Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) announced today that it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, October 31, at 10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time to discuss its third quarter 2012 earnings release. To phone into the conference call, parties in the United States should dial 1-866-700-7173 and enter the pass code 54996688 after 9:45 a.m. Outside the United States, parties should dial 1-617-213-8838 and enter the pass code 54996688. This conference call will also be accessible by webcast at www.hess.com (audio only). A replay of the conference call will be available from October 31 through November 14, 2012 by dialing 1-888-286-8010 and entering the pass code 24029370. Outside the United States, parties should dial 1-617-801-6888 and enter the pass code 24029370. Hess Corporation, with headquarters in New York, is a global integrated energy company engaged in the exploration, production, purchase, transportation and sale of crude oil and natural gas, as well as the production and sale of refined petroleum products. More information on Hess Corporation is available at www.hess.com. Forward Looking Statements Certain statements in this conference call may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements, including, without limitation, uncertainties inherent in the measurement and interpretation of geological, geophysical and other technical data.