pdc energy, inc. ("pdc" or the "company") (nasdaq: pdce) is focused on delivering organic growth from a liquids-rich portfolio through horizontal drilling while maintaining a solid balance sheet and debt metrics. pdc’s strategy is simple: increase shareholder value through the growth of reserves, production, and per share cash flow and earnings, while focusing on safe and efficient operations, environmental stewardship and community outreach. pdc’s primary focus is developing its over 3,000 horizontal drilling locations in the core wattenberg field located in colorado. the company also operates in the liquid-rich utica shale play in ohio. pdc is committed to optimizing margins through efficient drilling operations and sound asset management.