ADVISORY, April 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), a national trade association that represents thousands of American independent oil and natural gas producers and associated service companies, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to commemorate Energy Week and the IPAA's 19 th Annual Oil & Gas Investment Symposium held in New York each year since its inception. In honor of the occasion, Barry Russell, President & CEO will ring the Opening Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Monday, April 15, 2013 – 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET Contact: Julia Bell (202) 857-4722 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 IPAA: The Independent Petroleum Association of America represents thousands of American independent oil and natural gas producers and associated service companies. Independent producers develop 95 percent of American oil and gas wells, produce 54 percent of American oil, and produce 85 percent of American natural gas. IPAA members produce gas that is transported through the interstate pipeline system.