DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Breitling Energy Corporation (OTCBB: BECC) announces the appointment of Trenton K. Thornock to the Board of Directors, effective November 14, 2014.
Mr. Thornock is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Scientific Drilling International, Inc., an international independent directional drilling company, based in Houston, Texas.
Prior to becoming CFO of Scientific Drilling, he held management positions with Duratherm, Inc., an environmental services company and U.S. Zinc Corporation, where he also served on that company’s Board of Directors. He is a certified public accountant in the State of Utah, not in public practice, and has a Bachelor of Accounting and a Masters of Professional Accountancy from the University of Utah.
Breitling Energy’s CEO, Chris Faulkner, said, “Trenton brings a wealth of experience and a broad knowledge of accounting, finance and M&A related transactions to our Board, which we believe benefits Breitling Energy tremendously. His appointment is a strategic complement to our Board, insuring our goal-focused objectives as a developing exploration and production company.”
A complete corporate slide presentation of the Company’s strategic plan is available at www.breitlingenergy.com.
Mr. Thornock was also appointed as Chairman of the Audit Committee, and appointed to the Governance and Nominating Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.
ABOUT BREITLING ENERGY CORPORATION
Breitling Energy Corporation is a growing U.S. energy company based in Dallas, Texas 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 working interests and 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 and Northern Oklahoma, 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.