QR Energy, LP ("QR Energy") (NYSE: QRE) announced today that the Board of Directors of its general partner has approved a cash distribution attributable to the fourth quarter of 2012 of $0.4875 per unit for all outstanding units. This represents an annualized distribution of $1.95 per unit.
The distribution will be payable on February 15, 2013 to unitholders of record at the close of business on February 8, 2013.
This release is intended to be a qualified notice under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b). Brokers and nominees should treat one hundred percent (100.0%) of QR Energy's distributions to foreign investors as being attributable to income that is effectively connected with a United States trade or business. Accordingly, QR Energy's distributions to foreign investors are subject to federal income tax withholding at the highest applicable rate.
About QR Energy, LP
QR Energy, LP is a publicly traded partnership engaged in the acquisition, production and development of onshore crude oil and natural gas properties in the United States. QR Energy is headquartered in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit QR Energy's website at www.qrenergylp.com.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws. QR Energy believes that its expectations and forecasts are based on reasonable assumptions; however, no assurance can be given that such expectations and forecasts will prove to be correct. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the expectations and forecasts, anticipated results or other forward-looking information expressed in this press release, including risks and uncertainties regarding future results, capital expenditures, liquidity and financial market conditions, sufficiency of cash from operations, adverse market conditions and governmental regulations. For a more complete list of these risk factors, please read QR Energy's filings with the SEC, which are available on QR Energy's Investor Relations website at http://ir.qrenergylp.com or on the SEC website at www.sec.gov.
Taylor B. Miele
Investor Relations Manager
Cedric W. Burgher
Chief Financial Officer
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