HARVEST NATURAL RESOURCES 96 HOUR DEADLINE ALERT: Approximately 96 Hours Remain; Former Louisiana Attorney General and Kahn

HARVEST NATURAL RESOURCES 96 HOUR DEADLINE ALERT: Approximately 96 Hours
Remain; Former Louisiana Attorney General and Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Remind
Investors of Lead Plaintiff Motion Deadline in Securities Class Action Lawsuit
Against Harvest Natural Resources Inc. -- HNR

NEW ORLEANS, May 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF")
and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti,
Jr., remind investors with losses in excess of $150,000 that they have only
until May 21, 2013 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class
action lawsuit against Harvest Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:HNR). Investor
losses must relate to purchases of the Company's common stock during the
period between May 7, 2010 and March 18, 2013, inclusive. This action is
pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of
Texas.

What You May Do

If you purchased shares of Harvest Natural and would like to discuss your
legal rights and how this case might affect you and your right to recover for
your economic loss, you may, without obligation or cost to you, e-mail or call
KSF Managing Partner Lewis Kahn (lewis.kahn@ksfcounsel.com) or KSF Partner
Melinda Nicholson (melinda.nicholson@ksfcounsel.com) toll free at
1-877-515-1850. If you wish to serve as a lead plaintiff in this class action
by overseeing lead counsel with the goal of obtaining a fair and just
resolution, you must request this position by application to the Court by May
21, 2013.

About Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC

KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C.
Foti, Jr., is a law firm focused on securities class action and shareholder
derivative litigation with offices in New York and Louisiana. KSF's lawyers
have significant experience litigating complex securities class actions
nationwide on behalf of both institutional and individual shareholders.

To learn more about KSF, you may visit www.ksfcounsel.com.

CONTACT: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC
         Lewis Kahn, Managing Partner
         lewis.kahn@ksfcounsel.com
         Melinda Nicholson, Partner
         melinda.nicholson@ksfcounsel.com
         1-877-515-1850
         206 Covington St.
         Madisonville, LA 70447
 
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