Acquisitions, MLPs, Operational Efficiency, Joint Ventures, and Safety Milestones - Research Report on Freeport-McMoRan Copper &

    Acquisitions, MLPs, Operational Efficiency, Joint Ventures, and Safety
Milestones - Research Report on Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Devon Energy,
                  Halliburton, Williams, and Peabody Energy

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NEW YORK, June 11, 2013

NEW YORK, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX), Devon Energy Corporation
(NYSE: DVN), Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL), Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:
WMB), and Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU). Today's readers may access these
reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and
analyst ratings - via the links below.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Research Report

On June 3, 2013, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX) announced that the
shareholders of McMoRan Exploration Co. (MMR) approved FCX's acquisition of
MMR. Pursuant to the merger agreement, MMR stockholders are entitled to
receive per-share consideration consisting of $14.75 in cash (totaling $2.2
billion for the shares not already owned by FCX) and 1.15 units of the Gulf
Coast Ultra Deep Royalty Trust, which will hold a 5% overriding royalty
interest in future production from 20 specified ultra-deep exploration
prospects. Further, on May 31, 2013, FCX completed its acquisition of Plains
Exploration & Production Company for approximately $16.3 billion in
transaction value, adding a high quality portfolio of US-based oil and gas
assets to its global mining business. The Company stated that this transaction
creates a premier US-based natural resource company with an industry leading
global portfolio of mineral assets, significant oil and gas resources and a
growing production profile. The Full Research Report on Freeport-McMoRan
Copper & Gold Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


Devon Energy Corporation Research Report

On June 6, 2013, Devon Energy Corporation's (Devon Energy) Board of Directors
approved a plan to form a publicly-traded midstream master limited partnership
(MLP). Devon Energy reported that the MLP is expected to initially own a
minority in the Company's US midstream business, which includes natural gas
gathering and processing assets in Texas, Oklahoma, and Wyoming. The Company
expects the MLP to file a registration statement with the Securities and
Exchange Commission (SEC) in Q3 2013. The Company will own the general partner
of the MLP, all of its incentive distribution rights, and a majority of its
common units following completion of the initial public offering. The Full
Research Report on Devon Energy Corporation - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: []


Halliburton Company Research Report

On May 20, 2013, Halliburton Company (Halliburton) announced that it has
deployed nearly 100 light-duty Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) trucks across
several field locations in the US. The Company stated that the Original
Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) bi-fuel trucks were recently purchased as part
of a pilot program to be rolled throughout its US operations program. "There
is considerable focus across the industry to identify multiple ways to
leverage this abundant, reliable and cleaner burning source of energy in
day-to-day operations," said Jim Brown, Western Hemisphere President at
Halliburton. "The fleet of CNG vehicles is one more example where Halliburton
is leading among oil and gas services companies regarding the use of American
natural gas." The Full Research Report on Halliburton Company - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:


Williams Companies, Inc. Research Report

On May 28, 2013, Williams Companies, Inc. (Williams) announced that they have
executed a joint venture agreement with Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP., to
continue the development process for the Bluegrass Pipeline, a project that
would transport natural gas liquids from Marcellus and Utica shale plays to
the petrochemical and export complex in the US Gulf Coast, as well as
developing petrochemical market in the Northeast US. Alan Armstrong, President
and CEO of Williams, said, "This timely joint venture with Boardwalk would
link two liquids-rich resource plays in the Northeast U.S. with the expanding
petrochemical industry on the Gulf Coast, providing producers in Ohio, West
Virginia and Pennsylvania with the ability to access large and growing
markets." Armstrong added, "The large scale solution has many advantages
including an early in service date, lower environmental impact, lower cost and
lower permitting risk." The Full Research Report on Williams Companies, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:


Peabody Energy Corp. Research Report

On June 3, 2013, Peabody Energy Corp. (Peabody Energy) announced that
employees at its Kayenta Mine have successfully reached a safety milestone by
achieving more than 1 million operating hours and more than one year without a
safety incident causing an employee to miss work. "Kayenta's results reflect
an intense safety culture that is part of Peabody's mission," said Kemal
Williamson, Peabody President - Americas. "These results demonstrate our
continued focus on teamwork, training, communications and best practice. I'm
proud of our team for working toward our safety vision of achieving zero
incidents of any kind." The Full Research Report on Peabody Energy Corp. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:



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