MEG Energy raises $30,000 for the Ed Stelmach Community Foundation

CALGARY, July 16, 2013 /CNW/ - MEG Energy Corp. ("MEG") announced today that the 2nd Annual MEG Energy Invitational golf tournament raised a total of $30,000 for the Ed Stelmach Community Foundation - taking the two-year grand total to $50,000. With a focus on family values, The Ed Stelmach Community Foundation provides assistance to those in greatest need through small and highly motivated Alberta charities.

"The Foundation is committed to making a difference in the lives of Alberta's children and their families," says former premier Ed Stelmach. "We are thrilled to work with MEG Energy on the MEG Invitational. The funds raised through this golf tournament will go a long way in supporting many charities which, though sometimes smaller in scope, often have the biggest impact on the people who need our help the most."

Held at the Fort Saskatchewan Golf and Curling Club, the tournament's locale pays tribute to Alberta's Industrial Heartland, a region essential to MEG's growth plans and the petroleum industry alike.

"We focus on engaging with the communities in which we live and work, and look forward to strengthening relationships with our neighbours in the Heartland," says MEG Energy President and CEO Bill McCaffrey. "Partnering with the Ed Stelmach Community Foundation falls in line perfectly with how MEG invests in our communities."

The Heartland is home to a number of MEG projects including the Stonefell Terminal, Access Pipeline and the planned HI-Q™ Field Demonstration Project - a technology demonstration plant designed to add value to oil sands resources at a lower cost and environmental impact than traditional upgrading technologies.

MEG Energy Corp.

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."

The Ed Stelmach Community Foundation

The Ed Stelmach Community Foundation is dedicated to facilitating the processes of charities throughout Alberta, with a keen eye upon those organizations that may not receive the attention that they deserve and require. The foundation believes wholeheartedly in the values of family: the importance of nurturing children, guiding young parents and rehabilitating those in the greatest need.


SOURCE: MEG Energy Corp.

For further information:

MEG Energy

Brad Bellows
Director, External Communications
403-212-8705
brad.bellows@megenergy.com

The Ed Stelmach Community Foundation

The Ed Stelmach Community Foundation
c/o 20408-107 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5S 1W9
Phone: 403-208-6169

info@edstelmachfoundation.com


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