El Paso Corp. (ticker: EP, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
News Release -
El Paso Corporation Board Votes to Amend Special Meeting By-Laws
HOUSTON, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP)
announced today that its board of directors has voted to amend the company's
by-laws to modify the provisions regarding the calling of special meetings.
This amendment permits stockholders who own at least 25 percent of El Paso's
outstanding common stock to call a special meeting of stockholders. A copy of
the amended by-laws and Corporate Governance Guidelines can be found in the
Investors section of El Paso's Web site at http://www.elpaso.com.
Previously, a special meeting of stockholders could be called only by a
majority of the board of directors, the chairman of the board, the chief
executive officer, or the president.
El Paso Corporation provides natural gas and related energy products in a
safe, efficient, and dependable manner. The company owns North America's
largest interstate natural gas pipeline system and one of North America's
largest independent natural gas producers. For more information, visit
SOURCE El Paso Corporation
/CONTACT: Investor-Media Relations Bruce L. Connery, Vice President,
+1-713-420-5855, Fax, +1-713-420-4417, or Media Relations, Richard Wheatley,
Manager, +1-713-420-6828, Fax, +1-713-420-6341, both of El Paso Corporation
/Web site: http://www.elpaso.com