Fully integrated oil and gas company Petroteq Energy Inc. (TSX.V: PQE) (OTC: PQEFF) this morning announced that it has engaged MetzOhanian, a software engineering firm based in Austin, Texas, to develop blockchain applications for PetroBLOQ. Per the update, MetzOhanian specializes in blockchain engineering, supply chain management software development and digital security consulting. The firm will be working with PetroBLOQ to develop blockchain applications aimed at improving supply chain transparency and efficiency within the oil and gas sector. “While we believe we are in the early days of blockchain application in the energy industry, the potential for PetroBLOQ’s blockchain principles to create a technology consortia’s for remediation, and reclamation projects is equally as compelling,” David Sealock, CEO of Petroteq, stated in the news release. “We anticipate that as interest grows in leveraging Petroteq’s proprietary technology for surface oil sands mining, the remediation and cleaning of contaminated sites and oil waste reclamation will come to the forefront. We expect that the integration of technologies provides the possibility of creating long term investments in the profit potential of something as game changing as blockchain.”
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About Petroteq Energy Inc.
Petroteq is a fully integrated oil and gas company focused on the development and implementation of a new proprietary technology for oil extraction. The company has an environmentally safe and sustainable technology for the extraction of heavy oils from oil sands, oil shale deposits and shallow oil deposits. Petroteq is engaged in the development and implementation of its patented environmentally friendly heavy oil processing and extraction technologies. Petroteq’s proprietary process produces zero greenhouse gas, zero waste and requires no high temperatures. Petroteq is currently focused on developing its oil sands resources and expanding production capacity at its Asphalt Ridge heavy oil extraction facility located near Vernal, Utah. The company also owns a minority stake in an exploration and production play located in southwest Texas held by Accord GR Energy Inc. In addition, the company, through its wholly owned subsidiary PetroBLOQ, LLC, is seeking to develop the first blockchain based platform created exclusively for the supply chain needs of the oil & gas sector. For more information, visit www.Petroteq.energy and www.PetroBLOQ.com
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