Big Sky Energy Corp Announces Appointment of New President

Business Wire [New York] 26 Jan 2005: 1.

Big Sky Energy Corporation Mr. Matthew Heysel Chairman & CEO (403) 234-8282 Fax: (403) 265-8808 Email:

Big Sky Energy Corporation, (OTCBB:BSKO.OB) (the "Company") announced today the appointment of Mr. S.A. (Al) Sehsuvaroglu, P.E. as its new President. Mr. Sehsuvaroglu replaces Mr. Daming Yang, who will remain a Director of the Company. Mr. Sehsuvaroglu is a professional engineer with over 27 years of oil and gas experience and is the newly elected Vice-Chairman of the Kazakh Petroleum Society.

He began his career with Halliburton Energy Services in 1978, where he held various positions during his 23 years of service, including Division Engineer; Country Manager, Algeria; Senior Account Manager, Caspian Region; and Country Director, Kazakhstan with Kellogg Brown & Root; Halliburton's Engineering and Construction Division.

He joined Nelson Resources, then a junior Kazakh oil and gas company, in 2001 as Senior Vice President of Operations. During the following 4 years he was part of a management team which grew oil production from 0 to 45,000 BOPD from oilfields located in western Kazakhstan.

"We are very pleased to have such an accomplished and respected executive join our team," stated Mr. Matthew Heysel, P.Eng, the Company's Chairman & CEO. "Mr. Sehsuvaroglu's considerable experience will be fundamental to achieving our exploration and development goals."

"Big Sky has amassed an impressive 15,000 of leases containing both proven and possible reserves in western Kazakhstan's pre-Caspian basin," stated Mr. Sehsuvaroglu. "This acreage forms a strong base for growth, which we intend to rapidly pursue."

"The combination of Mr. Sehsuvaroglu's proven and successful experience in Kazakhstan, as well as the Middle East, Europe and Africa, together with Big Sky's experienced and highly motivated team, augurs well for the future growth of the Company," stated Mr. Barry Swersky, the Company's Co-Chairman and Vice-President New Ventures.

Big Sky Energy Corporation is an international oil and gas exploration company, looking to explore in the world's most prolific basins in order to become a leading low-cost finder of hydrocarbons. The Company is currently operating in Kazakhstan's renowned pre- Caspian basin.

Note: The information contained in this press release contains forward looking statements which are based on the current expectations of the management of Big Sky Energy Corporation only, and actual results may differ materially. For a more detailed discussion of risks and other factors related to Big Sky Energy Corporation, please refer to its 10-KSB and 10 QSB reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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