Pacific Rubiales 2012 year-end conference call

                Pacific Rubiales 2012 year-end conference call

PR Newswire

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2013

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE;
BVC: PREC; BOVESPA: PREB) has scheduled a telephone conference call for
investors and analysts on Thursday March 14, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. (Bogotá time),
9:00 a.m. (Toronto time) and 10:00 a.m (Rio de Janeiro time) to discuss the
Company's 2012 year-end results. Participants will include Ronald Pantin,
Chief Executive Officer, José Francisco Arata, President, and selected members
of senior management. Pacific Rubiales expects to release its 2012 results on
Wednesday March 13, 2013, after market close.

The live  conference  call will  be  conducted in  English  with  simultaneous 
Spanish translation. The  Company will  post a presentation  on the  Company's 
website prior to the call, which can be accessed at www.pacificrubiales.com.

Analysts and interested investors are invited to participate using the dial-in
numbers as follows:

Participant Number (International/Local):     (647) 427-7450
Participant Number (Toll free Colombia):      01-800-518-0661
Participant Number (Toll free North America):  (888) 231-8191
Conference ID (English Participants):         10631001
Conference ID (Spanish Participants):         10645383

The conference call will be webcast, which can be accessed through the
following link:
http://www.pacificrubiales.com.co/investor-relations/webcast.html.

A replay of the call  will be available until  23:59 pm (Toronto time),  March 
28, 2013, which can be accessed as follows:

Encore Toll Free Dial-in Number:   1-855-859-2056
Local Dial-in-Number:             (416)-849-0833
Encore ID (English Participants):  10631001
Encore ID (Spanish Participants):  10645383

Pacific Rubiales, a  Canadian company and  producer of natural  gas and  crude 
oil, owns 100% of  Meta Petroleum Corp., which  operates the Rubiales,  Piriri 
and Quifa heavy oil fields  in the Llanos Basin,  and 100% of Pacific  Stratus 
Energy Colombia Corp., which  operates the La Creciente  natural gas field  in 
the northwestern area of Colombia. Pacific Rubiales has also acquired 100%  of 
PetroMagdalena Energy Corp., which owns light oil assets in Colombia, and 100%
of C&C Energia  Ltd., which  owns light  oil assets  in the  Llanos Basin.  In 
addition, the Company has a  diversified portfolio of assets beyond  Colombia, 
which includes producing  and exploration assets  in Peru, Guatemala,  Brazil, 
Guyana and Papua New Guinea.

The Company's common shares trade on  the Toronto Stock Exchange and La  Bolsa 
de Valores de Colombia and as Brazilian Depositary Receipts on Brazil's  Bolsa 
de Valores Mercadorias e Futuros under the ticker symbols PRE, PREC, and PREB,
respectively.



SOURCE Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp.

Contact:

Christopher (Chris) LeGallais
Sr. Vice President, Investor Relations
+1 (647) 295-3700

Roberto Puente
Sr. Manager, Investor Relations
+57 (1) 511-2298

Javier Rodriguez
Manager, Investor Relations
+57 (1) 511-2319