Tejas Securities Group, Inc. Announces Presenting Companies at

Investor Conference on September 19th in New York City 
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tejas Securities Group,
Inc., a securities broker-dealer and investment bank, and subsidiary of Tejas
Incorporated (OTC Bulletin Board: TEJS), announced today its confirmed list of
presenting companies for its annual investment conference scheduled for
September 19, 2006 at The Rainbow Room in New York City.  CEO's and senior
executives from select telecommunication, life sciences, technology and energy
companies will present and conduct one-on-one meetings with institutional
Mark Salter, Chief Executive Officer of Tejas Securities Group, commented,
"We are extremely pleased to confirm an exceptional list of presenting
companies for our upcoming investor conference.  The event is designed to
provide our institutional investor client base with an intimate opportunity to
interact with senior management teams of exciting under-followed and fast
growing companies.  Our investors will leave the event with a thorough
understanding of each of the presenting companies growth strategies as well as
have the opportunity to have informal discussions with the executives that are
implementing those strategies." 
In addition to company presentations, the event will have Keynote Speakers
R. James Woolsey, ex-Director of the CIA and a leading voice on the subjects
of Energy and National Security, as well as Chelsea Sexton, Executive Director
of Plug-In America. 
Investor conference information and registrations details can be found at
http://www.tejassec.com or by calling Craig Biddle at 1-800-846-6803. 
The Public and Private companies presenting at the Tejas Investment
Conference 2006 include: 

     Presenting Company                                   Ticker
     Alpha Innotech Corporation                            APNO
     ESCO Technologies, Inc                                ESE
     VeraSun Energy Corporation                            VSE
     PRIMUS Telecommunications Group, Incorporated         PRTL
     iBasis, Inc.                                          IBAS
     LCC International                                     LCCI
     Particle Drilling Technologies, Inc.                  PDRT
     Energy XXI                                            EGY: AIM
     Evident Technologies, Inc.                            Private
     Caliper Life Sciences, Inc.                           CALP
     VAALCO Energy, Inc.                                   EGY
     Forster Drilling Corporation                          FODL
     NexCen Brands, Inc.                                   AETH
     Itron, Inc                                            ITRI
    Company Information

Tejas Securities Group, Inc., a Texas corporation ("Tejas Securities"), is
a wholly owned subsidiary and a primary business operating unit of Tejas
Incorporated, a publicly traded financial services company. Tejas Securities
is a full service brokerage and investment banking firm that focuses on the
following: (i) proprietary research on distressed debt, emerging growth
equities and special situation securities; (ii) trading and other brokerage
services to value-based institutional and retail investors active in fixed
income and equity instruments; and (iii) corporate finance and strategic
advisory services to middle-market companies within our target industries. To
learn more about Tejas Securities, please visit the Company's web site at
http://www.tejassec.com . 
Tejas Securities Group, Inc. is a member of the NASD/SIPC, CRD number

     Craig Biddle

SOURCE  Tejas Securities Group, Inc. 
Craig Biddle of Tejas Securities Group, Inc., +1-512-306-5281, or 
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