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Ultra Petroleum Corp.

Ultra Petroleum Corp.

  Ultra Petroleum Corp.
363 North Sam Houston Pkwy E, Suite 1200
Houston, TX 77060

Ultra Petroleum Corp. is an independent exploration and production company focused on its core properties in the Green River Basin of southwestern Wyoming; the Pinedale and Jonah Fields.

Ultra controls more than 121,600 gross (62,756 net) acres in and around the prolific 90 square mile Pinedale Field and the 36 square mile Jonah Field. Ultra believes that these areas hold greater than 39 Tcfe of gross recoverable reserves. At year-end 2007, Ultra has an undrilled inventory of over 5,300 low risk high rates of return well locations that average 4.5 Bcfe of natural gas reserves as identified by its third party reservoir engineering firm. Currently, the company is awaiting a Record of Decision that will enable it to gain more access year round to its core Wyoming acreage that could allow the company to accelerate its development of the Pinedale Field. Ultra Petroleum is also in the process of assessing deeper zones in the Pinedale Anticline.

Over the past eight years, Ultra has grown proved reserves more than 1,600 percent to nearly 3.0 Tcfe. Production for the last five years has increased at a compound annual growth rate of 43 percent to 121.3 Bcfe in 2007.

The company’s head office is in Houston, Texas, with an operations office in Denver, Colorado and a field office in Pinedale, Wyoming. Ultra Petroleum trades under the symbol “UPL” on the New York Stock Exchange.

Latest Ultra Petroleum News

IPAA elects new chairman and vice chairman

IPAA announced the election of Mike Watford as chairman of IPAA and Mark Miller as vice chairman of IPAA for the upcoming 2013-2015 term.

Ultra Petroleum takes big step to diversify into oil

Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) has signed a definitive purchase and sale agreement to acquire oil-producing properties located in the Uinta Basin in northeast Utah for $650 million.

Ultra Petroleum reaches $225M Pinedale midstream agreement

Houston-based Ultra Petroleum Corp. has agreed to sell certain midstream assets in Wyoming to Pinedale Corridor LP for $225 million in cash.

Temporary ban impacts Niobrara plans for Ultra Petroleum

A temporary drilling moratorium spanning Banning Lewis Ranch in eastern Colorado Springs and enacted by the city has halted certain activity by Ultra Petroleum in the Niobrara Shale area, said Global Hunter Securities in a note to investors December 1.

Net income dips by $2.7B, but still up 42% over 3Q09

While revenues have made a rebound from the economic doldrums of 2009, net income for the OGJ150 group of companies slipped a little in the third quarter of 2010, with a few notable exceptions.

US producers show steady gain in revenues, net income for 2Q10

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Madison Williams initiates coverage of US exploration, production industry

Madison Williams and Co., a New York-based integrated capital markets and investment banking firm, has initiated coverage of the US Exploration & Production Industry under senior equity research analyst Andrew Coleman.

Revenues, net income continue to rise for US producers in 1Q10

Total revenues and net income continued to rise in the first quarter of 2010 for the OGJ150 group of companies tracked by Oil & Gas Journal and Oil & Gas Financial Journal.

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