HOUSTON, May 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BPZ Energy (NYSE:BPZ) (BVL:BPZ) today announced that Mr. Richard Spies, Chief Operating Officer, will be presenting at the SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Play-by-Play Oil and Gas Conference on Thursday, May 30, 2013 in New York City. The presentation will be posted to the Company website at www.bpzenergy.com in the Investor Relations, Events & Presentations section. ABOUT BPZ ENERGY BPZ Energy is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with license contracts covering approximately 1.9 million net acres in four properties in northwest Peru. In offshore Block Z-1, The Company holds a 51% working interest and Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. holds a 49% working interest. Current activity at Block Z-1 includes the development of the Corvina oil discovery, as well as the redevelopment of the Albacora field. In addition, the Company is pursuing the exploration of onshore Blocks XIX, XXII and XXIII, in parallel with the execution of an integrated gas-to-power strategy, which includes generation and sale of electric power in Peru and the development of a regional gas marketing strategy. The Company also owns a non-operating net profits interest in a producing property in southwest Ecuador. Please visit the Company's website at www.bpzenergy.com for more information.
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