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Pine Cliff Energy Ltd. Management Change

Feb 8, 2011 - 08:00 AM ET

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 8, 2011) -

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Pine Cliff Energy Ltd. (Pine Cliff) (www.pinecliffenergy.com) (TSX VENTURE:PNE) is pleased to announce that Mr. Robb D. Thompson has agreed to join the company on February 14, 2011, initially as Vice President, Finance, and will be promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective March 31, 2011 (succeeding the existing CFO, Mr. Garth E. Schultz, who will be retiring).

Mr. Thompson brings extensive experience as a previous CFO with other oil and gas companies, and as a partner with a major accounting firm. He is a Chartered Accountant, has an Honors Bachelor of Commerce Degree, and has over 25 years experience in the strategic planning, financial, accounting, regulatory, and administration areas of business.

Pine Cliff also wishes to thank Mr. Schultz for his huge contribution over the past 16 years and we all wish him good health and happiness in his retirement.



FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Pine Cliff Energy Ltd.
George F. Fink
President and CEO
(403) 269-2289
(403) 265-7488 (FAX)
or
Pine Cliff Energy Ltd.
Randy M. Jarock
Operations Manager and Vice President, Business Development
(403) 269-2289
(403) 265-7488 (FAX)
or
Pine Cliff Energy Ltd.
Kirsten Kulyk
Manager, Investor Relations
(403) 269-2289
(403) 265-7488 (FAX)
info@pinecliffenergy.com
www.pinecliffenergy.com