Gibson Energy Inc. Declares Initial Dividend

Aug 17, 2011

CALGARY, Aug. 17, 2011 /CNW/ - Gibson Energy Inc. ("Gibson" or the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend on its outstanding common shares of $0.28 per common share for the period from and including June 15, 2011 to September 30, 2011.  This equates to Gibson's expected initial quarterly dividend rate of $0.24 per share.  The dividend will be payable on October 21, 2011 to common shareholders of record at the close of business on September 30, 2011.

About Gibson

Gibson is one of the largest independent midstream energy companies in Canada and a major participant in the crude oil transportation business in the United States, and is engaged in the movement, storage, blending, processing, marketing and distribution of crude oil, condensate, natural gas liquids, and refined products. Gibson transports hydrocarbons by utilizing its integrated network of terminals, pipelines and truck fleet, located throughout western Canada and the United States.

Gibson shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol GEI.

Gibson's primary objective is to generate stable and growing cash flows for shareholders through an attractive dividend and a growing asset base.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this news release constitute forward-looking statements. These statements relate to future events or the Company's future performance. All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements. The use of any of the words ''anticipate'', ''plan'', ''contemplate'', ''continue'', ''estimate'', ''expect'', ''intend'', ''propose'', ''might'', ''may'', ''will'', ''shall'', ''project'', ''should'', ''could'', ''would'', ''believe'', ''predict'', ''forecast'', ''pursue'', ''potential'' and ''capable'' and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes these statements to be reasonable, no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking statements included in this news release should not be unduly relied upon. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of regulatory decisions, competitive factors in the industries in which the Company operates, prevailing economic conditions, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Company. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release represent the Company's expectations as of the date hereof, and are subject to change after such date. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities regulations.

For further information:

Ken Hall
Vice President Investor Relations and Communications
(403) 781-2899
ken.hall@gibsons.com