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EOG Resources, Inc. Names George A. Alcorn to Board Of Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 20, 2000

HOUSTON -- EOG Resources, Inc. announced today that independent oil investor George A. Alcorn, President of Alcorn Exploration, Inc., has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

“We are delighted to have an industry leader such as George Alcorn join our board. His experience and vision will be a tremendous asset as EOG works toward its goal of becoming the leading independent exploration and production company in North America,” said Mark G. Papa, Chairman of EOG Resources.

Mr. Alcorn, 67, has been in the exploration and production business for nearly 40 years. He is past chairman of the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) and a founding member and past chairman of the Natural Gas Council. He also is a member of the National Petroleum Council and Houston Geological Society. A native Houstonian, Mr. Alcorn holds a business degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a geology degree from the University of Houston. He currently serves on the board of Phillips Business Publishing Information, Inc. and the Petroleum Club of Houston.

EOG Resources, Inc. (formerly Enron Oil & Gas Company) is one of the largest independent (non-integrated) oil and gas companies in the United States and is the operator of substantial proved reserves in the U.S., Canada and offshore Trinidad. EOG Resources is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is traded under the ticker symbol, “EOG.”

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