CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 31, 2011) - Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE) (NYSE:BTE) is pleased to announce that it will participate in RBC Capital Markets' Global Energy and Power Conference in New York, New York. On Monday, June 6, 2011 at 3:05pm EDT (1:05pm MDT), Anthony Marino, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the "Established and Emerging Oil Plays – Canada" panel discussion. Interested parties can listen to a webcast of the panel discussion at the following URL address:

A replay will be available at the same URL address for 30 days following the panel discussion.

The common shares of Baytex Energy Corp. are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BTE.

Contact Information:

Baytex Energy Corp.
Anthony Marino
President and Chief Executive Officer
(587) 952-3100 or Toll Free: 1-800-524-5521

Baytex Energy Corp.
Derek Aylesworth
Chief Financial Officer
(587) 952-3120 or Toll Free: 1-800-524-5521

Baytex Energy Corp.
Brian Ector
Director, Investor Relations
(587) 952-3237 or Toll Free: 1-800-524-5521