Nexen Makes Interest Payment on 7.35% Subordinated Notes



Nexen Inc. announces the regular quarterly interest payment on its 7.35% Subordinated Notes due 2043 of US$0.459375 per note, payable August 1, 2005, to note holders of record on July 15, 2005.

The notes are listed for trading on the TSX: NXY.PR.U and the NYSE: NXYPRB.

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