Storm Cat Energy Corporation

Storm Cat Energy Corporation

March 15, 2005 09:15 ET

Storm Cat Energy Appoints Chief Financial Officer


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FOR: STORM CAT ENERGY CORPORATION

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: SME

MARCH 15, 2005 - 09:15 ET

Storm Cat Energy Appoints Chief Financial Officer

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - March 15, 2005) - Storm Cat Energy
Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SME) (the "Company") announces it has appointed Mr.
Paul Wiesner, of Denver Colorado, as Chief Financial Officer effective
March 16, 2005.

Mr. Wiesner has a strong financial background with more than 20 years
experience, 13 of which have been in the oil and gas industry including
Anchor Bay and Bear Paw Energy. He is an ambitious professional with
proven abilities in executive leadership, project management, financial
analysis, teambuilding, and strategic planning. He is also well versed
in investor relations and fundraising.

Mr. Wiesner will be responsible for Storm Cat's international
accounting, financial controls and tax functions to ensure the company
is positioned to accommodate its rapid global growth. He will also be
actively involved in new corporate activities, creating appropriate debt
facilities to facilitate the company's financial growth and will be a
key member of Storm Cat's management team. As part of Mr. Wiesner's
compensation package, Storm Cat will grant to him 100,000 stock options
pursuant to its stock option plan having an exercise price of CDN $3.89
and a term of five years.

Mr. Wiesner holds a BA in Economics from Claremont McKenna College where
he was one of 10 students selected as a PPE Major. He also holds a MBA
from MIT Sloan School of Management. Mr. Wiesner is very active in local
charities where he serves on many Boards which have a strong emphasis on
helping abused and disadvantaged children.

Storm Cat welcomes Mr. Wiesner and looks forward to having a strong
Chief Financial Officer to compliment our existing management team and
Board of Directors.

Storm Cat Energy is a growing exploration company focusing on developing
unconventional natural gas reserves globally. The company's primary
objective is to create value for its shareholders by applying strong
technical expertise to strategies that will unlock substantial natural
gas resources in areas where production can be achieved quickly and
efficiently.

Storm Cat thanks Chris Dyakowski for his service as the Company's
interim Chief Financial Officer over the past nine months. Mr. Dyakowski
will continue to serve the Company both as a director and in his new
role as Chief Administrative Officer.

By Order of the Board of Directors

Storm Cat Energy Corporation

J. Scott Zimmerman, President


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Contact Information

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    Kris Kottmeier
    Investor Relations
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