BPZ Energy to Host Conference Call for First Quarter 2013 Results

BPZ Energy to Host Conference Call for First Quarter 2013 Results

HOUSTON, April 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BPZ Energy, (NYSE:BPZ) (BVL:BPZ),
an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, today announced
it will host a conference call and webcast to discuss first quarter 2013
financial and operational results on Friday, May 10, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. CDT
(11:00 a.m. EDT).

The live conference call may be accessed via the Investor Relations, Events &
Presentations section of the Company's website at www.bpzenergy.com, or by
accessing the following dial-in numbers:

US and Canada Dial-In: (877) 293-5457
International Dial-In: (707) 287-9344
Conference Code:       58851427

A replay of the call will also be available at the Investor Relations section
of the Company's website.

ABOUT BPZ ENERGY

BPZ Energy is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company
with license contracts covering 1.9 million net acres in four blocks located
in northwest Peru. Current operations in these blocks range from early-stage
exploration to production. The Company holds a 51% working interest in the
offshore Block Z-1, which is producing crude oil from the Corvina and Albacora
fields.Onshore, the focus has been seismic data acquisition at Blocks XIX,
XXII and XXIII in anticipation of future exploration drilling.As part of an
overall gas marketing strategy, the Company is also evaluating a gas-to-power
plant project in Peru. In southwest Ecuador, the Company owns a non-operating
net profits interest in a producing property. BPZ Energy trades as BPZ
Resources, Inc. on both the New York Stock Exchange and the Bolsa de Valores
in Lima under ticker symbol "BPZ". Please visit www.bpzenergy.com for more
information.

CONTACT: A. Pierre Dubois
         Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
         BPZ Energy
         +1(281) 752-1240
         pierre_dubois@bpzenergy.com