Jones Energy, Inc. Announces Appointment of Halbert S. Washburn to Board of Directors

  Jones Energy, Inc. Announces Appointment of Halbert S. Washburn to Board of

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AUSTIN, Texas -- September 3, 2013

Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE: JONE) announced today that effective September 4,
2013, Halbert S. Washburn has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Jonny Jones, Chairman and CEO, said, “We are delighted that Hal has agreed to
join our Board. Hal brings deep technical knowledge and industry experience,
and will be an excellent addition to our Board. His advice and input will be
invaluable as we continue to grow and expand our operations.”

Mr. Washburn has been the Chief Executive Officer of BreitBurn GP LLC, the
General Partner of BreitBurn Energy Partners LP since April 2010. Mr. Washburn
co-founded BreitBurn Energy Corp., and has been its Co-Chief Executive Officer
and Co-President since 1988. He has been the Non-Executive Chairman at
Rentech, Inc. since June 28, 2011 and Independent Director since December 15,
2005. He has over 25 years of experience in the energy industry.

Mr. Washburn served as Board Member, including Chairman of the Board, of the
Stanford University Petroleum Investments Committee and served on the
Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the California Independent
Petroleum Association. Mr. Washburn holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from
Stanford University.

About Jones Energy, Inc:

Jones Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in
the development and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties in the
Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Texas and Oklahoma.


Jones Energy, Inc.
Robert Brooks, 512-328-2953
Executive Vice President & CFO
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