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SM ENERGY ANNOUNCES AGREEMENTS TO SELL ADDITIONAL NON-CORE ASSETS FOR $292 MILLION, CORING UP AND BRINGING DOWN NET DEBT

SM Energy Company (the “Company”) (NYSE: SM) today announced that it has entered into two definitive agreements, one for the sale of the Company’s remaining assets in the Williston Basin located in Divide County, North Dakota, and one for the sale of its third-party operated assets known as Halff East located in Upton County, Texas for combined proceeds of $292.3 million (subject to certain agreed upon closing price adjustments). The