TAIYUAN CITY, China, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Longwei Petroleum Investment Holding Ltd. (NYSE Amex: LPH) ("Longwei" or the "Company"), an energy company engaged in the storage and distribution of finished petroleum products in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Michael Toups, will present at the RedChip Small-Cap New York Conference. The event will take place Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Harvard Club of New York City. Longwei is scheduled to present at 1:00 p.m. local time. For more information about the RedChip Small-Cap New York Conference, please visit http://www.redchip.com/conference. Investors interested in additional information about Longwei or arranging a one-on-one meeting with Mr. Toups at this conference or in the New York metro area should contact Mike Bowdoin at 407-644-4256, Ext. 110, or email email@example.comAbout Longwei Petroleum Investment Holding Limited Longwei Petroleum Investment Holding Limited is an energy company engaged in the storage and distribution of finished petroleum products in the People's Republic of China. The Company's oil and gas operations consist of transporting, storage and selling finished petroleum products, entirely in the PRC. The Company's headquarters are located in Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province. The Company has a storage capacity for its products of 120,000 metric tons located at storage facilities in Taiyuan and Gujiao, Shanxi. The Company's Taiyuan and Gujiao facilities can store 50,000 metric tons and 70,000 metric tons, respectively. The Company has the necessary licenses to operate and sell petroleum products not only in Shanxi but throughout the entire PRC. The Company's storage tanks have the largest storage capacity of any non-government operated entity in Shanxi. The Company seeks to earn profits by selling its products at competitive prices with timely delivery to coal mining operations, power supply customers, large-scale gas stations and small, independent gas stations. The Company also earns revenue under an agency fee by acting as a purchasing agent for other intermediaries in Shanxi, and through limited sales of diesel and gasoline at two retail gas stations, each located at the Company's facilities. The Company seeks to continue to expand its customer base and distribution platform through the utilization of its large storage capacity, which allows the Company the flexibility to take advantage of pricing, supply and demand fluctuations in the marketplace. For further information on Longwei Petroleum Investment Holding Limited, please visit http://www.longweipetroleum.com. You may register to receive Longwei Petroleum Investment Holding Limited's future press releases or request to be added to the Company's distribution list by contacting Dave Gentry at firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact: At the Company:Michael Toups, Chief Financial OfficerU.S. Office +1 727-641-1357 email@example.com://www.longweipetroleum.comInvestor Relations:Mike BowdoinRedChip Companies, Inc.Tel: +1-800-733-2447, Ext. 110Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: http://www.redchip.com
Shares of Longwei Petroleum Investment Holding Limite (AMEX:LPH) were gapping up Friday morning with an open price 10.5% higher than Thursday's closing price. The stock closed at $1.52 yesterday and opened today's trading at $1.68.