Jones Energy Closes Arkoma Basin Sale


AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) announced today the closing of its previously announced Arkoma Basin divestiture for $65 million, subject to customary closing adjustments.

Jonny Jones, founder, chairman and CEO said, “The sale of our Arkoma Basin properties is a significant catalyst in our deleveraging story. Jones Energy is now a pure play Anadarko Basin company and we are using proceeds from the sale to pay down debt and focus our attention on the Merge. I look forward to updating you with additional asset sales as they occur and updating you with details on our second quarter earnings later this week.”

About Jones Energy

Jones Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the development and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties in the Anadarko basin of Texas and Oklahoma. Additional information about Jones Energy may be found on the Company’s website at:

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