Empire Diversified Energy Closes $15,000,000 debt financing for expansion and further development of the Port of West Virginia

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL.- December 13, 2022- (OTC Markets News Release) Empire Diversified Energy, Inc. (OTC Markets Pink: MPIR) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Empire South Terminal of West Virginia, LLC has closed on its debt financing of $15,000,000 in Dock and Wharf Revenue Bonds, to provide funding for the expansion and further development of its port facilities in Follansbee, West Virginia.

The Company will use the proceeds from the financing to begin the engineering, development, and construction of new warehousing and storage tank farm at the site, which is adjacent to Empire’s Port of West Virginia facility. Construction is scheduled for completion in the second quarter of next year.

Frank Rosso, Chief Executive Officer of Empire commented: “We are grateful to all our lenders, advisors, and professionals for their support as we continue our development at the Port of West Virginia and the Company’s industrial complex as a whole. We will continue to provide updates
as the operations comes online in the near future.”

About Empire Diversified Energy, Inc.

Empire Diversified Energy, Inc. is an emerging growth infrastructure company offering mixed-use storage, logistics, and service solutions to the dynamic changing needs of the transportation and energy industries.

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