MEG Energy's Board of Directors approves filing of 2013 year-end disclosure documents and new appointment to its Board of Directors

CALGARY, March 5, 2014 /CNW/ - MEG Energy Corp. announced today the filing of the corporation's 2013 year-end disclosure documents and a new appointment to its Board of Directors.

MEG has filed with Canadian securities regulatory authorities its audited financial statements, Management's Discussion and Analysis and Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2013.

MEG also announced today the appointment of Jeffrey J. McCaig, effective March 1, 2014, to the board of directors of MEG Energy. Mr. McCaig is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Trimac Group of Companies, as well as serving as a board member and Chairman of global engineering firm Bantrel Company and board member of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan.

To review MEG's annual disclosure filings, please visit MEG's profile at www.sedar.com or www.megenergy.com.

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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