WPX Energy’s (NYSE: WPX) board of directors has approved a quarterly
dividend of $0.85938 per share to holders of the company’s 6.25 percent
Series A Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock.
The dividend is payable on Nov. 2, 2015, to holders of record of the
company’s preferred stock at the close of business on Oct. 15, 2015.
WPX issued the preferred stock in July to support its acquisition of
privately held RKI Exploration & Production, LLC. In the merger, WPX
gained a substantial presence in the core of the Permian’s Delaware
About WPX Energy, Inc.
WPX is a domestic energy producer with operations in the western United
States. The company has reported double-digit oil volume growth in each
of the past three years and operates more than 5,000 natural gas wells.
WPX is reshaping its portfolio through more than $4 billion of
acquisitions and divestitures.
This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All
statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this
press release that address activities, events or developments that the
company expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future
are forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to a
number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond
the control of the company. Statements regarding future drilling
and production are subject to all of the risks and uncertainties
normally incident to the exploration for and development and production
of oil and gas. These risks include, but are not limited to, the
volatility of oil, natural gas and NGL prices; uncertainties inherent in
estimating oil, natural gas and NGL reserves; drilling risks;
environmental risks; and political or regulatory changes. Investors
are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future
performance and that actual results or developments may differ
materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. The
forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date
of this press release, even if subsequently made available by WPX Energy
on its website or otherwise. WPX Energy does not undertake and
expressly disclaims any obligation to update the forward-looking
statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Investors are urged to consider carefully the disclosure in our
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, available from us
at WPX Energy, Attn: Investor Relations, P.O. Box 21810, Tulsa,
Okla., 74102, or from the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.
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(October 2, 2015 - 11:15 AM EDT)
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