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PetroChina Company Limited (ADR) (NYSE:PTR) Investor Notice: Nov. 4 Deadline in Lawsuit Coming Up

A Deadline is coming up on November 4, 2013 in the lawsuit for investors in PetroChina Company Limited (ADR) (NYSE:PTR) and NYSE:PTR stockholders should contact the Shareholders Foundation at


San Diego, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/23/2013 -- A deadline is coming up on November 4, 2013 in the lawsuit filed for investors of PetroChina Company Limited (ADR) (NYSE:PTR) over alleged securities laws violations by PetroChina Company.

Investors with a substantial investment in PetroChina Company Limited (ADR) (NYSE:PTR) shares between April 26, 2012 and August 27, 2013, should get active before the Deadline that is coming up on November 4, 2013, and should contact the Shareholders Foundation at mail(at) or call +1(858) 779 - 1554.

According to the complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York the plaintiff alleges on behalf of purchasers of PetroChina Company Limited (ADR) (NYSE:PTR) between April 26, 2012 and August 27, 2013 , that PetroChina Company Limited and certain of its officers and directors violated the federal securities laws pursuant to Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder.

More specifically, the plaintiff alleges that Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that PetroChina Company Limited’s senior officials were in non-compliance with the Company's corporate governance directives and code of ethics, that as a result, PetroChina Company Limited was subject to investigation and disciplinary action by various governmental and regulatory authorities, that PetroChina Company Limited's financial statements were materially false and misleading as they contained direct references to the Company's Code of Ethics, and statements regarding its compliance with regulations and internal governance policies, that PetroChina Company Limited lacked adequate internal and financial controls, and that as a result of the foregoing, PetroChina Company Limited’s financial statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

On August 27, 2013, PetroChina Company Limited announced that on 26 August 2013, it was informed by China National Petroleum Corporation, the controlling shareholder of the Company, that Mr. Li Hualin, Vice President of the Company and Secretary to the Board of Director of the Company, Mr Ran Xinquan, executive Director and Vice President of the Company, and Mr Wang Daofu, Chief Geologist of the Company, are currently under investigation by relevant PRC authorities. PetroChina Company Limited said that Mr Li Hualin, Mr Ran Xinquan and Mr Wang Daofu have, due to personal reasons, resigned from their respective positions with immediate effect. Mr Ran Xinquan, Director of the Company, has confirmed that there has been no disagreement with the Company and the Board, and there is no other matter that should be brought to the attention of the shareholders of the Company.

Furthermore, PetroChina Company Limited announced that at its request trading in the H shares of the Company will be suspended with effect from 9:00 a.m., 27 August 2013 in The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited pending the release of an announcement containing inside information relating to the Company.

On Oct. 22, 2013, NYSE:PTR shares closed at $118.46 per share.

Those who purchased shares of PetroChina Company Limited have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation.

Shareholders Foundation, Inc.
Trevor Allen
3111 Camino Del Rio North - Suite 423
92108 San Diego
Phone: +1-(858)-779-1554
Fax: +1-(858)-605-5739