January 10, 2019

QEP Resources Confirms Receipt of Proposal from Elliott

DENVER, Jan. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE: QEP) (“QEP” or the “Company”) announced today that the sale of its natural gas and oil producing properties, undeveloped acreage and associated gas gathering and treating systems in the Haynesville/Cotton Valley has closed. As part of this transaction, Aethon III, an affiliate of Aethon Energy (the “Buyer”), assumed all firm gas transportation agreements related to these assets. In addition,