Kerr-McGee Declares 227th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

The Kerr-McGee Corp. (NYSE: KMG) board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 45 cents per share of common stock for the quarter ending Sept. 30, 2004. This dividend will be Kerr-McGee's 227th consecutive quarterly dividend paid to holders of the company's common stock.

The dividend will be payable Oct. 1, 2004, to shareholders of record as of Sept. 3, 2004.