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Mariner Energy Inc.

Mariner Energy Inc.

  Mariner Energy Inc.
One Briar Lake Plaza, Suite 2000
2000 West Sam Houston Parkway
Houston, TX 77042
Phone: 713-954-5558

Mariner Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and gas exploration, development and production company with principal operations in the Permian Basin and the Gulf of Mexico. Our headquarters are located in Houston, Texas, and the company also has offices in Midland, Texas, and Lafayette, Louisiana.

As of December 31, 2007, Mariner had approximately 836 billion cubic feet equivalent of natural gas (Bcfe) of proved reserves, of which approximately 54% were natural gas and 46% were oil, condensate and natural gas liquids. Total net production in 2007 was approximately 100 Bcfe, and net production averaged 275 million cubic feet equivalents of natural gas (MMcfe) per day.

Mariner has been in business since 1983. In March 2006, Mariner’s stock was listed and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ME.

Latest Mariner Energy Inc News

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