ADVISORY, April 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: PDC Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company focused on organic growth, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, James M. Trimble, Chief Executive Officer and President, will ring the Opening Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Friday, April 5, 2013 – 8:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m. ET Contact: Marti Dowling (303) 831-3926 firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.email@example.com Feed Information: Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR 13.235 DR 18.295411 MOD 4:2:0 DVBS QPSK Facebook and Twitter: For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ . For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx . Webcast: A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx . Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice. About PDC Energy, Inc. [PDCE]: PDC Energy ("PDC" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:PDCE) is a 40-year old independent natural gas and oil company. PDC is focused on organic growth and an increasing liquids portfolio through horizontal drilling while maintaining a solid balance sheet and ample liquidity. The Company is committed to optimizing margins through efficient drilling operations, sound well management, and environmental stewardship. PDC operates in Colorado within the liquid-rich Wattenberg Field, Piceance Basin and Northeastern Colorado ('NECO"), and the Appalachian Basin including the emerging liquid-rich Utica Shale play in Ohio and the Marcellus Shale in West Virginia. PDC's strategy is simple: increase shareholder value through the growth of reserves and production, while operating properties in an efficient manner to maximize the cash flow and earnings potential of its assets.