MegaWest CFO Steps Down

MegaWest Energy Corp.

MegaWest announced today that George Orr has resigned as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Orr will remain a Director of the Company.

On behalf of the Company and Board, George Stapleton, Chairman of the Board, stated, "We would like to express our gratitude to Orr. His expertise has been a great asset to MegaWest during the early development of our company."

Orr's duties will be assumed by Kelly Sledz, MegaWest's Vice President, Finance.