Harvest Announces Change Of Auditors And Change In Matters To Be Voted On At Its Annual Meeting

 Harvest Announces Change Of Auditors And Change In Matters To Be Voted On At
                              Its Annual Meeting

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, June 21, 2013

HOUSTON, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:
HNR) today announced that at the direction and with the unanimous approval of
the Audit Committee of the Company's Board of Directors, Harvest has dismissed
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as its independent registered public accounting
firm and engaged UHY LLP to become its new independent registered public
accounting firm.

Because of the change in its independent registered public accounting firm,
Harvest also announced that, at its upcoming annual stockholder meeting to be
held on June 27, 2013, it will drop from the matters to be voted on at the
meeting Proposal 2, the ratification of the appointment of
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as its independent registered public accounting
firm for fiscal year 2013. Stockholders will not vote on the ratification of
UHY LLP as the new independent registered public accounting firm at this
year's annual meeting, but Harvest expects that the ratification of UHY LLP as
its independent registered public accounting firm will be voted on by
stockholders at Harvest's 2014 annual meeting.

About Harvest Natural Resources:
Harvest Natural Resources, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is an
independent energy company with principal operations in Venezuela, exploration
assets in Indonesia, West Africa, and China and business development offices
in Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information visit the Company's
website at www.harvestnr.com.

CONTACT:
Stephen C. Haynes
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
(281) 899-5716

This press release may contain projections and other forward-looking
statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and
Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. They include estimates and
timing of expected oil and gas production, oil and gas reserve projections of
future oil pricing, future expenses, planned capital expenditures, anticipated
cash flow and our business strategy. All statements other than statements of
historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements. Although Harvest
believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements
are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to
have been correct. Actual results may differ materially from Harvest's
expectations as a result of factors discussed in Harvest's 2012 Annual Report
on Form 10-K and other public filings.

SOURCE Harvest Natural Resources, Inc.

Website: http://www.harvestnr.com
 
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