BPZ Energy Hosts Annual Shareholder Meeting

BPZ Energy Hosts Annual Shareholder Meeting

will hold its annual meeting for shareholders on June 7, 2013 at 10 a.m.
Central Time (11 a.m. Eastern Time). The meeting will be held at the Wyndham
Houston West Energy Corridor, 1^st floor, 14703 Park Row Boulevard, Houston,
Texas 77079.

The annual meeting webcast and presentationwill be accessible via the BPZ
Energy website (www.bpzenergy.com) in the Investor Relations, Events &
Presentations section.A replay will also be available on the Company website
later in the day.


BPZ Energy is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company
with license contracts covering approximately 1.9 million net acres in four
properties in northwest Peru.In offshore Block Z-1, The Company holds a 51%
working interest and Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. holds a 49% working
interest.Current activity at Block Z-1 includes the development of the
Corvina oil discovery, as well as the redevelopment of the Albacora field.In
addition, the Company is pursuing the exploration of onshore Blocks XIX, XXII
and XXIII, in parallel with the execution of an integrated gas-to-power
strategy, which includes generation and sale of electric power in Peru and the
development of a regional gas marketing strategy.The Company also owns a
non-operating net profits interest in a producing property in southwest
Ecuador.BPZ Energy trades as BPZ Resources, Inc. under ticker symbol BPZ on
the New York Stock Exchange and the Bolsa de Valores in Peru.Please visit the
Company's website at www.bpzenergy.com for more information.

CONTACT: A. Pierre Dubois
         Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
         BPZ Energy
         (281) 752-1240
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