BPZ Energy to Participate in the Raymond James 34th Annual Institutional Investors Conference

BPZ Energy to Participate in the Raymond James 34th Annual Institutional
Investors Conference

announced today that the Company will be presenting at the Raymond James 34^th
Annual Institutional Investors Conference being held in Orlando, Florida from
March 4-6, 2013.

President and CEO Manolo Zúñiga's presentation will be webcast live on Monday,
March 4^th at 10:25 a.m. EST. The webcast and presentation, as well as the
replay, will be available on the BPZ Energy website at www.bpzenergy.com in
the Investor Relations, Events & Presentations section.


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
Corp. holds a 49% working interest in offshore 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

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