Breitling Energy Corporation Named “Best Company for Leadership” by IAIR Awards, Recognizing Excellence in Global Economy and Sustainability

DALLAS, Texas, April 16, 2014 – Breitling Energy Corporation (OTCBB: BECC) has been named “Best Company for Leadership” in Oil & Gas Extraction in the US by the IAIR Awards, recognizing excellence in global economy and sustainability. The award was announced at a gala dinner at the Yale Club in New York April 15.

Breitling was recognized “For its fast growing know-how in the oil and gas field that enables the company and its CEO to become leading actors in the USA energy revolution,” according to IAIR President Guido Giommi. “Thanks to its experienced team and its proven engineering extraction practices, Breitling Energy is able to maximize the value of its properties by increasing production and reserves.”

“We are very proud to have been named Best Company for Leadership in Oil & Gas Extraction in the USA by the IAIR,” said CEO Chris Faulkner. “This honor highlights an incredible decade of achievements and successes since Breitling’s founding in 2004.”

Winners of the IAIR Awards are chosen by joint assessment of IAIR’s scientific committee and a team of legal, economic and financial journalists from more than 120 countries around the globe.

Breitling has also received the 2013 Aggreko Award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship from the Oil & Gas Awards for the Gulf Coast Region, was named 2013 E&P Company of the Year by the Oil & Gas Awards for the Southwest Region, “Best North American Operator” by World Finance Magazine in 2011, 2012 and 2013, and to the “Dallas 100 List” in 2013, ranking fourth among the top 100 companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Faulkner was named Industry Leader of the Year in 2013 by the Oil & Gas Awards for the Southwest Region, Oil Executive of the Year in 2013 by the American Energy Research Group, and recognized in the “Dallas Who’s Who in Energy” in 2012 and 2013.

Breitling Energy Corporation

Dallas, Texas-based Breitling Energy Corporation (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 the Eagle Ford Shale area in south Texas.


Thomas Miller
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