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ANADARKO ANNOUNCES YEGUA GAS DISCOVERY

 HOUSTON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) and its partner today announced a natural gas discovery in Liberty County, Texas, located about 25 miles west of Beaumont.
 The Unocal No. 1 Arco Fee tested at a rate of 5.3 million cubic feet per day of gas and 103 barrels of condensate through a 10/64-inch choke with a flowing tubing pressure of 4,755 pounds per square inch. The well was drilled to a total depth of 13,008 feet. Primary perforations are between 11,812 feet and 11,921 feet in the Yegua formation.
 Anadarko has a 50-percent working interest in the well. Unocal Corporation's subsidiary, Union Oil Company of California, is operator of the well and also owns a 50-percent working interest. The two companies also control a 2,800-acre area of mutual interest surrounding the well.
 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is one of the nation's largest independent natural gas and crude oil exploration and production companies. Anadarko's exploration, development and production activities are concentrated in North America's primary geologic basins onshore and offshore. Exploration efforts also are conducted in frontier areas of the United States and overseas. Anadarko has activities in 20 states and three Canadian provinces.
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 /CONTACT: A. Paul Taylor, Jr., of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, 713-875-1101/
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