Carrizo Oil & Gas Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600

              Carrizo Oil & Gas Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600  PR Newswire  NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2012  NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASD: CRZO) will replace Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE: OSG) in the S&P SmallCap 600 index after the close of trading on Monday, October 29. Overseas Shipholding has stated that certain of its previously issued financial statements should no longer be relied upon, and the company is exploring strategic options including a bankruptcy filing. Therefore, it is no longer appropriate for the S&P SmallCap 600 index.  Carrizo Oil & Gas engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas. Headquartered in Houston, TX, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Sub-Industry index.  Following is a summary of the change:  S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – October 29, 2012         COMPANY              GICS ECONOMIC       GICS SUB-INDUSTRY                              SECTOR ADDED   Carrizo              Energy              Oil & Gas Exploration &                                                  Production DELETED Overseas Shipholding Energy              Oil & Gas Storage &                                                  Transportation    About S&P Dow Jones Indices  S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a subsidiary of The McGraw-Hill Companies is the world's largest, global resource for index-based concepts, data and research. Home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500^® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average^SM, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC has over 115 years of experience constructing innovative and transparent solutions that fulfill the needs of institutional and retail investors. More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other provider in the world. With over 830,000 indices covering a wide range of assets classes across the globe, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC defines the way investors measure and trade the markets. To learn more about our company, please visit www.spdji.com.  It is not possible to invest directly in an index. S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, Dow Jones, and their respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, directors, officers, shareholders, employees and agents (collectively "S&P Dow Jones Indices") does not sponsor, endorse, sell, or promote any investment fund or other vehicle that is offered by third parties and that seeks to provide an investment return based on the returns of any S&P Dow Jones Indices index. This document does not constitute an offer of services in jurisdictions where S&P Dow Jones Indices or its affiliates do not have the necessary licenses. S&P Dow Jones Indices receives compensation in connection with licensing its indices to third parties.  STANDARD & POOR'S and S&P are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC. "Dow Jones" is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC ("Dow Jones").  For more information:  Dave Guarino Communications S&P Dow Jones Indices dave_guarino@spdji.com 212-438-1471  David Blitzer Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee S&P Dow Jones Indices david_blitzer@ spdji.com 212-438-3907  SOURCE S&P Dow Jones Indices  Website: http://www.spdji.com  
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