Devon Energy Announces Elections of Officers

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 6 /CNW/ -- Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:   DVN)
today announced the elections of two corporate officers.
    K. Earl Reynolds, 46, has been elected vice president, strategic
planning. Reynolds was previously vice president and general manager of
Devon's International Division. In this new position he will formulate and
provide critical analyses to Devon's executive committee of potential
organization-wide business strategies. In addition, Reynolds will be
responsible for strategic and tactical planning and budgeting, coordination
and management of asset acquisitions and divestitures and oversight of the
company's annual assessment of oil and gas reserves. Reynolds joined Devon in
2003 when the company acquired Ocean Energy, Inc. At Ocean, he was senior vice
president, International and Gulf of Mexico Operations. Prior to joining
Ocean, Reynolds spent 10 years with Burlington Resources where he served in a
variety of operational and management positions. Prior to Burlington, he was
with Mobil Oil. Reynolds holds a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum
engineering from Mississippi State University and a Master of Science degree
in petroleum engineering from the University of Houston. He is a registered
engineer and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the
Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.
    Joseph P. Ash, 50, has been elected vice president and general manager of
Devon's International Division. Ash was previously director of special
projects. He joined Devon in 2000 when the company acquired Santa Fe Snyder
Corporation. He has served in several capacities at Devon in both domestic and
international operations, including exploration and development manager in the
Southern Division. Prior to that, Ash served as exploration and business
development manager in Devon's International Division. Ash began his oil and
gas career in 1985 with Mitchell Energy Corporation, where he was responsible
for exploration and development projects within the Gulf Coast and
Mid-Continent regions. Ash's industry experience includes exploration,
development, business development, budgeting and reserve planning. He has a
bachelor's degree in Geology from Stanford University.
    "With Devon's mounting operations successes in North America and
internationally, effectively guiding the strategic direction of the company is
crucial," said John Richels, Devon's president. "Earl Reynolds brings a depth
of operational experience and managerial perspective to the vital strategic
planning position. Likewise, Joe Ash is a proven exploration and production
manager well qualified to lead the International Division. It is gratifying to
have talented individuals like these available within the Devon organization
to move into executive openings when they arise."
    Devon Energy Corporation is an Oklahoma City-based independent energy
company engaged in oil and gas exploration and production. Devon is one of the
world's leading independent oil and gas producers and is included in the S&P
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