Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of Berry Petroleum Co.

     Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of Berry Petroleum Co.

PR Newswire

WAYNE, Pa., Feb. 22, 2013

WAYNE, Pa., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ryan & Maniskas, LLP
(www.rmclasslaw.com/cases/bry) is investigating potential claims against the
board of directors of Berry Petroleum Co. ("Berry Petroleum" or the "Company")
(NYSE: BRY) concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other
violations of law related to the Company's efforts to sell the Company to LINN
Energy, LLC and LinnCo, LLC in a transaction valued at approximately $4.3
billion.

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Our investigation concerns possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other
violations of law related to the approval of the transaction by the Company's
board of directors; in particular, whether the Company undertook a fair
process to obtain fair consideration for all shareholders of Berry Petroleum.
For more information regarding our investigation, please contact Ryan &
Maniskas, LLP (Richard A. Maniskas, Esquire) toll-free at (877) 316-3218 or by
email at rmaniskas@rmclasslaw.com or visit: www.rmclasslaw.com/cases/bry.

Under the terms of the proposal, public shareholders of Berry Petroleum will
receive 1.25 LinnCo, LLC common shares for each share of Berry Petroleum they
own.

If you own shares of Berry Petroleum and would like to learn more about these
claims or if you wish to discuss these matters and have any questions
concerning this announcement or your rights, contact Richard A. Maniskas,
Esquire toll-free at (877) 316-3218 or to sign up online, visit:
www.rmclasslaw.com/cases/bry. You may also email Mr. Maniskas at
rmaniskas@rmclasslaw.com. For more information about class action cases in
general, please visit our website: www.rmclasslaw.com.

Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is a national shareholder litigation firm. Ryan &
Maniskas, LLP is devoted to protecting the interests of individual and
institutional investors in shareholder actions in state and federal courts
nationwide.

CONTACT: Ryan & Maniskas, LLP
          Richard A. Maniskas, Esquire
          995 Old Eagle School Rd., Suite 311
          Wayne, PA 19087
          877-316-3218
          www.rmclasslaw.com/cases/bry
          rmaniskas@rmclasslaw.com

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