NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pink OTC Markets Inc. (OTCQX: PINK), the financial information and technology services company that operates the leading electronic quotation and trading system in the U.S. OTC securities market, today announced that New Guinea Energy Ltd. (ASX: NGE; OTCQX: NGELY), a company focused on oil and gas Exploration in Papua New Guinea, is now trading on the OTC market's highest tier, OTCQX®.
"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 CEO of Pink OTC Markets. "We are pleased to welcome New Guinea Energy to OTCQX."
New Guinea 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.
Madison Williams and Company will serve as New Guinea Energy's Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements.
About New Guinea Energy Ltd.
New Guinea Energy Ltd. (ASX: NGE; OTCQX: NGELY) trades in the United States on OTCQX under the symbol "NGELY". New Guinea Energy Ltd. is focused on oil and gas exploration in Papua New Guinea.
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About Pink OTC Markets Inc.
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