August 8, 2008

Venoco, Inc. To Present at the Oil & Gas Conference

DENVER, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Venoco, Inc. today announced it will make a presentation at EnerCom's Oil and Gas Conference on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at 8:25 a.m. Mountain (10:25 Eastern).

The presentation slides will be available after market-close on Friday, August 8th via the Investor Relations page of the company's website, The presentation will be webcast live and accessible using the following link,

Venoco is an independent energy company primarily engaged in the acquisition, exploitation and development of oil and natural gas properties in California and Texas. Venoco operates three offshore platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel, has non-operated interests in three other platforms, operates four onshore properties in Southern California, has extensive operations in Northern California's Sacramento Basin and operates eighteen fields in Texas.

Venoco, Inc.

CONTACT: Mike Edwards, Vice President of Venoco, Inc., +1-303-626-8320,in[email protected]

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