Baylor College of Medicine joins ecorpStim consortium

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eCORP Stimulation Technologies, LLC (ecorpStim) is pleased to announce the addition of the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas, ( to ecorpStim's clean shale stimulation research and development consortium.

Physicians and scientists at Baylor College of Medicine will assist the research team–which includes scientists at neighboring Rice University, Houston, Texas, the Energy Safety Research Institute and Swansea University Swansea, United Kingdom, and University of Grenoble, Grenoble, France – in evaluating and furthering developments in delivery of ecorpStim's non-water, chemical-free stimulation technologies. Paul Klotman, M.D., President, CEO and Executive Dean of Baylor College of Medicine said "We are pleased to participate in this project to make the harvesting of shale hydrocarbons environmentally sustainable and safe to humans."

John Francis Thrash, M.D., CEO of ecorpStim, observed that "The environmental safeguards being developed by the ecorpStim consortium can make it possible to achieve the beneficial effects from shale gas production ecologically and economically. We are very pleased to have Baylor College of Medicine join the consortium in these pursuits."

About ecorpStim - The company ecorpStim (eCORP Stimulation Technologies, LLC) was created in 2012 to provide European countries, as well as those with limited water resources, with alternatives to hydraulic fracturing, based on pure home grade propane and without the use of chemicals, or on heptafluoropropane (in the case of NFP Stimulation).

About eCORP International, LLC - Founded in 1978, eCORP and its predecessor companies have extensive oil and gas experience including underground natural gas storage, natural gas transportation, enhanced oil recovery in conventional reservoirs using propane and butane, exploration for and production of conventional and unconventional (shale) reservoirs, electric power generation and marketing of electricity and gas.