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Jim Sigmon, TXCO President, to Present At the Sixth Annual Oil & Gas Conference in Denver Business Editors & Energy Writers

The Exploration Company President James E. Sigmon will provide a corporate investor presentation...

The Exploration Company President James E. Sigmon will provide a corporate investor presentation to investors and analysts at the Sixth Annual Oil & Gas Conference in Denver on Aug. 1, 2001.
The conference, hosted by EnerCom Inc., The American Stock Exchange, Netherland Sewell & Associates, and Oil and Gas Investor magazine, is expected to draw over 500 attendees from institutions, investment banks, commercial banks and the energy industry.
"Providing updates to long-time and potential investors at conferences is something that is critical in our efforts to communicate with the Street," said Sigmon. "I invite those who can't make it to Denver to view my presentation slides at beginning on Aug. 1, after our presentation. You can also log on to the Conference site,, for the presentation."
TXCO's presentation time is 3:55 p.m. MDT on Aug. 1, 2001.
The Exploration Company is an independent gas and oil enterprise with interests in Texas, North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana. Its long-term business strategy is to acquire undeveloped mineral interests and internally develop a multi-year drilling inventory. The Company's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Stock Market(sm) under the symbol "TXCO."

Forward-looking statements in this announcement are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainty, including without limitation, the costs of exploring and developing new oil and natural gas reserves, the price for which such reserves can be sold, environmental concerns effecting the drilling of oil and natural gas wells, as well as general market conditions, competition and pricing. Please refer to TXCO's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, copies of which are available from the Company without charge, for additional information.