Burlington Resources Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common S

The board of directors of Burlington Resources Inc. (NYSE:BR)(TSX:B) today declared a quarterly dividend of 15 cents per share on the company's common stock on a current-share basis, or 7.5 cents per share on a post-split basis. The dividend is payable on July 9, 2004 to stockholders of record on June 10, 2004.

Burlington Resources stockholders today approved an amendment to the company's Certificate of Incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of the company's common stock. As previously announced, a 2-for-1 stock split is payable on June 1, 2004 to stockholders of record on May 5, 2004.