Gevo to Present at the Cowen Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference

Gevo to Present at the Cowen Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gevo, Inc. (Nasdaq:GEVO)
announced today that Gevo's executive vice president and general counsel Brett
Lund and chief financial officer Mark Smith will participate in a renewable
biomaterials panel discussion at the Cowen and Company 41st Annual Technology,
Media & Telecommunications Conference on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 11:00 AM
PDT / 2:00 PM EDT. The conference is being held at the New York Palace Hotel
in New York City.

About Gevo

Gevo is a leading renewable chemicals and next-generation biofuels company.
Gevo's patent-protected, capital-light business model converts existing
ethanol plants into bio-refineries to make isobutanol. This versatile chemical
can be directly integrated into existing chemical and fuel products to deliver
environmental and economic benefits. Gevo has executed initial
commercial-scale production runs at its isobutanol facility in Luverne, Minn.,
and has a marquee list of partners including Coca-Cola, Sasol, and LANXESS,
among others. Gevo is committed to a sustainable bio-based economy that meets
society's needs for plentiful food and clean air and water. For more
information, visit www.gevo.com.

About Cowen and Company

Cowen and Company serves a select group of quality companies, offering
comprehensive investment banking services, including equity, equity-linked and
debt financings and mergers and acquisitions advisory services. In addition,
they offer their clients access to world-class research, as well as
institutional sales and trading services.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release may constitute "forward-looking
statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995. These forward-looking statements include statements that are not
purely statements of historical fact, and can sometimes be identified by our
use of terms such as "intend," "expect," "plan," "estimate," "future,"
"strive" and similar words. These forward-looking statements are made on the
basis of the current beliefs, expectations and assumptions of the management
of Gevo and are subject to significant risks and uncertainty. Investors are
cautioned not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements.
All such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made,
and the company undertakes no obligation to update or revise these statements,
whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Although
the company believes that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking
statements are reasonable, these statements involve many risks and
uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from what may
be expressed or implied in these forward-looking statements. For a further
discussion of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to
differ from those expressed in these forward-looking statements, as well as
risks relating to the business of Gevo in general, see the risk disclosures in
the Annual Report on Form 10-K of Gevo for the year ended December 31, 2012,
as amended, and in subsequent reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K and other filings
made with the SEC by Gevo.

CONTACT: Media Contact:
         Steve Halsey
         Gibbs & Soell for Gevo
         T: (212) 697-2600
         shalsey@gibbs-soell.com
        
         Investor Contact:
         Chelsea DeLong
         PR & Marketing Coordinator
         T: (303) 588-6306
         cdelong@gevo.com

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