SOURCE: South Sea Energy Corp.

September 10, 2007 19:35 ET

South Sea Announces Name Change to Ameriwest Energy Corp

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - September 10, 2007) - Ameriwest Energy Corp (OTCBB: AWEC) ("Ameriwest" or the "Company"), formerly South Sea Energy Corp (OTCBB: SSGY), wishes to announce that effective September 11, 2007, the company shall henceforth operate under the name AMERIWEST ENERGY CORP. The Company's common stock will trade on the NASD's Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board ("OTCBB") under the symbol AWEC with a CUSIP number of 030757108.

Details regarding the name change have been submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") as part of the Company's Form 8-K filing dated August 27, 2007.

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for statements of historical fact, this news release contains certain "forward-looking statements" as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation, expectations, beliefs, plans and objectives regarding development and exploration activities. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Ameriwest to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include general economic and business conditions, the ability to acquire and develop specific projects, the ability to fund operations and changes in consumer and business consumption habits and other factors over which Ameriwest Energy Corp., or any affiliates, has little or no control. Risks, uncertainties and other factors are discussed in documents filed from time to time by Ameriwest with the Securities Exchange Commission. There is no assurance that Ameriwest's expectations will be realized, and actual results may differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements.

On Behalf of the Board
Ameriwest Energy Corp
Christopher D. Wright

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