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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
Current Report
 
Pursuant To Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 9, 2012
 
ORIGINOIL, INC.
(Name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Nevada
(State or other jurisdiction of
Incorporation or organization)
 
5645 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California
(Address of principal executive offices)
333-147980
(Commission File Number)
26-0287664
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
 
 
90016
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (323) 939-6645
 
N/A
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
 
On May 9, 2012, OriginOil Inc. announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with California-based PACE to collaborate with oil field operators in Texas and elsewhere to improve petroleum recovery and water cleaning for re-use at well sites, using a process it originally developed for algae harvesting. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d) Exhibits.
 
99.1
Press Release issued by OriginOil, Inc., dated May 9, 2012.
 

 
 
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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
  ORIGINOIL, INC.  
       
May 9, 2012  
By:
/s/ T. Riggs Eckelberry  
    Name: T. Riggs Eckelberry   
    Title: Chief Executive Officer  
       

 
 
 
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