NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), the financial information and technology services company that provides the world's largest electronic marketplace for broker-dealers to trade over-the-counter ("OTC") stocks, announced that Empire Energy Group Limited (OTCQX: EEGNY; ASX; EEG), an oil and gas exploration and production company, has chosen to have its American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) traded on the highest tier of the OTC market, OTCQX®.
Empire Energy began trading today on the OTC market's prestigious tier, OTCQX International. Investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the Company on www.otcqx.com and www.otcmarkets.com.
"The superior information and visibility of the OTCQX marketplace allows companies to efficiently build investor confidence and expand their shareholder base," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and Chief Executive Officer of OTC Markets Group. "We are pleased to welcome Empire Energy to OTCQX."Casimir Capital, a full service international investment bank specializing in natural resources, will serve as Empire Energy's Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements. About Empire Energy Group Limited Empire Energy Group Limited (OTCQX: EEGNY; ASX; EEG) trades in the United States on OTCQX under the symbol "EEGNY", where each ADR represents 20 ordinary shares. Empire Energy Group Limited is an oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) Company focused on onshore long-life oil and gas fields, primarily in the USA. About OTC Markets Group Inc. OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates the world's largest electronic marketplace for broker-dealers to trade unlisted stocks. Our OTC Link™ platform supports an open network of competing broker-dealers that provide investors with the best prices in over 10,000 OTC securities. We categorize the wide spectrum of OTC-traded companies into three tiers - OTCQX (the quality-controlled marketplace for investor friendly companies), OTCQB® (the U.S. reporting company marketplace for development stage companies), and OTC Pink™ (the speculative trading marketplace) - so investors can identify the level and quality of information companies provide. To learn more about how OTC Markets Group makes the unlisted markets more transparent, informed, and efficient, visit www.otcmarkets.com. Subscribe to the OTCQX RSS Feed SOURCE OTC Markets Group Inc.