NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 1, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. (EPL or the Company) (NYSE:EPL) will present at the 4 th Annual Energy Conference hosted by Johnson Rice & Company on October 3, 2012 at 1:50 p.m. Central time in New Orleans, Louisiana. Gary C. Hanna, EPL's President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide a financial and operational overview on the Company during the presentation. A live and on-demand webcast will be available via the Company's website, www.eplweb.com , in the Investor Relations section, as well as on the Johnson Rice conference webcasting site at http://wsw.com/webcast/jr13/epl/ . A copy of the updated presentation handout will be available during the conference on the Company's website, www.eplweb.com , under "Latest Presentation" in the Investor Relations section of the site. Description of the Company Founded in 1998, EPL is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Houston, Texas. The Company's operations are concentrated in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico shelf, focusing on the state and federal waters offshore Louisiana. For more information, please visit www.eplweb.com . Forward-Looking Statements This press release may contain forward-looking information and statements regarding EPL. Any statements included in this press release that address activities, events or developments that EPL "expects," "believes," "plans," "projects," "estimates" or "anticipates" will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. We believe these judgments are reasonable, but actual results may differ materially due to a variety of important factors. Among other items, such factors might include: hurricane and other weather-related interference with business operations; the effects of delays in completion of, or shut-ins of, gas gathering systems, pipelines and processing facilities; stock market conditions; the trading price of EPL's common stock; cash demands caused by planned and unplanned capital expenditures; changes in general economic conditions; uncertainties in reserve and production estimates; unanticipated recovery or production problems; changes in legislative and regulatory requirements concerning safety and the environment as they relate to operations; oil and natural gas prices and competition; the impact of derivative positions; production expenses and expense estimates; cash flow and cash flow estimates; future financial performance; drilling and operating risks; our ability to replace oil and gas reserves; risks and liabilities associated with properties acquired in acquisitions; volatility in the financial and credit markets or in oil and natural gas prices; and other matters that are discussed in EPL's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ( http://www.sec.gov/).
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