October 29, 2008

Loews Corporation to Webcast Investor Meeting on November 5

Loews Corporation (NYSE: L) announced today that it will host its Investor Meeting in New York on Wednesday, November 5, 2008. Presentations by Loews's senior management and the senior management of its subsidiary companies will commence at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time and conclude by approximately 12:00 p.m.

In addition to Loews Corporation, the following of its subsidiaries will present: Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP; CNA Financial Corporation; Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.; and HighMount Exploration & Production LLC. A webcast of this event will be available live and for replay at www.loews.com.

Loews Corporation, a holding company, is one of the largest diversified corporations in the United States. Its principal subsidiaries are Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE: BWP); CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE: CNA); Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO); HighMount Exploration & Production LLC; and Loews Hotels.