Press Release – NMR Process Systems – Danbury CT January 19, 2007

As part of its announced multi-million dollar refinery improvement prog ram , Big West of California, LLC has selected NMR Process Systems LLC (NPS) to provide on-line NMR technology. The NPS integrated sampling and NMR analyzer system will enable the refinery to both increase its diesel production, as well as achieve quality targets needed for the new Clean Fuels Flying J will produce at it’s Bakersfield, CA, refinery. NPS’s NMR technology solutions, coupled with a Swagelok® sampling system, will perform simultaneous, multi-property diesel measurements required for process monitoring and control in the manufacturing of these new fuels. Installation is scheduled for the first quarter of 2007.

NMR Process Systems LLC, of Danbury, Connecticut ( is a process analytical technology and engineering services company, providing process analytical solutions to maximize plant and manufacturing operations in the refining, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and food industries. Solon, Ohio based Swagelok Company ( designs, manufactures, and delivers an expanding range of high-quality fluid system products and solutions.

Paul J. Giammatteo
Product and Marketing Manager
NMR Process Systems, LLC
87A Sand Pit Road
Danbury, Connecticut 06810
Tel: +1-203-744-5905