LINN Energy Announces Cash Distribution

LINN Energy Announces Cash Distribution

HOUSTON, Jan. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LINN Energy, LLC (Nasdaq:LINE)
announced today a cash distribution for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2012 of
$0.725 per unit, or $2.90 per unit on an annualized basis, for all of its
outstanding units. The distribution will be payable February 14, 2013, to
unitholders of record at the close of business February 7, 2013.

ABOUT LINN ENERGY

LINN Energy's mission is to acquire, develop and maximize cash flow from a
growing portfolio of long-life oil and natural gas assets. LINN Energy is a
top-15 U.S. independent oil and natural gas development company, with
approximately 5.1 Tcfe of proved reserves (pro forma for closed 2012
acquisitions) in producing U.S. basins as of December 31, 2011. More
information about LINN Energy is available at www.linnenergy.com.

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This press release includes "forward-looking statements." All statements,
other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release that
address activities, events or developments that the company expects, believes
or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements.
These statements include, but are not limited to forward-looking statements
about acquisitions and the expectations of plans, strategies, objectives and
anticipated financial and operating results of the company, including the
company's drilling program, production, hedging activities, capital
expenditure levels and other guidance included in this press release. These
statements are based on certain assumptions made by the company based on
management's experience and perception of historical trends, current
conditions, anticipated future developments and other factors believed to be
appropriate. Such statements are subject to a number of assumptions, risks and
uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of the company, which may
cause actual results to differ materially from those implied or expressed by
the forward-looking statements. These include risks relating to the company's
financial performance and results, availability of sufficient cash flow to pay
distributions and execute its business plan, prices and demand for oil,
natural gas and natural gas liquids, the ability to replace reserves and
efficiently develop current reserves and other important factors that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those projected as described in
the company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. See
"Risk Factors" in the company's Annual Report filed on Form 10-K and other
public filings and press releases.

Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such
statement is made and the company undertakes no obligation to correct or
update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise.

CONTACT: LINN Energy, LLC
        
         Investors & Media:
        
         Clay Jeansonne, Vice President, Investor & Public Relations
         281-840-4193
        
         Brook Wootton, Director, Investor & Public Relations
         281-840-4099

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