ZaZa Energy Corporation to Present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Energy Conference

  ZaZa Energy Corporation to Present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Energy
  Conference

Jefferies Global Energy Conference 2012

Business Wire

HOUSTON -- November 20, 2012

ZaZa Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:ZaZa) today announced that Ian H. Fay, ZaZa’s
Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Energy
Conference on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 11:20 a.m. Central Time. The
conference will be held in Houston, Texas.

A live webcast of the presentation will be streamed on the Company’s website,
www.zazaenergy.com, and a copy of the presentation will be posted in the
Investor Relations section prior to the event. Additionally, one-on-one
meetings will be scheduled onsite and should anyone have interest in meeting
with the Company, please contact your Jefferies sales representative or a
member of the ZaZa team.

About ZaZa Energy Corporation

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices in Corpus Christi, Texas and
Paris, France, ZaZa Energy Corporation is a publicly traded exploration and
production company with primary assets in the Eagle Ford and Eaglebine
resource plays in Texas. More information about the Company may be found at
www.zazaenergy.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements can be identified by words
such as "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "seeks," "believes," "estimates,"
"expects," "forecasts" and similar references to future periods. These
statements include, but are not limited to, statements about ZaZa’s ability to
execute on exploration, production and development plans, estimates of
reserves, estimates of production, future commodity prices, exchange rates,
interest rates, geological and political risks, drilling risks, product
demand, transportation restrictions, actual recoveries of insurance proceeds,
the ability of ZaZa to obtain additional capital, and other risks and
uncertainties described in the Company’s filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. While forward-looking statements are based on our
assumptions and analyses that we believe to be reasonable under the
circumstances, whether actual results and developments will meet our
expectations and predictions depend on a number of risks and uncertainties
that could cause our actual results, performance and financial condition to
differ materially from our expectations. See "Risk Factors" in our 2011 Form
10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a discussion of
risk factors that affect our business. Any forward-looking statement made by
us in this news release speaks only as of the date on which it is made.
Factors or events that could cause our actual results to differ may emerge
from time to time, and it is not possible for us to predict all of them. We
undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement,
whether as a result of new information, future development, or otherwise,
except as may be required by law.

Contact:

JMR Worldwide
Jay Morakis, Partner
+1-212-786-6037
jmorakis@jmrww.com