OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 19 /CNW/ -- Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE: DVN)
today announced that the company has pledged $2 million to assist individuals
and communities impacted by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike.
"We are eager to lend our help alongside the many community agencies that
assist hurricane victims along the Gulf Coast," said Larry Nichols, chairman
and chief executive officer. "Community involvement is a core value at Devon
and we are inspired by our employees and fellow citizens as they generously
respond to natural disasters such as this."
Devon's employees are also making contributions to relief efforts through
the Devon Energy Charitable Foundation. These contributions are assisting
those Devon employees who lost their homes to the storms or who have been
affected in other ways. In addition to the $2 million pledge, Devon is
matching all cash contributions made by the company's employees to the
Devon Energy Corporation is an Oklahoma City-based independent energy
company engaged in oil and gas exploration and production. Devon is the
largest U.S.-based independent oil and gas producer and is included in the S&P
500 Index. For additional information, visit http://www.devonenergy.com.
For further information:
For further information: Investor Contact, Shea Snyder, +1-405-552-4782,
or Media Contact, Chip Minty, +1-405-228-8647, both of Devon Energy
Corporation Web Site: http://www.devonenergy.com