Ryan & Maniskas, LLP ( www.rmclasslaw.com/cases/vq) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Venoco, Inc. ("Venoco" or the "Company") (NYSE: VQ) concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law related to the Company’s receipt of a proposal from its Chairman and CEO, Timothy M. Marquez, to acquire the remainder of the Company he does not already own for $12.50 per share in cash. Our investigation concerns possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law related to the approval of the transaction by Company’s board of directors; in particular, whether the Company undertook a fair process to obtain fair consideration for all shareholders of Venoco. For more information regarding our investigation, please contact Ryan & Maniskas, LLP (Richard A. Maniskas, Esquire) toll-free at (877) 316-3218 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.rmclasslaw.com/cases/vq. Under the terms of the transaction, Venoco shareholders will receive $12.50 per share of Venoco stock they own. If you own shares of Venoco and would like to learn more about these claims or if you wish to discuss these matters and have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights, contact Richard A. Maniskas, Esquire toll-free at (877) 316-3218 or to sign up online, visit: www.rmclasslaw.com/cases/vq. You may also email Mr. Maniskas at email@example.com. For more information about class action cases in general, please visit our website: www.rmclasslaw.com. Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is a national shareholder litigation firm. Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is devoted to protecting the interests of individual and institutional investors in shareholder actions in state and federal courts nationwide.