CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwire – March 8, 2011) –Chinook Energy Inc. (“Chinook”) (TSX:CKE) is pleased to announce that it will be presenting at FirstEnergy Capital Corp. East Coast Energy Conference taking place March 9 – 11, 2011 in New York at The Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Mr. Matthew Brister, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present on Wednesday, March 9 at approximately 1:50 p.m. (EST). Chinook will post an updated corporate presentation on its website Wednesday, March 9, 2011.

About Chinook Energy Inc.

Chinook is a Calgary-based public oil and gas exploration and development company that combines high quality gas-weighted assets in Western Canada with an exciting high growth oil business onshore and offshore Tunisia in North Africa.