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Southwestern Energy Details Workforce Reduction Plan


Shares of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) were trading higher by nearly 15 percent at $8.49 by mid-Thursday afternoon.

Southwestern Energy announced earlier in the day in an 8-K filing details of a workforce reduction plan which is expected to be implemented by the end of the first quarter. As part of the workforce reduction, the company will record a one-time cash severance payment of $45 to $50 million and $15 to $20 million related to the elimination of service requirements for equity awards to certain terminated employees.

Shares of Southwestern Energy have lost more than 65 percent over the past year.

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