Breitling Energy Corporation Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

 (OTCBB: BECC) — On February 4, 2014, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Breitling Energy Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Judson F. Hoover, age 53, as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer.  Since January 1, 2014, Mr. Hoover has been employed by the Company on an interim basis to provide financial and other services to the Company.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Regis University in 1986. Shortly after graduation, he received his Certificate of Public Accounting in the State of Colorado.  He has extensive experience in financial matters, mergers, acquisitions, restructuring, public company compliance, oil and gas operations, and real estate. From December 2004 to March 2007, Mr. Hoover served as CFO for Ness Energy International, a publicly traded oil and gas company with operations in Texas and Israel.  From June 2007 to June 2009, he served as Controller for Union Drilling, Inc., another publicly traded oil and gas company.  With over 20 years of national and international experience in executive management, of which 10 years were in oil and gas and 22 years were served on behalf of publicly traded companies, the Board believes Mr. Hoover will be a tremendous asset to the Company. 

“Mr. Hoover is a great addition to our core management team and will assist us in reaching our financial goals and targets,” said Chris Faulkner, Chief Executive Officer of the Company.  Mr. Faulkner added, “He has already demonstrated that he will be a very capable CFO for Breitling Energy.”


Breitling Energy Corporation (OTCBB: BECC) is an oil and gas exploration and production company that acquires and develops lower risk onshore oil and gas working interests and royalty interests in proven basins in the United States, such as the Bakken / Three Forks Sanish formations located in North Dakota and the Mississippi Lime and Hunton / Woodford / Cleveland formations located in Oklahoma and Kansas.


Certain statements in this news release regarding future expectations, access to public capital markets, plans for acquisitions and dispositions, oil and gas reserves, exploration, development, production and pricing may be regarded as “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Securities Litigation Reform Act. They are subject to various risks, such as operating hazards, drilling risks, the inherent uncertainties in interpreting engineering data relating to underground accumulations of oil and gas, as well as other risks discussed in detail in the Company’s periodic reports and other documents filed with the SEC. Actual results may vary materially.

Any number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the volatility of oil and gas prices, the costs and results of drilling and operations, the timing of production, mechanical and other inherent risks associated with oil and gas production, weather, the availability of drilling equipment, changes in interest rates, litigation, uncertainties about reserve estimates, environmental risks and other risks and uncertainties set forth in Company’s periodic reports and other documents filed with the SEC. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.

Thomas Miller
Vice President, Communications
(214) 716-2036

INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT: Gilbert Steedley, Breitling Energy, 214.716.2060,

SOURCE: Breitling Energy Corporation