Tenneco Inc. (ticker: TEN, exchange: New York Stock Exchange) News Release

September 27, 2006

 
TENNECO THIRD QUARTER 2006 EARNINGS NEWS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL NOTICE

LAKE FOREST, ILLINOIS, SEPTEMBER 27, 2006 – Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN) plans to issue its third quarter 2006 earnings news release before the market opens on Tuesday, October 24, 2006, and hold a conference call the same day at 10:30 a.m. EDT. The purpose of the call is to discuss the company's results of operations for the last fiscal quarter, as well as other matters that may impact the company's outlook.

News Release: Before the market opens on Tuesday, October 24, 2006. The news release will be sent by email and fax to the Tenneco investor distribution list and will be available on First Call, PRNewswire and the Tenneco website.
 
Conference Call: Tuesday, October 24, 2006  The conference call will be hosted by the members of the Office of the Chief Executive:
  • Tim Donovan, executive vice-president, strategy and business development, and general counsel;
  • Hari Nair, executive vice president and managing director, Europe, South America and India;
  • Ken Trammell, executive vice president and chief financial officer;
  • Neal Yanos, senior vice president and general manager, North American original equipment, ride control and aftermarket.

 
Time: 10:30 a.m. Eastern time 9:30 a.m. Central time
 
Phone Numbers: 888-790-1408 (domestic)
(1) 773-756-0157 (international)
 
Pass Code: TENNECO
 
Conference Leader: Leslie Hunziker 
 
Call Playback: Available one hour following completion of the call on Tuesday, October 24, 2006, through November 24, 2006. Call 800-947-6450 (domestic) or 203-369-3539 (international).
 
Web Site Broadcast:
www.tenneco.com

For a "listen only" broadcast, go to the company's website and select the "Investors" page. Please go to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to register and download and install any necessary audio software. A replay of this webcast also will be available on the Tenneco website through November 24, 2006.

Accompanying slides will be available in the investor section of the Tenneco website at www.tenneco.com.


Tenneco is a $4.4 billion manufacturing company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 19,000 employees worldwide. Tenneco is one of the world's largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of emission control and ride control products and systems for the automotive original equipment market and the aftermarket. Tenneco markets its products principally under the Monroe®, Walker®, Gillet® and Clevite®Elastomer brand names. Among its products are Sensa-Trac® and Monroe Reflex® shocks and struts, Rancho® shock absorbers, Walker® Quiet-Flow® mufflers, Dynomax® performance exhaust products, and Clevite®Elastomer noise, vibration and harshness control components.


CONTACT:
Tenneco Media Relations
Jane Ostrander
(1) 847 482 5607
jostrander@tenneco.com

Tenneco Investor Relations
Leslie Hunziker
(1) 847 482 5042
lhunziker@tenneco.com
 

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