About Stephens Inc. Founded in 1933, Stephens is a privately-held, independent financial services firm focused on building value for companies, state and local governments, institutions and high-net-worth investors. The company is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, with offices in leading cities across the country.Stephens has a been a principal investor in the Energy space since 1952 and has a longstanding commitment to assisting and advising public and private Energy companies throughout their life cycles. Stephens Energy investment banking practice began in 2009 and has completed 35 transactions to-date. There are currently nine professionals in the Energy investment banking group complemented by seven equity research analysts and associates covering the Exploration & Production, Oilfield Service, and Master Limited Partnership sectors. The combined knowledge base of the Energy team enables Stephens to provide clients an unmatched level of investment banking service, including mergers and acquisitions advisory, fairness opinions and public and private debt and equity offerings. Stephens' extensive network of relationships in the Energy sector and continued presence in the strategic and capital markets allows Stephens to provide clients with actionable advice and an independent perspective on asset valuations, potential strategic issues and financing alternatives. For more information about Stephens, please visit: http://www.stephens.com/investment_banking/services__industry_sectors/energy.aspx About U.S. Bank The U.S. Bank Energy Industries division provides corporate banking products and services to the energy industry, including the upstream, midstream and refining sectors. Based in Denver, CO, the group employs 30 professionals averaging more than 20 years of experience. The U.S. Bank Energy Industries division offers a full spectrum of banking solutions, including capital markets, syndications, private placements, leasing, treasury management and payment services. For more information, contact the U.S. Bank Energy Industries division at 303-585-4218. U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $341 billion in assets as of March 31, 2012, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,080 banking offices in 25 states and 5,061 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp and its employees are dedicated to improving the communities they serve, for which the company earned the 2011 Spirit of America Award, the highest honor bestowed on a company by United Way. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com. SOURCE EnerCom, Inc.