Pacific Rubiales Selected for Inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index in Recognition of Corporate Social Responsibility Commitment
TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE;
BVC: PREC; BOVESPA: PREB) is pleased to announce that it has been
selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability North America
Index (“DJSI North America”) effective September 23, 2013. This is the
Company’s first inclusion in the financial index. DJSI North America,
which was established in 2005, tracks North American companies that are
leaders in corporate social responsibility using rigorous indicators in
the areas of corporate, economic, environmental and social performance.
Ronald Pantin, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, commented:
“We are proud to be included in this index and to have our efforts
recognized by one of the world’s most prominent sustainability indexes.
Pacific Rubiales believes in conducting all of its activities in a
sustainable and socially responsible manner. The Company strives to
make meaningful contributions to economic, environmental and social
development in all of the communities in which it operates and going
forward will continue to build on its record of success in these
To learn more about Pacific Rubiales’ commitment to sustainability,
please see the Company’s 2012 Sustainability Report at http://www.pacificrubiales.com/sustainability/reports.html.
Pacific Rubiales, a Canadian company and producer of natural gas and
crude oil, owns 100% of Meta Petroleum Corp., which operates the
Rubiales, Piriri and Quifa heavy oil fields in the Llanos Basin, and
100% of Pacific Stratus Energy Colombia Corp., which operates the La
Creciente natural gas field in the northwestern area of Colombia.
Pacific Rubiales has also acquired 100% of PetroMagdalena Energy Corp.,
which owns light oil assets in Colombia, and 100% of C&C Energia Ltd.,
which owns light oil assets in the Llanos Basin. In addition, the
Company has a diversified portfolio of assets beyond Colombia, which
includes producing and exploration assets in Peru, Guatemala, Brazil,
Guyana and Papua New Guinea.
The Company’s common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange and La
Bolsa de Valores de Colombia and as Brazilian Depositary Receipts on
Brazil’s Bolsa de Valores Mercadorias e Futuros under the ticker
symbols PRE, PREC, and PREB, respectively.
This news release was prepared in the English language and subsequently
translated into Spanish and Portuguese. In the case of any differences
between the English version and its translated counterparts, the
English document should be treated as the governing version.
SOURCE Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp.