SOURCE: El Paso Corporation

El Paso Corporation

February 24, 2010 14:26 ET

El Paso Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - February 24, 2010) - The board of directors of El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.01 per share on the company's outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable April 1, 2010 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 5, 2010. Outstanding shares of common stock entitled to receive dividends as of January 31, 2010 were 701,319,592.

El Paso Corporation provides natural gas and related energy products in a safe, efficient, and dependable manner. The company owns North America's largest interstate natural gas pipeline system and one of North America's largest independent natural gas producers. For more information, visit www.elpaso.com.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This release includes certain forward-looking statements and projections. The company has made every reasonable effort to ensure that the information and assumptions on which these statements and projections are based are current, reasonable, and complete. However, a variety of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the projections, anticipated results or other expectations expressed in this release, including, without limitation, our ability to pay the dividends declared; the uncertainties associated with governmental regulation; and other factors described in the company's (and its affiliates') Securities and Exchange Commission filings. While the company makes these statements and projections in good faith, neither the company nor its management can guarantee that anticipated future results will be achieved. Reference must be made to those filings for additional important factors that may affect actual results. The company assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements made herein or any other forward-looking statements made by the company, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contact Information

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    Investor and Media Relations
    Bruce L. Connery
    Vice President
    Office: (713) 420-5855

    Bill Baerg
    Manager
    Office: (713) 420-2906