XTO Energy Increases Common Stock Dividend

XTO Energy's (NYSE: XTO) Board of Directors has increased its quarterly cash dividend to 7.5 cents per share, up from 5 cents per share, effective immediately.

"As a leading growth company, XTO Energy continues to deliver strong results and create future value," stated Bob R. Simpson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "This dividend increase today recognizes our ongoing commitment to realizing that value for the shareholders."

This outstanding Common Stock dividend is payable January 13, 2006 to stockholders of record at the close of business December 30, 2005.