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12/03/2003Amerada Hess Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 5, 2004 to holders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2003. Contact: Amerada Hess Corporation ..... Jay R. Wilson (212) 536-8940 ... 
12/03/2003Amerada Hess Corporation Announces Repurchase of $443 Million Of Outstanding Debt
NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC - ) announced today the repurchase of $443 million in principal amount of its outstanding debt. This amount includes $145 million in principal amount of three series of its outstanding notes repurchased on December 2, 2003 and $298 million in principal amount of a fourth series of notes that it will repurchase on December 5, 2003, all in connection with the offer to purchase it announced on November 17, 2003. O... 
11/26/2003Amerada Hess Corporation Announces Pricing For Tender Offer
NEW YORK, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC - ) today announced the reference yield for its previously announced tender offer for its 5.90% Notes due August 15, 2006. Tender Offer Reference Yield Fixed Spread Purchase Price per $1,000 principal amount of Notes 5.90% Notes due 2.333% 0.75% $1,072.25 August 15, 2006 (CUSIP 023551AG9) Amerada Hess wi... 
11/21/2003Amerada Hess Corporation Announces Pricing for Tender Offer
Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today announced the reference yield for certain of its previously announced tender offers. Tender Offer Reference Yield Fixed Spread Purchase Price per $1,000 principal amount of Notes 5.30% Notes due August 15, 2004 (CUSIP 023551AK0) 1.159% 0.25% $1,027.09 9.25% Notes due April 15, 2005 (CUSIP 89675VAB4) 1... 
11/20/2003Amerada Hess Corporation Announces Pricing of $600 Million Public Offering of Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock
NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC - ) today announced that it has priced a $600 million offering of its Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock (12 million shares with a liquidation preference of $50 per share). The Company also granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional $75 million (1.5 million shares of preferred stock). The Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock will be issued pursuant to Amerada Hess' shelf registration... 
11/18/2003Shenzi-2 Appraisal Well In Gulf Of Mexico Encounters 500 Feet of Net Oil Pay
Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today announced the Shenzi-2 appraisal well (AHC 28%) on Green Canyon Block 653 encountered 500 feet of net oil pay in a 1,250 foot gross hydrocarbon column of lower Miocene reservoir sandstones. The well is located in water depths of 4,238 feet and was drilled to total depth of 25,500 feet. Following well logging operations and other data collection activities, a sidetrack will be drilled out of the existing well bore. Shenzi-2 is l... 
11/17/2003Amerada Hess Corporation Announces Tender Offers for Up to $594 Million of Its Outstanding Debt
NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC - ) announced today that it intends to offer to purchase for cash up to an aggregate $593,657,000 in principal amount of its outstanding debt. The offer is for any and all of its outstanding 5.30% Notes due August 15, 2004 (the "2004 Notes") and 5.90% Notes due August 15, 2006 (the "2006 Notes"), and the 9.25% Notes due April 15, 2005 (the "2005 Notes") and 8.875% Notes due October 1, 2007 (the "2007 Notes") o... 
11/17/2003Amerada Hess Corporation Announces Proposed $500 Million Public Offering of Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock
NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC - ) today announced that it intends to publicly offer $500 million of Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock (10.0 million shares with liquidation preference $50 per share). The Company also will grant the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional $75 million (1.5 million shares of preferred stock). The Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock will be issued pursuant to Amerada Hess' shelf registration... 
10/29/2003Amerada Hess Reports Results for the Third Quarter of 2003
NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC - ) reported net income of $146 million for the third quarter of 2003 compared with a net loss of $136 million for the third quarter of 2002. Results for the third quarter of 2002 included an after-tax impairment charge of $207 million ($318 million before income taxes). Net income was $574 million in the first nine months of 2003 compared with $153 million in the corresponding period of 2002. The after-tax r... 
10/29/2003Amerada Hess Announces New Discovery in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC - ) today announced a new deepwater oil discovery at the Tubular Bells Prospect located in Mississippi Canyon Block 725. The block is located 135 miles Southeast of New Orleans. The Tubular Bells discovery well is located in approximately 4,300 feet of water and was drilled to a depth of 31,131 feet. The Exploratory well encountered 190 feet of net oil pay. Further appraisal drilling is planned to determine... 
10/08/2003Amerada Hess Schedules Earnings Release Conference Call
Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, October 29 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time to discuss its third quarter 2003 earnings release. To phone into the conference call, parties in the United States should dial 1-800-406-5356 any time after 11:45 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Outside the United States, parties should dial 1-913-981-5572. This conference call will also be available by webcast at www.hess.com (audio only)... 
09/03/2003Amerada Hess Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend On Common Stock
New York, New York. . . . . September 3, 2003. . . . . .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, 2003 to holders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2003. Contact: Amerada Hess Corporation.......C.T. Tursi (212) 536-8593 ... 
08/13/2003Robert P. Strode Has Been Named Senior Vice President-Global Exploration and New Ventures
New York, New York. . . . . August 13, 2003. . . . . .Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE:AHC) announced today that Robert P. Strode has been named Senior Vice President-Global Exploration and New Ventures. Mr. Strode replaces Brian F. Maxted, who has resigned for personal reasons. Mr. Strode joined Amerada Hess in April 2000 as Senior Vice President-United States Exploration and Production. In June 2002, he assumed responsibility for Americas and West Africa Development and Productio... 
07/29/2003Amerada Hess Reports Results For The Second Quarter of 2003
New York, New York.…July 29, 2003...Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) reported net income of $252 million, including gains on asset sales, for the second quarter of 2003 compared with income of $149 million for the second quarter of 2002. Net income was $428 million in the first half of 2003 compared with $289 million in the corresponding period of 2002. Income ... 
07/08/2003Amerada Hess Schedules Earnings Release Conference Call
New York, New York . . . . . July 8, 2003 . . . . .Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that it will hold a conference call on Tuesday, July 29 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time to discuss its second quarter 2003 earnings release. To phone into the conference call, parties in the United States should dial 1-800-289-0496 any time after 12:45 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Outside the United States, parties should dial 1-913-981-5519. This conference c... 
07/07/2003Jay Wilson Joins Amerada Hess
Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that Jay R. Wilson has joined the Company as Vice President-Investor Relations. Mr. Wilson will assume full responsibility for this function and all other external corporate communications following a transition period. He will be replacing Carl Tursi, age 62, who will be retiring after 28 years with Amerada Hess.   Mr. Wilson has extensive experience as an equity analyst covering the energy sector. He ... 
06/30/2003Chinook Well In Deepwater Gulf Of Mexico Discovers Hydrocarbons
An exploration well on the Chinook prospect (AHC 15%) in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico has discovered hydrocarbons. Drilled in approximately 8,830 feet of water, the well exceeded a total of 27,650 feet and encountered a gross hydrocarbon column of 620 feet, with 260 feet of net oil pay. The Chinook discovery is located about 180 miles off the Louisiana coast in Walker Ridge Block 469. Additional appraisal data will be required to determine the scale of the resource discovered. ... 
06/09/2003Amerada Hess Completes Sale Of Gulf Of Mexico Shelf Properties - Announces Agreement To Exchange Oil And Gas Properties
Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today announced several initiatives to reshape its portfolio of producing assets, reduce costs and improve financial returns. First, the Corporation has sold mature Gulf of Mexico Shelf properties to Anadarko Corporation for $260 million before exercise of preferential rights and customary closing adjustments, which will result in a second quarter after-tax gain of approximately $75 million. The properties sold had proved reserves of 25 million barr... 
06/05/2003Amerada Hess Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend On Common Stock
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, 2003 to holders of record at the close of business on June 16, 2003. Contact: Amerada Hess Corporation.......C.T. Tursi (212) 536-8593... 
06/05/2003Amerada Hess Announces Natural Gas Well Onshore Thailand
Amerada Hess (Thailand) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC), confirmed today that the Phu Horm-3 appraisal well on Block E5N in northeastern Thailand had encountered natural gas. An extended well test has begun. Following test results, further appraisal drilling may be required to determine commerciality. Amerada Hess (Thailand) Limited and APICO LLC, a U.S. based oil and gas company, each have a 40% interest in Block E5N (assuming completio... 
04/29/2003Amerada Hess Reports Results For The First Quarter of 2003
New York, New York....April 29, 2003...Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) reported net income of $176 million for the first quarter of 2003 compared with income of $141 million for the first quarter of 2002. The after-tax results by major operating activity in 2003 and 2002 were as follows (in millions, except per share amounts):   Three Months Ended March 31 (unaudited)   ... 
04/25/2003Development plans for the Llano Field
Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) Development plans have been approved for the Llano Field in which Amerada Hess has a 27.50% interest. The field is located about 200 miles southeast of New Orleans in Garden Banks Blocks 385 and 386. Llano's initial phase of development will consist of an expandable subsea system with two wells tied back to the Auger tension leg platform via eight inch, insulated flowlines. Llano production is scheduled to begin during the second quarter of 20... 
04/23/2003Amerada Hess Announces Sale of Interest in Jabung PSC
Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that it completed the sale of its 30% interest in the Jabung PSC to a consortium comprising PetroChina International (Jabung) Limited and Petronas Carigali (Jabung) Limited for a total cash consideration of $164 million, including working capital. The sale includes the Company's 20% interest in an associated downstream project for development of facilities for the processing and sale of LPG and light naphtha. Approximately $22 ... 
04/15/2003Amerada Hess Schedules Earnings Release Conference Call
Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that it will hold a conference call on Tuesday, April 29 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time to discuss its first quarter 2003 earnings release. To phone into the conference call, parties in the United States should dial 1- 800-967-7185 any time after 10:45 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Outside the United States, parties should dial 1-719-457-2634. This conference call will also be available by webcast at www.hess.com (audio only). For... 
03/20/2003Amerada Hess Enters Into A New Exploration Permit Offshore Brunei Darussalam
Amerada Hess (NYSE: AHC) has signed a Production Sharing Agreement with the Brunei National Petroleum Company for Block J in the deep offshore waters of Brunei Darussalam. Amerada Hess has a 15% interest in a joint venture with Total Fina Elf which has a 60% interest and is the operator and BHPBilliton which has a 25% interest. This Block has been awarded following the International Licensing round launched by the Government of Brunei Darussalam in January 2001. Block J covers an... 
03/06/2003Amerada Hess Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend On Common Stock
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, 2003 to holders of record at the close of business on March 17, 2003. Contact: Amerada Hess Corporation.......C.T. Tursi (212) 536-8593... 
02/25/2003Amerada Hess Announces Successful Results Of G-13-2 Appraisal Well
Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that the G-13-2 well drilled in Block G, offshore Equatorial Guinea in the Rio Muni Basin, has confirmed the G-13 discovery made in November 2002. The G-13-2 well encountered 397 feet of net oil pay. It was drilled to a total depth of 12,565 feet in 2,625 feet of water. The G-13-2 well is located about 2.3 miles southeast of the G-13 discovery well and 13 miles south of the Ceiba Field. Brian Maxted, Senior Vice President of Gl... 
01/30/2003Amerada Hess Reports Results for the Fourth Quarter 2002
New York, New York....January 30, 2003....Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE:AHC) reported a net loss, including special items, of $371 million for the fourth quarter of 2002 compared with income of $54 million for the fourth quarter of 2001. For the full year, the net loss was $218 million compared with income of $914 million in 2001. Operating earnings, excluding special items, amounted to income of $145 million for the fourth quarter of 2002 and $551 million ... 
01/21/2003Amerada Hess Schedules Earnings Release Conference Call
Amerada Hess Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that it will hold a conference call on Thursday, January 30 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time to discuss its fourth quarter 2002 earnings release. To phone into the conference call, parties in the United States should dial 1-877-502-9276 any time after 9:45 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Outside the United States, parties should dial 1-913-981-5591. This conference call will also be available by webcast at www.hess.com (audi...