D1 Oils Plc
01 November 2006
The following replaces the D1 Oils site visit announcement released today at
7.00am under RNS number 3322L.
In the third paragraph the year of reference should be 2007.
The full amended release appears below.
1st November, 2006
D1 Oils plc
Investor and Analyst Site Visit
D1 Oils plc (D1), the UK-based global producer of biodiesel, is today hosting a
site visit for investors and analysts. This will comprise a visit to the
Netherlands, where D1 is carrying out its jatropha crop science programme, and a
tour of D1's refinery site at Middlesbrough, Teesside, in the North East of
England, where the company currently has 32,000 tonnes of biodiesel production
In the Netherlands, the site visit will include the facilities where the D1
research and breeding programme is being carried out to enhance jatropha yields
per hectare and develop new elite seed for planting in conjunction with Agriom
BV (www.agriom.nl). Working with Agriom, D1 has identified and collected more
than 130 accessions of jatropha to assess variations and planting quality.
In Middlesbrough, analysts and investors will be shown D1's first operational UK
refinery site, where four 8,000 tonne D1 20 units are now producing biodiesel
for UK sale, and where the company intends to deploy a further six D1 20 units
to bring the site capacity up to around 100,000 tonnes of capacity during 2007.
The visits will also include presentations on D1's agronomy, refining and
These presentations are available on the company's website, www.d1plc.com.
Commenting on the visit, Elliott Mannis, Chief Executive Officer of D1, said:
'This is an excellent opportunity to show analysts and investors the progress
that we are making in agronomy and refining. Our jatropha crop science
programme, which is focused on developing the most promising wild varieties of
jatropha into progressively higher yielding commercial crops, is making
excellent progress, and our 32,000 tonnes of refinery capacity in Middlesbrough
is now producing biodiesel for sale to UK refiners including Petroplus. We look
forward to demonstrating what has been accomplished in these key areas for the
- Ends -
Graham Prince, Head of Corporate Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 1642 755580
Mobile: +44 (0) 7973 323840
Kevin Byram / Mark Antelme
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7404 5959
Notes to Editors
D1 Oils plc is a UK-based global producer of biodiesel. We are building a global
supply chain and network that is sustainable and delivers value from
'earth-to-engine'. Our operations cover agronomy, refining and trading. We are
pioneering the science, planting and production of inedible vegetable oils; we
design, build, own, operate and market biodiesel refineries; and we source,
transport and trade seeds and seedlings, seedcake, crude vegetable oils and
biodiesel. Our vision is to be the world's leading biodiesel business.
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