CALGARY, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Nexen Inc. (TSX, NYSE: NXY) announces the regular quarterly interest payment on its 7.35% Subordinated Notes due 2043 of US$0.459375 per note, payable February 1, 2013, to note holders of record on January 15, 2013. The notes are listed for trading on the TSX: NXY.PR.U and the NYSE: NXYPRB. About Nexen Nexen Inc. is a Canadian-based global energy company, listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol NXY. Nexen is focused on three growth strategies: oil sands and shale gas in Western Canada and conventional exploration and development primarily in the North Sea, offshore West Africa and deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Nexen adds value for shareholders through successful full-cycle oil and gas exploration and development, and leadership in ethics, integrity, governance and environmental stewardship. SOURCE Nexen Inc.