/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - BMO Capital Markets to Host 2010
Unconventional Resource Conference tomorrow/

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 /CNW/ - BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO), will host its annual Unconventional Resource Conference tomorrow at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City.

Join the BMO Capital Markets Energy Research team and leading E&P and services companies for an in-depth focus on trends and developments in finding and developing unconventional oil and gas resources.

Management teams from more than 25 leading natural gas producers, oil sands developers, services companies and pipeline companies will be in attendance.

"Our unique conference will provide an opportunity to hear directly from the industry leaders in the unconventional gas industry that are fundamentally reshaping North American natural gas markets," said Randy Ollenberger, Managing Director, who leads the BMO Capital Markets Energy Research team. This year's conference will also feature the major Canadian oil sands developers.

    Members of BMO's Energy Research Team include:

    Christopher Brown (Oil & Gas Producers)
    Jim Byrne (Integrated Oils/Refiners/Oil & Gas Producers)
    Carl Kirst (North American Pipelines)
    Alan Laws (North American Oilfield Services)
    Mark Leggett (Oil & Gas Producers)
    Mike Mazar (North American Oilfield Services)
    Dan McSpirit (Exploration & Production)
    Randy Ollenberger (Integrated Oils & Gas Producers)
    Gordon Tait (Oil & Gas Producers)

    *  The conference is also set to feature two separate keynote speeches:

         Porter Bennett, President & CEO, BENTEK Energy. Mr. Bennett will
         address the industry's operating efficiency gains, domestic supply
         growth of natural gas and infrastructure in bringing molecules to
         market. He will also discuss drilling economics of unconventional
         resource plays, from drill and complete costs to decline rates to
         estimated ultimate recoveries (EUR's).

         Scott Rees, Chairman & CEO, Netherland, Sewell & Associates. Mr.
         Rees will address the fundamentals of unconventional resource plays,
         from reservoir qualities to well economics. He will also discuss the
         new reserve reporting standards, pricing, offset locations
         (horizontal drilling) and non-proved reserves, among other topics.

    *  Keynote presentations will not be webcast.

    (xx) Companies scheduled to present at the conference include:

    Calfrac Well Services (CFW)
    Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ)
    Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO)
    Cenovus Energy (CVE)
    Comstock Resources (CRK)
    Crescent Point Energy (CPG)
    Denbury Resources (DNR)
    Devon Energy (DVN)
    El Paso (EP)
    Ensign Energy Services (ESI)
    Forest Oil (FST)
    Goodrich Petroleum (GDP)
    Magnum Hunter Resources (MHR)
    National Fuel Gas (NFG)
    NGAS Resources (NGAS)
    Penn Viriginia (PVA)
    Petrohawk Energy (HK)
    Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD)
    Range Resources (RRC)
    Southwestern Energy (SWN)
    Suncor Energy (SU)
    Talisman Energy (TLM)
    Ultra Petroleum (UPL)
    Union Drilling (UDRL)

    (xx) Participant list subject to change.

Presentations will be broadcast live and archived at:


An agenda with presentation times for the conference is also available on the web site.

Media Attendance

Media interested in attending the event and/or scheduling an interview are asked to call (212) 885-4153 or (416) 867-3996.

About BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American financial services provider, with more than 2,200 employees operating in 14 North American offices and 27 worldwide, offering corporate, institutional and government clients access to a complete range of investment and corporate banking products and services. BMO Capital Markets is a member of BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO), one of the largest diversified financial services providers in North America with US$359 billion total assets and more than 36,000 employees as at October 31, 2009.


For further information: For further information: Media Relations Contacts: Kim Hanson, Toronto, kim.hanson@bmo.com, (416) 867-4924; Holly Holt, New York, holly.holt@bmo.com, (646) 919-8629

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