During the fourth quarter, Range increased its commodity hedge position. The Company currently has approximately 75% of its anticipated natural gas and crude oil production for 2013 hedged at a weighted average floor of $4.18 per Mmbtu and $94.36 per barrel, respectively. In addition, Range has 11,500 barrels of NGLs hedged above current market prices. Range’s updated hedge position is shown in the table below.
|Hedged||Floor Price||Cap Price|
|Natural Gas --||Mmbtu/day|
|2013 Gas Collars||280,000||$||4.59||$||5.05|
|2013 Gas Swaps||213,384||$||3.65||-|
|2014 Gas Collars||385,000||$||3.80||$||4.48|
|Crude Oil --||Bbls/day|
|2013 Oil Collars||3,000||$||90.60||$||100.00|
|2013 Oil Swaps||5,081||$||96.59||-|
|2014 Oil Collars||2,000||$||85.55||$||100.00|
|2014 Oil Swaps||4,000||$||94.56||-|
|C5 Natural Gasoline --||Bbls/day|
|C3 Propane --||Bbls/day|
RANGE RESOURCES CORPORATION (NYSE: RRC) is a leading independent oil and natural gas producer with operations focused in Appalachia and the southwest region of the United States. The Company pursues an organic growth strategy targeting high return, low-cost projects within its large inventory of low risk, development drilling opportunities. The Company is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. More information about Range can be found at www.rangeresources.com and www.myrangeresources.com.Except for historical information, statements made in this release such as expected increasing liquids production, expected high rates of return, expected future cash flow growth, expected future low cost structure, expected high-return drilling inventory and expected future production growth are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements are based on assumptions and estimates that management believes are reasonable based on currently available information; however, management’s assumptions and Range’s future performance are subject to a wide range of business risks and uncertainties and there is no assurance that these goals and projections can or will be met. Any number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the volatility of oil and gas prices, the results of hedging transactions, the costs and results of drilling and operations, the timing of production, mechanical and other inherent risks associated with oil and gas production, weather, the availability of drilling equipment, changes in interest rates, litigation, uncertainties about reserve estimates and environmental risks. Range undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. Further information on risks and uncertainties is available in Range’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), which are incorporated by reference. Investors are urged to consider closely the disclosure in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, available from our website at www.rangeresources.com or by written request to 100 Throckmorton Street, Suite 1200, Fort Worth, Texas 76102. You can also obtain this Form 10-K by calling the SEC at 1-800-SEC-0330.