Louis Dreyfus Highbridge Energy LLC ("LDH Energy" or the "Company") announced that they have hired five fuel oil traders in their Houston, Texas, Singapore, Lausanne, Switzerland offices.


Rod McDow and Hector Ramirez have joined the Company's Houston, Texas office. Robert Fuchs and Charles Grimm will join the Singapore office and Cosmos Kedros will join the Lausanne office.

"LDH Energy has been building out a global physical presence. Over the past two years, we have opened offices in Singapore, China and Uruguay" said David Wallace, LDH Energy's President of Merchant Trading. "The hiring of this new fuel oil team should be seen as another significant step in LDH Energy's global expansion."


About LDH Energy

LDH Energy is a diversified merchant energy company with integrated operations involving the marketing and merchandising of energy commodities and the ownership and operation of energy-related infrastructure assets. The Company markets a broad range of physical commodities, including natural gas, natural gas liquids, refined products, crude oil, electric power, coal, freight, fuel oil, and financial instruments related to energy commodities. LDH Energy is the merchant energy platform of the Louis Dreyfus Group and the multi-strategy hedge fund of Highbridge Capital Management, LLC. LDH Energy is headquartered in Stamford, Conneticut, with offices in Houston, Texas; Calgary, Canada; Lausanne, Switzerland; Montevideo, Uruguay; Shanghai, People's Republic of China; and Singapore.


For further information, please contact:

Yair Yaish
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Louis Dreyfus Highbridge Energy LLC
Tel: (203) 564-8087

June 19, 2012