Petroleum Development Corp. Closes Private Offering

Petroleum Development Corporation has closed its previously announced private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, of $203 million of its 12% Senior Notes due 2018. PDC plans to use the net proceeds of this offering to repay borrowings under its revolving bank credit facility and for general corporate purposes.

The notes have been offered to qualified institutional buyers in accordance with Rule 144A of the Securities Act of 1933, and outside the United States to persons other than U.S. persons, in reliance on Regulation S. The notes will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.