Wall Street News Alert: 4 Stocks You Need to Know for Tuesday! October 21, 2008

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WESTON, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 10/21/08 -- Wall Street News Alert's "stocks to watch" this morning are: CleanTech Biofuels, Inc. (OTCBB: CLTH), Apache Corporation (NYSE: APA), National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) and Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK).

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Continuing a string of positive news which began last week, CleanTech Biofuels, Inc. (OTCBB: CLTH) should have investors monitoring the stock closely. Yesterday after the markets closed, the company issued a press release announcing that it has placed its initial orders for equipment to be used at its first commercial site located in Chicago, Illinois.

More great news! According to the release, CleanTech expects to begin producing biomass from municipal solid waste for the production of renewable energy in the near-term. Initially, the biomass produced in Chicago will be co-fired with coal at existing coal fired power plants operating in the Chicago area.

In other news, the company reported last week that it has fulfilled its first milestone pursuant to its exclusive worldwide sublicense agreement for technology developed at the University of California, Berkeley for converting cellulose to ethanol.Under the License Agreement, CleanTech is required to make payments to HFTA upon meeting certain development milestones for validation and commercialization of the technology. The first milestone, which was recently met, required that CleanTech satisfactorily test the technology using equipment developed at the University of California, Berkeley and subsequently purchased by CleanTech, to generate fermentable sugars from municipal solid waste at efficiencies satisfactory to CleanTech.

The patented technology, initially developed and tested at the University of California, Berkeley, utilizes nitric acid for hydrolyzing cellulosic material, rather than sulfuric or hydrochloric acid, for the production of ethanol and other fuels from biomass in municipal solid waste. Sulfuric or hydrochloric acid is typically used in the industry for hydrolyzing biomass; however, CleanTech believes that nitric acid hydrolysis represents the cutting edge of current technology in the cellulosic ethanol industry. CleanTech also obtained a nonexclusive worldwide license to use the technology for all other feedstocks for producing ethanol.

The licensed technology is described in U.S. Patents No. 5221357, 5366558, 5536325, 5628830, and 6019900. The sublicense agreement is with HFTA, a company formed by the developers of the technology.

Also last week the company reported it has closed the merger of Biomass North America Licensing, Inc. into its wholly-owned subsidiary. CleanTech plans to move quickly to implement its newly acquired technology at a commercial waste transfer station in Chicago, Illinois to produce cellulosic biomass from municipal solid waste. In cooperation with the owner of the site, the permitting and approval process for construction of the plant is underway.

The cellulosic biomass to be produced at the facility can be used for a variety of purposes, including solid fuel for the production of electricity in existing coal-fired power plants. CleanTech has been approached by several utilities who desire to purchase the biomass from the proposed Chicago plant for use in existing power plants.

Investors are urged to continue to monitor the progress of the company!

Before the news was released, the stock closed Monday at Sixty One cents a share.

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In case you are not familiar with the company: CleanTech Biofuels, Inc. is a development stage company with technology that the company believes is capable of converting municipal solid waste into ethanol and other energy products. By using the existing infrastructure for municipal solid waste collection and disposal to collect biomass at low or possibly negative feedstock cost, the Company expects to achieve profitability quickly relative to other energy producers who must develop their infrastructure to collect and transport more expensive feedstocks such as sugar cane, corn or even switchgrass, wood waste, or corn stoverl.

Apache Corporation (NYSE: APA) up 10.3% on 7.2 million shares traded. Apache Corporation is a large oil and gas independent with operations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom sector of the North Sea, Egypt, Australia and Argentina.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) up 22.2% on 14.2 mllion shares traded. National Oilwell Varco is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling and production operations, the provision of oilfield services, and supply chain integration services to the upstream oil and gas industry.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK) up 13.9% on 40.8 million shares traded. Chesapeake Energy Corporation is the third-largest producer of natural gas in the U.S. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company's operations are focused on exploratory and developmental drilling and corporate and property acquisitions in the Fort Worth Barnett Shale, Fayetteville Shale, Haynesville Shale, Mid-Continent, Appalachian Basin, Permian Basin, Delaware Basin, South Texas, Texas Gulf Coast and Ark-La-Tex regions of the United States.

Market Commentary:

"More relief at the pumps! Gasoline has fallen more than a dime a gallon since Friday, hitting a national average of $2.92 on Monday, according to auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express," stated Sonja Rudd in Wall Street News Alert's daily commentary continued at: http://www.WallStreetNewsAlert.com.

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