ADVISORY, April 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO), a trade association representing the interests of over 2,500 independent oil and natural gas producers and royalty owners throughout Texas, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, David Martineau, Chairman, and Ed Longanecker, President will ring the Opening Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET Contact: Ed Longanecker (512) 477-4452 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 Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association: The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) is a trade association representing the interests of over 2,500 independent oil and natural gas producers and royalty owners throughout Texas. As one of the nation's largest statewide associations representing both independent producers and royalty owners, members include small businesses, the largest, publicly-traded independent producers, and mineral owners, estates, and trusts. Members of TIPRO are responsible for producing more than 85 percent of the natural gas and 70 percent of the oil within Texas, and own mineral interests in millions of acres across the state.