BPZ Energy Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences

BPZ Energy Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences

HOUSTON, June 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BPZ Energy (NYSE:BPZ) (BVL:BPZ),
today announced participation in two upcoming conferences:

2013 Louisiana Energy Conference
International E&P Panel: June 19, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. Central Time in New
Orleans, Louisiana
Speaker: Richard Spies, Chief Operating Officer

Global Hunter Securities (GHS) 100 Energy Conference
Webcast: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Central Time in Chicago,
Illinois
Speaker: Richard Spies, Chief Operating Officer

Copies of both presentations will be posted, along with the link to the GHS
webcast, at the Company's website at www.bpzenergy.com in the Investor
Relations, Events & Presentations section.

ABOUT BPZ ENERGY

BPZ Energy trades as BPZ Resources, Inc. under ticker symbol BPZ on the New
York Stock Exchange and the Bolsa de Valores in Lima, is an independent oil
and gas exploration and production company which has license contracts
covering approximately 2.0 million net acres in offshore and onshore Peru.
Please visit the Company's website at www.bpzenergy.com for more information.

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