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Mr. Rhodes to present at the next FundingPost event

Mr. Rhodes to present at the next FundingPost event

Are you looking to meet investors and learn more about raising capital in Houston? You do not want to miss this event. Get registered for the FundingPost Investor RoundTable on Thursday, June 16th, 2016. FundingPost has hosted 350+ sold-out venture events in 23 cities over the past 15 years.

This next Houston event is located at The Work Lodge here. The Work Lodge is a member only shared workspace with modern offices, amazing conference rooms, and a meaningful business community. We will have several investors in attendance and several investors on our panel to discuss the Houston Start-up community and how to raise capital for your start-up.

We will have a panel of local and out-of-town investors focused on pitching to early-stage investors, and what it really takes to get them to write you a check! We will be discussing the things that are most important to them when they are considering an Investment, the best and worst things an entrepreneur can do to get their attention during a pitch, and, of course, the best ways to reach these and other Investors. There will be plenty of time for networking with the Investor panelists during the breaks and networking party!

20 entrepreneur attendees who sign up will get the option to pitch their business idea in 1 minutes or less in front of the investor panel.

Along with the pitch competition, there is an educational and networking component to the event. All attendees will be gaining an understanding of what investors are looking for in the Houston market and what our entrepreneurs are building. All attendees will be able to market themselves (including their products and/or services) throughout the event through networking with one another.

Location

Location: 118 Vintage Park Blvd., Suite W  Houston, TX 77070
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time: 3:00 – 5:30
Cost:
– Entrepreneur: $45
– Investor: $55
– Table Sponsor: $500

Speakers

  • Steve Tinkle, Chief Doer of Sumo Business
  • Robert Rhodes, Rhodes Holdings LLC
  • Cody Cupp, Principle, Founder – UNEE GROUP- HAN Member
  • Jason Kaminsky, Venture Partner, Propeller.vc
  • Casey Minshew, Texas Director, FundingPost.com – Opening Remarks

 

Please go to the FundingPost website for more information and to register for this event…

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Liberty Energy Corp. executes farm-in agreement with Delta S Energy LLC

Houston, TX / ACCESSWIRE / October 28, 2014 / Liberty Energy Corp. (‘LBYE’ or ‘the Company’) announces today the funding of a farm-in agreement with Delta S Energy LLC to make improvements to four (4) of the Company’s existing wells and upgrade infrastructure assets on their Baylor County leases. As part of the agreement, Delta S Energy LLC was granted the first right option “… to purchase all or part of the available working interests in the first 3 new drills to be spud on the leases for the period ending 12/31/14…”

 

Robert C. Rhodes, Delta S Energy LLC representative commented on this initial Liberty Energy Corp. project, “We invest in ‘base hits’ like purchasing a fractional working interest in wells with production history, and Liberty Energy Corp.’s leases provide us a great playing field. We funded Delta S Energy LLC with the expectation of partnering with companies like LBYE to leverage our experience with public companies and expect future opportunities with LBYE like our initial agreement.”

 

“We like the investment by Delta S Energy LLC into our Baylor County leases as it represents an independent endorsement of our production with upside corporate mandate. These capital improvements will increase production and improve infrastructure. This meets both short and long term objectives of the Company” stated CEO, Arthur Roy.

 

ABOUT LIBERTY

Liberty Energy Corp. (LBYE) is an independent oil & gas company dedicated to sourcing, exploring, developing and producing U.S. onshore oil and gas reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the Company has acquired several leases with extensive potential for future development. Further information at: http://www.LibertyEnergyCorp.com or email rkarpel@libertyenergycorp.com

 

About Delta S Energy LLC

 

Delta S Energy LLC is a recently funded organization that invests in oil & gas projects with low risk profiles and return on investment time horizons of less than twelve (12) months. Delta S Energy LLC is a sister organization to Rhodes Holdings LLC, which provides strategic consulting for public companies. Further information on Rhodes Holdings LLC is provided at http://RhodesHoldings.wordpress.com.

 

Safe Harbor Statement

 

Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements are within the meaning of that term in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Liberty Energy Corp. bases these forward-looking statements on current expectations and projections about future events, based on information currently available. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release may also include statements relating to Liberty Energy Corp.’s anticipated financial performance, business prospects, new developments, strategies and similar matters. Liberty Energy Corp. disclaims any obligation to update any of its forward-looking statements, except as may be required by law. Please read our full disclaimer at http://www.libertyenergycorp.com/contact/disclaimer/.

 

Contact

 

Rita Karpel, Investor Relations
Liberty Energy Corp.
rkarpel@libertyenergycorp.com
832-663-2688 (Phone) 832-459-7335

 

Robert C. Rhodes
Delta S Energy LLC
Robert.Rhodes@Rhodes-Holdings.com
281-435-3917 (Phone)

 

SOURCE: Liberty Energy Corp.

 

 
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Posted by on October 28, 2014 in Business, News

 

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American Liberty cancels majority of stock

Houston, Texas (Wednesday, October 1, 2014) – American Liberty Petroleum Corp. announces today that it will cancel over sixty three percent (63%) of the company’s outstanding Common Stock shares. Three major shareholders have signed an agreement to exchange stock certificates, owned by them and already submitted to the company’s CFO, for one million (1,000,000) Common Stock shares each – for a total of over sixty eight million (68,469,993) Common Stock shares being cancelled and three million (3,000,000) being issued.

These shareholders, including the Chief Executive Officer prior to Mr. Rhodes, believe that our current management team and its plan focusing on enhancing shareholder value will bring major benefits to our shareholders,” said Steven M. Plumb, American Liberty Petroleum Corp.’s Chief Financial Officer. “With 107,389,051 Common Stock shares outstanding as of the filing of our last 10Q, we are cancelling over sixty three percent (63%) of the outstanding Common Stock shares.

The previously disclosed letter of intent for acquisition of Avant Diagnostics Inc. contemplates a closing date by October 1st, 2014, based upon successful conclusion of due diligence, which is ongoing by both parties. The parties have signed an amended letter of intent providing for a later closing, October 31, after Avant Diagnostics Inc. submits a PCAOB audit to the company as part of the due diligence.

Shareholders should also note that Mr. Hunter M.A. Carr no longer has any position nor ownership in American Liberty Petroleum Corp. The Board of Directors accepted Mr. Carr’s resignation as Chairman on August 30, 2014.


 

About American Liberty Petroleum Corp.

American Liberty Petroleum Corp. (‘OREO’, http://americanlibertypetroleum.com/) is a fully reporting, development stage publicly traded company seeking acquisitions in the Gulf Coast oil & gas services business segment. OREO’s current management team, Robert C. Rhodes (CEO) and Steven M. Plumb (CFO), are actively involved in the search for acquisitions.


 

About Avant Diagnostics Inc.

Avant Diagnostics, Inc. (‘Avant’, http://avantdiagnostics.com) is a medical technology company based on the completion of the human genome sequencing project. Avant is developing specialized tests that are cutting edge in medical diagnostic testing and the OvaDx® Pre-Symptomatic Ovarian Cancer Screening Test is a leading breakthrough in commercializing these tests.

Genetic research is increasingly focused on identifying the variations of the specific genes in the genome. These variations are what define individual characteristics, including disease states or a statistical propensity for disease. The implications are far-reaching and impact not only the research community, but also the individual patients and the medical providers. Diagnostic tests that detect diseases very early in their progression will provide options for earlier treatments that may improve the patient’s quality of life and prognosis by delaying or preventing disease progression or even death. Medical providers will incur major cost savings by avoiding costly late stage disease treatments.


 

Safe Harbor

The statements in this press release that relate to American Liberty Petroleum Corp.’s expectations with regard to the future impact on American Liberty Petroleum Corp.’s results from new products and services in development, including any planned acquisitions, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The results anticipated by any or all of these forward-looking statements might not occur. American Liberty Petroleum Corp. undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes in American Liberty Petroleum Corp.’s plans or expectations.

Investor Contact

Robert C. Rhodes
American Liberty Petroleum Corp.
investors@americanlibertypetroleum.com

Steven Scott or Gregg Linn
Avant Diagnostics, Inc.
investors@avantdiagnostics.com


© 2014 by American Liberty Petroleum Corp, all rights reserved.  Distributed here by permission.

 
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Posted by on October 2, 2014 in News

 

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American Liberty Petroleum Corp. signs LOI with Avant Diagnostics Inc.

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Houston, Texas (Monday, September 15, 2014) – American Liberty Petroleum Corp. announces the signing of a Letter of Intent (‘LOI’) with Avant Diagnostics Inc., a medical technology company developing cutting edge medical diagnostic tests, including OvaDx®, a Pre-Symptomatic Ovarian Cancer Screening Test.

Throughout 2014, American Liberty Petroleum Corp.’s management team focused on the acquisition of operations to accelerate shareholder value. The proposed acquisition of Avant Diagnostics Inc. not only has the opportunity to bring value to our shareholders, but its test OvaDx® has the opportunity to change and save lives,” said Robert C. Rhodes, American Liberty Petroleum Corp.’s Chief Executive Officer. “Upon closing the acquisition, we plan to accelerate the development of Avant Diagnostic Inc.’s first test as well as start development of new tests.

The letter of intent for acquisition of Avant Diagnostics Inc. contemplates a closing date by October 1st, 2014, based upon successful conclusion of due diligence by both parties. As due diligence progresses, we expect to provide further details to our shareholders.

 

About American Liberty Petroleum Corp.

American Liberty Petroleum Corp. (‘OREO’, http://americanlibertypetroleum.com) is a fully reporting, development stage publicly traded company seeking acquisitions in the Gulf Coast oil & gas services business segment. OREO’s current management team, Robert C. Rhodes (CEO) and Steven M. Plumb (CFO), are actively involved in the search for acquisitions.

 

About Avant Diagnostics Inc.

Avant Diagnostics, Inc. (‘Avant’, http://avantdiagnostics.com) is a medical technology company based on the completion of the human genome sequencing project. Avant is developing specialized tests that are cutting edge in medical diagnostic testing and the OvaDx® Pre-Symptomatic Ovarian Cancer Screening Test is a leading breakthrough in commercializing these tests.

Genetic research is increasingly focused on identifying the variations of the specific genes in the genome. These variations are what define individual characteristics, including disease states or a statistical propensity for disease. The implications are far-reaching and impact not only the research community, but also the individual patients and the medical providers. Diagnostic tests that detect diseases very early in their progression will provide options for earlier treatments that may improve the patient’s quality of life and prognosis by delaying or preventing disease progression or even death. Medical providers will incur major cost savings by avoiding costly late stage disease treatments.

 

Safe Harbor

The statements in this press release that relate to American Liberty Petroleum Corp.’s expectations with regard to the future impact on American Liberty Petroleum Corp.’s results from new products and services in development, including any planned acquisitions, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The results anticipated by any or all of these forward-looking statements might not occur. American Liberty Petroleum Corp. undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes in American Liberty Petroleum Corp.’s plans or expectations.

 

Investor Contact

Robert C. Rhodes
American Liberty Petroleum Corp.
investors@americanlibertypetroleum.com

Steven Scott or Gregg Linn
Avant Diagnostics, Inc.
investors@avantdiagnostics.com


© 2014 by American Liberty Petroleum Corp., all rights reserved. Some excerpts © 2013 by Avant Diagnostics, Inc.

 
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Posted by on September 15, 2014 in News

 

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New Brown Book Shop owners plan to adapt to the digital age

 
Brown Book Shop, founded in 1946, has sold technical publications at its store in downtown Houston. It has grown into one of the world’s largest bookstores that cater to the niche of oil and gas companies. Pictured is the new owners Steven Plumb and​ Noah Davis.
As seen in the Houston Chronicle By Erin Mulvaney
February 11, 2014 | Updated: February 11  
The Brown Book Shop has evolved over nearly seven decades from an art, poetry and fiction salon for the city’s elite to a specialty outlet for technical handbooks, manuals and industrial codes for the booming energy sector.

Now, the downtown institution at 1517 San Jacinto is poised for the next stage in its transformation. It has been sold, and new owners Stephen Plumb and Noah Davis hope to expand the Brown Book Shop’s customer base and move it into the digital age.

“We realized the business had a lot of potential,” Plumb said. “We wanted to use the success as a spring board to launch it into the digital media age.”

The shop will keep its name and continue in the downtown location it has operated in since 1987.

But the focus will increasingly be online. Plumb and Davis were hired by Pat Ginther, the second owner in the store’s 68-year history, in July to help reverse a downward sales trend that Davis said had Ginther within a week of closing the doors.

Over the last six months, Brown Book Shop’s online presence has increased significantly and the store also now offers tools, supplies and maps for engineers. Sales have since doubled, Davis said.

The new owners also plan to begin publishing books through the new Brown Publications.

Brown Book Shop carries about 10,000 titles, including many hard-to-find titles for engineers, electricians and architects with titles such as “Drilling Data Handbook,” “Pipe Fitters Manual” and “Handbook for Riggers.” Books cost on average between $200 and $300.

The new owners feel confident enough in their business plan to renew Brown’s lease until 2019 and doubling the staff to 10 employees. They are remodeling the offices and a portion of the building and plan to add a daily feed of industry news to the website.

“The idea is to make Brown a resource for people in the field,” Davis said.

Last year, the shop generated $1.65 million in sales. The new owners estimate that will double in 2014 and continue to double annually for the next five years.

When original owner Ted Brown opened the shop in 1946, well-heeled Houstonians visited the shop for rare leatherbound books and first-editions, and the store would host famous authors for book signings.

He likely saved the store from going out of business by radically adapting the focus to technical books from oil and gas companies. He purchased books from across the United States, in Canada, Europe and South America.

Ginther bought the business from Brown in 1980 and moved it to its current location in 1987, maintaining the technical focus.

The new owners say its one of the only remaining technical bookstores in the world and that it has about 3,000 active accounts with oil and gas, petroleum engineering and marine industry companies. Many of their existing customers are based in Houston.

Irwin Miller of The Service Corps of Retired Executives said he thinks brick and mortar and online can work together in retail. He said although the Brown name is well known in Houston, the owners need to market themselves to a broader customer base.

“The world is changing and you have to change with the world,” he said. “Their accessibility will be way beyond just Houston. I think their market is larger. People all over the world would need technical books.”

About 30 percent of business still comes from walk-in customers, Davis said.

“I think it’s a testament to the Houston area,” he said, “and how strong the market is here and how strong the energy industry is here.”

 

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Posted by on February 13, 2014 in News

 

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BenchMark Signs Manufacturing Agreement in Mexico for Antifreeze Production

Coldspring, Texas (January 14, 2014) – BenchMark Energy Corporation (OTC Pink:BMRK, a refiner and supplier of Glycerin for commercial processes, announced it has signed agreements with a processing company in Mexico to provide them with refined Glycerin, and for the production and shipment of BenchMark’s own brand of antifreeze for resale to consumer market here in North America.

Under the agreement, BenchMark Energy will supply increased shipments of refined Glycerin to its Mexican partner, and in return will be provided manufacturing, production, and shipment of BenchMark’s own brand of antifreeze, now to be marketed under the new brand name Timberline Antifreeze.

Once in full production, our Mexican production facilities should be on course to ship up to 150,000 gallons of antifreeze to the company per month. The Company anticipates that the first shipments of their new Timberline Antifreeze product should be on store shelves by the end of January 2014.

Mark Bateman, the CEO of BenchMark Energy Corp. commented, “We are very excited to announce our contracts with our Mexico partners for the production of Timberline Antifreeze as our first commercial Glycerin-based retail consumer product. We feel by utilizing our secure supply of Glycerin, and the environmental aspects of using our Glycerin-based product as opposed to Ethylene Glycol, that BenchMark will be providing a cutting edge new product within the antifreeze market.”

ADVANTAGES OF GLYCERIN BASED ANTIFREEZE

– Less corrosive on engine parts
– More cost-effective than Ethylene Glycol based Antifreeze
– Close to neutral on a corrosive scale
– Better for the environment (less toxic)
– Supportive of the renewable fuels industry

UNIT SIZES TO BE MARKETED

Timberline Antifreeze will be marketed in both 1 gallon containers, 55 gallon drums and bulk ISO containers. The 1 gallon containers will be focused on the retail market, providing a superior product at a lower cost per container than conventional antifreeze. Through internal and marketing price reviews they feel Timberline Antifreeze will be extremely competitive price wise to current antifreeze products on the market.

The 55-gallon drums and ISO containers will be marketed towards transportation companies, farmers, school systems, automotive repair shops, and other enterprises that service fleets of vehicles. Although launch is still pending for January 2014, BenchMark has already received indications of interest from transportation companies as potential pre-orders.

Additional blends of Timberline Antifreeze are expected in the coming weeks and months ahead.

Photos of the recent signing of this agreement will be posted shortly on our official Twitter account at https://twitter.com/BenchMarkE

ABOUT BENCHMARK ENERGY CORPORATION

“BenchMark Energy Corporation (OTC Pink:BMRK) is the source for glycerin and related refined components, providing value through our industry knowledge.” – Our mission statement starts the story, but the rest is available at http://benchmarkenergy.com.

SAFE HARBOR STATEMENTS

The statements in this release that relate to the Company’s expectations with regard to the future impact on the Company’s results from new products in development are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The results anticipated by any or all of these forward-looking statements may not occur. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes in the Company’s plans or expectations.

INVESTOR RELATIONS

Ashlee Guzman
Phone: (832) 691-0011
Email: investorrelations@benchmarkenergy.com

 
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Posted by on January 14, 2014 in Business, News, Public markets

 

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Glycerin as a Greener Alternative to Ethylene Glycol in Antifreeze

Coldspring, Texas (January 09, 2014) – BenchMark Energy Corp (OTCPink:BMRK), a supplier of Glycerin for commercial processes refiner and supplier of Glycerin for commercial processes, announces that the use of Glycerin in BenchMark’s upcoming Timberline Antifreeze product line is a greener alternative to Ethylene Glycol in antifreeze and engine coolant products.  ASTM International recently announced standards wherein the use of Glycerin within antifreeze and engine coolant products is seen as a much more environmental friendly and cost-effective alternative than Ethylene Glycol, which is the most prevalent component today. Glycerin, which is nontoxic to the environment, was used as a heat transfer agent in antifreeze formulations as early as 1920, but was eventually replaced by Ethylene Glycol in the 1930’s due to cost considerations.

ASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards. Today, some 12,000 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.

ADVANTAGES OF GLYCERIN BASED ANTIFREEZE

– Close to neutral on a corrosive scale
– Glycerin is less corrosive to engine parts than Ethylene Glycol
– More cost-effective than Ethylene Glycol
– Better for the environment
– Supportive of the renewable fuels industry

UNIT SIZES TO BE MARKETED

Benchmark’s Antifreeze product line will be marketed in both 1 gallon containers and 55 gallon drums. The 1 gallon containers will be focused on the retail market, and through internal review, we feel could be very price competitive to current antifreeze products on the market.  55-gallon drums will be marketed towards transportation companies, farmers, school systems, automotive repair shops, and any enterprise that services fleets of vehicles. Although the launch is still pending for January 2014, Benchmark has already received indications of interest from transportation companies for pre-orders.

Mark Bateman, CEO of Benchmark Energy Corp. commented, “We are excited to announce the upcoming launch of Benchmark’s Antifreeze product line as its first commercial retail consumer product.  By utilizing our Glycerin supply and the positive environmental aspects of using Glycerin instead of Ethylene Glycol, we feel Benchmark is embarking on a cutting edge new product within the antifreeze market.”

ABOUT BENCHMARK ENERGY CORPORATION

“BenchMark Energy Corporation (OTC Pink:BMRK) is the source for glycerin and related refined components, providing value through our industry knowledge.” – Our mission statement starts the story, but the rest is available at http://benchmarkenergy.com.

SAFE HARBOR STATEMENTS

The statements in this release that relate to the Company’s expectations with regard to the future impact on the Company’s results from new products in development are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The results anticipated by any or all of these forward-looking statements may not occur. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes in the Company’s plans or expectations.

INVESTOR RELATIONS

Ashlee Guzman
Phone: (832) 691-0011
Email: investorrelations@benchmarkenergy.com

 
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Posted by on January 9, 2014 in Business, News, Public markets

 

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