TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - May 14, 2014) - MCW Energy Group (TSX VENTURE: MCW) (MCW.V) ("MCW"), a Canadian holding company involved in fuel distribution and the creation of oil sands extraction technology, is pleased to announce that it has received the necessary approvals to commence trading on the OTCQX platform, effectively immediately. The trading symbol will be: MCWEF.
MCW's Chief Executive Officer, Dr. R.G. (Jerry) Bailey, stated, "Trading on a U.S. marketplace is an important benchmark for the Company as it nears the completion of its first oil sands extraction unit in Utah. The utilization of a U.S. forum provides a whole new universe for investors interested in environmentally-friendly energy issues." He added, "Our OCTCQ trading platform will provide them with easier access, faster, more efficient trading and added liquidity in MCW Energy Group shares." Investors using OTCQX will find current financial disclosures and Real Time Level 2 quotes for MCW.
The OTCQX Exchange was formulated primarily for high growth and early stage companies wanting to develop their operations and investor base in a cost-effective manner. It represents an electronic marketplace for investors seeking transparent trading, superior information and easy access through their regulated U.S. brokers.
MCW is currently completing the assembly stages of its initial pilot plant on its lease site and anticipates completion of its unit in September, 2014. The unit will then undergo a series of tests prior to production commencement. The initial extraction unit will also serve as a pilot plant for additional scaled-up capacity units. In preparation for testing, MCW has now stockpiled over 100,000 tons of oil sands feedstock for processing.
About MCW Energy Group:
MCW Energy Group Limited is focused on value creation as (i) a distributor of gasoline and diesel fuels to service stations in Southern California for 75 years, having revenue in the fiscal year ending August 31st, 2011 of USD $ 241.5 million, revenue of USD $ 363.3 million for the fiscal year ending August 31st, 2012, and revenue of USD $ 431.9 million for the fiscal year ending August 31st, 2013, and (ii) as a developer of proprietary technology for the extraction of oil from oil sands at its first field in Asphalt Ridge, Utah, USA. MCW's management team is comprised of individuals who have extensive knowledge in both conventional and unconventional oil and gas projects and production, as well as refinery and fuel distribution experience.
The information in this news release includes certain information and statements about management's view of future events, expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward-looking statements. These statements are based upon assumptions that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Because of these risks and uncertainties, and as a result of a variety of factors, the actual results, expectations, achievements or performance may differ materially from those anticipated and indicated by these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements in this news release, include, but are not limited to, the commercial viability of the technology and the extraction plant economic performance and future plans and objectives of MCW. Any number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements as well as future results. Although MCW believes that the expectations reflected in forward-looking statements are reasonable, they can give no assurances that the expectations of any forward-looking statements are reasonable, they can give no assurances that the expectations of any forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. Excepts as required by law, MCW disclaims any intention and assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect actual results, whether as a result of new information, future events, changes in assumptions, changes in factors affecting such forward-looking statements or otherwise.
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