ConocoPhillips Contributes to Hurricane Ike Relief Efforts
HOUSTON, Texas – ConocoPhillips [NYSE:COP] today announced it will contribute $5 million to provide assistance to those affected by Hurricane Ike. ConocoPhillips’ contribution is being directed to the American Red Cross, the United Way, the Salvation Army and the Texas Disaster Relief Fund, established by Gov. Rick Perry.
“People in our community and in surrounding areas need our help, and we are hopeful that this contribution will provide relief to those most affected by the storm,” said Jim Mulva, chairman and chief executive officer. ”Our thoughts and prayers are with those impacted by Hurricane Ike, including our company’s approximately 6,000 employees who live in southeast Texas and southern Louisiana. Our focus is also on helping our employees and their families, and in safely resuming our impacted operations so that we can continue to supply energy to the nation.”
ConocoPhillips, headquartered in Houston, is an integrated energy company with interests around the world. The company has substantial operations across the Gulf Coast and offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. For more information, go to http://www.conocophillips.com
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