Fission Energy Corp.
TSX VENTURE : FIS

Fission Energy Corp.

October 22, 2007 09:00 ET

Fission Energy Appoints Ross McElroy Vice President of Exploration

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 22, 2007) - FISSION ENERGY CORP. ("Fission" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:FIS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ross E. McElroy as Vice President of Exploration. Mr. McElroy will lead Fission's exploration team and will be responsible for managing all of the Company's exploration programs in Canada and Peru.

Mr. McElroy is a professional geologist with over 20 years experience on all types of mineral projects from grass roots exploration to mine development and production. Most recently, he was the Exploration Manager for Triex Minerals Corp., where he was responsible for overseeing and implementing that Company's uranium exploration programs predominantly in Saskatchewan and Alberta. Previous experience includes geologist positions with BHP Billiton Diamonds at the Ekati Diamond Mine, BHP Minerals Canada, Cogema Canada Ltd. (now AREVA), Ingot Exploration, and Cameco Corporation, where he was a member of the early stage discovery team of the MacArthur River uranium deposit.

A graduate of the University of Alberta's Geology program (BSc.- 1987) Ross is also a registered professional geologist in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and NWT/Nunavut.

FISSION ENERGY CORP. President David Miller added, "I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Ross to the Fission team. His knowledge and experience in mineral exploration and mining, in addition to his proven leadership skills, will enable Fission Energy to fully implement a comprehensive exploration strategy in its search for new uranium deposits on the Company's extensive land holdings."

FISSION ENERGY CORP. is a Canadian based resource company specializing in the strategic acquisition, exploration and development of uranium properties and is headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia. FISSION ENERGY CORP. Common Shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "FIS".

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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

David Miller, President & COO

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