Legacy Reserves LP Increases Quarterly Cash Distribution to $0.585 Per Unit, Schedules Conference Call to Report Third Quarter

Legacy Reserves LP Increases Quarterly Cash Distribution to $0.585 Per Unit,
Schedules Conference Call to Report Third Quarter 2013 Results, and Announces
Increased Borrowing Base of $800 Million

MIDLAND, Texas, Oct. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Legacy Reserves LP
("Legacy") (Nasdaq:LGCY) today announced that the Board of Directors of its
general partner has approved a cash distribution attributable to the third
quarter of 2013 of $0.585 per unit, payable on November 14, 2013, to
unitholders of record at the close of business on November 1, 2013. This
quarterly distribution is a $0.005 increase from the prior quarter and
represents an annualized distribution of $2.34 per unit. This marks the 12^th
consecutive increase in Legacy's quarterly distribution.

Legacy will provide the details of its third quarter operating and financial
performance with its earnings report which is scheduled to be released on
Monday, November 4, 2013, following the close of NASDAQ trading.

Earnings Conference Call

A teleconference and webcast will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013,
beginning at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. Those wishing to participate in the
conference call should dial 877-266-0479. A replay of the call will be
available through Tuesday, November 12, 2013, by dialing 855-859-2056 or
404-537-3406 and entering replay code 87771876. Those wishing to listen to the
live or archived webcast via the Internet should go to the Investor Relations
tab of our website at www.LegacyLP.com.

Increased Borrowing Base of $800 Million

Legacy also announced today that it has secured commitments from its bank
group to expand its borrowing base to $800 million from the previous $737.5
million under its $1 billion secured revolving Credit Agreement with its
Administrative Agent, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association; its Syndication
Agent, Compass Bank; and its co-Documentation Agents, UBS AG and U.S. Bank
National Association.

About Legacy Reserves LP

Legacy Reserves LP is a master limited partnership headquartered in Midland,
Texas, focused on the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas
properties primarily located in the Permian Basin, Mid-Continent and Rocky
Mountain regions of the United States.Additional information is available at
www.LegacyLP.com.

Cautionary Statement Relevant to Forward-Looking Information

This press release contains forward-looking statements relating to our
operations that are based on management's current expectations, estimates and
projections about its operations. Words such as "anticipates," "expects,"
"intends," "plans," "targets," "projects," "believes," "seeks," "schedules,"
"estimated," and similar expressions are intended to identify such
forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future
performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and other factors,
some of which are beyond our control and are difficult to predict. Among the
important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those in the forward-looking statements are realized oil and natural gas
prices; production volumes, lease operating expenses, general and
administrative costs and finding and development costs; future operating
results and the factors set forth under the heading "Risk Factors" in our
annual and quarterly reports filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission.Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from
what is expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking statements. The reader
should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which
speak only as of the date of this press release. Unless legally required,
Legacy undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise.

Withholding Information

This release is intended to be a qualified notice under Treasury Regulation
Section 1.1446-4(b). Brokers and nominees should treat one hundred percent
(100.0%) of Legacy's distributions to foreign investors as being attributable
to income that is effectively connected with a United States trade or
business.Accordingly, Legacy's distributions to foreign investors are subject
to federal income tax withholding at the highest applicable rate.

CONTACT: Legacy Reserves LP
         Dan Westcott
         Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
         432-689-5200

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