Risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements include economic, business, competitive and/or regulatory factors affecting the Company’s business, as well as uncertainties related to the outcomes of pending or future litigation, legislation, or regulatory actions. Among such risks are: changes in timing and structure of the planned MLP; unanticipated developments that may delay or negatively impact the planned MLP; regulatory approvals and compliance with contractual obligations; impact of the planned MLP on the Company’s relationships with its employees, customers and vendors and the Company’s credit rating and cost of funds; changes in market conditions; and future opportunities that the Company’s board of directors may determine present greater potential value to stockholders than the planned MLP. No assurance can be given as to the value of the common units of the planned MLP, the price at which they may trade or whether a liquid market may develop for such units. Unpredictable or unknown factors not discussed in this release also could have material adverse effects on forward-looking statements.In accordance with the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, QEP has included in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission cautionary language identifying important factors (but not necessarily all the important factors) that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statement made by QEP. For more information concerning these factors, see QEP’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings. All forward-looking statements included in this press release are expressly qualified in their entirety by such cautionary statements. QEP does not have any intention or obligation to update any forward-looking statement (or its associated cautionary language), whether as a result of new information or future events, after the date of this press release, except as required by applicable law.
About QEP ResourcesQEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE: QEP) is a leading independent natural gas and crude oil exploration and production company focused in two major regions: the Northern Region (primarily in the Rockies and the Williston Basin) and the Southern Region (primarily Oklahoma, Louisiana, and the Texas Panhandle) of the United States. QEP Resources also gathers, compresses, treats, processes and stores natural gas. For more information, visit QEP Resources’ website at: www.qepres.com.