PDC Energy to Host Analyst Day in New York on Thursday, April 4, 2013

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DENVER, Dec. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PDC Energy, Inc. ("PDC" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:PDCE) today announced the Company plans to host an analyst day for equity analysts and institutional investors on Thursday, April 4, 2013.

Please plan to join James Trimble, Chief Executive Officer and President, along with key members of the senior management team for a 2013 operational and financial outlook.

PDC Energy Analyst Day
Thursday, April 4, 2013
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST
New York Marriott East Side
525 Lexington Avenue at 49th Street
New York, New York 10017

To RSVP or for further information contact Marti Dowling, Investor Relations Manager, at 303.831.3926 or via e-mail at marti.dowling@pdce.com.

A live webcast of the event and related slides will be available at the start of the program by logging onto the Company's website at www.pdce.com.

Upcoming Industry Conference Participation

PDC management is scheduled to present at the BMO 10th Annual Unconventional Resource Conference in New York, New York on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, and at the Credit Suisse Energy Summit 2013 in Vail, Colorado on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. Please see the Company's website at www.pdce.com for full details.

About PDC Energy, Inc.

PDC Energy is a domestic independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development and production of crude oil, NGLs and natural gas. Its operations are focused primarily in the liquids-rich Wattenberg Field of Colorado, including the horizontal Niobrara and Codell plays, the Utica Shale in Ohio and the Marcellus Shale development in West Virginia. PDC is included in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index and the Russell 3000 Index of Companies.

CONTACT: Ron Wirth Vice President Finance and Treasurer 303-860-5830 ron.wirth@pdce.com Marti Dowling Investor Relations Manager 303-831-3926 marti.dowling@pdce.com

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