Penn Virginia Corporation Declares Dividend

RADNOR, Pa.-- Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE: PVA) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.05625 per share payable September 3, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 11, 2009. This will be the Company's 450th consecutive quarterly dividend payment.

Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE: PVA) is an independent natural gas and oil company focused on the exploration, acquisition, development and production of reserves in onshore regions of the U.S., including the East Texas, Mississippi, the Mid-Continent region, the Appalachian Basin and the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas. We also own approximately 77 percent of PVG, the owner of the general partner and the largest unit holder of PVR, a manager of coal and natural resource properties and related assets and the operator of a midstream natural gas gathering and processing business.

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