Storm Cat Energy Corporation
TSX VENTURE : SME

Storm Cat Energy Corporation

August 18, 2005 09:02 ET

Storm Cat Announces Vice President, Canada & International Operations

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 18, 2005) - Storm Cat Energy Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SME) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Don Martin as Vice President, Canada & International Operations. He joins Storm Cat's Calgary office, with over 25 years exploration and development experience in the western Canadian sedimentary basin, and has achieved greater than a 75% success ratio on over 350 prospects drilled to date. Prior to joining Storm Cat, Mr. Martin was with Nytis Exploration Company as Vice President Exploitation, a private Canadian based exploration and production company. Prior to Nytis, Mr. Martin held the position of Vice President Exploration with Evergreen Resources Canada Ltd. where his duties included coordinating exploration as well as operations and engineering departments. A professional geologist by trade, Mr. Martin is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta, and the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists.

Storm Cat welcomes Mr. Martin and looks forward to his contributions as a member of the company's strong management team. As part of the compensation package, Storm Cat will grant Mr. Martin a total of 200,000 stock options pursuant to its option plan, having an exercise price of CDN $2.60 and a term of five years.

By Order of the Board of Directors

Storm Cat Energy Corporation

J. Scott Zimmerman, President and Chief Executive Officer

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