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Platino Energy Corp. Announces Management Changes

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/14 -- Platino Energy Corp. ("Platino" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:PZE) announces that Tyler Rimbey, who has served as Vice President, Business Development of the Company since its inception, has resigned from his position effective July 4, 2014 to pursue a new opportunity.

Tomas Villamil CEO stated: "Tyler has been instrumental to the growth of Platino and its predecessor company - C&C Energia Ltd. - since joining in August 2011, including in the business development negotiations culminating in the sale of C&C in December 2012. We wish him all the best in his future endeavour."

Platino has retained the services of Rafi Khouri on an interim consultancy basis to cover the Company's business development function. Mr. Khouri brings close to 20 years of oil & gas expertise to this role, including eight years as a top ranked equity analyst covering international oil & gas companies from Canada, five of which were as a Senior Vice President with Raymond James Ltd. Mr. Khouri also spent 10 years in various technical and managerial roles in Canada, Africa and the Middle East.

About Platino Energy Corp.

Platino is a Calgary, Alberta headquartered resource company engaged in the exploration for, and the acquisition, development and production of hydrocarbons in Colombia.


Platino Energy Corp.
In Bogota:
Tomas Villamil
President & Chief Executive Officer
+57 (1) 235-0007

Andres Cuenca
Controller & Interim Chief Financial Officer
+57 (1) 235-0007

In Calgary:
Rafi Khouri
Business Development
+1(403) 262-6046

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