American Eagle Energy Appoints James Whyte As A Director

           American Eagle Energy Appoints James Whyte As A Director

PR Newswire

DENVER, Nov. 14, 2013

DENVER, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --American Eagle Energy Corporation
(OTCQX: AMZG) (the "Company" or "American Eagle"), a Williston Basin focused
E&P company, is pleased to announce the appointment of James N. Whyte to its
Board of Directors. Mr. Whyte will also serve on the Company's Audit

"We are delighted to welcome James to our board," said Brad Colby, AMZG's
Chief Executive Officer and President. "His qualifications and expertise will
further broaden our Board's expertise as we continue to grow our business and
expand its operations. We are certain that he will make a significant,
long-lasting contribution to our company."

"This is a great period in the growth of American Eagle's business and the
value for its stockholders. I am thrilled to join American Eagle's board at
this exciting stage of its corporate development," commented James Whyte.

Mr. Whyte, 54, is the Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Risk
Management of Intrepid Potash, Inc., a public company whose common stock is
listed on the NYSE. He joined its predecessor as Vice President of Human
Resources and Risk Management in May 2004 and was promoted to his current
position three years later in December 2007.

Mr. Whyte was granted an option to purchase up to 200,000 shares of the
Company's common stock at a price of $2.39 per share (which represented the
average of the closing prices of American Eagle's common stock for the five
trading days prior to the effective date of his appointment), vesting 50% on
the first anniversary of the grant and 50% will vest on the second


American Eagle Energy Corporation is an independent exploration and production
operator focused on acquiring acreage and developing wells that target the
Bakken and Three Forks shale oil formations in the Williston Basin of North
Dakota and Montana. The Company is based in Denver, CO. More information
about American Eagle Energy can be found at or by
contacting investor relations at 303-798-5235 or Company
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission can be obtained free of
charge at the SEC's internet site at


This press release may contain forward-looking statements regarding future
events and the Company's future results that are subject to the safe harbors
created under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act") and the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act"). All statements other
than statements of historical facts included in this press release regarding
the Company's financial position, business strategy, plans and objectives of
management for future operations, industry conditions, and indebtedness
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outcomes. Items contemplating or making assumptions about, actual or
potential future sales, market size, collaborations, and trends or operating
results also constitute such forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties and
important factors (many of which are beyond the Company's control) that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the
forward-looking statements, including the following: general economic or
industry conditions, nationally and/or in the communities in which the Company
conducts business, changes in the interest rate environment, legislation or
regulatory requirements, conditions of the securities markets, our ability to
raise capital, changes in accounting principles, policies, or guidelines,
financial or political instability, acts of war or terrorism, other economic,
competitive, governmental, regulatory and technical factors affecting the
Company's operations, products, services, and prices.

The Company has based these forward-looking statements on its current
expectations and assumptions about future events. While management considers
these expectations and assumptions to be reasonable, they are inherently
subject to significant business, economic, competitive, regulatory, and other
risks, contingencies and uncertainties, most of which are difficult to predict
and many of which are beyond the Company's control. The Company does not
assume any obligations to update any of these forward-looking statements.


Marty Beskow
Vice President of Capital Markets and Strategy
American Eagle Energy Corporation

Brad Holmes

SOURCE American Eagle Energy Corporation

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