CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/01/12 -- Pengrowth Energy Corporation (TSX: PGF) (NYSE: PGH) today announced that as a result of the current low share price environment, it is suspending its Premium Dividend program, effective with the December 17, 2012 payment.
Pengrowth's Dividend Reinvestment Program ("DRIP"), a separate program from the Premium Dividend program, remains in effect.
Pengrowth Energy Corporation is a dividend-paying, intermediate Canadian producer of oil and natural gas, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Pengrowth's assets include Swan Hills light oil, Cardium light oil and the Lindbergh thermal bitumen project. Pengrowth's shares trade on both the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "PGF" and on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "PGH".
PENGROWTH ENERGY CORPORATION
Derek Evans, President and Chief Executive Officer