QEP Resources Nominates Candidate for Board of Directors

  QEP Resources Nominates Candidate for Board of Directors

Business Wire

DENVER -- March 26, 2013

QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE: QEP, “QEP” or the “Company”) today announced its
Board of Directors has nominated Julie A. Dill to stand for election to QEP’s
Board. Her name will appear in the Company’s 2013 proxy statement.

Dill is currently group vice president of strategy for Spectra Energy; and
president and chief executive officer of Spectra Energy Partners, LP, the $4
billion market capitalization master limited partnership formed by Spectra
Energy. Before assuming her current roles in January 2012, Dill served as
president of Union Gas Limited, Spectra Energy’s major Canadian natural gas
utility company. Dill’s previous positions include: group executive of
investor relations and chief communications officer, Duke Energy; senior vice
president of planning and finance, chief financial officer, and executive vice
president – Asia Pacific, Duke Energy International; and several leadership
capacities with Royal Dutch Shell company that included assignments in
exploration and production, internal auditing, and refining and marketing.

Ms. Dill received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from New
Mexico State University, where she graduated summa cum laude.

“We are pleased to announce the nomination of Julie Dill to our Board,” said
Chuck Stanley, Chairman, President and CEO of QEP Resources. “Julie’s more
than 30 years of experience in the energy sector, her strong financial
background, and her operational and commercial expertise will bring valuable
knowledge to our Board, the Company, and our shareholders.”

About QEP Resources

QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE: QEP) is a leading independent natural gas and crude
oil exploration and production company focused in two major regions: the
Northern Region (primarily in the Rockies and the Williston Basin) and the
Southern Region (primarily Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle, and Louisiana) of
the United States. QEP Resources also gathers, compresses, treats, processes
and stores natural gas. For more information, visit QEP Resources’ website at:


QEP Resources, Inc.
Greg Bensen, 303-405-6665
Director, Investor Relations
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