Rosetta Resources Inc. Announces Appointment of New Board Member

Rosetta Resources Inc. Announces Appointment of New Board Member

HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rosetta Resources Inc.
(Nasdaq:ROSE) ("Rosetta" or the "Company") announced today that Holli C.
Ladhani has been appointed to Rosetta's Board of Directors, effective October
9, 2013.

"We are very pleased that Holli accepted our invitation to join Rosetta's
board," said Chairman, CEO and President, Jim Craddock. "Holli's extensive
financial and business management experience in the energy industry will
provide valuable governance leadership to Rosetta. She will be a great
addition to our board."

Ms. Ladhani has served as the Executive Vice President - Chemical Technologies
for Rockwater Energy Solutions, Inc. since July 2013. Ms. Ladhani was formerly
the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from the time
Rockwater was formed in 2011.She was with Dynegy Inc. from 2000 until 2011
and served as Executive Vice President and CFO from November 2005 until she
joined Rockwater. Ms. Ladhani started her career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers,
LLP in 1992 and left in 2000 to join Dynegy.

A certified public accountant, Ms. Ladhani received her Bachelor of Business
Administration in Accounting from Baylor University and her M.B.A. (Jones
Scholar) from Rice University. Ms. Ladhani serves on the Board of Directors of
His Grace Foundation, which supports children who undergo bone marrow
transplants, and on the Board of Directors of Atlantic Power Corporation, a
North American independent power producer.

Rosetta Resources Inc. is an independent exploration and production company
engaged in the acquisition and development of onshore unconventional resource
plays in the United States of America.The Company owns well delineated
positions in the Eagle Ford area in South Texas and in the Permian
Basin.Rosetta is based in Houston, Texas.


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press release are "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section
27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including statements regarding
the intent, belief or current expectations of Rosetta Resources Inc. and its
subsidiaries (the "Company") and its management. These forward-looking
statements are based upon current expectations and are subject to a number of
risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those herein described. Accordingly, recipients are cautioned
that these forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future
performance. Please refer to the Company's risks, uncertainties and
assumptions as it discloses from time to time in the Company's reports and
registration statements filed with the SEC, including the risk factors in its
most recent Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, which can be found on the Company's website at If one or more of these risks or uncertainties
materialize (or the consequences of such a development changes), or should
underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual outcomes may vary materially
from those forecasted or expected.The Company undertakes no obligation to
publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements except as required by

CONTACT:  Investor Contact:
          Antoinette D. (Toni) Green
          Manager, Investor Relations & Competitor Analysis
          Rosetta Resources Inc.

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