Nexen Inc.

Nexen Inc.

April 12, 2006 11:20 ET

Nexen's Annual General Meeting and First Quarter Conference Call-April 27, 2006

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - April 12, 2006) - Nexen Inc. will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, April 27, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time (1:00 p.m. Eastern Time) at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel in Calgary, Alberta.

An archived video of the meeting will be available on our website at two business days after the conclusion of the meeting and will remain on our website for six months.

First Quarter 2006 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Nexen will announce its first quarter earnings results on Thursday, April 27, 2006, prior to markets opening. That same day at 12:30 p.m. Mountain Time (2:30 p.m. Eastern Time), Nexen will host its first quarter conference call. Charlie Fischer, President and CEO, and Marvin Romanow, Executive Vice President and CFO, will discuss our financial and operating results and expectations for the future.

Conference Call Details:

Date: Thursday April 27, 2006
Time: 12:30 p.m. Mountain Time (2:30 p.m. Eastern Time)

To listen to the conference call, please call one of the following:

416-641-6105 (Toronto)
866-696-5895 (North American toll-free)
800-8989-6323 (Global toll-free)

A replay of the call will be available for two weeks starting at
2:30 p.m. Mountain Time, April 27 by calling 416-695-5800 (Toronto) or
800-408-3053 (toll-free) passcode 3183222 followed by the pound sign.

Nexen Inc. is an independent, Canadian-based global energy company, listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol NXY. We are uniquely positioned for growth in the North Sea, deep-water Gulf of Mexico, the Athabasca oil sands of Alberta, the Middle East and West Africa. We add value for shareholders through successful full-cycle oil and gas exploration and development and leadership in ethics, integrity and environmental protection.

Contact Information

  • Nexen Inc.
    Grant Dreger, CA
    Manager, Investor Relations
    (403) 699-5273