Ocean Energy Names New Head of North America Onshore Exploration

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Ocean Energy, Inc.

    HOUSTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean Energy, Inc. (NYSE:   OEI) announced
 today that Gregory E. Evans has been appointed vice president - exploration,
 North America Onshore.
     Evans joins Ocean Energy from Burlington Resources, where he served in a
 variety of geoscientific and managerial positions since 1982.  Most recently
 he was based in Houston as chief geophysicist, North America.  Evans has
 almost 30 years of experience actively working a broad range of major North
 American oil and gas basins and has held positions of increasing
 responsibility with Louisiana Land & Exploration, Tenneco Oil Company and
 Union Oil of California.
     A graduate of the Colorado School of Mines, Evans holds a Bachelor of
 Science degree in geophysical engineering.  He is a member of the American
 Association of Petroleum Geologists, Society of Exploration Geophysicists and
 the Houston Geologic Society.
     Ocean Energy, Inc. is an independent energy company engaged in the
 exploration, development, production, and acquisition of crude oil and natural
 gas.  North American operations are focused in the shelf and deepwater areas
 of the Gulf of Mexico, the Permian Basin, Mid-continent and Rocky Mountain
 regions.  Internationally, Ocean holds a leading position among U.S.
 independents in West Africa with oil and gas activities in Equatorial Guinea,
 Cote d'Ivoire and Angola.  The company also conducts operations in the
 republics of Egypt, Tatarstan, Pakistan and Indonesia.
 
 

SOURCE Ocean Energy, Inc.
    HOUSTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean Energy, Inc. (NYSE:   OEI) announced
 today that Gregory E. Evans has been appointed vice president - exploration,
 North America Onshore.
     Evans joins Ocean Energy from Burlington Resources, where he served in a
 variety of geoscientific and managerial positions since 1982.  Most recently
 he was based in Houston as chief geophysicist, North America.  Evans has
 almost 30 years of experience actively working a broad range of major North
 American oil and gas basins and has held positions of increasing
 responsibility with Louisiana Land & Exploration, Tenneco Oil Company and
 Union Oil of California.
     A graduate of the Colorado School of Mines, Evans holds a Bachelor of
 Science degree in geophysical engineering.  He is a member of the American
 Association of Petroleum Geologists, Society of Exploration Geophysicists and
 the Houston Geologic Society.
     Ocean Energy, Inc. is an independent energy company engaged in the
 exploration, development, production, and acquisition of crude oil and natural
 gas.  North American operations are focused in the shelf and deepwater areas
 of the Gulf of Mexico, the Permian Basin, Mid-continent and Rocky Mountain
 regions.  Internationally, Ocean holds a leading position among U.S.
 independents in West Africa with oil and gas activities in Equatorial Guinea,
 Cote d'Ivoire and Angola.  The company also conducts operations in the
 republics of Egypt, Tatarstan, Pakistan and Indonesia.
 
 SOURCE  Ocean Energy, Inc.

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