Houston-based E&P APA Corp. has declared a regular cash dividend of $0.25 per share of the company’s common stock.

The dividend is unchanged from the company’s Aug. 22 payout of $0.25.

The dividend will be payable Nov. 22 to stockholders of record Oct. 23.

The dividend is part of a trend of energy companies using their hefty free cash flows for robust returns of capital to shareholders.