BreitBurn Energy Partners to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on May 21

  BreitBurn Energy Partners to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on
  May 21

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES -- May 15, 2013

BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P. (the “Partnership”) (NASDAQ:BBEP) announced
today it will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite to ring the Closing Bell on Tuesday,
May 21, 2013, at 4:00pm EDT to celebrate the 25^th Anniversary of the founding
of the original predecessor of the BreitBurn entity.

CEO Halbert Washburn, joined by other members of the BreitBurn team will ring
the Closing Bell to celebrate the occasion.

Those wishing to view the live webcast via the Internet should visit
BreitBurn’s Investor Relations website at or To view pictures of the
event, please visit

About BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P.

BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P. is a publicly traded independent oil and gas
master limited partnership focused on the acquisition, exploitation,
development and production of oil and gas properties. The Partnership’s
producing and non-producing crude oil and natural gas reserves are located in
Michigan, Wyoming, California, Florida, Texas, Indiana and Kentucky. See for more information.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information

This press release contains forward-looking statements. All statements, other
than statements of historical facts, included in this press release that
address activities, events or developments that the Partnership expects,
believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking
statements.  Such statements are not guarantees of future performance and are
subject to certain risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are
beyond our control and are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes
and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such
forward-looking statements. Unless legally required, BreitBurn undertakes no
obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a
result of new information, future events or otherwise. Unpredictable or
unknown factors not discussed herein also could have material adverse effects
on forward-looking statements.  See "Risk Factors" in the Partnership's Annual
Report filed on Form 10-K and other public filings and press releases.



Investor Relations Contacts:
BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P.
James G. Jackson
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(213) 225-5900 x273
Jessica Tang
Investor Relations
(213) 225-5900 x210
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