Rice Energy Inc. Announces Confidential Submission Of Draft Registration Statement To The SEC

Dec 09, 2013, 07:30 ET from Rice Energy Inc.

CANONSBURG, Pa., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice Energy Inc. (the "Company") announced today that it has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of the Company's common stock.  The offering is expected to commence during the first quarter of 2014.

This announcement is being made pursuant to, and in accordance with, Rule 135 under the Securities Act of 1933. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of that jurisdiction.

CONTACT: James W. Rogers, 724-746-6720

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