Houston, Sept. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BPZEnergy (NYSE: BPZ) (BVL: BPZ), today announced thatPresident and CEO Manolo Zúñiga will be presenting at the Oil &Gas Investor Symposium hosted by the Independent PetroleumAssociation of America in San Francisco, CA, on Tuesday, Sept.23, 2014 at 10:10 a.m. PDT (1:10 p.m. EDT).  The livepresentation webcast and slides, along with the replay, will beaccessible at the Company's website at www.bpzenergy.com in the InvestorRelations, Events & Presentations section. 

ABOUT BPZ ENERGY

BPZ Energy, which trades as BPZ Resources, Inc.under ticker symbol BPZ on the New York Stock Exchange and theBolsa de Valores in Lima, is an independent oil and gas explorationand production company which has license contracts coveringapproximately 1.9 million net acres in offshore and onshorePeru.  The Company holds a 51% working interest in offshoreBlock Z-1, which it is developing in partnership with PacificRubiales Energy Corp.  The Company also holds 100% workinginterests in three onshore blocks, where an exploration program isunderway at Block XXIII.  Please visit www.bpzenergy.com for moreinformation.

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