Devon Energy Announces Elections and Retirements of Directors



    OKLAHOMA CITY, June 4 /CNW/ -- Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:   DVN) today
announced the elections of three members to its board of directors: David A.
Hager, John A. Hill and Mary P. Ricciardello. Mr. Hager and Ms. Ricciardello
were appointed to the board in 2007. Mr. Hill has been a Devon director since
2000.
    Devon also announced the retirements of two directors. David M. Gavrin, a
director since 1979, and William J. Johnson, a director since 1999, are
retiring due to mandatory age limits.
    Following the retirements and elections, Devon's board of directors will
be composed of nine directors.
    "We deeply appreciate the contributions of David Gavrin and Bill Johnson
to Devon's board," said Devon's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, J. Larry
Nichols. "Their wise counsel has been invaluable, and the company achieved
much success during their tenures. They will be missed."
    Devon Energy Corporation is an Oklahoma City-based independent energy
company engaged in oil and gas exploration and production. Devon is the
largest U.S.-based independent oil and gas producer and is included in the S&P
500 Index. For additional information, visit http://www.devonenergy.com.




For further information:

For further information: Investors, Zack Hager, +1-405-552-4526, or
Media,  Chip Minty, +1-405-228-8647, both of Devon Energy Corporation Web
Site: http://www.devonenergy.com

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