Crescent Point Energy Confirms December 2012 Dividend

CALGARY, Dec. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Crescent Point Energy Corp. ("Crescent Point" or the "Company") confirms that the cash dividend to be paid on January 15, 2013 in respect of December 2012 production, for shareholders of record on December 31, 2012 will be $0.23 per share. The ex-dividend date is December 27, 2012.

These dividends are designated as "eligible dividends" for Canadian income tax purposes.

Crescent Point Energy Corp. is a conventional oil and gas producer with assets strategically focused in properties comprised of high-quality, long-life, operated light and medium oil and natural gas reserves in United States and Canada.


Scott Saxberg,
President and Chief Executive Officer

Crescent Point shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CPG.

SOURCE: Crescent Point Energy Corp.

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Greg Tisdale, Chief Financial Officer, or Trent Stangl, Vice President Marketing and Investor Relations.

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