BPZ Energy to Host Conference Call for Fourth Quarter and Year End 2012 Results

BPZ Energy to Host Conference Call for Fourth Quarter and Year End 2012
Results

HOUSTON, Feb. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BPZ Energy, (NYSE:BPZ) (BVL:BPZ),
an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, today announced
it will host a conference call and webcast to discuss fourth quarter and
year-end 2012 financial and operational results on Friday, March 8, 2013, at
10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST).

The live conference call may be accessed via the Investor Relations, Events &
Presentations section of the Company's website at www.bpzenergy.com, or by
accessing the following dial-in numbers:

  US and Canada Dial-In: (877) 293-5457
  International Dial-In: (707) 287-9344
  Conference Code:      14992039

A replay of the call will also be available at the Investor Relations section
of the Company's website.

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 holds
license contracts for oil and gas exploration and production in four
properties in northwest Peru.Offshore, the Company holds a 51% working
interest and Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. holds a 49% working interest in
Block Z-1, for which current activity includes the development of the Corvina
oil discovery, as well as the redevelopment of the Albacora field.

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
         +1(281) 752-1240
         pierre_dubois@bpzenergy.com