Pioneer Natural Resources has redeemed for cash all of its outstanding 9-5/8% Senior Notes due 2010 and 7.50% Senior Notes
due 2012. The cash payment to redeem the Notes included
the make-whole premium, which was determined on September 28, 2005,
plus accrued and unpaid interest to, but not including, October 3,
2005. In total, Pioneer paid $34.6 million in connection with the
redemption of the Notes.
Associated with the redemption of the Notes and the recently
completed debt tender offer for the Company's 5.875% Senior Notes due
2012, the Company will recognize a pre-tax charge of approximately $14
million in its reported third quarter of 2005 results.