This excerpt taken from the CRZO DEF 14A filed Apr 27, 2007.
This Proxy Statement is furnished in connection with the solicitation of proxies by the Board of Directors of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc., a Texas corporation (the Company), to be voted at the 2007 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the Annual Meeting) to be held at The Downtown Club at Plaza, 49th Floor, One Shell Plaza, 910 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas on Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at 9:00 a.m., and any and all adjournments thereof.
This statement and the accompanying form of proxy are first being mailed to shareholders on or about April 30, 2007. In addition to the solicitation of proxies by mail, regular officers and employees of the Company may, without additional compensation, solicit the return of proxies by mail, telephone, telegram or personal contact. The Company will pay the cost of soliciting proxies in the accompanying form. The Company will reimburse brokers or other persons holding stock in their names or in the names of their nominees for their reasonable expenses in forwarding proxy material to beneficial owners of stock.