BPZ Energy To Present At IPAA Oil & Gas Symposium

Houston, Texas, Sept. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BPZ Energy(NYSE:BPZ) (BVL: BPZ), an independent oil and gasexploration and production company, announced today that Presidentand CEO Manolo Zúñiga will be presenting at the IPAA Oil & GasInvestor Symposium in San Francisco, California, on Tuesday, Oct.1, 2013 at 11:50 a.m. PDT (2:50 p.m. EDT). 

The live webcast and presentation slides, aswell as the replay will be available via the BPZ Energy websitelocated at www.bpzenergy.comin the Investor Relations, Events & Webcasts section. 

ABOUT BPZ ENERGY

Houston-based BPZ Energy, which trades as BPZResources, Inc. under ticker symbol BPZ on the New York StockExchange and the Bolsa de Valores in Lima, is an independent oiland gas exploration and production company which has licensecontracts covering approximately 2.0 million net acres in offshoreand onshore Peru.  The Company holds a 51% interest inoffshore Block Z-1, which it is developing in partnership withPacific Rubiales Energy Corp.  BPZ Energy also holds 100%working interests in three onshore blocks in Peru.  Pleasevisit the Company's website at www.bpzenergy.com for moreinformation.

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CONTACT: A. Pierre Dubois         Investor Relations & Corporate Communications         BPZ Energy         281-752-1240         pierre_dubois@bpzenergy.com