DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE: QEP), a leading independent natural gas and crude oil exploration and production company, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.02 per share of common stock, payable on March 7, 2014, to shareholders of record on February 25, 2014.
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 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. QEP Resources is the majority owner of QEP Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:QEPM) and owns 100% of the partnership’s general partner. For more information, visit QEP Resources' website at: www.qepres.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
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