EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. to Host Analyst Day in Houston on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Followed by a New York Analyst Day on Thursday, May

EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. to Host Analyst Day in Houston on Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Followed by a New York Analyst Day on Thursday, May 16, 2013

NEW ORLEANS, March 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. (EPL or
the Company) (NYSE:EPL) today announced the Company will host an analyst day
for equity analysts and institutional investors on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in
Houston followed by a New York Analyst Day on Thursday, May 16, 2013.

Topics will include an operational and financial overview and a comprehensive
review of the Company's oil weighted portfolio as well as EPL's 2013 growth
program and drilling plan presented by Gary C. Hanna, Chief Executive Officer
and President, along with key members of the senior management team.

EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. Analyst Days
Houston Analyst Day    New York Analyst Day
Tuesday, May 14, 2013  Thursday, May 16, 2013
7:30 AM — 11:30 PM CDT 8:00 AM — 12:00 PM EDT
The Four Seasons Hotel The Peninsula Hotel
1300 Lamar Street      700 5^th Avenue at 55^th Street
Houston, Texas 77010   New York City, New York 10019

To RSVP for the event please click on the following link that will take you to
a registration page for the EPL Analyst Day

For further information you may contact Brian Brooks at EnerCom, Inc.
303-296-8834 or via e-mail at Bbrooks@enercominc.com.

For those unable to attend, a live webcast and related slides will be
available by logging onto the Company's website at www.eplweb.com.

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 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; even less certainty with
respect to estimates of probable reserves than for proved reserves;
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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