Universal Bioenergy's NDR Energy Group Signs Major Contract to Market Electric Power

Universal Bioenergy's NDR Energy Group Signs Major Contract to Market Electric

Company Forecasts Revenues of $96 to $384 Million in Annual Sales of Electric

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Bioenergy Inc.,
(OTCMarkets:UBRG), a publicly traded independent diversified energy company,
that markets natural gas, propane, and produces petroleum and coal, announced
that its subsidiary NDR Energy Group signed a Master Power Purchase and Sale
Agreement with an electric power company to sell wholesale electric power. NDR
Energy has been engaged in negotiations with several large electric power
producers and marketers to purchase their bulk wholesale electric power. NDR
Energy will sell the electric power to its electric utility customers to
assist them in meeting the base load requirements of their customers, and also
sell power to large commercial and industrial customers. The Company is
projecting estimated revenues of $96 million to $384 million in annual sales
of electric power with greater margins and profits for the Company.

The company supplying the electric power is a subsidiary of a large
diversified energy industry leader in acquiring, drilling, producing and
reworking oil and gas properties, as well as the wholesale buying and selling
of natural gas and electricity throughout the United States and Canada. The
company has been in the deregulated electric power industry since 1994, and
has been focused on balancing supply and demand needs for electric utilities,
independent power producers and other market participants.

NDR Energy's President Ken Harris states, "We continue to experience
substantial growth at NDR. One critical component of this process is to grow
our product offerings to include additional energy-related commodities. Our
new agreement with a very strong power/electric supplier gives us huge
momentum as we advance our power/electric division. We have filed our
application for a FERC license, and upon our receipt of the license, we will
be operational from a power/electric standpoint. I am tremendously proud of
our progress. With the initiation of our renewables, solar and wind division,
the expansion of our natural gas operations, the growth of our sales staff and
the activity in our power/electric division, these are exciting times for

About Universal Bioenergy Inc.

Founded in 2004, Universal Bioenergy Inc., is a publicly traded independent
diversified energy company that produces and markets natural gas, petroleum,
coal andpropane. We market energy resources to the largest public utilities,
electric power producers and local gas distribution companies in the U.S.,
that serve millions of commercial, industrial and residential customers. We
are also engaged in the acquisition and development of existing or recently
discovered oil and gas fields, leases and surface coal mines. For more
information visit www.universalbioenergy.com

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that are forward looking statements within the meaning of Rule 175 under the
Securities Act of 1933 and Rule 3b-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of
1934, and are subject to the safe harbor created by those rules. Such
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