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President and CEO of Independent Petroleum Association of America to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, April 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Independent Petroleum Association of America, the national trade association representing 6,000 U.S. oil and gas companies that drill 95% of the nation's wells, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Barry Russell, President and CEO, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET      

IPAA Contact:

Nicole Daigle

(202) 857-4722

ndaigle@ipaa.org

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ OpeningBell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

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About Independent Petroleum Association of America:

IPAA is the national trade association representing U.S. oil and natural gas companies that drill 95 percent of the nation's oil and natural gas wells. These 6,000 companies account for 54 percent of America's oil production and 85 percent of its natural gas production.

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