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 October 2, 2015 - 11:15 AM EDT
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WPX Energy Declares Dividend on Preferred Stock

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 Basin.

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

WPX Energy, Inc.
Media Contact:
Kelly Swan, 539-573-4944
Investor Contact:
David Sullivan, 539-573-9360

Source: Business Wire (October 2, 2015 - 11:15 AM EDT)

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