El Paso Corp. Issues Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of El Paso Corporation declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share on the company's outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable October 1, 2009 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 4, 2009. Outstanding shares of common stock entitled to receive dividends as of July 31, 2009 were 701,201,672.