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12/29/2005Amerada Hess to Return to Libya; Oasis Group to Resume Operations After 19-Year Absence
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 29, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that, in conjunction with its Oasis Group partners ConocoPhillips and Marathon Oil, it has reached agreement with the Libyan National Oil Corporation on the terms under which it will return to its former oil and gas production operations in the Waha concessions in Libya. The Libyan National Oil Corporation will hold a 59.16 percent interest, ConocoPhillips and Marathon Oil will each hold... 
12/09/2005Amerada Hess Corporation Announces Repurchase of $181 Million of Outstanding Debt
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 9, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that it repurchased $181 million in principal amount of its outstanding debt in connection with the offer to purchase it announced on November 8, 2005 for its 7.375% Notes due October 1, 2009. Goldman, Sachs & Co. acted as lead Dealer Manager for the Offer and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. acted as co-Dealer Manager for the Offer. This press release does not constitute a tender offer t... 
12/08/2005Amerada Hess Contributes to Toys for Tots
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 8, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that it is donating 50,000 of its 2005 Hess Toy Trucks to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. John Hess, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Amerada Hess said, "Our Company and our employees deeply appreciate the work that the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve has undertaken for 57 years in providing toys for needy children through its Toys for Tots program. This year, with ... 
12/07/2005Amerada Hess Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
NEW YORK, Dec 07, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share payable on the Common Stock of the Corporation on January 3, 2006 to holders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2005. SOURCE: Amerada Hess Corporation Amerada Hess Corporation Jay R. Wilson, 212-536-8940 ... 
12/07/2005Amerada Hess Corporation Announces Pricing for Tender Offer
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 7, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today announced the reference yield for its previously announced tender offer (the "Offer") for up to $200,000,000 of its 7.375% Notes due October 1, 2009 (the "Notes"). Tender Offer Reference Fixed Purchase Yield Spread Price per $1,000 ... 
11/22/2005Amerada Hess Reaches an Agreement with Attorney General Of N.J.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 22, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (AHC:NYSE) announced today that it reached an agreement with the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey to resolve alleged violations of a 1938 provision of the Motor Fuels Act which prohibits motor fuel retailers from changing prices more than once during a 24-hour period. For over 40 years, Hess' marketing philosophy has been to offer customers a reliable and secure supply of high quality gasoline at prices... 
11/21/2005Amerada Hess Corporation Changes Debt Tender Terms
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 21, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today announced that it has changed the price it will pay for its 7.375% Notes due October 1, 2009 (the "Notes") that are properly tendered in response to Amerada Hess' previously announced tender offer (the "Offer") and that it will accept up to $200,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Notes in the Offer. The purchase price to be paid in the Offer for each $1,000 principal amount of Notes tendere... 
11/08/2005Amerada Hess Announces Partial Tender Offer
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE:AHC) today commenced a partial tender offer (the "Offer") for up to $150,000,000 of the $284,390,000 currently outstanding aggregate principal amount of its 7.375% Notes due 2009 (CUSIP No. 023551AE4) (the "Securities"). The Offer for the Securities commenced on Tuesday, November 8, 2005, and will expire at 9:00 A.M., New York City time, on Thursday, December 8, 2005, unless earlier extended or terminated by A... 
11/02/2005Amerada Hess Announces Quarterly Dividend on Preferred Stock
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2005--The Board of Directors of Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today declared a quarterly dividend of 87.5 cents per share payable on the 7% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock of the Corporation on December 1, 2005 to holders of record at the close of business on November 15, 2005. CONTACT: Amerada Hess Corporation Jay R. Wilson, 212-536-8940 SOURCE: Amerada Hess Corporation ... 
10/26/2005Amerada Hess Reports Estimated Results for the Third Quarter of 2005
NEW YORK, Oct 26, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) reported net income of $272 million for the third quarter of 2005 compared with income of $178 million for the third quarter of 2004. See the following page for a table of items affecting the comparability of earnings between periods. The after-tax results by major operating activity in 2005 and 2004 were as follows: Three months ended Nine months ended September 30 ... 
10/13/2005Amerada Hess Acquires Egyptian Assets
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 13, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE:AHC) announced today that it has reached an agreement with Apache Corporation to acquire its 55% working interest in the deepwater section of the West Mediterranean Block 1 Concession, in The Arab Republic of Egypt, for $413 million. In a separate transaction, Apache will acquire Amerada Hess' interests in certain producing properties located in the Permian Basin in West Texas and New Mexico for $404 million.... 
09/30/2005Amerada Hess Schedules Earnings Release Conference Call
NEW YORK, Sep 30, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, October 26th at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time to discuss its third quarter 2005 earnings release. To phone into the conference call, parties in the United States should dial 1-800-901-5241 and enter the pass code 86258893 any time after 9:45 a.m. Outside the United States, parties should dial 1-617-786-2963 and enter the pass code 86258893. Thi... 
09/07/2005Amerada Hess Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 7, 2005--The Board of Directors of Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share payable on the Common Stock of the Corporation on September 30, 2005 to holders of record at the close of business on September 16, 2005. CONTACT: Amerada Hess Corporation Jay R. Wilson, 212-536-8940 SOURCE: Amerada Hess Corporation ... 
08/30/2005Amerada Hess Contributes to Hurricane Relief Effort
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 30, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that it is contributing $1 million to the American Red Cross to assist the disaster relief efforts resulting from Hurricane Katrina. In addition, the Company will match individual employee donations to the American Red Cross for its use in responding to this tragedy. John Hess, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Amerada Hess said: "The Company and its employees are deeply saddened by ... 
08/03/2005Amerada Hess Announces Quarterly Dividend on Preferred Stock
NEW YORK, Aug 03, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.875 per share payable on the 7.00% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock of the Corporation on September 1, 2005 to holders of record at the close of business on August 15, 2005. SOURCE: Amerada Hess Corporation Amerada Hess Corporation Jay R. Wilson, 212-536-8940 ... 
07/27/2005Amerada Hess Reports Estimated Results for the Second Quarter of 2005
NEW YORK, Jul 27, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) reported net income of $299 million for the second quarter of 2005 compared with income of $288 million for the second quarter of 2004. See the following page for a table of items affecting the comparability of earnings between periods. The after-tax results by major operating activity in 2005 and 2004 were as follows: Three months ended Six months ended June 30 (unaudited) ... 
07/19/2005Agreement Signed for Sale of Gas from Phu Horm
NEW YORK, Jul 19, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC), announced that an agreement has been signed for the sale of gas from the Phu Horm Field, located onshore in Northeast Thailand. Amerada Hess is the operator and currently holds a 35% interest in the Phu Horm concessions with partners APICO (35%), PTT (20%) and ExxonMobil (10%). The Gas Sales Agreement (GSA) provides for the supply of in excess of 500 billion cubic feet of natural gas from the Phu Horm Field... 
06/27/2005Amerada Hess Schedules Earnings Release Conference Call
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 27, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time to discuss its second quarter 2005 earnings release. To phone into the conference call, parties in the United States should dial 1-800-901-5241 and enter the pass code 86258893 any time after 9:45 a.m. Outside the United States, parties should dial 1-617-786-2963 and enter the pass code 86258893. This... 
06/01/2005Amerada Hess Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 1, 2005--The Board of Directors of Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share payable on the Common Stock of the Corporation on June 30, 2005 to holders of record at the close of business on June 16, 2005. CONTACT: Amerada Hess Corporation Jay R. Wilson, 212-536-8940 SOURCE: Amerada Hess Corporation ... 
05/04/2005Amerada Hess Announces Quarterly Dividend on Preferred Stock
NEW YORK, May 04, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.875 per share payable on the 7.00% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock of the Corporation on June 1, 2005 to holders of record at the close of business on May 15, 2005. SOURCE: Amerada Hess Corporation Amerada Hess Corporation Jay R. Wilson, 212-536-8940 ... 
04/27/2005Amerada Hess Reports Estimated Results for the First Quarter of 2005
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 27, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) reported net income of $219 million for the first quarter of 2005 compared with income of $281 million for the first quarter of 2004. See the following page for a table of items affecting the comparability of earnings between periods. The after-tax results by major operating activity in the first quarter of 2005 and 2004 are as follows: Three months ended ... 
04/04/2005Amerada Hess Schedules Earnings Release Conference Call
NEW YORK, April 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, April 27th at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time to discuss its first quarter 2005 earnings release. To phone into the conference call, parties in the United States should dial 1-866-800-8649 and enter the pass code 66172517 any time after 9:45 a.m. Outside the United States, parties should dial 1-617-614-2703 and enter the pass code 66172517. ... 
04/04/2005Amerada Hess Announces Unsuccessful Results at Wembley
NEW YORK, April 4, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced that its Wembley #1 well, located in Mississippi Canyon Block 722, reached a total measured depth of 29,212 feet and failed to encounter commercial quantities of hydrocarbons. The well has been plugged and abandoned. Amerada Hess, operator of the Wembley well, will expense the costs of the well in the first quarter of 2005. Estimated net costs are $65 million before tax, or $42 ... 
03/23/2005Amerada Hess Announces Venture in the Russian Federation
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 23, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that it has acquired a 65% interest in Trabant Holdings International, a company which owns 100% of ZAO Samara-Nafta, an exploration and production company located in the Volga-Urals region of the Russian Federation, for $25 million. Samara-Nafta currently produces approximately 7,500 bbls/day of high quality crude from fields in the Mamurinsky license area in the southern Samara region. Produc... 
03/17/2005Amerada Hess Announces Commencement of Natural Gas Sales from Block A-18 of the Malaysian-Thailand Joint Development Area -JDA-
NEW YORK, Mar 17, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced that initial natural gas sales from Block A-18 of the Malaysia-Thailand Joint Development Area (JDA) have commenced. Gross production is currently averaging approximately 110 million cubic feet per day (mmcf/d) and is expected to increase to 390 mmcf/d by the first quarter of 2006. Amerada Hess and Petronas Carigali each own a 50% interest in the Block A-18 Production Sharing Contract (PSC). Amera... 
03/02/2005Amerada Hess Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 2, 2005--The Board of Directors of Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share payable on the Common Stock of the Corporation on March 31, 2005 to holders of record at the close of business on March 14, 2005. CONTACT: Amerada Hess Corporation Jay R. Wilson, 212-536-8940 SOURCE: Amerada Hess Corporation ... 
02/02/2005Amerada Hess Announces Quarterly Dividend on Preferred Stock
NEW YORK, Feb 2, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.875 per share payable on the 7.00% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock of the Corporation on March 1, 2005 to holders of record at the close of business on February 15, 2005. SOURCE: Amerada Hess Corporation Amerada Hess Corporation Jay R. Wilson, 212-536-8940 ... 
01/26/2005Amerada Hess Reports Estimated Results for the Fourth Quarter of 2004
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 26, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) reported net income of $229 million for the fourth quarter of 2004 compared with income of $68 million for the fourth quarter of 2003. For the full year, net income was $977 million compared with income of $643 million in 2003. See the following page for a table of items affecting the comparability of earnings between periods. The after-tax results by major operating activity in 2004 and 2003 are as follows: ... 
01/10/2005Amerada Hess Schedules Earnings Release Conference Call
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE:AHC) announced today that it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, January 26 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time to discuss its fourth quarter 2004 earnings release. To phone into the conference call, parties in the United States should dial 1-800-599-9829 and enter the pass code 47556933 any time after 9:45 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Outside the United States, parties should dial 1-617-847-8703 and enter the p... 
01/06/2005Amerada Hess Contributes to Disaster Relief Efforts
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 6, 2005--Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that it is contributing $2 million to assist the disaster relief efforts in Asia resulting from the devastating earthquake and tsunami. Of the $2 million, $1 million is being contributed to Save the Children for their invaluable work in Indonesia and $1 million to the Rachaprachanukroach Foundation, under the Royal patronage of the King, for their support of children in Thailand impacted by the t...