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EP Energy Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering of Common Stock

HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 01/06/14 -- EP Energy Corporation ("EP Energy") today announced the commencement of its initial public offering of 40,000,000 shares of its common stock at an anticipated initial public offering price between $23.00 and $27.00 per share. In addition, the underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase from EP Energy up to an additional 6,000,000 shares of common stock, at the same price per share. EP Energy will list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "EPE."

Credit Suisse and J.P. Morgan are acting as joint book-running managers for the proposed offering. Citigroup, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank Securities, UBS Investment Bank, BMO Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets and Wells Fargo Securities are also acting as book-running managers. Evercore, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., Barclays, Jefferies, BofA Merrill Lynch, BBVA, Nomura, Scotiabank / Howard Weil, Societe Generale and TD Securities are acting as senior co-managers, and Capital One Securities, CIBC, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, ING, Mizuho Securities, SMBC Nikko, Stephens Inc., Lebenthal Capital Markets and Topeka Capital Markets are acting as co-managers.

The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, a prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from:

Credit Suisse
Attn: Prospectus Department
One Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10010
Telephone: (800) 221-1037
Email: [email protected]

J.P. Morgan
via Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, New York 11717
Telephone: (866) 803-9204

A registration statement relating to the shares of common stock has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. The shares of common stock may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the common stock in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties, including, among others, risks impacting the ability of EP Energy to complete any public offering of its securities because of general market conditions or other factors. EP Energy undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement.

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