CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - October 07, 2015) - MEG Energy Corp. (TSX: MEG) announced today the appointment of Diana McQueen to its board of directors. Ms. McQueen brings energy and environmental public policy experience from regional, provincial and international levels, in addition to entrepreneurial experience in operating an independent business. In public service, Ms. McQueen has held various Alberta provincial cabinet roles from 2011 to 2015, including Minister of Energy, Minister of Environment and Water, and Minister of Municipal Affairs. Prior to her roles with the Alberta government, Ms. McQueen served at the municipal level, including service with the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association.

MEG Energy Corp. is focused on sustainable in situ oil sands development and production in the southern Athabasca oil sands region of Alberta, Canada. MEG is actively developing enhanced oil recovery projects that utilize SAGD extraction methods. MEG's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "MEG."

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