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Shonsey joins HR BioPetroleum

HR BioPetroleum Inc., a renewable bioenergy company based in Hawaii, has named Ed Shonsey as chief executive officer and a member of its board of directors. Shonsey was most recently CEO of Diversa Corp., a producer of specialty enzymes and bioenergy solutions. In December 2007, HR BioPetroleum and Shell International Renewables BV formed a joint venture called Cellana to build a demonstration facility using HR BioPetroleum's technology to grow marine algae and produce oil for conversion into biofuel.