Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE: DNR) a growing independent oil and gas company engaged in acquisition, development and exploration activities in the U.S. Gulf Coast region. We are the largest oil and natural gas producer in Mississippi, own the largest carbon dioxide (“CO 2 ”) reserves east of the Mississippi River used for tertiary oil recovery, and hold significant operating acreage in the Barnett Shale play near Fort Worth, Texas, onshore Louisiana, Alabama, and properties in Southeast Texas. Our primary goal is to increase the value of acquired properties through tertiary recovery operations, together with a combination of exploitation, drilling, and proven engineering extraction processes.
Our corporate headquarters are in Plano, Texas (a suburb of Dallas), and we have four primary field offices located in Laurel, Mississippi; McComb, Mississippi; Jackson, Mississippi; and Cleburne, Texas. At December 31, 2008, we had 797 employees, 493 of whom were employed in field operations or at the field offices.