BPZ Moves to NYSE, Changes Ticker to BPZ

BPZ Resources, Inc.

BPZ Resources announced that as a result of the merger between the American and New York Stock Exchanges (NYSE), the Company's stock will be listed on the NYSE Alternext and has changed its ticker symbol to "BPZ." The changes are effective with the opening of today’s trading.

Manolo Zuniga, BPZ Energy's President and Chief Executive Officer commented, "Along with our new listing under the New York Stock Exchange umbrella, we took advantage of the opportunity to change our ticker symbol to align it with the Company’s corporate identity. We have enjoyed working with the team at the American Stock Exchange and we are confident the NYSE will provide an excellent platform for trading our shares."