Bottom Line Growth: Operational Efficiency & Cost Reduction - Research Report on Anadarko Petroleum, Apache, Plains Exploration & Production, EXCO Resources and Quicksilver Resources

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NEW YORK,  March 18, 2013  /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Wall Street Source announced new research reports highlighting Anadarko
Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC), Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA), Plains Exploration
& Production Company (NYSE: PXP), EXCO Resources Inc. (NYSE: XCO) and
Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE: KWK). Today's readers may access these reports
free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst
ratings - via the links below.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Research Report

With focus on profitability and capital efficiency, Anadarko Petroleum recently
signed a definitive agreement with an undisclosed party for its Heidelberg
development project. The estimated 400 barrels of recoverable resources gives
Anadarko Petroleum  $3 billion  worth in assets from the deep-water development
in Heidelberg. Anadarko Petroleum's strategy for the ongoing project in  Lucius
Spar  is to "design one, build two" amid its efforts to promote cost reduction
while accelerating its project by up to 18 months. The carried-interest
agreement is expected to be finalized by  April 2013. The Full Research Report
on Anadarko Petroleum Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.WallStSource.com/r/full_research_report/358e_APC]

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Apache Corp. Research Report

After a long streak of successful exploration and development drillings, Apache
is now focusing on ramping up its operations for completion and startup of
production. The proximity of Apache's AMOUN NE-1X well to its production
facilities will allow the company to advance its production phase without
compromising the safety of its operations. In an official press release, Apache
announced that it plans to drill 270 wells, including more than 60 exploration
wells in  Egypt  this year. The company also cited the success of its WD 33
Development Lease acquisition in the Abu Gharandig Basin. The Full Research
Report on Apache Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.WallStSource.com/r/full_research_report/0683_APA]

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Plains Exploration & Production Company Research Report

Since its acquisition of strategic deep-water oil and gas properties in the 
Gulf of Mexico, analysts and investors are bullish that Plains Exploration &
Production can significantly increase its revenues. Plains Exploration &
Production is expected to boost its operations in the area as it continues its
strategic exploitation of oil and gas. The company's fourth quarter and
full-year 2012 financial and operating results highlighted the success of its
one-month benefit from its  Gulf of Mexico  assets. It also reported solid
reserve replacement and higher reserve value. The Full Research Report on Plains
Exploration & Production Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.WallStSource.com/r/full_research_report/ae50_PXP]

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EXCO Resources Inc. Research Report

Cost reduction and efficiency programs will continue to buoy EXCO Resources
after its successful implementation last year. EXCO Resources' improved
operational efficiency is a reason to be bullish as the company intends to 26
gross (15.5 net) operated wells with a three rig program. Recently, EXCO
Resources announced its partnership Harbinger Group Inc. This partnership's
interest is the acquisition of conventional oil and natural gas assets in
Danville,  Waskom  and  Holly Fields  in  East Texas  and  North Louisiana, as
well as the  Cotton Valley  formation. The Full Research Report on EXCO
Resources Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.WallStSource.com/r/full_research_report/b193_XCO]

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Quicksilver Resources Inc. Research Report

Early this year, Quicksilver Resources closed the acquisition and exploration
agreement with SWEPI LP for its interest in 320,000 net acres of the Sand Wash
Basin. The  Northwest Colorado  project is expected to boost Quicksilver
Resources' liquidity as it continues to improve its cost structure. The
company's stronger balance sheet is expected to help fund future project
developments. Quicksilver Resources reported that it has ongoing transaction
efforts after its recent completion of wells in Sand Wash Basin and Midland
Basin in  West Texas. The Full Research Report on Quicksilver Resources Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.WallStSource.com/r/full_research_report/f6d8_KWK]

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