Rex Energy Announces Date of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Earnings Release

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Feb. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rex Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:REXX) today announced plans to release fourth quarter and full year 2012 operational results on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 after market close. Management will host a live conference call on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 10 a.m. ET to review fourth quarter and full year financial results and operational highlights. All financial results included in the earnings release or discussed on the conference call will remain subject to our independent auditor's review. The telephone number to access the conference call is (877) 654-5175. The conference call will also be available for replay through the company's website at under the Investor Relations tab. The replay of the event and reference materials will be available on the company's website through March 28, 2013.

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. The company's strategy is to pursue its higher potential exploration drilling prospects while acquiring oil and natural gas properties complementary to its portfolio.

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