Breitling Oil and Gas CEO Chris Faulkner Wins Prestigious ‘Industry Leader’ Award

Breitling Oil and Gas has reported Chris Faulkner, president and chief executive officer, has been awarded the prestigious Industry Leader of the Year Award for 2013 from the Oil and Gas Awards.

“Chris Faulkner is not only the CEO of Breitling Oil and Gas, but more importantly a true leader in the oil and gas industry, who commits himself to improve the image of our industry to the public. He has worked tirelessly to champion the oil and gas industry and sets an example for the CEOs of other oil and gas companies” noted one of the Oil and Gas awards judges.  Additional comments from Mr. Faulkner’s nomination ballots included, “The local community and the entire oil industry benefits from Chris’ efforts to work with and educate the public regarding our industry “

Chris Faulkner has been the president & CEO of Breitling Oil and Gas since its inception in 2004.  He serves on Breitling’s International Shale Gas Committee and drives the Company’s long-range economic and energy outlooks, which serve as the basis for the Company’s strategic planning.   His diverse and extensive background in the oil and gas industry in North America, Europe and the Middle East covers all aspects of oil and gas operations, including project management, production, facilities, drilling and business development. Mr. Faulkner serves as an advisor to the ECF Asia Shale Committee and sits on the Board of Directors for the North Texas Commission.

A global leader in North American exploration and production, Breitling’s exploration activities are focused on adding profit generating production to existing core areas and developing potential new core areas. Breitling’s production operations supply liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas to the growing world energy markets. Worldwide production operations are currently focused in North America. Breitling Oil and Gas’ primary goal is to increase the value of acquired properties through a combination of exploitation, drilling and proven engineering extraction

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Breitling Oil and Gas is a Dallas, Texas based independent exploration and production company with proved reserves throughout most major basins in North America.  The Company is engaged in the acquisition, development and production of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids, primarily in the states of Texas, Oklahoma and North Dakota.