MEG Energy appoints Chief Financial Officer

CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - MEG Energy Corp. announced today the appointment 
of Eric Toews to the position of Chief Financial Officer. 
"Eric brings to MEG more than 20 years of experience, expertise and strategic 
leadership in the financial sector," said Bill McCaffrey, President and Chief 
Executive Officer. "His career has been exclusively focused in oil and gas 
which will be invaluable as we continue to move forward with our long-term 
growth strategy." 
Toews joins MEG Energy from BMO Capital Markets where for the past eight years 
he has held the position of Managing Director, providing strategic financial 
and capital raising advice to Calgary-based oil and gas companies. Prior to 
joining BMO Capital Markets, heworked for nine years with leading Canadian 
and U.S. investment banks based in Calgary, Toronto and New York, focused on 
the Canadian oil and gas sector.Toews, a chartered accountant, spent the 
first six years of his career in public accounting with PriceWaterhouse in 
Calgary and Ernst & Young in Regina.He holds a Bachelor of Administration 
degree from the University of Regina and is a member of the Canadian and 
Alberta Institute of Chartered Accountants. 
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."

SOURCE  MEG Energy Corp. 
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Investors John Rogers Vice President, Investor Relations 403-770-5335 
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-0- Aug/06/2013 12:45 GMT
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