BPZ Energy to Present at IPAA Oil & Gas Symposium

BPZ Energy to Present at IPAA Oil & Gas Symposium

Houston, Texas, Sept. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BPZ Energy(NYSE:BPZ)  (BVL: 
BPZ), an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, announced
today that President and CEO Manolo Zúñiga will be presenting at the IPAA  Oil 
& Gas Investor  Symposium in San  Francisco, California, on  Tuesday, Oct.  1, 
2013 at 11:50 a.m. PDT (2:50 p.m. EDT).

The live  webcast and  presentation slides,  as  well as  the replay  will  be 
available via  the BPZ  Energy  website located  at www.bpzenergy.com  in  the 
Investor Relations, Events & Webcasts section.

ABOUT BPZ ENERGY

Houston-based BPZ Energy,  which 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. The Company holds a  51% interest in offshore Block Z-1,  which 
it is developing in partnership with Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. BPZ Energy
also holds 100%  working interests in  three onshore blocks  in Peru.  Please 
visit the Company's website at www.bpzenergy.com for more information.

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