Rex Energy Announces Interim Processing Capacity for Warrior North Prospect

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Sept. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rex Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:REXX) announced today that it has secured interim processing capacity for its production in its Warrior North Prospect, following the fire that damaged the Blue Racer Natrium Processing Facility on Saturday, September 21, 2013. Rex Energy does not expect third quarter 2013 production guidance to be materially affected by the downtime experienced at the Natrium Processing Facility.

Tom Stabley, Rex Energy's Chief Executive Officer, commented, "First and foremost, we are thankful that no one was injured as a result of the fire at the Natrium Facility. In addition, we are pleased that we have been able to secure interim capacity with Dominion Transmission for our Warrior North production."

About Rex Energy Corporation

Rex Energy is headquartered in State College, Pennsylvania and is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company operating in the Appalachian and Illinois Basins within the United States.

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