Cimarex Announces Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes

             Cimarex Announces Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes

PR Newswire

DENVER, May 20, 2014

DENVER, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC)
("Cimarex") today announced that it intends, subject to market conditions, to
publicly offer $600 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured
notes due 2024 in a registered underwritten offering.

Net proceeds from the offering will be used to repay in full amounts
outstanding under its revolving credit facility and for general corporate

Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., J.P. Morgan
Securities LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc. and U.S. Bancorp
Investments, Inc. will act as joint book-running managers for the offering.

The offering will be made pursuant to an effective registration statement
previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on Form
S-3 and available for review on the SEC's website at This
announcement is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy
any of the senior notes referred to above. An offering of any such securities
will be made only by means of a prospectus forming a part of the effective
registration statement, the preliminary prospectus supplement thereto and
other related documents. Any such documents shall not constitute an offer to
sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of
any such securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer,
solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification
under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. Copies of these
documents can be obtained from Wells Fargo Securities, LLC at 550 South Tryon
Street, 7th Floor, MAC D1086-070, Charlotte, NC, 28202, or via phone at
1-800-326-5897, or by email at; or Deutsche
Bank Securities Inc. at 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, attention:
Prospectus Group, or via phone at 1-800-503-4611, or by email at; or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC at 383 Madison Avenue,
New York, NY 10179, attention: High Yield Syndicate, or via phone at
1-800-245-8812, or by email at; or Mitsubishi UFJ
Securities (USA), Inc. at 1633 Broadway, 29th Floor, New York, NY 10019,
attention: Capital Markets Group, or via phone at 1-212-405-7440; or U.S.
Bancorp Investments, Inc. at 214 North Tyron Street, 26th Floor, Charlotte, NC
28202, attention: Non-Investment Grade Syndicate, or via phone at

About Cimarex Energy
Denver-based Cimarex Energy Co. is an independent oil and gas exploration and
production company with principal operations in the Mid-Continent and Permian
Basin areas of the U.S.

This communication contains statements that constitute forward-looking
statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995. These statements are based on current expectations and beliefs and
are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the
forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are more fully
described in SEC reports filed by Cimarex. While Cimarex makes these
forward-looking statements in good faith, management cannot guarantee that
anticipated future results will be achieved. Cimarex assumes no obligation and
expressly disclaims any duty to update the information contained herein except
as required by law. Actual results may differ materially from Cimarex
projections and can be affected by a variety of factors outside Cimarex's
control, including the risks and uncertainties described in Cimarex's SEC

SOURCE Cimarex Energy Co.

Contact: Cimarex Energy Co., Karen Acierno, 303.285.4957 or Mark Burford,
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