Carrizo Oil & Gas Announces Participation in Upcoming Conferences

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HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (Nasdaq:CRZO) today announced that management is scheduled to present at the following upcoming conferences. The presentations will not be webcast, but the slide books used can be accessed on the Carrizo website at under the "Investor Relations" section.

BMO Capital Markets 11th Annual Unconventional Resource Conference
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 11:30 am EST
New York, NY

Global Hunter Securities 2nd Annual Southern California 1x1 Day
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Los Angeles, CA

U.S. Capital Advisors Corporate Access Day
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Houston, TX

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. is a Houston-based energy company actively engaged in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas from resource plays located in the United States. Our current operations are principally focused in proven, producing oil and gas plays primarily in the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, the Niobrara Formation in Colorado, the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, and the Utica Shale in Ohio.

CONTACT: Jeffrey P. Hayden, CFA, VP - Investor Relations (713) 328-1044 Paul F. Boling, Chief Financial Officer (713) 328-1000

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