EPL to Present at Dahlman Rose & Co. Ultimate Oil Services and E&P Conference and Capital One Southcoast 7th Annual Energy

EPL to Present at Dahlman Rose & Co. Ultimate Oil Services and E&P Conference
and Capital One Southcoast 7th Annual Energy Conference

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. (EPL or the
Company) (NYSE:EPL) will present at the Ultimate Oil Services and E&P
Conference hosted by Dahlman Rose & Co. on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 8:25
a.m. Eastern time in New York. Gary C. Hanna, EPL's President and Chief
Executive Officer, will provide a financial and operational overview on the
Company during the presentation.

A live and on-demand webcast will be available via the Company's website,
www.eplweb.com, under "Events and Webcasts" in the Investor Relations section,
as well as on the Dahlman Rose conference webcasting site at
http://wsw.com/webcast/dahlman17/epl/.

Additionally, the Company will present at the Capital One Southcoast 7th
Annual Energy Conference on Thursday, December 6 at 9:30 a.m. Central time in
New Orleans with Gary C. Hanna presenting for EPL.

Description of the Company

Founded in 1998, EPL is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and
production company based in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Houston, Texas.The
Company's operations are concentrated in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico shelf,
focusing on the state and federal waters offshore Louisiana.For more
information, please visit www.eplweb.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking information and statements
regarding EPL.Any statements included in this press release that address
activities, events or developments that EPL "expects," "believes," "plans,"
"projects," "estimates" or "anticipates" will or may occur in the future are
forward-looking statements.We believe these judgments are reasonable, but
actual results may differ materially due to a variety of important
factors.Among other items, such factors might include: hurricane and other
weather-related interference with business operations; the effects of delays
in completion of, or shut-ins of, gas gathering systems, pipelines and
processing facilities; stock market conditions; the trading price of EPL's
common stock; cash demands caused by planned and unplanned capital
expenditures; changes in general economic conditions; uncertainties in reserve
and production estimates, particularly with respect to internal estimates that
are not prepared by independent reserve engineers; unanticipated recovery or
production problems; changes in legislative and regulatory requirements
concerning safety and the environment as they relate to operations; oil and
natural gas prices and competition; the impact of derivative positions;
production expenses and expense estimates; cash flow and cash flow estimates;
future financial performance; drilling and operating risks; our ability to
replace oil and gas reserves; risks and liabilities associated with properties
acquired in acquisitions; integration of acquired assets; volatility in the
financial and credit markets or in oil and natural gas prices; and other
matters that are discussed in EPL's filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. (http://www.sec.gov/)

CONTACT: Investors/Media
        
         T.J. Thom, Chief Financial Officer
         504-799-1902
         tthom@eplweb.com

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