Universal Bioenergy President Meets with State Governors for Expansion Plans and Support to Export Coal to Asia and Europe

Universal Bioenergy President Meets with State Governors for Expansion Plans
and Support to Export Coal to Asia and Europe

IRVINE, Calif., April 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Bioenergy Inc.,
(OTC Markets:UBRG), a publicly traded independent diversified energy company,
that markets natural gas, petroleum and coal, announced its President, Vince
M. Guest met with the Governors of two large coal producing States and senior
executives of their Economic Development Departments.

Universal's President attended a State Governors Business Conference in
California to gain support for the Company's efforts to export large
quantities of coal from their states to Asia and Europe, andassistancewith
logistics and shipment with railroad companies and access to seaport terminals
on the east and west coast. They also discussed the Company's plans for growth
and expansion in their States, support and assistance on obtaining leases on
public lands for the development ofcoal, oil, gas, and creating more jobs
and revenues in those states. One of the states was in the Midwest and the
other on the east coast.

The Company is projectingan estimated 200,000 to 300,000 tons of coal sales
per month. At an estimated $90.00 per ton, this couldgenerate an estimated
$216 to $324 million in additional annual revenues and an estimated $24 to $36
million per year in gross profit.

Universal's President Vince M. Guest states, "We were very excited to meet
with the Governors and senior members of the Economic Development Departments
of two of the largest coal producing States last week. The meetings were very
productive, especially since we had traveled to one of the States last month
to tour a coal mine to purchase and secure additional supplies of coal. We
were invited by the Governors to come to their State offices to meet with
them, and executives of their Economic Development Department and Department
of Energy to gain their support for our business expansion in their States,
creating jobs and our efforts to export coal and other energy products to Asia
and Europe. We to plan to have these meetings very soon to facilitate our
growth."

AboutUniversal 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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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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