PLANO, Texas, Jan. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR) ("Denbury" or the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase of $250 million to the Company's authorized share repurchase program, leaving $422 million of authorized repurchases remaining as of December 31, 2013. The increase raises the total amount authorized under the program since it commenced in October 2011 to $1.162 billion, of which Denbury has spent $740 million as of December 31, 2013, to acquire a total of approximately 48 million common shares, or about 12% of shares outstanding at September 30, 2011, at an average cost of $15.55 per share. Of the total amount spent on repurchases, $78 million was spent in the fourth quarter of 2013 to acquire approximately five million common shares at an average cost of $16.22 per share. There is no set expiration date for the program and no requirement that the entire authorized amount be used.
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