Rock Energy Inc.

Rock Energy Inc.

October 30, 2012 17:09 ET

Rock Energy Announces the Appointment of a New Chief Financial Officer

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 30, 2012) - Rock Energy Inc (TSX:RE) ("Rock") is pleased to announce that effective November 12th, 2012, Todd Hirtle has been appointed Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Rock Energy. Todd brings 15 years of experience in financial reporting and accounting to Rock, the most recent of which was at Compton Petroleum Corporation.

In conjunction with Todd's appointment, John Van de Pol, President and Chief Financial Officer, and Terry Manery, Vice President Finance and Controller, are leaving the company to pursue other interests. Allen Bey has re-assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of the corporation.

The Board of Directors and Management of Rock wish to thank John and Terry for their very significant contribution and commitment to Rock over the years and wish them all the best in their future endeavors.

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