Energy XXI to Attend Howard Weil Energy Conference

Energy XXI to Attend Howard Weil Energy Conference

HOUSTON, March 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Energy XXI (Nasdaq:EXXI)
(LSE:EXXI) today announced Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Schiller
will participate in the Howard Weil Energy Conference in New Orleans, La., the
week of Monday, March 18, 2013.

Handout materials will be available on the Energy XXI homepage
(www.EnergyXXI.com) in the Investor Relations, Events & Presentations section.

About the Company

Energy XXI is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production
company whose growth strategy emphasizes acquisitions, enhanced by its
value-added organic drilling program. The company's properties are located in
the U.S. Gulf of Mexico waters and the Gulf Coast onshore. Cantor Fitzgerald
Europe is Energy XXI's listing broker in the United Kingdom. To learn more,
visit the Energy XXI website at www.EnergyXXI.com.

The Energy XXI logo is available at
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CONTACT: ENQUIRIES OF THE COMPANY
         Energy XXI
         Stewart Lawrence
         Vice President, Investor Relations and Communications
         713-351-3006
         slawrence@energyxxi.com
        
         Greg Smith
         Director, Investor Relations
         713-351-3149
         gsmith@energyxxi.com
        
         Cantor Fitzgerald
         Nominated Adviser: David Porter, Rick Thompson
         Corporate Broking: Richard Redmayne
         Tel: +44 (0) 20 7107 8000
        
         Pelham Bell Pottinger
         James Henderson
         jhenderson@pelhambellpottinger.co.uk
         Mark Antelme
         mantelme@pelhambellpottinger.co.uk
         +44 (0) 20 7861 3232

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