Pennzenergy Co

Change of Meeting Date

PENNZENERGY COMPANY
13 July 1999

LETTER TO NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE 
CC LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE

RE: CHANGE IN MEETING DATE OF SPECIAL STOCKHOLDERS MEETING FOR PENNZENERGY
COMPANY

I previously advised you by letter dated June 25, 1999 that the meeting date for
PennzEnergy's Special Meeting of Stockholders would be on August 12, 1999.  This
letter is to advise you that the meeting datehas changed and will now be held
on August 17, 1999.  There has been no change to the record date of July 6,
1999.

Contact 713-546-8955
LETTER FROM LINDA MEAGHER, PENNZENERGY COMPANY.