubes released from tire tread wear September 8th, 2023

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project