CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 16, 2012) - Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE) (NYSE:BTE) is pleased to announce that Brian Ector, Vice President, Investor Relations, will be presenting at the EnerCom Oil & Services Conference on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 1:55pm PST in San Francisco, California. Interested parties can listen to a live webcast and view the presentation slides via the following URL:

http://www.investorcalendar.com/CEPage.asp?ID=167387

A replay will be available on the Baytex website, www.baytex.ab.ca, for six months following the presentation.

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
Toll Free Number: 1-800-524-5521

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

Baytex Energy Corp.
Brian Ector
Vice President, Investor Relations
(587) 952-3237
Toll Free Number: 1-800-524-5521
www.baytex.ab.ca