Time Change Announcement for AETI at EnerCom's The Oil and Gas Conference 2013

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HOUSTON, Aug. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Electric Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:AETI) announced the presentation time for Chief Executive Officer Charles Dauber at The Oil and Gas Conference® 2013 in Denver, CO hosted by EnerCom has changed to Tuesday, August 13 at 3:10 p.m. Mountain Time (5:10 p.m. Eastern Time).

AETI's meeting materials will still be available on the Company's web site, www.aeti.com, Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. ET.

American Electric Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:AETI) is a leading provider of power delivery solutions to the global energy industry. AETI offers M&I Electric power distribution and control products, electrical services, and E&I Construction services, as well as American Access Technologies zone enclosures, and Omega Metals custom fabrication services. South Coast Electric Systems L.L.C., a subsidiary, services Gulf Coast marine and vessel customers.

Headquartered in Houston, AETI has global sales, support and manufacturing operations in Beaumont, Texas, Keystone Heights, Fla. and Bay St. Louis, Miss. In addition, AETI has minority interests in three joint ventures, which have facilities located in Xian, China, Singapore and Macae, Brazil. AETI's SEC filings, news and product/service information are available at www.aeti.com.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Ward Creative Communications for American Electric Technologies, Inc. Molly LeCronier mlecronier@wardcc.com 713-869-0707 Investor Contact: Andrew L. Puhala 713-644-8182 investorrelations@aeti.com

Source:American Electric Technologies, Inc.