SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Berry

  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation into
  Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Berry Petroleum Co. in
  Connection with the Sale of the Company to Linn Energy LLC Affiliate

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NEW YORK -- February 22, 2013

Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Berry Petroleum
Co. (“Berry” or the “Company”) (NYSE: BRY) for possible breaches of fiduciary
duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the
Company to an affiliate of Linn Energy LLC (“Linn”) (NasdaqGS: LINE).

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Under the terms of the transaction, Berry shareholders will receive 1.25
shares of LinnCo, LLC (Nasdaq: LNCO) stock for each share of Berry stock they
own, representing a value of approximately $46.24 per share. The transaction
has a total approximate value of $4.3 billion, including the assumption of
debt. Upon completion of the merger, LinnCo will contribute the Berry assets
to Linn in exchange for Linn units. The investigation concerns whether the
Berry Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by
failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this transaction.
At least one analyst set a price target for Berry stock at $50.00 per share.

If you own common stock in Berry and wish to obtain additional information,
please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at or by
telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or

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Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
Joseph Levi, Esq.
Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.
30 Broad Street - 24th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Tel: (212) 363-7500
Toll Free: (877) 363-5972
Fax: (866) 367-6510


Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
Joseph E. Levi, Esq.
(212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972
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