Nov 17, 2010

Global Payments offers EMV certified payment solution for oil & gas industry in Canada

TORONTO--Global Payments Inc., a leader in payment card processing services, announced the completion of an end-to-end EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa) certification of Bulloch Technology, Inc.'s BT9000 petroleum solution, one of the most widely-used and comprehensive station controllers in Canada. With this fully-certified EMV petroleum solution, offering direct payment card processing at the merchant's kiosk, as well as at the Automated Fuel Dispenser, Global Payments is leading the way in payment card processing for the petroleum industry.

"The EMV effort was a major undertaking and we are pleased to have worked closely with Global Payments to complete this initiative," said Bulloch Technologies President Ed Aizen. "Bulloch was one of the first companies in Canada to bring credit and debit to the pump and we have worked hard to stay at the forefront of new technologies, including EMV Chip. We have installed several petroleum sites with our EMV solution, both for inside payment and at the pump. We expect full roll outs of this technology starting next year."

"As one of the leading acquirers in the petroleum industry, Global Payments Canada is delighted to have Bulloch Technologies, also a leader, as our partner and to be the first to offer our mutual petroleum merchants the security and fraud protection of this EMV solution," said Jamal J. Awad, Vice President, Strategic and Third Party Solutions for Global Payments Canada.

Bulloch Technologies is a Canadian, employee-owned software company specializing in petroleum Point-of Sale (POS) software that manages all inside payments or AFD (payment at the pump), acts as an electronic cash register, enables merchant-specific gift and loyalty programs, and provides petroleum retailers with comprehensive reports. Bulloch Technologies is the largest provider of petroleum POS solutions in Canada with some 3,000 stations managed by its software.

Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs), financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. Global Payments, a Fortune 1000 company, offers a comprehensive line of processing solutions for credit and debit cards, business-to-business purchasing cards, gift cards, electronic check conversion and check guarantee, verification and recovery including electronic check services, as well as terminal management.



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