Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> October 12, 1998

Oil & Gas Producers : John P. Herrlin Jr. – Merrill Lynch

JOHN P. HERRLIN, JR. a First Vice-President at Merrill Lynch, follows twenty-four Oil and Gas Exploration and Production companies. He was previously affiliated with Lehman Brothers, Smith Barney and 13D Research, Inc. Mr. Herrlin's industry experience includes three years with the U.S. Geological Survey in the oil and gas branch and a year in the branch of exploration research. He studied geology at the University of Montana and the Colorado School of Mines and has an M.B.A. in energy finance. Mr. Herrlin is a member of NAPIA and the AIMR. Profile
TWST: How did the stocks of the oil and gas producers perform for

investors in 1998? Were there any particular surprises, particular

disappointments to you as an analyst?

Mr. Herrlin: