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January 10, 2011 09:03 ET

REPEAT-Media Advisory: BMO Capital Markets to Host 8th Annual Unconventional Resource Conference

- Opportunity to hear directly from industry leaders regarding all options in identifying and exploring North American energy resources

- Executives from more than 35 leading natural gas producers, oil sands developers, services companies and pipeline companies will be in attendance

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - Jan. 10, 2011) - BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (NYSE:BMO)(TSX:BMO), will host its 8th Annual Unconventional Resource Conference on Tuesday, January 11, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.

Join the BMO Capital Markets Energy Research team and leading services and E&P (Exploration and Production) companies for an in-depth focus on trends and developments in identifying and developing unconventional oil and gas resources.

"The conference provides a timely opportunity to hear directly from the industry's leading developers of North American unconventional oil and natural gas resources and will also feature keynote presentations regarding emerging industry trends and technologies." said Randy Ollenberger, Managing Director, who leads the BMO Capital Markets Energy Research team.

Members of BMO's Energy Research Team include:

Randy Ollenberger (Managing Director, Integrated Oils & Gas Producers)
Christopher Brown (Oil & Gas Producers)
Jim Byrne (Integrated Oils/Refiners/Oil & Gas Producers)
Phillip J. Jungwirth (Exploration & Production)
Carl Kirst (North American Pipelines)
Alan Laws (North American Oilfield Services)
Mark Leggett (Oil & Gas Producers)
Mike Mazar (Oil & Gas Services)
Dan McSpirit (Exploration & Production)
Gordon Tait (Oil & Gas Producers)

BMO's Chief Geologist, Brian Zaitlin, PHD, P.Geol, will provide comments on resource plays.

The conference features keynote presentations from Porter Bennett, Founder, President & CEO of BENTEK Energy and Chris Hopkins, VP, Unconventional Resources at Schlumberger (SLB).

List of Participating Companies*

Calfrac Well Services (CFW)
Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ)
Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO)
Cenovus Energy (CVE)
Chesapeake Energy (CHK)
Cimarex Energy (XEC)
Complete Production Services (CPX)
Comstock Resources (CRK)
Devon Energy (DVN)
EnCana (ECA)
Forest Oil (FST)
Gastar Exploration (GST)
GeoResources (GEOI)
Goodrich Petroleum (GDP)
Magnum Hunter Resources (MHR)
MEG Energy (MEG)
National Fuel Gas (NFG)
Newfield Exploration (NFX)
PDC Energy (PETD)
Penn Virginia (PVA)
Penn West Energy (PWE)
PetroBakken Energy (PBN)
Petrohawk Energy (HK)
Precision Drilling (PDS)
Range Resources (RRC)
Resolute Energy (REN)
Rex Energy (REXX)
Southwestern Energy (SWN)
Talisman Energy (TLM)
Triangle Petroleum (TPLM)
Trican Well Service (TCW)
Ultra Petroleum (UPL)
Unit (UNT)
Venoco (VQ)
Warren Resources (WRES)
* Participant list subject to change.

Presentations will be broadcast live and archived at: www.bmocm.com/conferences/2011unconventionalresource/

An agenda with presentation times for the conference is also available online.

Media Registration

Media interested in attending the event and/or scheduling an interview are asked to call (212) 885-4153 or (416) 867-3996.

About BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American financial services provider offering equity and debt underwriting, corporate lending and project financing, merger and acquisitions advisory services, merchant banking, securitization, treasury management, market risk management, debt and equity research and institutional sales and trading. BMO Capital Markets has over 2,000 employees operating in 26 locations around the world, including 14 in North America.

BMO Capital Markets is a member of BMO Financial Group (NYSE:BMO)(TSX:BMO), one of the largest diversified financial services providers in North America with US$404 billion total assets and more than 38,000 employees as at October 31, 2010.

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