EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. to Host Analyst Day in Houston on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Followed by a New York Analyst Day on Thursday, May 16, 2013

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NEW ORLEANS, March 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. (EPL or the Company) (NYSE:EPL) today announced the Company will host an analyst day for equity analysts and institutional investors on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in Houston followed by a New York Analyst Day on Thursday, May 16, 2013.

Topics will include an operational and financial overview and a comprehensive review of the Company's oil weighted portfolio as well as EPL's 2013 growth program and drilling plan presented by Gary C. Hanna, Chief Executive Officer and President, along with key members of the senior management team.

EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. Analyst Days
Houston Analyst Day New York Analyst Day
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Thursday, May 16, 2013
7:30 AM — 11:30 PM CDT 8:00 AM — 12:00 PM EDT
The Four Seasons Hotel The Peninsula Hotel
1300 Lamar Street 700 5th Avenue at 55th Street
Houston, Texas 77010 New York City, New York 10019

To RSVP for the event please click on the following link that will take you to a registration page for the EPL Analyst Day http://www.enercominc.com/EPL/analyst_day.html.

For further information you may contact Brian Brooks at EnerCom, Inc. 303-296-8834 or via e-mail at Bbrooks@enercominc.com.

For those unable to attend, a live webcast and related slides will be available by logging onto the Company's website at www.eplweb.com.

Description of the Company

Founded in 1998, EPL is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Houston, Texas. 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; even less certainty with respect to estimates of probable reserves than for proved reserves; unanticipated recovery or production problems; changes in legislative and regulatory requirements concerning safety and the environment as they relate to operations; 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 504-799-1902 tthom@eplweb.com

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