August 28, 2008

Hart Energy Publishing Acquires the Unconventional Natural Gas Report and Announces Plans to Launch the Unconventional Gas Center

HOUSTON, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Hart Energy Publishing announces the acquisition of the Unconventional Natural Gas Report newsletter from Denver-based Energy Research Services. This monthly e-newsletter provides the E&P community with the latest information, data and resources for the unconventional natural gas industry. The report summarizes significant developments in active shale plays, coal-bed natural gas, tight gas, and gas-hydrate activity along with government/environmental issues, companies active in the plays, news and more. Ann Priestman, the owner and editor of the report, will continue to provide this content for Hart.

"Building upon the success of Hart's Developing Unconventional Gas conference and commitment to lead the industry with the most comprehensive coverage and analysis of all unconventional resources, we are delighted to add the Unconventional Natural Gas Report to the Hart family of publications," said Hart CEO Richard Eichler. "This report will also serve as the foundation for our new Unconventional Gas Center online initiative coming this fall."

Priestman added, "Merging the extensive research and archives of the Unconventional Natural Gas Report with the news gathering and reporting capabilities only Hart's E&P and Oil and Gas Investor provide the industry, is a natural fit that will benefit all our readers. I am excited to become a part of the Hart team."

Headquartered in Houston, Hart Energy Publishing's market-leading publications include Oil and Gas Investor, E&P, PipeLine and Gas Technology and FUEL. Hart also produces newsletters, including Oil and Gas Investor's A&D Watch and Oil and Gas Investor This Week, custom publishing products, conferences, electronic media, and unique multi- and single-client consulting services.

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