BPZ Energy Announces Participation In Raymond James Investor Conference And Schedules Call For Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2013 Results

Houston, Feb. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BPZEnergy (NYSE: BPZ) (BVL: BPZ), today announced two upcomingevents.

On March 4, 2014, Manolo Zúñiga, president andCEO of BPZ Energy will be presenting at the 35 th AnnualRaymond James Institutional Investor Conference in Orlando, Floridaat 7:40 am CST (8:40 am EST).  The live webcast presentationand posted slides may be accessed via the Investor Relations,Events & Presentations section of the BPZ Energy website at www.bpzenergy.com.  Inaddition, the live webcast audio with presentation slides may beaccessed via the Raymond James website at http://wsw.com/webcast/rj89/bpz/.

On March 7, 2014, the Company will host aconference call and webcast to discuss fourth quarter and full year2013 financial and operational results at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00a.m. EST).  The live conference call may be accessed via theInvestor Relations, Events & Presentations section at www.bpzenergy.com, or by accessingthe following dial-in numbers:

US and Canada Dial-In:          (877) 293-5457

InternationalDial-In:               (707) 287-9344

Replays for both events will be available under the Events &Presentations link at the Company's website.

ABOUT BPZ ENERGY

BPZ Energy is an independent oil and gasexploration and production company with license contracts covering1.9 million net acres in four blocks located in northwestPeru.  Current operations in these blocks range fromearly-stage exploration to production.  The Company holds a51% working interest in offshore Block Z-1, where developmentdrilling is currently underway at the Corvina and Albacorafields.  Onshore the Company holds three 100%-owned blockswith exploration drilling currently underway at Block XXIII. In southwest Ecuador, the Company owns a non-operating net profitsinterest in a producing property.  BPZ Energy trades as BPZResources, Inc. on both the New York Stock Exchange and the Bolsade Valores in Lima under ticker symbol "BPZ".  Please visit www.bpzenergy.com for moreinformation.

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CONTACT: A. Pierre Dubois         Investor Relations & Corporate Communications         BPZ Energy         1-281-752-1240         pierre_dubois@bpzenergy.com