STUART, Fla., June 14, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ESPH), a diversified water engineering and environmental services company, is pleased to announced that it has filed a new patent based on its patented Ozonix technology to help BP and other energy exploration companies recover oil during a deepwater spill. This new process is known as the Ecosphere Deepwater Oil Recovery Process. Click the following link to view a PowerPoint presentation on the process:
Sanjeev Jakhete, Senior V.P. Of Engineering, stated, "Based on our past project experience Ecosphere is confident to be able to offer our Ozonix Technology with nano bubbles as a chemical free solution to the Gulf oil disaster. The Ozonix Deepwater Oil Recovery Process will aid in raising oil to the surface with the help of millions of nano bubbles thus reducing the release of toxic elements to the sea water."John Ely of Ely and Associates commented, "I have been very involved with Ecosphere Technologies for the past 2 years. My stimulation company has pumped the Ozonix fluid on frac jobs and I have witnessed the Ozonix technology eliminate the use of biocide for major energy companies. This Deepwater Oil Recovery Process is a great application of the Ozonix technology to help BP. Any time we can reduce chemicals in our business and protect the environment we need to." Ecosphere also announced that it has recently received approval from the U.S. Patent Office for its third patent this year for its Ozonix technology. Make sure you are first to receive timely information on Ecosphere Technologies when it hits the newswire. Sign up for Ecosphere's email news alert system today at: http://www.ESPH-IR.com . About Ecosphere Technologies: Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ESPH) is a diversified water engineering and environmental services company. The Company provides environmental services and technologies for use in large-scale and sustainable applications across industries, nations and ecosystems.