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MOU with Freepoint Commodities LLC

Released 07:00 18-Jul-2018

RNS Number : 9527U
Quadrise Fuels International PLC
18 July 2018

18 July 2018


Quadrise Fuels International plc

("Quadrise", "QFI" or the "Company")


Memorandum of Understanding with Freepoint Commodities LLC


The Company is pleased to announce it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Freepoint Commodities LLC ("Freepoint").


Freepoint, which is based in Stamford, Connecticut, is both an established global merchant of physical commodities and a financer of upper and mid-stream commodity-producing assets.  Freepoint also provides physical supply services and related structured solutions for counterparties located throughout the world.


Pursuant to the MOU, Quadrise and Freepoint intend to work together to pursue commercial arrangements involving the production and supply of MSAR® fuel to producers and consumers by utilising Quadrise MSAR® technology, additives and services coupled with Freepoint's marketing, trading, logistics and financial services capabilities.


Under the MOU, during the next 24 months the parties plan to jointly investigate and pursue selected MSAR® project opportunities in the Americas, with a number of identified counterparties, and in Asia on an exclusive basis with the goal of entering into commercial agreements for MSAR® production and supply arrangements with fuel producers and consumers.


Commenting on this development, Mike Kirk, Executive Chairman of QFI, said:


"We are delighted to sign this MOU with Freepoint and are confident that with the combination of Quadrise's MSAR® technology and fuel experience, and Freepoint's world-leading oil products trading and financing capabilities, we will be able to progress and accelerate selected MSAR® projects globally."


For further information on QFI, please refer to the Company's website at, or contact or phone:


Quadrise Fuels International Plc

Mike Kirk, Executive Chairman

+44 (0)20 7031 7321

Jason Miles, Chief Operating Officer

Nominated Adviser

Smith & Williamson Corporate Finance Limited

Dr Azhic Basirov

+44 (0)20 7131 4000

Ben Jeynes

Katy Birkin


Peel Hunt LLP

Richard Crichton

+44 (0)20 7418 8900

Ross Allister 

Public & Investor Relations

FTI Consulting

Ben Brewerton

+44 (0)20 3727 1000

Sara Powell


For further information about Freepoint, please refer to Freepoint's website at


Notes to Editors


QFI is the supplier of MSAR® emulsion technology and fuels, a low-cost alternative to heavy fuel oil (one of the world's largest fuel markets, comprising over 450 million tons per annum) in the global power generation, shipping, steam and refining industries.


This announcement is inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of EU Regulation 596/2014


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MOU with Freepoint Commodities LLC - RNS