SOURCE: Venoco, Inc.

Venoco, Inc.

May 19, 2011 19:20 ET

Venoco, Inc. SVP to Speak at Conference

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - May 19, 2011) - Venoco, Inc. (NYSE: VQ) announced that Ed O'Donnell, Sr. Vice President, will be speaking at Hart Energy's Developing Unconventional Oil Conference in Denver on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 beginning at 3:00 PM Mountain Time.

The company will be posting presentation slides prior to market-open on Monday, May 23rd, on the Investor Relations page of the company's website, http://www.venocoinc.com. The presentation will not be webcast.

About the Company

Venoco is an independent energy company primarily engaged in the acquisition, exploitation and development of oil and natural gas properties primarily in California. Venoco operates three offshore platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel, has non-operated interests in three other platforms, operates three onshore properties in Southern California, and has extensive operations in Northern California's Sacramento Basin.

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