EPL to Present at the 41st Annual Howard Weil Energy Conference

EPL to Present at the 41st Annual Howard Weil Energy Conference

NEW ORLEANS, March 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. (EPL or
the Company) (NYSE:EPL) will present at the 41^st Annual Howard Weil Energy
Conference on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 1:40 p.m. Central time in New
Orleans. Gary C. Hanna, EPL's President and Chief Executive Officer, will
provide a financial and operational overview on the Company during the

A copy of the presentation handout will be available during the conference on
the Company's website, www.eplweb.com, under "Latest Presentation" in the
Investor Relations section of the site.

Description of the Company

Founded in 1998, EPL is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and
production company based in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Houston, Texas. The
Company's operations are concentrated in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico shelf,
focusing on the state and federal waters offshore Louisiana. For more
information, please visit www.eplweb.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking information and statements
regarding EPL. Any statements included in this press release that address
activities, events or developments that EPL "expects," "believes," "plans,"
"projects," "estimates" or "anticipates" will or may occur in the future are
forward-looking statements.We believe these judgments are reasonable, but
actual results may differ materially due to a variety of important
factors.Among other items, such factors might include: hurricane and other
weather-related interference with business operations; the failure of any
closing conditions in the proposed sale of the non-operated Bay Marchand
assets, which could terminate or significantly delay the transaction; the
effects of delays in completion of, or shut-ins of, gas gathering systems,
pipelines and processing facilities; stock market conditions; the trading
price of EPL's common stock; cash demands caused by planned and unplanned
capital expenditures; changes in general economic conditions; uncertainties in
reserve and production estimates, particularly with respect to internal
estimates that are not prepared by independent reserve engineers;
unanticipated recovery or production problems; changes in legislative and
regulatory requirements concerning safety and the environment as they relate
to operations; oil and natural gas prices and competition; the impact of
derivative positions; production expenses and expense estimates; cash flow and
cash flow estimates; future financial performance; drilling and operating
risks; our ability to replace oil and gas reserves; risks and liabilities
associated with properties acquired in acquisitions; integration of acquired
assets; volatility in the financial and credit markets or in oil and natural
gas prices; and other matters that are discussed in EPL's filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. (http://www.sec.gov/)

CONTACT: Investors/Media
         T.J. Thom, Chief Financial Officer

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