DENVER, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EnerCom, Inc. (www.enercominc.com) will host The Oil & Gas Conference® 17 at the Westin Denver Downtown on August 12-16, 2012, in Denver. The Conference is the oldest and largest energy investment conference hosted in Denver. Investment and oil and gas professionals interested in attending the event can register through the conference website.
Conference Details and One-on-One Meetings: The Oil & Gas Conference® 17 forum offers investment professionals the opportunity to listen to the world's key senior management teams present their growth plans, and provides industry professionals a venue to learn about important energy topics effecting the global oil and gas industry. EnerCom works with the presenting company management teams arranging one-on-one meetings with the attending institutional investors and research analysts during the Conference. EnerCom's Oil & Gas 360® (OAG360) will interview executives and analysts during the Conference for viewing on the OAG360 website.
Who are the Presenters: Please visit the Conference's "work-in-progress" presenter schedule to view the agenda for EnerCom's The Oil & Gas Conference® 17.
Who Attends the Conference: More than 2,000 institutional and hedge fund investors, energy research analysts, retail brokers, trust officers, high net worth investors, investment bankers and energy industry professionals gather in Denver each year for the unique opportunity to meet and discuss future industry plans, growth opportunities, and economic trends that are impacting the exploration and production of oil and natural gas.
History and Sponsors: EnerCom, Inc. founded The Oil & Gas Conference® in 1996. Global sponsors of EnerCom's Conferences are Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank; Netherland, Sewell & Associates; Preng & Associates; and Hein & Associates LLP. Sponsors of The Oil & Gas Conference® 17 are: Wells Fargo Securities; Canaccord Genuity; Royal Dutch Shell plc; Macquarie Group; Whiting Petroleum Corporation; Energy XXI; Vinson & Elkins LLP; MLV & Co.; Mutual of Omaha Bank; Robert W. Baird & Co.; Howard Weil Incorporated; Stephens Inc.; and U.S. Bank.
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® 17 – Denver, Colorado – August 12-16, 2012
- The Oil & Services Conference™ 11 – San Francisco, California – February 19-21, 2013
- EnerCom's London Oil & Gas Conference™ 5 – London, England – June 11-13, 2013
For more information about EnerCom, its services, Conferences and Oil & Gas 360® please call +303-296-8834, or visit www.enercominc.com.
About Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank
Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, 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, and Chicago, 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 both the NYSE and FINRA. 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 Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc.
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 Preng & Associates
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 3000 searches for board, executive, management, and professional positions in its 31-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 Hein & Associates
For more than 30 years, Hein & Associates has been recognized as a leading accounting and advisory firm where its people and clients share knowledge, thrive in a culture of teamwork, and build long-term relationships deeply rooted in integrity. With offices in Denver, Dallas, Houston and Irvine, Hein serves public and private companies in a variety of industries across the country. Hein also serves clients globally through its alliance with associations of independent accounting firms around the world. Hein is ranked as one of the "Top 100" accounting and advisory firms in the country by Accounting Today, and consistently recognized by Inside Public Accounting as a "Best of the Best" firm, an honor bestowed on only 25 firms each year, based exclusively on management performance.
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 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 $19 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.
About Canaccord Genuity
Canaccord Genuity is the global capital markets division of Canaccord Financial Inc (CF: TSX |CF.: AIM), offering institutional and corporate clients idea-driven investment banking, merger and acquisition, research, sales and trading services from 14 offices worldwide. Our team of over 400 capital markets professionals have industry and transactional expertise in critical sectors of the global economy: Metals and Mining, Energy, Agriculture, Technology, Telecommunications, Financials, Consumer Products, Real Estate, Transportation, Infrastructure, Sustainability, Life Sciences, Support Services and Investment Trusts. Canaccord is committed to providing valued services to its clients throughout the entire lifecycle of their business and operating as a gold standard independent investment bank – expansive in resources and reach, but targeted in industry expertise, market focus and individual client attention.
Canaccord Genuity operates through subsidiaries of Canaccord Financial Inc. Canaccord Genuity Inc. operates in the United States, Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal and is a member of FINRA/SIPC. Canaccord Genuity Limited operates in the United Kingdom, and is regulated and authorized by the Financial Services Authority and is a member of the LSE. Canaccord Genuity Corp. operates in Canada and is a Member of CIPF and IIROC. Canaccord Genuity Asia (Beijing) Limited operates in China.
More information is available at www.canaccordgenuity.com.
About Royal Dutch Shell
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 companies have operations in more than 90 countries and territories 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.
For further information, visit www.shell.com.
About Macquarie Group
With more than 10 years' intensive involvement in the global energy sector, Macquarie Group has a long-standing financial services expertise with a dedicated focus on the energy industry.
Macquarie Group offers a broad range of financial services to clients around the world. Using its in-depth specialist knowledge, they focus on:
- advice on mergers and acquisitions
- debt and equity underwriting
- equities research
- initial public offerings
- acquisitions and divestitures advice
- hedging and structured transactions
- strategic and capital management advice
- transportation and storage
- physical asset management
- physical trading in natural gas, power, LNG, coal, oil and natural gas liquids.
With a leading electronic execution platform and a sales presence in all major financial centers, Macquarie provides 24-hour, globally coordinated, comprehensive services to a range of energy-focused corporate and institutional clients. Working with its equities research professionals, its sales and trading team has specialist expertise and deep market knowledge of the energy sector – and Macquarie combines this with a generalist sales force of more than 400 professionals worldwide.
Bringing together energy producers and investors around the world, Macquarie Connections arranges frequent, high-quality corporate access events, such as non-deal roadshows, client trips, site tours, specialist seminars and conferences. In 2010, Macquarie held 45 non-deal roadshows and four client tours in the US for the oil and gas and energy sectors. Through these events, they connected 275 investors with more than 49 producers.
For more information: www.macquarie.com/energy
About Whiting Petroleum Corporation
Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL), a Delaware corporation, is an independent oil and gas company that explores for, develops, acquires and produces crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids primarily in the Rocky Mountain, Permian Basin, Mid-Continent, Michigan and Gulf Coast regions of the United States. The Company's largest projects are in the Bakken and Three Forks plays in North Dakota and its Enhanced Oil Recovery fields in Oklahoma and Texas. For further information, please visit http://www.whiting.com.
About Energy XXI
Energy XXI (NASDAQ: EXXI) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company whose growth strategy emphasizes acquisitions, enhanced by its value-added organic drilling program. The company's properties are located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico waters and the Gulf Coast onshore. Energy XXI has implemented an "acquire and exploit" growth strategy to build a geographically focused portfolio with some of the highest per-unit margins in the industry. Energy XXI completed five major acquisitions totaling approximately $2.5 billion since its founding in October 2005. Energy XXI operates or has an interest in seven of the 11 largest oil fields in the Gulf of Mexico. For further information, please visit http://www.energyxxi.com.
About Vinson & Elkins
Consistently named the "World's Leading Energy Law Firm" by Euromoney's Expert Guide to the World's Leading Energy & Natural Resource Lawyers, Vinson & Elkins assists clients involved in all facets of the energy and natural resources industry. V&E can draw upon the skills and experience of more than 700 attorneys in its 16 global offices, over 400 of whom spend more than half their time on energy industry transactions.
For nearly a century, V&E lawyers have represented clients on their most significant energy engagements in almost every conceivable market condition across nearly every energy producing region of the world. V&E have advised some of the largest energy companies in the world on their most important and complex business matters. In the last two years alone, V&E handled more than 1,600 energy industry transactions and proceedings for a collective value of over US$167 billion.
For more information about Vinson & Elkins, please contact Mark Kelly, Chairman of the Firm, at 1.713.758.2222 or visit www.velaw.com.
About MLV & Co.
MLV is a boutique investment bank and institutional broker-dealer focused on providing independent financial advice and unique capital markets expertise to corporate and institutional clients in capital intensive industries such as metals and mining, life sciences, energy and real estate. With a focus on raising money efficiently for clients, MLV has rapidly become a leader in the At-the-Market (ATM) transaction market.
For more information about MLV and its services, visit http://www.mlvco.com.
About Mutual of Omaha Bank
With expert banking talent and nearly $6 billion in assets, Mutual of Omaha Bank provides financial solutions to individuals and businesses across the United States. The bank is a subsidiary of Mutual of Omaha, a highly rated insurance and financial services leader for more than 100 years.
When it comes to the energy industry, Mutual of Omaha Bank's Houston-based energy group is uniquely positioned to meet the specialized lending needs of energy companies, their owners and investors. With a strong capital base and a team of highly experienced energy specialists, commercial bankers and wealth management advisors, Mutual of Omaha Bank offers the financial resources and expertise to be a value added partner. For more information, visit www.mutualofomahabank.com, or www.mutualofomahabank.com/west/commercial/comm_energylending.html.
About Robert W. Baird & Co.
Baird is an employee-owned wealth management, capital markets, asset management and private equity firm with more than $94 billion in client assets. With deep expertise, the company has been a trusted partner to individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients through many market cycles.
For more information, please contact Curtis Goot (314.445.6540), or Frank Murphy (314.445.6532).
About Howard Weil Incorporated
Established in 1946, Howard Weil is an investment banking boutique focused exclusively on the energy industry. Howard Weil was acquired by Scotia Capital Inc., a Canadian Investment Dealer, in April of this year and is a division of Scotiabank™. The firm's services include equity research, institutional sales and trading, and investment banking.
Equity Research: Howard Weil's equity research professionals cover approximately 118 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 104 equity and debt financings, totaling over $36 billion of capital for a wide range of energy companies.
For more information about Howard Weil, please visit www.howardweil.com.
For more information about Scotiabank™, please visit www.scotiabank.com.
About Stephens Inc.
Founded in 1933, Stephens is a privately-held, independent financial services firm focused on building value for companies, state and local governments, institutions and high-net-worth investors. The company is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, with offices in leading cities across the country.
Stephens has a been a principal investor in the Energy space since 1952 and has a longstanding commitment to assisting and advising public and private Energy companies throughout their life cycles. Stephens Energy investment banking practice began in 2009 and has completed 35 transactions to-date. There are currently nine professionals in the Energy investment banking group complemented by seven equity research analysts and associates covering the Exploration & Production, Oilfield Service, and Master Limited Partnership sectors. The combined knowledge base of the Energy team enables Stephens to provide clients an unmatched level of investment banking service, including mergers and acquisitions advisory, fairness opinions and public and private debt and equity offerings. Stephens' extensive network of relationships in the Energy sector and continued presence in the strategic and capital markets allows Stephens to provide clients with actionable advice and an independent perspective on asset valuations, potential strategic issues and financing alternatives.
For more information about Stephens, please visit: http://www.stephens.com/investment_banking/services__industry_sectors/energy.aspx
About U.S. Bank
The U.S. Bank Energy Industries division provides corporate banking products and services to the energy industry, including the upstream, midstream and refining sectors. Based in Denver, CO, the group employs 30 professionals averaging more than 20 years of experience. The U.S. Bank Energy Industries division offers a full spectrum of banking solutions, including capital markets, syndications, private placements, leasing, treasury management and payment services. For more information, contact the U.S. Bank Energy Industries division at 303-585-4218.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $341 billion in assets as of March 31, 2012, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,080 banking offices in 25 states and 5,061 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp and its employees are dedicated to improving the communities they serve, for which the company earned the 2011 Spirit of America Award, the highest honor bestowed on a company by United Way. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
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