Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX) today declared a cash dividend of $0.3125 per share payable on May 1, 2014 to holders of record as of April 15, 2014 for its common stock.
FCX is a premier U.S.-based natural resource company with an industry leading global portfolio of mineral assets, significant oil and gas resources and a growing production profile. FCX is the world's largest publicly traded copper producer.
FCX's portfolio of assets includes the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia, one of the world's largest copper and gold deposits; significant mining operations in the Americas, including the large-scale Morenci minerals district in North America and the Cerro Verde operation in South America; the Tenke Fungurume minerals district in the DRC; and significant oil and natural gas assets in North America, including reserves in the Deepwater GOM, onshore and offshore California and in the Eagle Ford and Haynesville shale plays, and an industry leading position in the emerging shallow water, Inboard Lower Tertiary/Cretaceous gas trend on the Shelf of the GOM and onshore in South Louisiana. Additional information about FCX is available on FCX's website at www.fcx.com.
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