BPZ Resources Names New Chief Accounting Officer

BPZ Resources has announced the appointment of Heath Cleaver to Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, effective immediately.

Cleaver served as Corporate Controller for BPZ from October 2006 until November 2008. Immediately prior to joining BPZ, Cleaver performed consulting services from August 2004 to October 2006 for a variety of public companies, such as, Rosetta Resources, Calpine Natural Gas and Index Oil and Gas. Beginning in November 1997 through August 2004, Cleaver served in various accounting roles, including Financial Controller, at Horizon Offshore Contractors, Inc. Cleaver is a CPA and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration – Accounting from Texas A&M University.

Ed Caminos, Chief Financial Officer commented, "We are delighted that Heath has moved up to join the senior management team at BPZ. Heath brought a tremendous amount of SEC and financial reporting experience when he initially joined our team two years ago; his expertise in these areas, along with his leadership over the other accounting functions, will be even more important as the Company continues its growth."