Chaparral Energy Schedules First Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 5, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chaparral Energy, Inc. announced today that it will hold a conference call on Friday, May 13, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern / 9:00 a.m. Central to discuss its first quarter 2011 financial and operating results. The Company plans to file its form 10-Q for the quarter ending March 31, 2011 prior to the conference call. To review results for the quarter before the call, a copy of the 10-Q can be downloaded from Chaparral Energy's website at or from the Securities and Exchange Commission website at .

Interested parties may participate in the call by dialing 480-629-9835 and asking for the Chaparral Energy conference call 10 minutes prior to the start time. In addition, a live webcast of the conference call can be accessed via the Company's website where a link will be posted on the home page. For those who cannot listen to the live call, a telephonic replay will be available through May 28, 2011 and may be accessed by calling 1-800-406-7325, using pass code # 4439023. Also, an archive of the webcast will be available shortly after the call on the Company's website.

About Chaparral Energy

Chaparral Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas production and exploitation company, headquartered in Oklahoma City. Since its inception in 1988, the Company has increased reserves and production primarily by acquiring and enhancing properties in its core areas of the Mid-Continent and the Permian Basin. Beginning in 2000, Chaparral expanded its geographic focus to include Ark-La-Tex, North Texas, the Gulf Coast and the Rocky Mountains.

CONTACT: Associate VP - Finance and Investor Relations Diane Montgomery/ diane.montgomery@chaparralenergy.com Chaparral Energy: 405-426-4000 Chief Financial Officer Joe Evans/ joe.evans@chaparralenergy.com Chaparral Energy: 405-426-4590