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BenchMark Energy Announces First Shipments of Timberline Antifreeze Product

Coldspring, Texas (February 28, 2014) – BenchMark Energy Corp. (OTC Pink:BMRK), a refiner and supplier of Glycerin for commercial processes, announces the launch and first shipment of their commercial retail Timberline antifreeze product.

The Company is pleased to announce it has begun its initial shipment of their Timberline Antifreeze and engine coolant product. Approximately 5000 gallons of Timberline Antifreeze is being shipped from  Monterrey, Mexico, with deliveries expected for both Laredo and Houston, Texas.

Timberline Antifreeze is an environmentally friendly engine coolant, utilizing a by-product of Glycerin as its base product in the production process. Timberline Antifreeze is BenchMark Energy’s first retail commercial product line, and will initially be sold in one-gallon containers retailing for around $13.99 per gallon.

Mark Bateman, the CEO of BenchMark Energy Corp. commented, “We are very pleased and excited to announce the launch and first shipments of our commercial brand Antifreeze, Timberline Antifreeze.    This launch, along with our ongoing Glycerin supply operations will assist in our overall revenue growth and help build BenchMark towards profitability and cash-flow positive in 2014.”

SHARE STRUCTURE

As of Feb. 2014, the Company had approximately 23.5 million common shares issued and outstanding, with a public float of around 1.1 million shares.

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

BenchMark Energy Ships Over 1 Million Pounds of Glycerin for January

Coldspring, Texas (February 13, 2014) – BenchMark Energy Corp. (OTC Pink:BMRK), a refiner and supplier of Glycerin for commercial processes,announced it has projected total Glycerin shipments for the month of January at approximately 1.1 million pounds.

Glycerin Shipments

In addition to the pending antifreeze launch, BenchMark’s core Glycerin operations continue to move forward, with January shipments projected at 1.1 million pounds. Although delays were experienced due to the unprecedented cold and snowy weather throughout North America, Glycerin operations continued on pace with shipments being filled to their key vendors.

January Glycerin shipments were achieved by both railcar and freight delivery, and were mainly focused in the Southern region of the United States and Northern Mexico. The Mexico contract signed in January constituted nearly one-third of the realized Glycerin loads.

OTC Markets Listing Status

The Company expects to file the appropriate documents shortly with OTC Markets to upgrade its listing back to “current”.

Fourth Quarter Guidance

As a bulk supplier of both refined and raw Glycerin, BenchMark Energy receives its revenues on a per pound basis traded to their vendors. The Company expects to file its fourth quarter operational results with OTC Markets, and anticipates that it will also provide revenue projections for both the fourth quarter of 2013, and the first quarter of 2014.

Photos of our Timberline Antifreeze product brand are now available on our official Twitter account at http://twitter.com/BenchMarkE

SHARE STRUCTURE

As of Jan. 2014, the Company had approximately 23.5 million common shares issued and outstanding, with a public float of around 1.1 million shares.

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

BenchMark Energy Appoints Mr. Reynaldo Gomez Leyja to its Advisory Board

Coldspring, Texas (February 07, 2014) – BenchMark Energy Corp. (OTC Pink:BMRK), a refiner and supplier of Glycerin for commercial processes,announces the appointment of Mr. Reynaldo Cesar Gomez Leyja to its corporate advisory board.

Mr. Gomez Leyja is the General Director of La Catalana and Natisa Trading Co, headquartered in Mexico, and is involved in the activities of import, export, and logistical services in Mexico. In the 1990’s, Mr. Gomez Leyja was also the sales manager for both Schneider National Carriers, Inc. and Contract Freighters, Inc., with a trade focus between the Southern United States, and Mexico’s Northern States.

Mr. Gomez Leyja received his Bachelor’s Degree at Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, and Master’s Degree in International Business at Universidad de Monterrey, in Monterrey, Mexico.

In his post-graduate studies, Mr. Gomez Leyja also completed ‘The Program for Mexican Entrepreneurs’ and ‘The Program for Corporate Management’, both through the University of Nagoya, Japan. He also completed ‘Top Management Program’ at the Instituto Panamericano de Alta Direccion de Empresas, which is partnered with The Harvard Business School at the Monterrey Division.

Mark Bateman, the CEO of BenchMark Energy Corp. commented, “BenchMark Energy is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gomez Leyja to its advisory board. His in depth knowledge and experience in trade and export in Mexico will become a valuable asset in expanding Benchmark’s International trade capabilities for its consumer products.

Photos of our Timberline Antifreeze product brand are now available on our official Twitter account at http://twitter.com/BenchMarkE

SHARE STRUCTURE

As of Jan. 2014, the Company had approximately 23.5 million common shares issued and outstanding, with a public float of around 1.1 million shares.

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

BenchMark Energy Seeks to Become Fully Reporting to Improve Transparency Standards

Coldspring, Texas (January 28, 2014) – BenchMark Energy Corp. (OTC Pink:BMRK), a refiner and supplier of Glycerin for commercial processes, announced that they intend to become fully reporting under the Securities Act of 1934 with the SEC upon approval of the appropriate regulatory agencies.

BenchMark Energy Corp. intends to not just bring the company current under OTC Markets standards, but intends to file an S-1 registration statement for approval in the first quarter of 2014 in hope of becoming a fully reporting entity with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1934.

The Company has retained legal counsel, and is in the process of retaining an independent auditor in order to begin the process of conducting fully audited financials on the company and its current operations. The Company’s intention is to file an S-1 statement with the SEC to become listed on the OTCQB exchange in 2014.

Any approval to uplist to OTCQB is subject to completion of audits, and final approval by such regulatory agencies, such as FINRA and SEC. Therefore, investors are advised to rely on our financial information filed with OTC Markets until any such approval of filings with said regulatory agencies.

Mark Bateman, the CEO of BenchMark Energy Corp. commented, “BenchMark Energy is very committed to bring increased transparency, and maintaining its objective to a higher listing. Without a doubt, becoming a fully reporting entity under SEC standards requires a rigorous review process and increase in internal financial controls, but as we embark on the launch of our antifreeze product in the start of 2014, the process of filing an S-1 registration is part of our main goal in growing Benchmark Energy, and its standing within the markets. Any action to upgrade BenchMark trading standards is subject to final approval from regulatory agencies.”

Photos of our Timberline Antifreeze product brand are now available on our official Twitter account at http://twitter.com/BenchMarkE

SHARE STRUCTURE

As of Jan. 2014, the Company had approximately 23.5 million common shares issued and outstanding, with a public float of around 1.1 million shares.

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

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

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

Ludlow Research Issues Opinion on BMRK Based on Pending Launch of Commercial Antifreeze Product

NEW YORK, (December 27, 2013) – BenchMark Energy Corporation (OTC Pink:BMRK, a refiner and supplier of Glycerin for commercial processes, announces research report on company, based on pending commercial launch of retail brand antifreeze product called BenchMark Antifreeze.
 

REPORT HIGHLIGHTS

– Top Supplier of Raw and Refined Glycerin
– Launching Commercial Antifreeze Product in mid-January 2014
– Strong Contacts with Transportation Fleet Shippers
– 24 Million Shares Outstanding
– Public Float only 1.1 Million
– Valuation Target $1.00 ($24 million market cap)

Benchmark Energy is one of the largest traders of both refined and raw Glycerin in North America, which is a by-product of biofuel production. They hold partnerships with nearly 60 biofuel production facilities across the US as suppliers of raw Glycerin, which is then resold to industrial manufacturers for the commercial process of other end use products.

Through their years of operation, and wide-scope of distribution through both rail and freight transportation across North America, the Company has established a number of contacts within their transportation and freight hauling network. The Company is in the process of launching their first brand retail antifreeze product in January 2014, to be marketed under the brand name ‘BenchMark Antifreeze’ towards a number of fleet transportation operators.

VALUATION POTENTIAL

As of Dec. 2013, the Company had approximately 23.5 million common shares issued and outstanding, with a public float of around 1.1 million shares. Along with BenchMark’s extensive network of trucking and fleet transportation contacts, their commercial retail antifreeze product expected for commercial launch in mid-January, potential for pre-orders to their transportation network, and a tight public float of just around 1.1 million, there is real potential for a sharp appreciation in their overall market capitalization value at these levels.

For more information of this research valuation report please visit http://www.wallstreetnewscast.com/profile/bmrk.html

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