CVR Energy Declares $2.00 Special Dividend

Jul 17, 2014, 08:30 ET from CVR Energy, Inc.

SUGAR LAND, Texas, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CVI) ("CVR Energy") announced today that its board of directors has declared a special dividend of $2.00 per share payable on Aug. 4, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 28, 2014. The total amount of the special dividend payment will be approximately $174 million and brings the company's cumulative dividends declared in 2014 to approximately $304 million.

CVR Energy owns the general partner and a majority interest in each of CVR Refining, LP (NYSE: CVRR) ("CVR Refining") and CVR Partners, LP (NYSE: UAN). CVR Refining recently completed a public offering that generated net proceeds to CVR Energy of approximately $164 million, which combined with strong operations, allows the company to return additional capital to stockholders.

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Stockholders should consult their tax advisors regarding the tax effects of the dividend to them.

About CVR Energy, Inc. Headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas, CVR Energy is a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries through its holdings in two limited partnerships, CVR Refining, LP and CVR Partners, LP. CVR Energy subsidiaries serve as the general partner and own a majority of the common units representing limited partner interests of CVR Refining and CVR Partners.

For further information, please contact:

Investor Relations: Jay Finks CVR Energy, Inc. 913-982-0481                      

Media Relations: Angie Dasbach CVR Energy, Inc. 281-207-3550

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