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Baytex Confirms Monthly Dividend for November at $0.20 Per Share

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Baytex Confirms Monthly Dividend for November at $0.20 Per Share16:15 EST Tuesday, November 15, 2011CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 15, 2011) - Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE) (NYSE:BTE) announces that a cash dividend of $0.20 per common share in respect of November operations will be paid on December 15, 2011 to shareholders of record on November 30, 2011. The ex-dividend date is November 28, 2011. This dividend is an eligible dividend for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada).The U.S. dollar equivalent dividend amount is approximately US$0.1965 per share assuming a foreign exchange rate of 0.9825 USD/CAD. The actual U.S. dollar equivalent dividend for shareholders who hold through a brokerage firm will be based on the exchange rate in effect on the payment date and net of applicable Canadian withholding taxes. Registered shareholders are paid directly by Baytex's transfer agent, Valiant Trust Company, and the actual U.S. dollar equivalent dividend will be based on the exchange rate in effect on the record date and net of applicable Canadian withholding taxes.The annualized dividend of $2.40 per share represents a cash-on-cash yield of approximately 4.5% based on the closing price of our common shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange on November 14, 2011 of $53.50.Baytex has a Dividend Reinvestment Plan that provides a convenient and cost-effective method for eligible holders in Canada and the United States to maximize their investment in Baytex by reinvesting their monthly cash dividends to acquire additional common shares. For further information regarding the Dividend Reinvestment Plan, please visit our website at www.baytex.ab.ca or contact Valiant Trust Company at 1-866-313-1872.The common shares of Baytex Energy Corp. are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol BTE. All dollar amounts in this press release are Canadian dollars unless otherwise identified.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Anthony MarinoBaytex Energy Corp.President and Chief Executive Officer(587) 952-3100ORDerek AylesworthBaytex Energy Corp.Chief Financial Officer(587) 952-3120ORBrian EctorBaytex Energy Corp.Vice President, Investor Relations(587) 952-3237ORToll Free Number: 1-800-524-5521Baytex Energy Corp.www.baytex.ab.ca