Penn West Exploration to present at 2013 CIBC Energy Conference

       Penn West Exploration to present at 2013 CIBC Energy Conference

PR Newswire

CALGARY, April 9, 2013

CALGARY, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Penn West Exploration (TSX:PWT)
(NYSE:PWE) is pleased to announce its participation at the 2013 CIBC Energy
Conference in Toronto, Ontario. A member of the company's executive is
scheduled to present on Tuesday, April 16^th, 2013 at 11:05am EDT (9:05am
MDT).

In conjunction with this event, Penn West has updated its corporate
presentation which may be found on the company website at
http://www.pennwest.com/investors/presentations-webcasts. We invite interested
parties to visit this same link at the presentation time noted above to listen
to an audio webcast of the presentation.

SOURCE Penn West Exploration

Contact:

PENN WEST EXPLORATION
Penn West Plaza
Suite 200, 207 - 9th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 1K3

Murray Nunns, President & Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 403-218-8939
E-mail:murray.nunns@pennwest.com

Clayton Paradis, Manager, Investor Relations
Phone: 403-539-6343
E-mail:clayton.paradis@pennwest.com

Investor Relations:
Toll Free: 1-888-770-2633
E-mail:investor_relations@pennwest.com
Phone: 403-777-2500
Fax: 403-777-2699
Toll Free: 1-866-693-2707
Website:www.pennwest.com