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WesternZagros to Participate at Tudor Pickering Holt & Co. 2013 International E&P Conference

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 9, 2013) -

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WesternZagros Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WZR) ("WesternZagros" or "the Company") will participate at the Tudor Pickering Holt & Co. ("TPH") 2013 International E&P Conference in New York City, New York.

Greg Stevenson, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a Kurdistan panel discussion at the two day conference on April 10-11, 2013, which is aimed at global energy investors.

About WesternZagros Resources Ltd.

WesternZagros is an international natural resources company focused on acquiring properties and exploring for, developing and producing crude oil and natural gas in Iraq. WesternZagros, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, holds a 40 percent working interest in two Production Sharing Contracts with the Kurdistan Regional Government in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. WesternZagros's shares trade in Canada on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "WZR".

WESTERNZAGROS RESOURCES WAS RECOGNIZED AS A TSX VENTURE 50® COMPANY IN 2012 AND 2013. TSX VENTURE 50 IS A TRADE-MARK OF TSX INC. AND IS USED UNDER LICENSE.