Fission Energy Corp.
TSX VENTURE : FIS

Fission Energy Corp.

February 28, 2008 09:01 ET

Fission Energy Corp. Appoints Jody Dahrouge President & Chief Operating Officer

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2008) - FISSION ENERGY CORP. ("Fission" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:FIS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jody Dahrouge as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Dahrouge is a professional geologist with over 18 years of experience both in Canada and internationally. He has managed all types of mineral projects form grass roots exploration to mine development and production.

Since 1998, he has successfully owned and operated Dahrouge Geological Consulting Ltd., a private Edmonton based consulting firm with over 25 employees. Dahrouge Geological manages exploration and development programs for both junior and senior mineral resource companies, including Fission Energy. Mr. Dahrouge has played a key role in acquiring and managing Fission's exploration properties since 2004.

A graduate of the University of Alberta's Geology program (BSc. 1988) and Computing Science program (Sp.C 1993), Mr. Dahrouge is also a registered professional geologist in Alberta and British Columbia. In addition, he is a director and key executive of several public companies, including Acero-Martin Exploration Inc. and Commerce Resources Corp.

Mr. Dahrouge replaces David Miller who is stepping down to focus on his duties as CEO of Strathmore Minerals Corp., however, Mr. Miller will continue to serve on Fission's Board of Directors. Fission Energy was created to hold Strathmore's Canadian and Peruvian uranium exploration properties, and was subsequently distributed to Strathmore's shareholders in July 2007.

David Miller commented, "Jody was the key to our success in our acquisitions in Canada. The result was one of the finest land positions in the most prolific uranium district in the world, the Athabasca Basin. I have complete confidence in his professional abilities to take over the reigns at Fission and expect exciting news in the months and years to come from his efforts. The new team also includes the recent hiring of Ross McElroy as Vice President of Exploration. Fission now has an extremely talented team of professionals in place to advance the Company's uranium exploration projects."

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".

This news release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Dev Randhawa, Chairman & CEO

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