Burlington Resources

Burlington Resources

January 05, 2005 14:45 ET

Burlington Resources Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2004 Conference Call


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FOR: BURLINGTON RESOURCES

NYSE SYMBOL: BR
TSX SYMBOL: B

JANUARY 5, 2005 - 14:45 ET

Burlington Resources Announces Fourth-Quarter and
Full-Year 2004 Conference Call

HOUSTON--(CCNMatthews - Jan 5, 2005) -

Burlington Resources Inc. (NYSE:BR)(TSX:B) today announced that it will
webcast its fourth-quarter and full-year 2004 earnings and operational
review conference call on Thursday, January 27 at noon Central time.
Presentation slides used in conjunction with the webcast will be
available on the company's Web site. A printed transcript of the
conference call will also be posted to the Web site as soon as it
becomes available following the call.

The company will announce its fourth-quarter and full-year 2004 earnings
on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005, after the market closes, and will
concurrently post a package of financial and statistical information on
its Web site.

All of the material referenced above may be accessed from the Burlington
Resources Web site home page (www.br-inc.com) by selecting the link
entitled "4th Qtr and Full-Year 2004 Conference Call Info Page," and
then selecting the resource desired. A replay of the conference call,
the presentation slides and a printed transcript will be available on
the Web site until midnight on Feb. 11, 2005.

Burlington Resources ranks among the world's largest independent oil and
gas companies, and holds one of the industry's leading positions in
North American natural gas reserves and production. Headquartered in
Houston, Texas, the company conducts exploration, production and
development operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Africa,
China and South America. For additional information see the Burlington
Resources Web site at www.br-inc.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release may contain projections and other forward-looking
statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934, as amended. Any such projections or statements reflect the
company's current views with respect to future events and financial
performance. No assurances can be given, however, that these events will
occur or that such projections will be achieved and actual results could
differ materially from those projected. A discussion of important
factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
projected is included in the company's periodic reports filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Burlington Resources Inc., Houston
    Financial: John Carrara, 713-624-9548
    or
    Media: James Bartlett, 713-624-9354
    www.br-inc.com