Southwestern Energy Elects John Gass To The Board Of Directors

        Southwestern Energy Elects John Gass To The Board Of Directors

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Nov. 7, 2012

HOUSTON, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Southwestern
Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) announced today that, effective November 1, 2012,
John D. Gass has been elected to the Board for a term expiring at the annual
meeting of stockholders in 2013, at which time his continued service will be
subject to stockholder approval. With the election of Mr. Gass, the Board of
Directors currently has twelve (12) members.

Mr. Gass has an extensive background in the oil and gas industry, with 38
years of professional experience. From 1974 until 2012, he held positions of
increasing responsibility both domestically and abroad in engineering,
operations and senior management at Chevron Corporation, where he most
recently served as Corporate Vice President and President of Chevron Gas and
Midstream before his retirement. Mr. Gass holds a Bachelor's Degree in Civil
Engineering from Vanderbilt University and a Master's Degree in Civil
Engineering from Tulane University. He also serves on the Committee of
Visitors for the Vanderbilt School of Engineering and is on the Advisory Board
for the Vanderbilt Eye Institute. He is a member of the American Society of
Civil Engineers and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Southwestern Energy Company is an independent company whose wholly-owned
subsidiaries are engaged in oil and gas exploration and production, natural
gas gathering and marketing. Additional information on the company can be
found on the Internet at

SOURCE Southwestern Energy Company

Contact: Brad D. Sylvester, CFA, Vice President, Investor Relations,
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