SOURCE: Mariner Energy, Inc.

Mariner Energy, Inc.

October 28, 2009 17:47 ET

Mariner Energy Announces Third Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - October 28, 2009) - Mariner Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ME) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call for 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (10:00 a.m. Central Time) on Friday, November 6, 2009 to discuss third quarter 2009 financial and operating results. Mariner expects to release a summary of financial results after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on November 5, 2009.

To participate in the conference call, callers in the United States and Canada can dial (800) 299-6183. International callers can dial (617) 801-9713. The conference passcode for both numbers is 6725 8155. The call also will be webcast live over the internet and can be accessed through the Investor Information section of Mariner's website at www.mariner-energy.com.

A telephonic replay of the call will be available through November 16, 2009, by dialing (888) 286-8010 or (617) 801-6888, passcode 8892 8703. An archive of the webcast will be available after the call through December 31, 2009 on Mariner's website.

About Mariner Energy, Inc.

Mariner Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and gas exploration, development and production company headquartered in Houston, Texas, with principal operations in the Permian Basin and the Gulf of Mexico. For more information about Mariner, please visit its website at www.mariner-energy.com.

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