DENVER, July 23 /Coal Geology/ — EnerCom, Inc. (www.enercominc.com) will host The Oil & Gas Conference(R) 15 at the Westin Tabor Center on August 22-26, 2010 in Denver. In its 15th year, the conference is the oldest and largest energy investment conference hosted in Denver, showcasing more than 90 companies with a combined enterprise value of more than $1 trillion. Investment professionals interested in attending this event can register at http://theoilandgasconference.com/Form1.aspx.
The conference forum offers institutional investors, energy research analysts, retail brokers, investment bankers and energy industry professionals a unique opportunity to meet and discuss important topics concerning the global oil and gas industry. Participating industry leaders and key senior management in the global energy exploration, production and service sectors will discuss future plans, growth opportunities, industry trends and meet one-on-one with investment professionals.
The 2010 conference presenter schedule can be found at http://theoilandgasconference.com/presenter_schedule.shtml.
EnerCom, Inc. founded The Oil & Gas Conference(R) in 1996. Sponsors for this year’s events include: Preng & Associates; Netherland, Sewell & Associates; Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank; Hein & Associates LLP; NYSE Euronext; Natixis Bleichroeder Inc.; Macquarie Group; Canaccord Adams; Howard Weil Incorporated; Allied Irish Bank; Wells Fargo Securities and Royal Dutch Shell plc.
About EnerCom, Inc.
Founded in 1994, EnerCom, Inc., is a nationally recognized investor communications consultancy firm advising and serving energy-centric clients on corporate strategy, investor relations, media and corporate communications, and visual communications design. The Company’s professionals have more than 150 years of industry and business experience and a proven track record of success. Headquartered in Denver, EnerCom uses the team approach for delivering its wide range of services to public and private companies large and small, operating in the global exploration and production, drilling, OilService, and associated advanced-technology industries. The Company annually hosts three oil and gas investment conferences:
-The Oil & Gas Conference(R) – Denver, Colorado – August 22-26, 2010
-The Oil & Services Conference(TM) – San Francisco, California – February 23-24, 2011
-EnerCom’s London Oil & Gas Conference(TM) – London, England – June 16, 2011
For more information about EnerCom and its services, please call: Kay Grover, at +303-296-8834, or visit www.enercominc.com.
About Preng & Associates
A Global Sponsor of EnerCom’s Conferences and Oil & Gas 360(TM) website, Preng & Associates, founded in 1980, is the only retainer-based, international executive search firm specializing solely in the energy industry. Its number one priority is to assist clients with their executive selection, organization development, and human resource needs by providing the highest quality service. Preng’s record of accomplishment is directly attributable to their experienced staff, worldwide network of industry contacts, proven search methodology, and high standards of professionalism. Preng has conducted over 3,000 searches in its 30-year history and has the highest success and repeat client track record.
Preng’s practice is based on the premise that the search process is most effective when conducted by professionals with significant search industry experience. The company has earned a reputation for combining professional search disciplines with an in-depth industry and market understanding and has succeeded in some of the industry’s most challenging and high-profile searches. Preng’s international reach allows it to effectively conduct global engagements; and as a member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants, Preng practices and promotes its high standards of conduct and professionalism.
For more information about Preng & Associates, contact Charles Carpenter, Partner at 713-243-2610 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc.
A Global Sponsor of EnerCom’s Conferences and Oil & Gas 360(TM) website, Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc. (NSAI) was founded in 1961 to provide the highest quality engineering and geological consulting to the petroleum industry. Today they are recognized as the worldwide leader of petroleum property analysis to industry and financial organizations and government agencies. With offices in Dallas and Houston, NSAI provides a complete range of geological, geophysical, petrophysical, and engineering services and has the technical experience and ability to perform these services in any of the onshore and offshore oil and gas producing areas of the world. They provide reserves reports and audits, acquisition and divestiture evaluations, simulation studies, exploration resources assessments, equity determinations, and management and advisory services. For a complete list of services or to learn more about Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc. please visit www.netherlandsewell.com.
For more information about NSAI, call C.H. (Scott) Rees, Chief Executive Officer, at 214-969-5401 or send an email to email@example.com.
About Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank
Credit Agricole CIB, the corporate and investment banking arm of the Credit Agricole Group, has more than 13,000 professionals operating in more than 50 countries. It provides its clients with a complete range of products and services in the areas of structured finance and commercial banking, capital markets, brokerage, and investment banking.
With headquarters in New York City, and U.S. offices in Houston, Chicago, and Dallas, Credit Agricole CIB Americas offers its corporate and institutional clients financial products and services and made-to-order structuring, origination and distribution, through both its banking unit Credit Agricole CIB, and the full service broker-dealer Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., which is a member of the NYSE and NASD. Credit Agricole CIB is also present in Montreal, Canada, and in Latin America with offices in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico.
The Energy Industry represents the single largest concentration of industry exposure at Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, whose specialty focus dates back over 100 years. Our Energy practice for North America, located in Houston, focuses on all segments of the business and covers it on a truly global basis.
About Hein & Associates LLP
A Global Sponsor of EnerCom’s Conferences and Oil & Gas 360(TM) website, Hein & Associates is one of the few accounting and business advisory firms in the nation with a primary market niche in the oil and gas industry. For more than 30 years, Hein & Associates has provided a full range of professional services to public and private companies of all sizes, including: financial statement audit and review, tax planning and consulting, SEC reporting and SOX compliance, enterprise risk management services, IT management services, and litigation/valuation advisory services. Hein & Associates professionals work regularly with private equity groups, investment banks, and other financial organizations whenever clients participate in acquisitions or seek funding.
With offices in Denver, Houston, Dallas, and Southern California, and a network affiliation with one of the largest associations of accounting and advisory firms in the world, Hein & Associates serves as a valued resource for the business community both domestically and around the world. Nationally, the firm is ranked as one of the Top 100 firms and has one of the largest SEC practices.
Hein & Associates regularly conducts seminars and roundtables, as well as publishes articles on a variety of topics affecting the energy industry. In addition, the firm’s partners communicate regularly with public company policy-makers as members of the Professional Practice Executive Committee of the American Institute of CPAs, and the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council. These groups provide access to the PCAOB, SEC, FASB, and other regulators for public companies.
For more information about Hein & Associates, contact Larry Unruh, Managing Partner, at 303-298-9600, or visit us at www.heincpa.com.
About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext operates the world’s leading and most liquid exchange group, and seeks to provide the highest levels of quality, customer choice and innovation. Its family of exchanges, located in six countries, includes the New York Stock Exchange, the world’s largest cash equities market; Euronext, the Eurozone’s largest cash equities market; Liffe, Europe’s leading derivatives exchange by value of trading; NYSE Liffe, the company’s U.S. futures business and NYSE Arca Options, one of the fastest growing U.S. options trading platforms. NYSE Euronext offers a diverse array of financial products and services for issuers, investors and financial institutions in cash equities, options, futures and derivatives, ETFs, bonds, market data, and commercial technology solutions. As the world’s largest exchange group by number of listings and market capitalization, NYSE Euronext is home to more than 6,500 listed issues (as of Oct. 1, 2008) with total global market capitalization more than four times that of any other exchange group. The average daily trading value of NYSE Euronext’s equity exchanges represent more than one-third of the world’s cash equities trading. NYSE Euronext is part of the S&P 500 index and the only exchange operator in the S&P 100 index.
For more information about NYSE Euronext and its services, please call: Bruce Poignant, Managing Director, 212-656-5804.
About Natixis Bleichroeder
Natixis’s dedicated Energy team combines recognized expertise and personalized client service to tailor solutions that assist energy-related businesses in the US and Canada. Seamlessly integrating market expertise across our entire franchise, we provide our energy clients with a comprehensive range of services including financing, investment banking, distribution, sales and trading, and equity research, among others. Since 1979, our commitment to serving the needs of E&P, Midstream, Downstream, Corporate, Oilfield Services, Coal and Private Equity Sponsor clients has only strengthened. It does not end at the transaction; we invest in a relationship for the long term.
Natixis is the corporate, investment and financial services arm of BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France. With around 22,000 employees, Natixis specializes in three main business lines: Corporate and Investment Banking, Investment Solutions (asset management, private banking, insurance) and Specialized Financial Services.
Within the US, our Energy team operates primarily out of our office in Houston, as well as our US-registered broker-dealer Natixis Bleichroeder. To learn how we can help you, contact Tim Polvado, Head of US Energy at Natixis (713-571-8739, firstname.lastname@example.org), Donovan Broussard, E&P at Natixis (713-759-0973, email@example.com), Carlos Quinteros, Oilfield Services at Natixis (713-759-9447, firstname.lastname@example.org), Gregg Schoenberg, Head of Sales, Research, and Capital Markets at Natixis Bleichroeder (212-698-3412, email@example.com), Peter Wysong, Head of Equity Capital Markets at Natixis Bleichroeder (212-698-3410, firstname.lastname@example.org) or Michael London in Energy Capital Markets at Natixis Bleichroeder (212-698-3108, email@example.com).
Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Macquarie’s main business focus is making returns by providing a diversified range of services to clients. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 70 office locations in 28 countries and employs more than 14,600 people. Assets under management total approximately US$299 billion at March 31, 2010.
For more information, visit www.macquarie.com.
About Canaccord Adams
Canaccord Adams is a leading independent financial services firm committed to fostering the entrepreneurial economy by bringing corporate and institutional clients a unique perspective on global investment opportunities. With operations in research, sales and trading, and investment banking, our professionals seek out emerging opportunities in our key sectors — Mining and Metals, Energy, Technology, Life Sciences, Consumer, Real Estate, Sustainability and Industrial Growth. Located in ten offices internationally, our experienced team generates focused, actionable ideas that identify opportunity and facilitate growth. Canaccord Adams, the international capital markets division of Canaccord Financial Ltd., has operations in Toronto, London, Boston, Vancouver, New York, Calgary, Montreal, San Francisco, and Houston.
More information is available at www.canaccordadams.com.
About Howard Weil Incorporated
Established in 1946, Howard Weil is an energy investment boutique focused exclusively on the energy industry. The firm’s services include equity research, institutional sales and trading, and investment banking.
Equity Research: Howard Weil’s equity research professionals cover approximately 100 energy companies operating in the following sectors: Major Integrated Oils, Exploration and Production, Oilfield Equipment & Service, Natural Gas Hybrids, Independent Refiners, and Coal Producers.
Institutional Sales and Trading: Given the firm’s exclusive focus on the energy industry, Howard Weil believes that its sales and trading professionals possess a deeper understanding of energy-industry and company-specific events and trends than professionals at more diversified firms. Howard Weil’s sales and trading expertise spans multiple sectors of the energy industry and includes small-, mid- and large-market capitalization companies.
Investment Banking: Howard Weil offers a full range of investment banking services, including public offerings, private placements, M&A and other financial advisory services, and fairness opinions. With its exclusive focus on the energy industry, Howard Weil’s investment banking professionals have developed a deep level of industry knowledge and contacts, which can significantly enhance the level of service to the firm’s energy investment banking clientele. Since re-establishing its investment banking department in 2005, Howard Weil has served as a co-manager, co-placement agent or lead manager of 63 equity and debt financings, totaling over $22 billion of capital for a wide range of energy companies.
For more information about Howard Weil, please visit www.howardweil.com
About Allied Irish Bank
At AIB Corporate Banking North America, the bank’s Structured, Energy & Utilities Finance Group comprises an expert team that specializes in lending to the U.S. and Canadian Oil & Gas, Project Finance, and Infrastructure markets. In the Oil & Gas sector, AIB is active in the Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream segments of the industry, having successfully executed numerous highly structured lending transactions including Reserve Based Facilities, Asset Based Facilities, Project Financings and Infrastructure Financings. The team has been the sole lender on a number of transactions and is very active in both club transactions and the wider syndicated loan markets, both primary and secondary. We are committed to growing the U.S. and Canadian business. We are predominantly transaction orientated; however, we are seeking opportunities to build broader customer relationships in certain core markets, such as Oil & Gas, Wind and Power finance.
We are involved in the following areas in Energy lending: oil & gas (upstream, mid-stream and downstream); regulated utilities; traditional power generation; renewables (hydro, wind, biomass and ethanol); and infrastructure transactions.
For more information about Allied Irish Bank, contact Ed Fenk, Vice President, Oil & Gas Banking, AIB Corporate Banking North America, at 713-292-1022 or go to: www.aibcm.com/ny.
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company with $1.2 trillion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 10,000 stores and 12,000 ATMs and the Internet (wellsfargo.com and wachovia.com) across North America and internationally.
The Energy Banking Group, headed by Kyle Hranicky (713.319.1980), provides corporate banking products and services to the energy sector, including upstream, midstream, oilfield services, and diversified industries. With offices in Houston, Dallas, and Denver, the group’s success is driven by in-depth industry expertise and longstanding relationships with key industry participants. The group has over $20 billion of capital commitments to energy companies.
The Energy & Power Investment Banking Group, headed by James Kipp (713.346.2701), provides strategic advisory and corporate finance expertise to energy and power clients, including upstream, midstream, oilfield services, downstream, coal and the power & utilities sectors. Areas of focus include equity, equity-linked and debt underwritings, private placements, syndications, and mergers and acquisitions. The Energy & Power Investment Banking Group has offices in Houston, St. Louis, and Charlotte.
These teams work together to offer clients industry and product expertise, in addition to sharing their understanding of internal and external forces that drive both industry trends and financial markets.
To learn more about Wells Fargo & Company, please visit the company’s web site at www.wellsfargo.com.
Royal Dutch Shell plc is incorporated in England and Wales, has its headquarters in The Hague and is listed on the London, Amsterdam, and New York stock exchanges. Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with operations in more than 100 countries with businesses including oil and gas exploration and production; production and marketing of Liquefied Natural Gas and Gas to Liquids; manufacturing, marketing and shipping of oil products and chemicals and renewable energy projects including wind and solar power.
With around 101,000 employees in more than 100 countries and territories, Shell helps to meet the world’s growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.
For further information, visit www.shell.com
CONTACT: Kay Grover of EnerCom, Inc., +1-303-296-8834
Web site: http://www.enercominc.com/