Rosetta Resources Inc. Announces Appointment of New Board Member

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HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rosetta Resources Inc. (Nasdaq:ROSE) ("Rosetta" or the "Company") announced today that Holli C. Ladhani has been appointed to Rosetta's Board of Directors, effective October 9, 2013.

"We are very pleased that Holli accepted our invitation to join Rosetta's board," said Chairman, CEO and President, Jim Craddock. "Holli's extensive financial and business management experience in the energy industry will provide valuable governance leadership to Rosetta. She will be a great addition to our board."

Ms. Ladhani has served as the Executive Vice President - Chemical Technologies for Rockwater Energy Solutions, Inc. since July 2013. Ms. Ladhani was formerly the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from the time Rockwater was formed in 2011. She was with Dynegy Inc. from 2000 until 2011 and served as Executive Vice President and CFO from November 2005 until she joined Rockwater. Ms. Ladhani started her career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP in 1992 and left in 2000 to join Dynegy.

A certified public accountant, Ms. Ladhani received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Baylor University and her M.B.A. (Jones Scholar) from Rice University. Ms. Ladhani serves on the Board of Directors of His Grace Foundation, which supports children who undergo bone marrow transplants, and on the Board of Directors of Atlantic Power Corporation, a North American independent power producer.

Rosetta Resources Inc. is an independent exploration and production company engaged in the acquisition and development of onshore unconventional resource plays in the United States of America. The Company owns well delineated positions in the Eagle Ford area in South Texas and in the Permian Basin. Rosetta is based in Houston, Texas.


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CONTACT: Investor Contact: Antoinette D. (Toni) Green Manager, Investor Relations & Competitor Analysis Rosetta Resources Inc.

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