Penn West Exploration to present at CIBC Whistler Institutional Investor Conference

CALGARY, Jan. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Penn West Exploration (TSX:PWT) (NYSE:PWE) wishes to notify interested parties that Penn West will be presenting at the CIBC Whistler Institutional Investor Conference on Thursday, January 24th, 2013 at 2:05pm PST (3:05pm MST) in Whistler, British Columbia.

We invite interested parties to visit https://webcasts.welcome2theshow.com/cibc2013whistler/penn at the presentation time noted above to listen to an audio webcast of the presentation.

Penn West shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol PWT and on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PWE.

SOURCE: Penn West Exploration

For further information:

PENN WEST EXPLORATION
Penn West Plaza
Suite 200, 207 - 9th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 1K3

Phone: 403-777-2500
Fax: 403-777-2699
Toll Free: 1-866-693-2707
Website: www.pennwest.com

Investor Relations:
Toll Free: 1-888-770-2633
E-mail: investor_relations@pennwest.com

Murray Nunns, President & Chief Executive Officer
Phone:  403-218-8939
E-mail: murray.nunns@pennwest.com

Clayton Paradis, Manager, Investor Relations
Phone:  403-539-6343
E-mail: clayton.paradis@pennwest.com