Tenneco Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call Notice and 2013 Quarterly Earnings Release Dates

  Tenneco Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Earnings Release and Conference
  Call Notice and 2013 Quarterly Earnings Release Dates

Business Wire

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- January 14, 2013

Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN) plans to issue its fourth quarter and full year 2012
earnings release before the market opens on Thursday, January 31, 2013, and
hold a conference call the same day at 9:00 a.m. ET. The purpose of the call
is to discuss the company’s results of operations for the last fiscal quarter
and year ending 2012, as well as provide updated information regarding matters
related to the company’s outlook. The company will provide its annual revenue
guidance on February 14 during its previously announced investor and analyst
meeting in New York.

                     Before the market opens on Thursday, January 31, 2013.
News Release:       The news release will be sent by email to the Tenneco
                     investor distribution list and will be available on First
                     Call, Business Wire and the Tenneco website.

                     Thursday, January 31, 2013. The conference will be hosted
Conference Call:     by Gregg Sherrill, chairman and chief executive officer,
                     Hari Nair, chief operating officer and Ken Trammell,
                     executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Time:                9:00 a.m. Eastern time
                     8:00 a.m. Central time

Phone Numbers:       888-946-9420 (domestic)
                     312-470-7418 (international)

Pass Code:           TENNECO

Leader:              Linae Golla

                     Available one hour following completion of the call on
Call Playback:       Thursday, January 31, 2013, through February 28, 2013.
                     Call 800-756-3941 (domestic) or 203-369-3592

                     For a “listen only” broadcast, go to the company’s
                     website at www.tenneco.com and select the
                     “Financial/Investors” page. Please go to the website at
                     least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to
Website Broadcast:   register and download and install any necessary audio
                     software. Accompanying slides will be available in the
                     investor section of our websites. A replay of this
                     webcast will be available on the Tenneco website through
                     February 28, 2013.

2013 Earnings Release Dates

Tenneco Inc. plans to hold its 2013 quarterly earnings conference calls:

  *Monday, April 29, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET - first quarter
  *Monday, July 29, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET - second quarter
  *Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET - third quarter

Tenneco is a $7.2 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters in
Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 24,000 employees worldwide. Tenneco is
one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of emission
control and ride control products and systems for the automotive and
commercial vehicle original equipment markets and the aftermarket. Tenneco
markets its products principally under the Monroe®, Walker® and
Clevite®Elastomer brand names.


Investor Inquiries
Linae Golla, 847 482-5162
Media Inquiries
Bill Dawson, 847 482-5807
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