Crescent Point Energy Announces First Quarter 2014 Results and Upwardly Revised 2014 Guidance for Production and Funds Flow From

Crescent Point Energy Announces First Quarter 2014 Results and Upwardly Revised 
2014 Guidance for Production and Funds Flow From Operations 
NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY Marketwired 
FOR: Crescent Point Energy Corp. 
TSX SYMBOL:  CPG
NYSE SYMBOL:  CPG 
MAY 8, 2014 
Crescent Point Energy Announces First Quarter 2014 Results and Upwardly Revised
2014 Guidance for Production and Funds Flow From Operations 
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 8, 2014) - Crescent Point Energy Corp.
("Crescent Point" or the "Company") (TSX:CPG)(NYSE:CPG) is
pleased to announce its operating and financial results for the quarter ended
March 31, 2014. The Company also announces that its unaudited financial
statements and management's discussion and analysis for the quarter ended
March 31, 2014, will be available on the System for Electronic Document
Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR") at www.sedar.com, on EDGAR at
www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml and on Crescent Point's website at
www.crescentpointenergy.com. 
FINANCIAL AND OPERATING HIGHLIGHTS 
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Three months ended March 31    
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(Cdn$000s except shares, per share and per                                  
 boe amounts)                                    2014       2013   % Change 
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Financial                                                                   
Funds flow from operations (1)                580,096    455,943         27 
  Per share (1) (2)                              1.45       1.20         21 
Net income (loss)                              30,890     (1,612)    (2,016)
  Per share (2)                                  0.08          -          - 
Operating income (1)                          206,074    114,345         80 
  Per share (1) (2)                              0.52       0.30         73 
Dividends paid or declared                    278,276    267,886          4 
  Per share (2)                                  0.69       0.69          - 
Payout ratio (%) (1) (3)                           48         59        (11)
  Per share (%) (1) (2) (3)                        48         58        (10)
Net debt (1)                                2,309,906  1,957,964         18 
Net debt to funds flow from operations (1)                                  
 (4)                                              1.1        1.2         (8)
Capital acquisitions (net) (5)                 33,286     22,115         51 
Development capital expenditures (6)          570,427    532,715          7 
Decommissioning and environmental                                           
 expenditures (6)                              13,394      4,273        213 
Weighted average shares outstanding (mm)                                    
  Basic                                         396.8      378.3          5 
  Diluted                                       399.0      379.6          5 
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Operating                                                                   
Average daily production                                                    
  Crude oil and NGLs (bbls/d)                 118,987    106,519         12 
  Natural gas (mcf/d)                          69,558     66,865          4 
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Total (boe/d)                                 130,580    117,663         11 
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Average selling prices (7)                                                  
  Crude oil and NGLs ($/bbl)                    92.70      80.34         15 
  Natural gas ($/mcf)                            5.78       3.57         62 
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  Total ($/boe)                                 87.55      74.76         17 
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Netback ($/boe)                                                             
  Oil and gas sales                             87.55      74.76         17 
  Royalties                                    (15.38)    (14.07)         9 
  Operating expenses                           (12.56)    (12.07)         4 
  Transportation                                (2.15)     (2.03)         6 
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  Netback prior to realized derivatives         57.46      46.59         23 
  Realized loss on derivatives                  (4.81)     (0.42)     1,045 
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Netback (1)                                     52.65      46.17         14 
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1.  Funds flow from operations, operating income, payout ratio, net debt, 
net debt to funds flow from operations and netback as presented do not 
have any standardized meaning prescribed by International Financial 
Reporting Standards ("IFRS") and, therefore, may not be comparable with 
the calculation of similar measures presented by other entities. Please 
refer to the Non-GAAP Financial Measures section of this press release 
for further information. 
2.  The per share amounts (with the exception of per share dividends) are 
the per share - diluted amounts. 
3.  Payout ratio is calculated as dividends paid or declared (including the 
value of dividends paid pursuant to the Company's dividend reinvestment 
plans) divided by funds flow from operations. 
4.  Net debt to funds flow from operations is calculated as the period end 
net debt divided by the sum of funds flow from operations for the 
trailing four quarters. 
5.  Capital acquisitions represent total consideration for the transactions, 
including long-term debt and working capital assumed, and exclude 
transaction costs. 
6.  Decommissioning and environmental expenditures includes environmental 
emission reduction expenditures, which are also included in development 
capital expenditures in the table above. 
7.  The average selling prices reported are before realized derivatives and 
transportation charges.  
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FIRST QUARTER 2014 HIGHLIGHTS 
In first quarter 2014, Crescent Point continued to implement its dual-track
growth plan of advancing its cemented liner completions technology and
expanding its waterflood programs to shallow corporate declines and increase
ultimate reserve recoveries. 
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--  Crescent Point achieved a new production record in first quarter and 
averaged 130,580 boe/d, which was weighted 91 percent to light and 
medium crude oil and liquids. This represents an increase of more than 
12,900 boe/d and production per share growth of approximately six 
percent over first quarter 2013.  
--  During the quarter, the Company spent $415.7 million on drilling and 
development activities, drilling 214 (173.6 net) oil wells with a 100 
percent success rate. Drilling and development expenditures were 
approximately 10 percent under budget while production levels in the 
quarter were approximately five percent over budget. Crescent Point also 
spent $154.7 million on land, seismic and facilities, for total 
development capital expenditures of $570.4 million.  
--  Crescent Point generated record funds flow from operations of $580.1 
million ($1.45 per share - diluted) in first quarter 2014, representing 
a 27 percent increase over first quarter 2013 funds flow from operations 
of $455.9 million ($1.20 per share - diluted). Funds flow from 
operations was driven by strong operating netbacks prior to realized 
derivatives of $57.46 per boe and better than expected production.  
--  As a result of the Company's strong performance to date, Crescent Point 
is upwardly revising its 2014 guidance for production and funds flow 
from operations, while keeping estimated capital expenditures for the 
year unchanged at $1.775 billion. Crescent Point's average daily 
production in 2014 is expected to increase to 134,000 boe/d from 133,000 
boe/d and its funds flow from operations for 2014 is expected to be 
approximately $2.4 billion ($5.85 per share - diluted), up from $2.38 
billion ($5.79 per share - diluted).  
--  Subsequent to the quarter, on April 14, 2014, Crescent Point announced 
the delineation of a significant Torquay discovery at Flat Lake in 
southeast Saskatchewan. In just 12 months, the Company grew net Torquay 
production from zero to approximately 5,100 boe/d. The Torquay discovery 
is an extension of the Company's Three Forks resource play in North 
Dakota. In 2013, the Company added proved plus probable reserves of 11.2 
mmboe at Flat Lake in the Torquay and Bakken formations combined. 
Crescent Point's wells in the area have high rates of return, in part 
due to significantly lower capital costs relative to similarly drilled 
wells in North Dakota.  
--  Also subsequent to the quarter, on April 23, 2014, Crescent Point 
announced that it had entered into an arrangement agreement to acquire 
all of the issued and outstanding shares of CanEra Energy Corp. 
("CanEra"), a privately held southeast Saskatchewan oil and gas 
producer. The CanEra assets (the "CanEra Assets") include more than 260 
net sections of land with Torquay potential, of which 60 net sections 
are in Crescent Point's core Flat Lake area, and production of 
approximately 10,000 boe/d. Following the completion of the CanEra 
arrangement, Crescent Point will have exposure to more than 880 net 
sections of land with Torquay potential, of which 280 net sections are 
in the core Flat Lake area. Total consideration for CanEra is 
approximately $1.1 billion.  
--  Crescent Point maintained consistent monthly dividends of $0.23 per 
share, totaling $0.69 per share, for first quarter 2014. This is 
unchanged from $0.69 per share paid in first quarter 2013. On an 
annualized basis, the first quarter dividend equates to a yield of seven 
percent, based on a volume weighted average quarterly share price of 
$39.30. The Company also achieved a payout ratio of 48 percent, which is 
among the lowest in Company history.  
--  The Company's balance sheet remains strong, with projected average net 
debt to cash flow of approximately 1.1 times and significant unutilized 
credit capacity.  
--  Crescent Point continues to aggressively hedge its oil production to 
capitalize on the current high commodity price environment. As at April 
29, 2014, the Company had hedged 65 percent of its oil production, net 
of royalty interest, for the remainder of 2014. The Company had also 
hedged 34 percent, 19 percent and 4 percent of its oil production, net 
of royalty interest, for 2015, 2016 and the first half of 2017, 
respectively. Average quarterly hedge prices range from Cdn$90 per bbl 
to Cdn$94 per bbl. The Company also has an average of greater than 
15,000 bbl/d of WTI oil differentials locked in for the remainder of 
2014. Crescent Point's hedges provide upside participation when oil 
prices increase while also providing a steady cash flow.  
--  On January 22, 2014, Crescent Point's shares opened for trading on the 
New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"), under the symbol "CPG". KCG Americas 
LLC is the Designated Market Maker for the Company.  
--  On March 17, 2014, Crescent Point announced the appointment of Robert 
Heinemann to its board of directors. Mr. Heinemann is the former 
President and CEO of Berry Petroleum Company, a role he held from 2004 
until 2013, and a former vice president of Halliburton Company and Mobil 
Corporation.  
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OPERATIONS REVIEW 
First Quarter Operations Summary 
Crescent Point achieved a new production record in first quarter and averaged
130,580 boe/d. This represents an increase of more than 12,900 boe/d and
production per share growth of approximately six percent over first quarter
2013. The Company's strong organic production performance during the
quarter was driven by its successful drilling program, strong results from the
Torquay play at Flat Lake and the Company's ongoing success with
waterfloods and cemented liner completion techniques. 
Drilling Results 
The following table summarizes our drilling results for the three months ended
March 31, 2014:  
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Three months ended March                                                   %
 31, 2014                   Gas Oil D&A Service Standing Total   Net Success
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Southeast Saskatchewan and                                                  
 Manitoba                     - 124   -       2        4   130 109.4    100%
Southwest Saskatchewan        -  42   -       1        -    43  41.5    100%
Alberta and West Central SK   -  22   -       2        -    24  17.6    100%
United States (1)             -  26   -       -        -    26  11.8    100%
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Total                         - 214   -       5        4   223 180.3    100%
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1.  The net well count is subject to final working interest determination.  
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Southeast Saskatchewan and Manitoba  
In first quarter, Crescent Point continued to successfully execute its large
capital program in southeast Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Successful results in
the Company's Viewfield Bakken and Flat Lake resource plays in southeast
Saskatchewan continue to be strong drivers of Crescent Point's organic
production growth. 
The Company is especially pleased with results to date in its Torquay
discovery. In just 12 months, the Company grew net Torquay production from zero
to approximately 5,100 boe/d. Crescent Point has identified more than 480
low-risk Torquay drilling locations on its lands, including the CanEra Assets.
With more than 880 net sections of land with Torquay potential, of which 280
net sections are in the Company's core Flat Lake area, Crescent Point
believes there is significant potential upside in the play. Crescent
Point's plans for the Torquay play at Flat Lake in 2014 include the
drilling of approximately 45 net wells, 11 (10.6 net) of which were oil wells
drilled in first quarter, and initiating construction of a gas plant that is
expected to be operational in 2015. The Company also recently commissioned a
new battery in the Flat Lake area to accommodate increasing production volumes. 
During first quarter, Crescent Point drilled 78 (72.9 net) oil wells in the
Viewfield Bakken resource play. The Company continues to refine its one-mile,
25-stage cemented liner completion technique and its waterflood program in the
play, which are driving strong rates of return. The Company has grown volumes
that are positively affected by waterfloods to more than 15,000 bbl/d and plans
to double both the number of water injection wells and the volumes affected by
waterfloods in the play over the next two years. To put the Company's
significant waterflood program into perspective, the two largest pools in
western Canada, the Weyburn Midale pool and the Pembina Cardium pool, are
producing approximately 30,000 bbl/d and 60,000 bbl/d, respectively. Crescent
Point's waterfloods are expected to ultimately lower production declines
and improve rates of return on adjacent producing oil wells. Based on results
to date, the Company estimates it has reduced decline rates by up to 10 percent
in waterflood-affected areas compared to areas not under waterflood.  
In early second quarter 2014, the Company commissioned its newly expanded
Viewfield gas plant. The expansion, which increased capacity by 40 percent to
42 mmscf/d, is expected to accommodate Crescent Point's growing production
volumes in the Viewfield Bakken resource play. 
During first quarter, the Company drilled 8 (7.4 net) oil wells in the Manitoba
Bakken resource play. The Company is pursuing waterflood unitization to
initiate its first waterflood in the area in 2014 and is currently building a
battery in the area to accommodate increased production.  
Also during first quarter, the Company drilled 27 (13.7 net) oil wells in other
areas of southeast Saskatchewan. 
Southwest Saskatchewan 
Crescent Point continued to expand its waterflood program in the Lower
Shaunavon resource play during first quarter. In total, Crescent Point
currently has 21 water injection wells operating in the Lower Shaunavon zone.
In 2014, the Company plans to double the amount of water injection wells
operating in the play, to apply for approval of its second Shaunavon unit and
to expand its Upper Shaunavon waterflood pilot. Crescent Point continues to be
pleased with production performance in both its Lower and Upper Shaunavon
waterflood projects. Based on results to date, the Company estimates it has
reduced decline rates by up to 10 percent in waterflood-affected areas compared
to areas not under waterflood.  
During first quarter, the Company drilled 41 (40.0 net) oil wells in Shaunavon
and has 142 net oil wells planned for 2014. As the Company continues with the
largest Shaunavon drilling program in Company history, it will continue to
refine its cemented liner completion technology. Crescent Point believes using
25-stage cemented liner completions should ultimately lead to positive
technical reserve additions on its remaining booked drilling inventory and
existing producing wells in the future. In 2014, the Company also plans to
drill 90 net wells from pad locations that allow Crescent Point to drill up to
three net wells per pad location, as opposed to one net well. The drilling of
more wells from these pad locations should result in capital expenditure
savings through cost optimizations. 
The Company also drilled 1 (0.5 net) oil well in Battrum, where it achieved
another production record in its operated units since acquiring the properties
in early 2006. 
Also during the quarter, Crescent Point completed construction of two oil
storage tanks with 120,000 barrels of total storage. The tanks facilitate
railcar loading at the Company's crude-by-rail terminal at Dollard and
provide Crescent Point with operational flexibility. 
South/Central Alberta and West Central Saskatchewan 
The Company and its partner continue to inject water into their first
waterflood pilot in the Beaverhill Lake play and plan to expand the pilot in
third quarter 2014. The Company has also received regulatory approval for its
first operated waterflood pilot in the play. Water injection in this pilot is
expected to begin in third quarter 2014. 
Crescent Point expects to begin its 2014 Viking drilling program in Dodsland in
July.  
United States  
Crescent Point continues to be pleased with results to date in the Uinta Basin.
The Company's recompletion program to access bypassed pay is ongoing,
along with the testing of various new completions techniques in the area to
further increase fracture stimulation efficiency and improve production rates
and ultimate recoveries. Crescent Point expects to drill four operated
horizontal wells in the Uinta Basin later this year and, based on successful
results to date in the area, may also increase its capital expenditures plans.  
The permitting process for a 3-D seismic program covering a large portion of
the Company's operated lands in the Randlett area continues. Subsequent to
the quarter, Crescent Point received state regulatory approval for a second
waterflood injection pilot in the Randlett area of the Uinta Basin. Water
injection in both pilots is expected to begin in 2015.  
Rail operations in Utah have allowed the Company to broaden the market for
Uinta Basin crude beyond the Salt Lake City refining market. Crescent
Point's permanent rail-loading site in Utah is now fully operational, with
capacity of approximately 10,000 bbl/d and the capability to increase volumes
in the future. 
ACQUISITIONS 
On April 23, 2014, Crescent Point announced it has entered into an arrangement
agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of CanEra, a
privately held southeast Saskatchewan oil and gas producer with a large Torquay
land position and low-decline production of approximately 10,000 boe/d. The
CanEra Assets include a significant Torquay land position of more than 260 net
sections of land with Torquay potential, including 60 net sections in Crescent
Point's core Flat Lake area. Upon completion of the acquisition, Crescent
Point will have exposure to more than 880 net sections of land with Torquay
potential, including more than 280 net sections of core Flat Lake land. The
acquisition is expected to close on or about May 15, 2014. 
The CanEra acquisition is expected to generate significant free cash flow of
approximately $180 million in 2015, assuming a WTI oil price of US$100 and an
estimated annual decline rate of approximately 16 percent. The CanEra Assets
complement the Company's successful waterflood programs in the Bakken and
Shaunavon and are expected to lower the Company's total payout ratio by
seven percent in 2015. CanEra is the largest remaining working-interest partner
in Crescent Point's Viewfield Bakken waterflood project. 
OUTLOOK AND UPWARDLY REVISED 2014 GUIDANCE FOR PRODUCTION AND FUNDS FLOW FROM
OPERATIONS 
Crescent Point continues to implement its dual-track growth plan of advancing
its cemented liner completions technology and expanding its waterflood programs
to shallow corporate declines and increase ultimate reserve recoveries. 
Crescent Point's active drilling program and its focus on advancing its
waterflood programs and cemented liner completion techniques drove the
Company's record production in first quarter 2014. These results speak to
the success of the Company's dual-track growth plan, which allows Crescent
Point to grow production at a steady pace while lowering well costs and decline
rates.  
"I'd like to take this opportunity to thank our technical teams,
field staff and service providers for their contributions over the past several
years and for delivering another strong quarter," said Scott Saxberg,
president and CEO of the Company. "For the first time in our
company's history, in first quarter we were recognized within the industry
for having drilled the most metres in western Canada in a quarter. By the end
of this year, we will have drilled and fracture stimulated more than 2,700
multi-stage horizontal wells as a company. That level of experience provides a
significant technical advantage for us, which we are always looking to leverage
across our asset base."  
As announced subsequent to first quarter 2014, Crescent Point has delineated a
large Torquay discovery in southeast Saskatchewan, which is an extension of the
Company's Three Forks resource play in North Dakota. Assuming the
successful completion of the CanEra acquisition on or about May 15, 2014,
Crescent Point's exposure to land with Torquay potential will total more
than 880 net sections, of which more than 280 net sections are in the
Company's core Flat Lake area and more than 600 net sections are
exploratory land. The Company is excited about the development of its Torquay
lands, as it believes the play will add significant value over time.  
"The Torquay is a great addition to our portfolio of high-quality resource
plays," said Saxberg. "It is at an early stage of delineation and we
are excited about the potential scale and economics of the play." 
For the rest of 2014, Crescent Point plans to develop its high rate-of-return,
low-risk inventory across its asset base and to continue to advance its
waterflood programs and cemented liner completions. The Company has
successfully applied waterfloods with multi-stage fractured wells in all of its
major Canadian oil fields and believes these programs will continue to lower
decline rates and increase recovery factors over time. As such, the
Company's future plans include the expansion of its Bakken and Shaunavon
waterflood programs in Saskatchewan, and the initiation of a waterflood program
in the Uinta Basin in Utah in early 2015.  
As a result of the Company's strong performance to date, Crescent Point is
upwardly revising its 2014 guidance for production and funds flow from
operations. Crescent Point's average daily production in 2014 is expected
to increase to 134,000 boe/d from 133,000 boe/d and its funds flow from
operations for 2014 is expected to be approximately $2.4 billion ($5.85 per
share - diluted), up from $2.38 billion ($5.79 per share - diluted). The
Company's revised guidance does not include any changes to its spring
break-up estimate. 
Crescent Point continues to protect its future cash flow and to preserve its
balance sheet strength by aggressively hedging its oil production. As at April
29, 2014, the Company had hedged 65 percent of its oil production, net of
royalty interest, for the remainder of 2014. The Company had also hedged 34
percent, 19 percent and 4 percent of its oil production, net of royalty
interest, for 2015, 2016 and the first half of 2017, respectively. Average
quarterly hedge prices range from Cdn$90 per bbl to Cdn$94 per bbl. Crescent
Point's hedges provide upside participation when oil prices increase while
also providing a steady cash flow. 
The Company also has an average of greater than 15,000 bbl/d of WTI oil
differentials locked in for the remainder of 2014. These differential hedges
provide a measure of stability to volatile North American oil price
differentials. The corporate oil price differential for full year 2014 is
forecast at 13 percent of WTI, which reflects the current market environment
and Crescent Point's existing differential hedges. 
The Company's balance sheet remains strong, with projected average net
debt to cash flow of approximately 1.1 times and significant unutilized credit
capacity. The Company continues to be disciplined in its approach to capital
spending, acquisition opportunities and balance sheet management.  
Crescent Point's management believes that with the Company's
high-quality reserve base and low-risk development drilling inventory,
excellent balance sheet and solid risk management program, the Company is
well-positioned to continue generating strong operating and financial results
through 2014 and beyond. 
2014 GUIDANCE  
The Company's upwardly revised guidance for 2014 is as follows and assumes
the successful completion of the CanEra arrangement on or about May 15, 2014:  
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Production                                                 Prior     Revised
  Oil and NGL (bbls/d)                                   121,300     122,300
  Natural gas (mcf/d)                                     70,200      70,200
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Total (boe/d)                                            133,000     134,000
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Exit (boe/d)                                             145,000     145,000
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Annualized fourth quarter funds flow from operations                        
 ($000) (1)                                            2,680,000   2,695,000
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Funds flow from operations ($000)                      2,380,000   2,400,000
Funds flow per share - diluted ($)                          5.79        5.85
Cash dividends per share ($)                                2.76        2.76
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Capital expenditures (2)                                                    
  Drilling and completions ($000)                      1,445,000   1,445,000
  Facilities, land and seismic ($000)                    330,000     330,000
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Total ($000)                                           1,775,000   1,775,000
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Pricing                                                                     
  Crude oil - WTI (US$/bbl)                               100.00      100.00
  Crude oil - WTI (Cdn$/bbl)                              111.11      111.11
  Corporate oil differential (%)                              13          13
  Natural gas - AECO (Cdn$/mcf)                             4.65        4.65
  Exchange rate (US$/Cdn$)                                  0.90        0.90
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1.  Annualized fourth quarter funds flow from operations is fourth quarter 
funds flow from operations multiplied by four. 
2.  The projection of capital expenditures excludes acquisitions, which are 
separately considered and evaluated.  
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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS 
Scott Saxberg, President and Chief Executive Officer 
May 8, 2014 
Non-GAAP Financial Measures 
Throughout this press release, the Company uses the terms "funds flow from
operations", "funds flow from operations per share - diluted",
"operating income", "operating income per share - diluted",
"net debt", "net debt to funds flow from operations",
"netback", "payout ratio" and "payout ratio per share
- diluted". These terms do not have any standardized meaning as prescribed
by IFRS and, therefore, may not be comparable with the calculation of similar
measures presented by other issuers. Management believes that these non-GAAP
financial measures provide increased transparency. 
Funds flow from operations is calculated based on cash flow from operating
activities before changes in non-cash working capital, transaction costs and
decommissioning expenditures. Funds flow from operations per share - diluted is
calculated as funds flow from operations divided by the number of weighted
average diluted shares outstanding. Management utilizes funds flow from
operations as a key measure to assess the ability of the Company to finance
dividends, operating activities, capital expenditures and debt repayments.
Funds flow from operations as presented is not intended to represent cash flow
from operating activities, net earnings or other measures of financial
performance calculated in accordance with IFRS. 
The following table reconciles cash flow from operating activities to funds
flow from operations:  
/T/ 
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Three months ended March 31 
($000s)                                            2014      2013  % Change 
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Cash flow from operating activities             574,136   459,239        25 
Changes in non-cash working capital              (7,490)  (10,454)      (28)
Transaction costs                                   289     3,414       (92)
Decommissioning expenditures                     13,161     3,744       252 
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Funds flow from operations                      580,096   455,943        27 
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Operating income is calculated based on net income before amortization of
exploration and evaluation ("E&E") undeveloped land, unrealized
derivative gains or losses, unrealized foreign exchange gain or loss on
translation of US dollar senior guaranteed notes and unrealized gains or losses
on long-term investments. Operating income per share - diluted is calculated as
operating income divided by the number of weighted average diluted shares
outstanding. Management utilizes operating income to present a measure of
financial performance that is more comparable between periods. Operating income
as presented is not intended to represent net earnings or other measures of
financial performance calculated in accordance with IFRS.  
The following table reconciles net income to operating income:  
/T/ 
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Three months ended March 31 
($000s)                                            2014      2013  % Change 
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Net income (loss)                                30,890    (1,612)   (2,016)
Amortization of E&E undeveloped land             66,437    69,467        (4)
Unrealized derivative losses                    136,184    78,175        74 
Unrealized foreign exchange loss on                                         
 translation of US dollar senior guaranteed                                 
 notes                                           40,941    14,236       188 
Unrealized gain on long-term investments         (3,618)   (3,636)        - 
Deferred tax relating to adjustments            (64,760)  (42,285)       53 
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Operating income                                206,074   114,345        80 
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Net debt is calculated as long-term debt plus accounts payable and accrued
liabilities and dividends payable, less cash, accounts receivable, prepaids and
deposits and long-term investments, excluding the equity settled component of
dividends payable and unrealized foreign exchange on translation of US dollar
senior guaranteed notes. Management utilizes net debt as a key measure to
assess the liquidity of the Company. 
Net debt to funds flow from operations is calculated as the period end net debt
divided by the sum of funds flow from operations for the trailing four
quarters. The ratio of net debt to funds flow from operations is used by
management to measure the Company's overall debt position and to measure
the strength of the Company's balance sheet. Crescent Point monitors this
ratio and uses this as a key measure in making decisions regarding financing,
capital spending and dividend levels. 
The following table reconciles long-term debt to net debt:  
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March 31,    March 31,          
($000s)                                          2014         2013  % Change
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Long-term debt                              2,022,124    1,661,599       22 
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities      850,406      734,890       16 
Dividends payable                              91,562       87,573        5 
Cash                                          (14,667)           -        - 
Accounts receivable                          (419,131)    (354,395)      18 
Prepaids and deposits                         (12,342)      (7,151)      73 
Long-term investments                         (77,847)     (88,542)     (12)
Excludes:                                                                   
  Equity settled component of dividends                                      
payable                                    (26,088)     (59,598)     (56)
  Unrealized foreign exchange on                                             
translation of US dollar senior                                           
guaranteed notes                          (104,111)     (16,412)     534 
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Net debt                                    2,309,906    1,957,964       18 
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Netback is calculated on a per boe basis as oil and gas sales, less royalties,
operating and transportation expenses and realized derivative gains and losses.
Netback is used by management to measure operating results on a per boe basis
to better analyze performance against prior periods on a comparable basis. 
Payout ratio and payout ratio per share - diluted are calculated on a
percentage basis as dividends paid or declared (including the value of
dividends issued pursuant to the Company's dividend reinvestment plan)
divided by funds flow from operations. Payout ratio is used by management to
monitor the dividend policy and the amount of funds flow from operations
retained by the Company for capital reinvestment. 
Reserves Data 
There are numerous uncertainties inherent in estimating quantities of crude
oil, natural gas and NGL reserves and the future cash flows attributed to such
reserves. The reserve and associated cash flow information set forth above are
estimates only. In general, estimates of economically recoverable crude oil,
natural gas and NGL reserves and the future net cash flows therefrom are based
upon a number of variable factors and assumptions, such as historical
production from the properties, production rates, ultimate reserve recovery,
timing and amount of capital expenditures, marketability of oil and natural
gas, royalty rates, the assumed effects of regulation by governmental agencies
and future operating costs, all of which may vary materially. For these
reasons, estimates of the economically recoverable crude oil, NGL and natural
gas reserves attributable to any particular group of properties, classification
of such reserves based on risk of recovery and estimates of future net revenues
associated with reserves prepared by different engineers, or by the same
engineers at different times, may vary. The Company's actual production,
revenues, taxes and development and operating expenditures with respect to its
reserves will vary from estimates thereof and such variations could be
material. 
The reserve data provided in this news release presents only a portion of the
disclosure required under National Instrument 51-101. All of the required
information is contained in the Company's Annual Information Form for the
year ended December 31, 2013, which is available on SEDAR (accessible at
www.sedar.com) and EDGAR (accessible at www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml). 
Forward-Looking Statements 
Any "financial outlook" or "future oriented financial
information" in the press release, as defined by applicable securities
legislation, has been approved by management of Crescent Point. Such financial
outlook or future oriented financial information is provided for the purpose of
providing information about management's current expectations and plans
relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that reliance on such information
may not be appropriate for other purposes.  
Certain statements contained in this press release constitute
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of section 27A of the
Securities Act of 1933 and section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
and "forward looking information" for the purposes of Canadian
securities regulation. The Company has tried to identify such forward-looking
statements by use of such words as "could", "should",
"can", "anticipate", "expect",
"believe", "will", "may", "intend",
"projected", "sustain", "continues",
"strategy", "potential", "projects",
"grow", "take advantage", "estimate",
"well-positioned" and other similar expressions, but these words are
not the exclusive means of identifying such statements.  
In particular, this press release contains forward-looking statements
pertaining, inter alia, to the following: corporate strategy and financial and
operational results; the performance characteristics of Crescent Point's
oil and natural gas properties; anticipated funds flow from operations and oil
and natural gas production levels; expected capital expenditure levels and how
such expenditures are expected to be funded; implementation of a 3-D seismic
program at Randlett; drilling programs; the future cost to drill wells,
including anticipated cost savings associated therewith; the initiation and
ongoing development of planned and existing waterflood programs; the expected
impact of waterfloods on corporate declines and reserves; the expected impact
of the conversion of producing wells to water injection wells in Viewfield
Bakken on production declines, recovery and rates of return on adjacent wells;
anticipated waterflood pilot and unit approval applications; the anticipated
impact of refined cemented liner completion techniques on recovery factors and
reserve additions; anticipated future improvements in the Company's
completion technologies; the anticipated impact of technological advancements
on the value of the Company's development inventory; the anticipated
closing and impacts of the CanEra arrangement; expectations of the Torquay
lands; the quantity of Crescent Point's oil and natural gas reserves and
anticipated future cash flows from such reserves; projections of commodity
prices and costs; supply and demand for oil and natural gas; expectations
regarding the ability to raise capital and to continually add to reserves
through acquisitions and development; expected debt levels and credit
facilities; battery, gas plant, facility expansion, battery additions and tank
construction plans, and the anticipated timing of completion thereof; expected
deliveries by rail; the addition of rail loading facilities, including in Utah
and the transfer of equipment and staff to a permanent site in Utah; dividend
levels; capital expenditures; exchange rates; and treatment under governmental
regulatory regimes and the state of certain governmental approvals. 
All forward-looking statements are based on Crescent Point's beliefs and
assumptions based on information available at the time the assumption was made.
Crescent Point believes that the expectations reflected in these
forward-looking statements are reasonable but no assurance can be given that
these expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking statements
included in this report should not be unduly relied upon. By their nature, such
forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and
assumptions, which could cause actual results or other expectations to differ
materially from those anticipated, expressed or implied by such statements,
including those material risks discussed in the Company's Annual
Information Form under "Risk Factors" and our Management's
Discussion and Analysis for the year ended December 31, 2013, under the
headings "Risk Factors" and "Forward-Looking Information."
The material assumptions are disclosed in the Management's Discussion and
Analysis for the year ended December 31, 2013, under the headings
"Dividends", "Capital Expenditures", "Decommissioning
Liability", "Liquidity and Capital Resources", "Critical
Accounting Estimates", "Future Changes in Accounting Policies"
and "Outlook", and in the Management's Discussion and Analysis
for the period ended March 31, 2014, under the headings "Dividends",
"Capital Expenditures", "Decommissioning Liability",
"Liquidity and Capital Resources", "Changes in Accounting
Policies" and "Outlook". 
In addition, risk factors include: financial risk of marketing reserves at an
acceptable price given market conditions; volatility in market prices for oil
and natural gas; delays in business operations, pipeline restrictions,
blowouts; the risk of carrying out operations with minimal environmental
impact; industry conditions including changes in laws and regulations including
the adoption of new environmental laws and regulations and changes in how they
are interpreted and enforced; uncertainties associated with estimating oil and
natural gas reserves; economic risk of finding and producing reserves at a
reasonable cost; uncertainties associated with partner plans and approvals;
operational matters related to non-operated properties; increased competition
for, among other things, capital, acquisitions of reserves and undeveloped
lands; competition for and availability of qualified personnel or management;
incorrect assessments of the value of acquisitions and exploration and
development programs; unexpected geological, technical, drilling, construction
and processing problems; availability of insurance; fluctuations in foreign
exchange and interest rates; stock market volatility; failure to realize the
anticipated benefits of acquisitions; general economic, market and business
conditions; uncertainties associated with regulatory approvals; uncertainty of
government policy changes; uncertainties associated with credit facilities and
counterparty credit risk; and changes in income tax laws, tax laws, crown
royalty rates and incentive programs relating to the oil and gas industry. The
impact of any one risk, uncertainty or factor on a particular forward-looking
statement is not determinable with certainty as these are interdependent and
Crescent Point's future course of action depends on management's
assessment of all information available at the relevant time. 
Barrels of oil equivalent ("boes") may be misleading, particularly if
used in isolation. A boe conversion ratio of 6 Mcf: 1 Bbl is based on an energy
equivalency conversion method primarily applicable at the burner tip and does
not represent a value equivalency at the wellhead. 
The aggregate of the exploration and development costs incurred in the most
recent financial year and the change during the year in estimated future
development costs generally will not reflect total finding and development
costs related to reserves additions for the year. 
Additional information on these and other factors that could affect Crescent
Point's operations or financial results are included in Crescent
Point's reports on file with Canadian and U.S. securities regulatory
authorities. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on this
forward-looking information, which is given as of the date it is expressed
herein or otherwise and Crescent Point undertakes no obligation to update
publicly or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise, unless required to do so pursuant to
applicable law. All subsequent forward-looking statements, whether written or
oral, attributable to Crescent Point or persons acting on the Company's
behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary
statements. 
Crescent Point is one of Canada's largest light and medium oil producers,
with a market capitalization of more than CDN$18 billion and an annual dividend
of CDN$2.76 per share.  
Crescent Point shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York
Stock Exchange, both under the symbol CPG. 
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Crescent Point Energy Corp.                                                 
Suite 2800, 111-5th Avenue S.W.                                             
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3Y6                                                     
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: 
Crescent Point Energy Corp.
Greg Tisdale
Chief Financial Officer
(403) 693-0020 or Toll-free (US & Canada): 888-693-0020
or
Crescent Point Energy Corp.
Trent Stangl
Vice President, Marketing and Investor Relations
(403) 693-0020 or Toll-free (US & Canada): 888-693-0020
(403) 693-0070 
INDUSTRY:  Energy and Utilities - Oil and Gas  
SUBJECT:  ERN 
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