Andrea Rossi graduated in 1973 at the University of Milan, with an MA dissertation in Philosophy on the correlation between Einstein’s Theory of Relativity and Edmund Husserl’s Phenomenology.
Turning an intuition into a practical and suitable procedure.
Television and newspapers begin covering Petroldragon's products. The U.S. Government discloses its interest in the new technology.
Omar Refinery, originally a lubricant oil refinery, appears to be ideally suited for processing Petroldragon products.
To ensure a continuous supply of raw materials, i.e. waste, Petroldragon set up a complex network, and signed contracts with major Italian companies producing large amounts of those kinds of waste which were best suited to the transformation processes designed by Andrea Rossi.
Andrea Rossi investigates the possibility of running automobiles and other means of transportation with his reprocessed waste products.
Without any warning or explanation, all secondary materials like the ones obtained and processed by Petroldragon for its activities acquire “toxic waste” status.
Petroldragon's operations, previously regularly checked and assessed for taxes by the Italian Government, were suddenly declared illegal.
All of a sudden, Italian law prescribes that the materials used by Petroldragon for the production of fuel oil from secondary materials are to be considered waste.
Financial Tragedy Overwhelms Rossi’s Group.
In December 1996, a penniless Andrea Rossi emigrated to the U.S.A., and was employed by a company specialized in systems that derive energy from biomass, the Bio Development Corporation, of Bedford, NH.