BURLINGTON RESOURCES INC.

BURLINGTON RESOURCES INC.

March 14, 2005 15:50 ET

Burlington Resources to Present at A.G. Edwards 2005 Energy Conference


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FOR: BURLINGTON RESOURCES INC.

NYSE SYMBOL: BR

MARCH 14, 2005 - 15:50 ET

Burlington Resources to Present at A.G. Edwards 2005
Energy Conference

HOUSTON--(CCNMatthews - Mar 14, 2005) -

Burlington Resources Inc. (NYSE:BR) announced today that Executive Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer Steve Shapiro will speak at the
A.G. Edwards 2005 Energy Conference in Boston on Thursday, March 17, at
11:45 a.m. Eastern time. Mr. Shapiro will present an overview of the
company's finances and operations.

A webcast of the presentation, as well as the slides used by Mr.
Shapiro, will be available in the Investor Relations section of
Burlington's Web site, www.br-inc.com.

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
    Web site: www.br-inc.com