Carrizo Oil & Gas Announces 2015 Analyst Conference and Participation in Upcoming Industry Conferences

HOUSTON, Jan. 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (Nasdaq:CRZO) plans to host an Analyst Conference on January 27, 2015, with the management presentation scheduled to begin at 9:00 am Central Time. The webcast of the presentation as well as the slide book used can be accessed on the Carrizo website at under the "Investor Relations" section. A replay of the event will be available until April 26, 2015.

Additionally, Carrizo 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 under the "Investor Relations" section.

BMO Energy Forum
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Boston, MA
GHS 3rd Annual Southern California Energy 1x1 Day
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Los Angeles, CA

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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