Evolution Petroleum Declares Monthly Cash Dividends on 8.5% Series A Preferred Stock
HOUSTON, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolution Petroleum Corporation (NYSE MKT: EPM) today declared a monthly cash dividend on its perpetual non-convertible 8.5% Series A Cumulative Preferred Stock.
The dividend is for the month of July 2013 and is payable on July 31, 2013 to holders of record at the close of business on July 15, 2013. The payment will be 1/12th of the 8.5% annualized amount, or approximately $0.177083 per share, based on the $25.00 per share liquidation preference.
The Series A Preferred Stock is listed on the NYSE MKT and trades under the ticker symbol "EPM.PRA."
About Evolution Petroleum
Evolution Petroleum Corporation develops incremental petroleum reserves and shareholder value by applying conventional and specialized technology to known oil and gas resources, onshore in the United States. Principal assets as of June 30, 2012 include 13.4 MMBOE of proved and 12.7 MMBOE of probable reserves, before adjustment for the divestment of noncore assets in the Giddings Field, and no debt. Producing assets include a CO2-EOR project with growing production in Louisiana's Delhi Field and producing wells and proved drilling locations in the Giddings Field and Lopez Field in Texas. Other assets include an interest in a joint venture in the Mississippian Lime play in Kay County, OK, and a patented artificial lift technology designed to extend the life of horizontal wells with oil or associated water production. Additional information, including the Company's annual report on Form 10-K and its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, is available on its website at (www.evolutionpetroleum.com)
All statements contained in this press release regarding potential results and future plans and objectives of the Company are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or review any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our expectations include, but are not limited to, those factors that are disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in our documents filed from time to time with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory authorities. Statements regarding our ability to complete transactions, successfully apply technology applications in the re-development of oil and gas fields, realize future production volumes, realize success in our drilling and development activity and forecasts of legal claims, prices, future revenues and income and cash flows and other statements that are not historical facts contain predictions, estimates and other forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that its expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that its goals will be achieved and these statements will prove to be accurate. Important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those included in the forward-looking statements.
Sterling McDonald, VP & CFO
SOURCE Evolution Petroleum Corporation