DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Breitling Energy Corporation (OTCBB: BECC) has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Platts Global Energy Awards in the Industry Leadership Award Category for Exploration & Production.
Energy companies from 36 countries representing nearly 250 total nominations were reviewed before releasing the 2014 finalist list. Platts is a leading provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information.
Now in its 16th year, the Global Energy Awards are often known as the “Oscars of the Energy Industry” and boast some of the most prominent energy-related companies in the world.
Breitling Energy is listed in the Exploration & Production category along with BP/Maxoil, Chesapeake Energy Corp, CNOOC, Ltd, Drillsearch Energy Ltd, ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corp), Peabody Energy and Royal Dutch Shell.
“It’s always a rare privilege to be nominated for the Global Energy Awards,” Chris Faulkner, Breitling’s CEO, said. “If you look at who else is in our category, I’m very grateful that the judges recognize what we’re doing as worthy of being included with such prestigious companies.”
Winners will be announced at a black-tie dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan on December 11, 2014. The program will be hosted by CNBC Anchor, Amanda Drury. Platts is a division of McGraw Hill Financial and provides the latest news, pricing, analytics and commentary on the energy markets to over 150 countries.
ABOUT BREITLING ENERGY
Breitling Energy Corporation is a growing U.S. energy company based in Dallas engaged in the exploration and development of high-probability, lower risk onshore oil and gas properties. The company’s dual-focused growth strategy primarily relies on leveraging management’s technical and operations expertise to grow through the drill-bit, while also growing its base of non-operating royalty interests. Breitling’s oil and gas operations are focused primarily in the Permian Basin of Texas and the Mississippi oil window of southern Kansas, with non-operating investments in Texas, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Mississippi. Breitling Energy Corporation is traded over the counter under the ticker symbol: BECC. Additional information is available at www.breitlingenergy.com.