CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 11, 2011) - Stetson Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Stetson" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SSN) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Maurice Colson to the board of directors.

Mr. Colson has worked in the investment industry for more than 35 years and was for many years managing director for a major Canadian investment dealer in the United Kingdom. He is actively involved in providing strategic counsel and assistance with financing to emerging private and public companies in Canada and to Canadian companies operating internationally. He sits on the board of directors of several TSX and TSX Venture listed companies and is the former President and CEO of Lithium One Resources. Mr. Colson holds a Masters of Business Administration degree.

Mr. Colson's appointment follows the resignation of Mr. Tony Wonnacott. The Company would like to thank Tony for his contribution and wish him well in his future endeavours.

In connection with his appointment, Mr. Colson has been granted 200,000 stock options at a price of $0.10. The options shall vest immediately, subject to a four month regulatory hold. The options remain subject to regulatory approval and expire on March 11, 2016.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Information: This press release contains "forward-looking information", within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the effect of the appointment on the Company. Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to: general business, economic, competitive, political and social risks and uncertainties; risks relating to oil and gas exploration and exploitation activities; oil and gas prices; transaction risks; and delays in obtaining regulatory approvals. Although Stetson has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Stetson does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

Contact Information: Stetson Oil & Gas Ltd.
Ahmed Said
Chairman & CEO
+1 (403) 263 3000
Stetson Oil & Gas Ltd.
Bob Petryk
Operations Manager
+1 (403) 531 1711