Drilling Completed on Aspy Well

Business Wire 9-Nov-2018 2:09 PM

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) today announced that drilling of the Aspy exploration well offshore Nova Scotia reached total depth of 7,400 meters. The prospect did not encounter commercial quantities of hydrocarbons and Hess' share of the well cost through September 30, 2018 will be expensed in the third quarter and reflected in the company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. BP Canada as operator and Hess each hold a 50 percent participating interest.

Hess Corporation is a leading global independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. More information on Hess Corporation is available at http://www.hess.com.

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This news release contains projections and other forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These projections and statements reflect the company's current views with respect to future events and financial performance. No assurances can be given, however, that these events will occur or that these projections will be achieved, and actual results could differ materially from those projected as a result of certain risk factors. A discussion of these risk factors is included in the company's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

We use certain terms in this release relating to resources other than proved reserves, such as unproved reserves or resources. Investors are urged to consider closely the disclosure relating to proved reserves in Hess' Form 10-K, File No. 1-1204, available from Hess Corporation, 1185 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10036 c/o Corporate Secretary and on our website at www.hess.com You can also obtain this form from the SEC on the EDGAR system.

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