Odyssey Petroleum Corp.
TSX VENTURE : ODE
FRANKFURT : YQN

Odyssey Petroleum Corp.

August 04, 2009 20:41 ET

Odyssey Appoints New CFO

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 4, 2009) - Odyssey Petroleum Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ODE)(FRANKFURT:YQN) is pleased to announce that Richard Barnett, CGA, has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Company, taking the place of Tom Needham. The Board wishes to thank Mr. Needham for his service in this office to the Company since June 2006.

Mr. Barnett acts as a Controller for several other public companies, including ODE since August 2007, and he is Chief Financial Officer and Secretary for three other public companies. He obtained his CGA designation in September 2008, and the Company welcomes his expertise as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary.

The Company's officers and directors are now comprised of the following:

Whitney Pansano, President, Chief Operating Officer and director

Joe DeVries, Chief Executive Officer and director

Richard Barnett, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary

Jurgen Wolf, director

Richard Switzer, director

Ali Al Hazeem, director

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Joe DeVries, Chief Executive Officer

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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