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May 31, 2011 08:42 ET

Analyst Research on Quicksilver Resources Inc. and Questar Corp. - Natural Gas Prices Weak

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - May 31, 2011) - www.stockcall.com/ offers investors comprehensive research on the Independent Oil & Gas industry and has completed analytical research on Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE: KWK) and Questar Corp. (NYSE: STR). Register with us today at www.stockcall.com/ to have free access to these researches.

Weak natural gas prices and higher costs have dented revenues of several companies within the independent oil and gas industry. Despite the declines in revenues, overall natural gas production was up and could lead to a second half turnaround for the industry. Companies with more diversified operations were better at absorbing price fluctuations. Register now at https://stockcall.com/development/stockcall/page.php?name=register.html to have free access to our reports on the Independent Oil & Gas industry.

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Quicksilver Resources Inc. reported that first quarter production averaged 392.3 million cubic feet of natural gas per day, marking a 23% year over year increase. That figure is currently projected to increase 8% in the second quarter. Production increases are mostly being attributed to its Barnett Shale operations as well as its Horn River basin operation in Canada. Investors looking for free research on Quicksilver Resources Inc. are welcome to sign up at www.stockcall.com/KWK310511.pdf for our new report.

Companies with more diversified operations, such as Questar Corp., managed to grow revenues 13.4% on a year over year quarterly basis on the backing of improved performances across all of its segments. Investors looking for complimentary research on Questar Corp. are welcome to sign up at www.stockcall.com/STR310511.pdf for our new report.

Overall, while revenues may have dropped slightly in the beginning of the year for some, higher production rates and better future estimates bode well for the industry if pricing improves. In the short-term, companies with more diversified operations appear best suited to weather a weak pricing environment. Visit www.stockcall.com/ to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

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