Bill Barrett Corporation Announces Closing of Non-Core Asset Divestitures

Dec 01, 2015, 16:38 ET from Bill Barrett Corporation

DENVER, Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Barrett Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: BBG) today announced that it has closed the previously announced sales of non-core properties located in the Uinta Basin and DJ Basin, respectively, for net cash proceeds of approximately $56 million, subject to customary post-closing purchase price adjustments. The sale of these properties did not result in a reduction of the Company's borrowing base related to its revolving credit facility.  The proceeds from these sales will be used for general corporate purposes. 

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These and other forward-looking statements in this press release are based on management's judgment as of the date of this release and are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties. Please refer to the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014 filed with the SEC and other filings, including our Current Reports on Form 8-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, all of which are incorporated by reference herein, for further discussion of risk factors that may affect the forward-looking statements. The Company encourages you to consider the risks and uncertainties associated with projections and other forward-looking statements and to not place undue reliance on any such statements. In addition, the Company assumes no obligation to publicly revise or update any forward-looking statements based on future events or circumstances. 


Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE: BBG), headquartered in Denver, Colorado, develops oil and natural gas in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States. Additional information about the Company may be found on its website

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