LINN Energy and LinnCo Announce Monthly Distribution and Dividend

LINN Energy and LinnCo Announce Monthly Distribution and Dividend

HOUSTON, July 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LINN Energy, LLC (Nasdaq:LINE) and
LinnCo, LLC (Nasdaq:LNCO) announced today distributions and dividends,
respectively, for the month of April 2013.

LINN Energy, LLC declared a monthly cash distribution of $0.2416 per unit, or
$2.90 per unit on an annualized basis, for all of its outstanding units. The
distribution will be payable July 15, 2013, to unitholders of record as of the
close of business on July 10, 2013.

LinnCo, LLC declared a monthly cash dividend of $0.2416 per common share, or
$2.90 per share on an annualized basis, for all of its outstanding common
shares. The dividend will be payable July 16, 2013, to shareholders of record
as of the close of business on July 10, 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 4.8 Tcfe of proved reserves in producing U.S. basins as of
December 31, 2012. More information about LINN Energy is available at
www.linnenergy.com.

ABOUT LINNCO

LinnCo was created to enhance LINN Energy's ability to raise additional equity
capital to execute on its acquisition and growth strategy. LinnCo is a
Delaware limited liability company that has elected to be taxed as a
corporation for United States federal income tax purposes, and accordingly its
shareholders will receive a Form 1099 in respect of any dividends paid by
LinnCo.More information about LinnCo is available at www.linnco.com.

SAFE HARBOR FOR FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

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, timing and payment of distributions, 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 and LinnCo, LLC
        
         Investors & Media:
         Clay Jeansonne, Vice President, Investor and Public Relations
         281-840-4193

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