Linn Energy Announces Increase in Quarterly Cash Distribution

Linn Energy Announces Increase in Quarterly Cash Distribution

Linn Energy, LLC announced a cash distribution for the fourth quarter of 2006 of $0.52 per unit, or $2.08 per unit on an annualized basis, for all of its outstanding units. This distribution represents a 21% increase over Linn Energy’s distribution for the third quarter of 2006. The distribution will be payable on February 14, 2007 to unitholders of record at the close of business on January 29, 2007.

As previously announced, management currently expects to recommend to the Board of Directors an increase in the annualized cash distribution to $2.28 per unit beginning with the distribution for the second fiscal quarter of 2007.


Linn Energy is an independent oil and gas company focused on the development and acquisition of long-lived properties which complement its asset profile in producing basins within the United States. More information about Linn Energy is available on the internet at .

This press release includes “forward-looking statements” with the meaning of the federal securities law. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release that address activities, events or developments that the Company expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. These statements include but are not limited to statements with respect to future distributions. These statements are based on certain assumptions made by the Company based on management’s experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions, anticipated future developments and other factors believed to be appropriate. Such statements are subject to a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of the Company, which may cause actual results to differ materially from those implied or expressed by the forward-looking statements. These include risks relating to financial performance and results, availability of sufficient cash flow to pay distributions and execute our business plan, prices and demand for natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids, our ability to replace reserves and efficiently develop our current reserves and other important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected as described in the Company’s reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made and the Company undertakes no obligation to correct or update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Source: Linn Energy, LLC

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