KiOR to Participate in Mississippi Governor's Energy Summit

Pasadena, Texas, UNITED STATES

PASADENA, Texas, Oct. 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KiOR, Inc. (Nasdaq:KiOR), a next-generation renewable fuels company, announced that Fred Cannon, President and CEO, is participating in the Governor's Energy Summit in Jackson, MS, hosted by Governor Phil Bryant today. Cannon is participating on an Executive Roundtable Panel designed to outline the opportunities for Mississippi to enhance its growing energy sector. The presentation can be found on the Investor Relations section of KiOR's website under "Events and Presentations."

About KiOR

KiOR is a next-generation renewable fuels company that has developed a unique two-step proprietary technology platform to convert abundant and sustainable non-food biomass into cellulosic gasoline, diesel and fuel oil. KiOR's cellulosic fuels may be transported using existing distribution networks and are suitable for use in vehicles on the road today. KiOR strives to help ease dependence on foreign oil, reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions and create high-quality jobs and economic benefit across rural communities. For more information, please visit

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