Westlake Village, CA – Applied Natural Gas Fuels, Inc. (ANGF), a leading producer and distributor of natural gas fuels, announced today the appointment of David B. Kilpatrick to its Board of Directors.  Mr. Kilpatrick has over 30 years of executive, management and operating experience in the oil and gas industry.  Since 1998, David has been the President of Kilpatrick Energy Group, a consulting firm to oil and gas companies.  From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Kilpatrick served as the President and Chief Operating Officer for Monterey Resources, Inc., an independent oil and gas company in California.  Prior to Monterey Resources, David held various managerial positions at Santa Fe Energy Resources, an oil and gas production company. 

“David brings a tremendous amount of energy experience and wisdom to our Board” said Cem Hacioglu, President and CEO of ANGF.  “I look forward to working closely with David and benefiting from his insights as we continue to build our production and distribution platform throughout the country” added Mr. Hacioglu.

Mr. Kilpatrick remarked “Applied Natural Gas Fuels, Inc. represents a unique growth platform in the exciting natural gas fuels industry.  I look forward to contributing to its continued development.”

Mr. Kilpatrick currently serves as an Independent Director of Cheniere Energy Inc., a Director of the California Independent Petroleum Association, the Independent Oil Producers Agency, and BreitBurn Energy Partners, L.P., a publicly-traded independent oil and gas limited partnership.  Previously, Mr. Kilpatrick served as a Director of PYR Energy Corporation and Whittier Energy Corporation, both publicly-traded oil and gas production companies.

Mr. Kilpatrick received a B.S. in petroleum engineering from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in geology and physics from Whittier College.  He currently resides in Newport Beach, CA.