EPL to Present at BMO Capital Markets 11th Annual Unconventional Resource Conference

EPL to Present at BMO Capital Markets 11th Annual Unconventional Resource

HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. (EPL or the
Company) (NYSE:EPL) will present at the BMO Capital Markets 11^th Annual
Unconventional Resource Conference on January 14, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern
time in New York. Gary C. Hanna, EPL's Chairman, President and Chief Executive
Officer, will provide a financial and operational overview on the Company
during the presentation.

A copy of the presentation will be available during the conference on the
Company's website, www.eplweb.com, under "Latest Presentation" in the Investor
Relations section of the site.

Description of the Company

Founded in 1998, EPL is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and
production company headquartered in Houston, Texas with an office in New
Orleans, Louisiana. The Company's operations are concentrated in the U.S. Gulf
of Mexico shelf, focusing on the state and federal waters offshore Louisiana.
For more information, please visit www.eplweb.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking information and statements
regarding EPL. Any statements included in this press release that address
activities, events or developments that EPL "expects," "believes," "plans,"
"projects," "estimates" or "anticipates" will or may occur in the future are
forward-looking statements. We believe these judgments are reasonable, but
actual results may differ materially due to a variety of important
factors.Among other items, such factors might include: hurricane and other
weather-related interference with business operations; the effects of delays
in completion of, or shut-ins of, gas gathering systems, pipelines and
processing facilities; stock market conditions; the trading price of EPL's
common stock; cash demands caused by planned and unplanned capital
expenditures; changes in general economic conditions; uncertainties in reserve
and production estimates, particularly with respect to internal estimates that
are not prepared by independent reserve engineers; unanticipated recovery or
production problems; the failure to complete the proposed Eugene Island
258/259 asset acquisition, as well as any delays in completing the
acquisition; changes in legislative and regulatory requirements concerning
safety and the environment as they relate to operations and to abandonment of
wells and production facilities; oil and natural gas prices and competition;
the impact of derivative positions; production expenses and expense estimates;
cash flow and cash flow estimates; future financial performance; drilling and
operating risks; our ability to replace oil and gas reserves; risks and
liabilities associated with properties acquired in acquisitions; integration
of acquired assets; volatility in the financial and credit markets or in oil
and natural gas prices; and other matters that are discussed in EPL's filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (http://www.sec.gov/)

CONTACT: Investors/Media
         T.J. Thom, Chief Financial Officer

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