Carrizo Oil & Gas Announces Participation in Upcoming Conferences

HOUSTON, Sept. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (Nasdaq:CRZO) today announced that management is scheduled to present at the following upcoming conferences. A webcast of the presentations, if available, as well as the slide books used can be accessed on the Carrizo website at http://www.carrizo.com/ under the "Investor Relations" section.

Credit Suisse 5th Annual Small & Mid Cap Conference
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 10:50 am EDT
New York, NY
Imperial Capital 8th Annual Global Opportunities Conference
Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 9:00 am EDT
New York, NY
Johnson Rice 2014 Energy Conference
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 4:05 pm EDT
New Orleans, LA

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 Utica Shale in Ohio, the Niobrara Formation in Colorado, and the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania.

CONTACT: Jeffrey P. Hayden, CFA, VP - Investor Relations (713) 328-1044 David L. Pitts, Chief Financial Officer (713) 328-1000

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