EXCO Resources, Inc. (NYSE:XCO) (“EXCO” or the “Company”) has set 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 19, 2013 as the record date for its proposed rights offering which was previously announced.

In connection with the rights offering, the Company anticipates that it will distribute, at no charge, to its common shareholders, one subscription right for every share of common stock held of record as of the record date. Each subscription right will entitle the holder thereof to purchase 0.25 of a share of common stock at a cash subscription price of $5.00 per share, to be more fully described in a prospectus to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A registration statement related to these securities has not yet been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of the securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification of the securities under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction.

EXCO Resources, Inc. is an oil and natural gas exploration, exploitation, development and production company headquartered in Dallas, Texas with principal operations in Texas, North Louisiana and Appalachia.

Additional information about EXCO, including when available, copies of the prospectus relating to the rights offering may be obtained by contacting Chris Peracchi, Director of Finance and Investor Relations and Treasurer, at EXCO’s headquarters, 12377 Merit Drive, Suite 1700, Dallas, TX 75251, telephone number (214) 368-2084, or by visiting EXCO’s website at www.excoresources.com. EXCO’s SEC filings and press releases can be found under the Investor Relations tab.

This release may contain forward-looking statements relating to future financial results, business expectations and business transactions. There can be no assurance that this transaction will proceed as described in this release. Actual results may differ materially from those predicted as a result of factors over which EXCO has no control. Such factors include, but are not limited to: estimates of reserves, commodity price changes, regulatory changes and general economic conditions. These risk factors and additional information are included in EXCO’s reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as required by applicable law, EXCO undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.

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