PRESS RELEASE - For Immediate Release

Contact: John Triece, Texas Board, 214.797.0988; Johntriece@yahoo.com

NARO- TEXAS TOWN HALL MEETING- WHAT MINERAL AND ROYALTY OWNERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CURRENT CONDITIONS AND WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT

Public notice is hereby given that, at the date, time and place identified below, a meeting of the Non-Profit National Association of Royalty Owners- NARO-TX will be held.

DATE: Thursday May 27, 2010
TIME: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
PLACE: The Midland Technology Center 3200 West Cuthbert Avenue Midland, TX 79701-5501 Phone:(432) 697-5863

The speaker for the event will be W. Hoxie Smith, a certified Professional Geologist licensed in the State of Texas. His presentation will address the current and future energy environment as it pertains to mineral and royalty interest owners, which will be beneficial to NARO members and guests. He has served as director of Midland College’s Petroleum Professional Development Center since 2003. The Center provides continuing education classes for energy professionals. Mr. Smith has presented at national conventions of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists and the Society of Petroleum Engineers. NARO is a non-profit organization and admission is free and refreshments will be provided at the meeting. For more information contact: John Triece, TX-NARO Director, at (214)797-0988 or johntriece@yahoo.com; Candice Brewer, TX-NARO President at (325)942-2237 or candice.brewer@angelo.edu; Jerry Simmons, NARO Executive Director at (800)558-0557 or naro@NARO-US.org.

The above information has been provided by the National Association of Royalty OwnersTexas and distributed by the Midland Convention & Visitors Bureau.

The mission of the Midland Convention & Visitors Bureau is to encourage economic growth by developing, promoting, enhancing and supporting Midland as a vibrant visitor destination