HOUSTON, May 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (Nasdaq:CRZO) today announced that management is scheduled to present at the following upcoming conferences. The presentations will not be webcast, but the slide books used can be accessed on the Carrizo website at http://www.carrizo.com/ under the "Investor Relations" section.

BMO Global Energy Invitational Wednesday-Thursday, May 27-28, 2015 Pinehurst, NC

RBC 2015 Global Energy and Power Executive Conference Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 2:35 pm EDT New York, NY

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. is a Houston-based energy company actively engaged in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas from resource plays located in the United States. Our current operations are principally focused in proven, producing oil and gas plays primarily in the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, the Utica Shale in Ohio, the Delaware Basin in West Texas, the Niobrara Formation in Colorado, and the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania.
CONTACT: Jeffrey P. Hayden, CFA, VP - Investor Relations         (713) 328-1044         David L. Pitts, Chief Financial Officer         (713) 328-1000

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