DENVER, CO, October 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PDC Energy, Inc. ("PDC" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:PDCE) today announced plans to host an Analyst Day for equity analysts and institutional investors on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

Please plan to join James Trimble, Chief Executive Officer and President, along with key members of the senior management team for a 2014 operational and financial outlook.

PDC Energy Analyst Day Thursday, April 17, 2014 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET __________________________________________________________

NASDAQ Market Site 4 Times Square, between 42nd and 43rd (entrance on Broadway) New York, NY 10036

To RSVP or for further information contact Marti Dowling, Manager Investor Relations, at 303.831.3926 or via e-mail at

A live webcast of the event and related slides will be available at the start of the program by logging onto the Company's website at

Upcoming Industry Conference Participation

PDC management is currently scheduled to present at the Canaccord Genuity Global Resources Conference in Miami, Florida on Thursday, October 17, 2013, at 10:30am ET, at the Brean Capital E&P Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on Wednesday, November 6, 9013, and at Hart Energy's DUG East Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at 4:30pm ET. Please see PDC's website at for full details. The related slide presentations are expected to be available on the Company's website immediately prior to the events.

About PDC Energy, Inc.

PDC Energy is a domestic independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development and production of crude oil, NGLs and natural gas. Its operations are focused primarily in the liquids-rich Wattenberg Field of Colorado, including the horizontal Niobrara and Codell plays, the Utica Shale in Ohio and the Marcellus Shale development in West Virginia. PDC is included in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index and the Russell 2000 Index of Companies.
CONTACTS: Michael Edwards          Senior Director Investor Relations          303-860-5820                   Marti Dowling          Manager Investor Relations          303-831-3926

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