Devon Energy Completes Sale of Panyu Field in China


    


    
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<p><span class="xn-location">OKLAHOMA CITY</span>, <span class="xn-chron">June 18</span> /CNW/ -- Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:   DVN) today announced that it has completed the sale of its Panyu field located offshore <span class="xn-location">China</span> to <span class="xn-location">China</span> National Offshore Oil Corporation for <span class="xn-money">$515 million</span>, or approximately <span class="xn-money">$370 million</span> after tax. During 2009, Devon's production from the Panyu field was approximately 12 thousand barrels of oil per day.</p>
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<p>Devon Energy Corporation is an Oklahoma City-based independent energy company engaged in oil and gas exploration and production. Devon is a leading U.S.-based independent oil and gas producer and is included in the S&P 500 Index. For additional information, visit <a href="http://www.devonenergy.com">www.devonenergy.com</a>.</p>
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<p>This press release includes "forward-looking statements" as defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Such statements are those concerning strategic plans, expectations and objectives for future operations. 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. These risks include, but are not limited to the volatility of oil, natural gas and NGL prices; political, economic or public policy changes; uncertainties inherent in estimating oil, natural gas and NGL reserves; drilling risks; and environmental risks. 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 Devon on its website or otherwise. Devon does not undertake any obligation to update the forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.</p>
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For further information: For further information: Investors, Shea Snyder, +1-405-552-4782, or Media, Chip Minty, +1-405-228-8647, both of Devon Energy Corporation Web Site: http://www.devonenergy.com

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