WPX Energy Announces Pricing of Senior Unsecured Notes
TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX) announced today that it has priced an offering of
$500 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due
2024, which will carry an interest rate of 5.25 percent. The notes were
sold to the public at par.
WPX plans to use proceeds from the offering to repay borrowings under
its revolving credit facility and to pay related transaction fees and
expenses. The offering is expected to close on Sept. 8, 2014, subject to
customary closing conditions.
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., RBS
Securities Inc., Barclays Capital Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner &
Smith Incorporated and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are acting as joint
book-running managers for the offering.
The offering is being made pursuant to an effective registration
statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission
("SEC") on Form S-3 and available for review on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.
This announcement is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an
offer to buy any of the senior notes referred to above. An offering of
any such securities will be made only by means of a prospectus forming a
part of the effective registration statement, the preliminary prospectus
supplement thereto and other related documents.
Any such documents shall not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of any such
securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer,
solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or
qualification under the securities laws of any such state or
Copies of these documents can be obtained from Wells Fargo Securities,
LLC at 550 South Tryon Street, 7th Floor, MAC D1086-070, Charlotte, NC,
28202, or via phone at 1-800-326-5897, or by email at email@example.com;
Citigroup Global Markets Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155
Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717 or by calling (800)
831-9146 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org;
RBS Securities Inc. toll-free at 866-884-2071; Barclays Capital Inc.,
c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood,
NY 11717, or by telephone at (888) 603-5847, or by email at Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com;
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, 222 Broadway, New
York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department, toll-free at 1-800-294-1322
or by email: email@example.com;
or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, 383 Madison Ave. New York, NY 10179 or
calling collect at 212-834-4533.
About WPX Energy, Inc.
WPX Energy is an independent exploration and production company formed
during a spinoff two years ago. Overall, WPX has more than 30 years of
experience in its sector along with more than 40 local, state and
federal awards for efficiency, innovation and corporate social
This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All
statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this
press release that address activities, events or developments that the
company expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future
are forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to a number
of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the
control of the company. Statements regarding future drilling and
production are subject to all of the risks and uncertainties normally
incident to the exploration for and development and production of oil
and gas. These risks include, but are not limited to, the
volatility of oil, natural gas and NGL prices; uncertainties inherent in
estimating oil, natural gas and NGL reserves; drilling risks;
environmental risks; and political or regulatory changes. Investors
are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future
performance and that actual results or developments may differ
materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. The
forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date
of this press release, even if subsequently made available by WPX Energy
on its website or otherwise. WPX Energy does not undertake and
expressly disclaims any obligation to update the forward-looking
statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Investors are urged to consider carefully the disclosure in our
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, available from us
at WPX Energy, Attn: Investor Relations, P.O. Box 21810, Tulsa,
Okla., 74102, or from the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.
Source: WPX Energy Inc