Forestar to Present at EnerCom's The Oil & Gas Conference® 18

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Forestar to Present at EnerCom's The Oil & Gas Conference ® 18

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Forestar Group Inc. (NYS: FOR) today announced that Jim DeCosmo, president and chief executive officer of Forestar, will present at EnerCom's The Oil & Gas Conference® 18 on Wednesday, August 14, 2013. The conference is being held at the Westin Downtown in Denver, Colorado. Forestar's presentation is scheduled to begin at 8:25 a.m. MDT. A live and archived webcast of the presentation may be accessed through the investor relations section of the company's website at

About Forestar Group

Forestar Group Inc. operates in three business segments: real estate, oil and gas and other natural resources. At the end of second quarter 2013, the real estate segment owns directly or through ventures over 133,000 acres of real estate located in ten states and 14 markets in the U.S. The real estate segment has 14 real estate projects representing approximately 26,000 acres currently in the entitlement process, and 72 entitled, developed and under development projects in eight states and 12 markets encompassing almost 13,900 acres, comprised of almost 23,200 planned residential lots and approximately 2,300 commercial acres. The oil and gas segment includes approximately 808,000 net acres of oil and gas mineral interests, with approximately 590,000 acres of fee ownership located principally in Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, and Georgia and almost 218,000 net acres of leasehold interests principally located in Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, North Dakota and Texas. These leasehold interests include about 7,000 net mineral acres in the core of the prolific Bakken and Three Forks formations. The other natural resources segment includes the sale of wood fiber and management of our recreational leases, and approximately 1.5 million acres of groundwater resources, including a 45% nonparticipating royalty interest in groundwater produced or withdrawn for commercial purposes from approximately 1.4 million acres in Texas, Louisiana, Georgia and Alabama and about 20,000 acres of groundwater leases in central Texas. Forestar's address on the World Wide Web is

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words or phrases such as "will," "anticipate," "estimate," "expect," "project," "intend," "plan," "believe," "target," "forecast," and other words and terms of similar meaning. These statements reflect management's current views with respect to future events and are subject to risk and uncertainties. We note that a variety of factors and uncertainties could cause our actual results to differ significantly from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements, including our ability to achieve synergies and value creation contemplated by the merger with Credo, and our ability to promptly and effectively integrate Credo's businesses. Other factors and uncertainties that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to: general economic, market, or business conditions; changes in commodity prices; opportunities (or lack thereof) that may be presented to us and that we may pursue; fluctuations in costs and expenses including development costs; demand for new housing, including impacts from mortgage credit availability; lengthy and uncertain entitlement processes; cyclicality of our businesses; accuracy of accounting assumptions; competitive actions by other companies; changes in laws or regulations; and other factors, many of which are beyond our control. Except as required by law, we expressly disclaim any obligation to publicly revise any forward-looking statements contained in this news release to reflect the occurrence of events after the date of this news release.


Forestar Group Inc.
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