TUSK Energy Corporation

TUSK Energy Corporation

November 17, 2005 12:08 ET

TUSK Appoints Chief Geologist

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 17, 2005) - TUSK Energy Corporation (TSX:TSK) ("TUSK"). Darol Turnquist, Vice President Exploration of TUSK is pleased to announce that Dr. Chengcheng (Colin) Chen has been appointed Chief Geologist. Dr. Chen joined TUSK in May 2000 and has made significant contributions to the growth of TUSK and its predecessor companies. This promotion recognizes Colin's continuing role as the leading technical expert at TUSK, particularly in understanding the stratigraphy and sedimentology of our important Mega-Venus Keg River zone prospect trend.

Forward Looking Statements - Some of the statements contained in this news release are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements may include, but are not limited to, statements concerning estimates of recoverable hydrocarbons, expected hydrocarbon prices, expected costs, statements relating to the continued advancement of the Company's projects and other statements which are not historical facts. When used in this document, and in other published information of TUSK, the words such as "could," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "potential," "should," and similar expressions are indicative of a forward-looking statement. Although TUSK believes that its expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, the potential results suggested by such statements involve risk and uncertainties and no assurance can be given that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. Various factors, which could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements, include the potential that TUSK's projects will experience technical and mechanical problems, geological conditions in the reservoir which may negatively impact levels of oil and gas production and changes in product prices and other risks not anticipated by TUSK or disclosed in TUSK's published material. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature, they involve inherent risks and uncertainties.

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