INVESTOR NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Files Securities Class Action Against Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. -- HNR

INVESTOR NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Files Securities Class Action Against Harvest
Natural Resources, Inc. -- HNR

NEW YORK, April 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Rosen Law Firm, P.A. today
announced that it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of investors who
purchased the securities of Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:HNR) during
the period between May 7, 2010 and March 18, 2013, seeking to recover damages
for violations of the federal securities laws.

To join the Harvest Natural class action, visit the firm's website at
http://rosenlegal.com, or call Phillip Kim, Esq. or Timothy Brown, Esq.,
toll-free, at 866-767-3653; you may also email pkim@rosenlegal.com or
tbrown@rosenlegal.com for information on the class action.The lawsuit filed
by the firm is pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of
Texas.

NO CLASS HAS YET BEEN CERTIFIED IN THE ABOVE ACTION. UNTIL A CLASS IS
CERTIFIED, YOU ARE NOT REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL UNLESS YOU RETAIN ONE. YOU MAY
CHOOSE TO DO NOTHING AT THIS POINT AND REMAIN AN ABSENT CLASS MEMBER.

The lawsuit claims that Harvest Natural and certain of its officers and
directors issued materially false and misleading statements about its revenue
and operations.According to the Complaint: (a) Harvest Natural wrongfully
capitalized certain lease maintenance costs and certain internal selling,
general and administrative costs; (2) Harvest Natural wrongfully presented
certain cash flow items and caused certain long-lived assets to be impaired;
(3) Harvest Natural was unable to sell its interests in Petrodelta S.A. to PT
Pertamina (Persero); (4) Harvest Natural lacked adequate internal and
financial controls; and (5) as a result of the foregoing, Defendants'
statements about Harvest Natural were materially false and misleading.The
complaint alleges that these misstatements caused investors significant
damages.

If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than
May 21, 2013.A lead plaintiff is a representative party acting on behalf of
other class members in directing the litigation.If you wish to join the
litigation, or to discuss your rights or interests regarding this class
action, please contact Phillip Kim, Esq. of The Rosen Law Firm, toll-free, at
866-767-3653, or via e-mail at pkim@rosenlegal.com.You may also visit the
firm's website at http://rosenlegal.com.

The Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating
its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative
litigation.

CONTACT: Laurence M. Rosen, Esq.
         Timothy W. Brown, Esq.
         Phillip Kim, Esq.
         Kevin Chan
         The Rosen Law Firm P.A.
         275 Madison Avenue 34th Floor
         New York, New York 10016
         Tel:  (212) 686-1060
         Toll Free: 1-866-767-3653
         Fax: (212) 202-3827
         lrosen@rosenlegal.com
         tbrown@rosenlegal.com
         pkim@rosenlegal.com
         kchan@rosenlegal.com
         www.rosenlegal.com