QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE: QEP, “QEP” or the “Company”) today announced its Board of Directors has nominated Julie A. Dill to stand for election to QEP’s Board. Her name will appear in the Company’s 2013 proxy statement. Dill is currently group vice president of strategy for Spectra Energy; and president and chief executive officer of Spectra Energy Partners, LP, the $4 billion market capitalization master limited partnership formed by Spectra Energy. Before assuming her current roles in January 2012, Dill served as president of Union Gas Limited, Spectra Energy’s major Canadian natural gas utility company. Dill’s previous positions include: group executive of investor relations and chief communications officer, Duke Energy; senior vice president of planning and finance, chief financial officer, and executive vice president – Asia Pacific, Duke Energy International; and several leadership capacities with Royal Dutch Shell company that included assignments in exploration and production, internal auditing, and refining and marketing. Ms. Dill received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from New Mexico State University, where she graduated summa cum laude. “We are pleased to announce the nomination of Julie Dill to our Board,” said Chuck Stanley, Chairman, President and CEO of QEP Resources. “Julie’s more than 30 years of experience in the energy sector, her strong financial background, and her operational and commercial expertise will bring valuable knowledge to our Board, the Company, and our shareholders.” About QEP Resources QEP 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, the Texas Panhandle, and Louisiana) 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.