NGP Capital Resources Company Announces Quarterly Dividend Of $0.16 Per Share

Houston, TX, March 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NGP Capital Resources Company (NASDAQ: NGPC)(the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors hasdeclared a quarterly dividend to stockholders in the amount of$0.16 per common share.  The expected dividend payment date isApril 8, 2013 to stockholders of record on March 29,2013. 

Management expects that the dividend will bepaid out of ordinary income for tax purposes.  The Companydetermines the tax characteristics of its dividend distributions asof the end of the fiscal year, based on the taxable income for thefull year and distributions paid during the year.  The taxcharacteristics for dividends paid in 2013 will be reported to eachstockholder on Form 1099-DIV after the end of the year.  Alldividend distributions in 2012 were paid from ordinary income.

The Company has an "opt out" dividendreinvestment plan, or "DRIP," for its stockholders. Consequently, when the Company declares a cash dividend,stockholders who have not opted out of the DRIP automatically havetheir dividends reinvested in shares of NGPC common stock, ratherthan receiving their dividends in cash.  A stockholder who haselected to receive dividends in cash may re-enroll in the DRIP atany time by notifying the plan administrator.

About NGP Capital ResourcesCompany

NGP Capital Resources Company is a closed-end,non-diversified management investment company that has elected tobe regulated as a business development company under the InvestmentCompany Act of 1940.  We principally invest in privatecompanies and from time to time, we may also invest in publiccompanies.  We invest primarily in senior secured andmezzanine loans according to our business plan and in someinstances receive equity interests in portfolio companies inconnection with such investments.  Our manager is NGPInvestment Advisor, LP, an affiliate of NGP Energy CapitalManagement ("NGP ECM").  Founded in 1988, NGP ECM is a premierinvestment franchise in the natural resources industry, whichtogether with its affiliates has managed $13 billion in cumulativecommitted capital since inception.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-lookingstatements.  We may use words such as "anticipates,""believes," "intends," "plans," "expects," "projects," "estimates,""will," "should," "may" and similar expressions to identifyforward-looking statements.  These forward-looking statementsare subject to various risks and uncertainties.  Certainfactors could cause actual results and conditions to differmaterially from those projected, including the uncertaintiesassociated with the timing of transaction closings, changes ininterest rates, availability of transactions, the  futureoperating results of our portfolio companies, regulatory factors,changes in regional, national, or international  economicconditions and their  impact on the industries in which weinvest, other changes in the conditions of the industries in whichwe invest and other factors enumerated in our filings with theSecurities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC").

You should not place undue reliance on suchforward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date theyare made.  We undertake no obligation to update ourforward-looking statements made herein, unless required by law.

Persons considering an investment in NGP CapitalResources Company should consider the investment objectives, risks,and charges and expenses of the Company carefully beforeinvesting.  Such information and other information about us isavailable in our annual report on Form 10-K, in our quarterlyreports on Form 10-Q and in prospectuses we issue from time to timein connection with our offering of securities.  Such materialsare filed with the SEC and copies are available on the SEC'swebsite, www.sec.gov, and in the Investor Relations section of ourwebsite at www.ngpcrc.com.  Prospective investors should readsuch materials carefully before investing.

INVESTMENT CONTACT: 

Please send investment proposals to: 

NGP Capital Resources Company 713-752-0062

Steve Gardner (sgardner@ngpcrc.com),

Michael Brown (mbrown@ngpcrc.com),

Hans Hubbard (hhubbard@ngpcrc.com), or

Chris Ryals (cryals@ngpcrc.com).

INVESTOR RELATIONSCONTACT: 

L. Scott Biar (investor_relations@ngpcrc.com),713-752-0062.

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