Concho Rsp Merger Agreement

Investors and security holders may receive free copies of the registration statement and joint proxy mandate/prospectus (if available) and any other documents submitted, or copies of concho or RSP are filed with the SEC via the SEC-managed website for Copies of documents submitted by RSP to the SEC are made available free of charge to the Investor Relations section of the RSP on the RSP website under the under the title "SEC Submissions" or by telephone at 214-252-2790. Copies of documents filed by concho with the SEC are provided free of charge on Concho`s website at or by phone at 432-221-0477 at conchos Investor Relations Department. As part of the transaction, each portion of the common shares of the RSP was converted into the right to receive 0.320 common shares of Concho. Concho therefore expects to issue approximately 51 million common shares as part of the merger. In addition, RSP common shares will no longer be listed on the NYSE for trading and the RSP will no longer have reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Shale mergers and acquisitions have been rare since oil prices plummeted in 2014, although there have been major land purchases from Exxon Mobil Corp, Oasis Petroleum Inc and others. That could soon change, analysts say, with crude oil prices rising above $64 a barrel. The above contains "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. All statements, in the absence of historical facts, contained in this communication and relate to activities, events or developments that Concho or the RSP expect, are forward-looking statements. Words such as "appreciate," "project," "predict," "believe," "wait," "anticipate," "potentially," "create," "project," "could," "may," "anticipate," "plan," "be," "guide," "look," "look," "perspectives," "objective," future, "accept," "forecast," "build," "Focus," "work," "continue," or the negative of these concepts or other variations of these concepts and similar words and concepts that identify forward-looking statements in the context of any future discussion of plans, measures, or events. However, the absence of these words does not mean that the statements are not forward-looking. These forward-looking statements include, among other things, transaction statements, pro forma descriptions of the combined business and its business, integration and transition plans, synergies, opportunities and expected future performance.

There are a number of risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements contained in this communication.