Houston, Aug. 15, 2014 (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 EnerCom Oil &Gas Investor Conference in Denver, Colorado, on Monday, August 18,2014 at 4:50 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (6:50 p.m. EasternDaylight Time).  The live webcast and presentation slides, aswell as the replay, will be available via the BPZ Energy websitelocated at www.bpzenergy.com in 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 1.9 million net acres in offshoreand onshore Peru.  The Company holds a 51% interest inoffshore Block Z-1, which it is developing in partnership with Pacific RubialesEnergy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB). BPZ Energy also holds 100% working interests in three onshoreblocks in Peru.  Please visit the Company's website at 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