BPZ Energy to Participate in the 16th Annual Credit Suisse Energy Summit in Vail, Colorado

BPZ Energy to Participate in the 16th Annual Credit Suisse Energy Summit in
Vail, Colorado

HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BPZ Energy (NYSE:BPZ) (BVL:BPZ),
announced today that the Company will be participating in meetings at the
Credit Suisse Energy Investor Summit being held in Vail, Colorado from
February 5-7, 2013.An updated Company presentation is now available on the
BPZ Energy website atwww.bpzenergy.com in the Investor Relations, Events &
Presentations section.

ABOUT BPZ ENERGY

Houston-based BPZ Energy, which trades as BPZ Resources, Inc. under ticker
symbol BPZ on the New York Stock Exchange and the Bolsa de Valores in Lima, is
an independent oil and gas exploration and production company which has
license contracts for oil and gas exploration and production covering
approximately 2.2 million gross acres in four properties in northwest
Peru.The Company holds a 51% working interest and Pacific Rubiales Energy
Corporation holds a 49% working interest in offshore Block Z-1.In addition,
the Company is pursuing the exploration of onshore Blocks XIX, XXII and XXIII,
in parallel with the execution of an integrated gas-to-power strategy, which
includes generation and sale of electric power in Peru and the development of
a regional gas marketing strategy.The Company also owns a non-operating net
profits interest in a producing property in southwest Ecuador.Please visit
the Company's website at www.bpzenergy.com for more information.

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