Blacksteel Energy Inc. Announces Appointment of Jeff Callaway as President and Chief Executive Officer

Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - September 21, 2020) -  Blacksteel Energy Inc. (TSXV: BEY) ("Blacksteel") is pleased to announce that Jeff Callaway has been appointed as the new President and CEO and as a Director of Blacksteel Energy Inc.

Mr. Callaway brings 20 years of experience in the financial markets, a broad and deep suite of relationships in the energy sector and has been a shareholder of Blacksteel since inception. He has been a Director, President and CEO of a variety of entities and is the current CEO of High Ground Cannabis Inc.

"I have been a longstanding supporter of Blacksteel and now is the time for me to deepen my commitment to its' future so that Blacksteel can generate value for investors. The present environment provides numerous opportunities to acquire cash flowing assets at attractive prices that with patience and proper capitalization can generate attractive returns on investment." - Jeff Callaway

Eugene Chen, a director of Blacksteel, congratulates and welcomes Mr. Callaway to the Board of Directors and as President and CEO. "Mr. Callaway's background in finance, industry relationships, and creativity bode well for the future of Blacksteel and the creation of stakeholder value. Blacksteel and the energy industry generally is re-positioning itself to operate on a sustainable basis that is predicated on efficiency and return on investment in the current price environment."

Mr. Callaway takes over from Interim CEO Les Treitz. Mr. Callaway and the Board of Blacksteel thank Mr. Treitz for his years of service and appreciate his continuance as a Director of Blacksteel.

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Blacksteel Energy Inc.

Blacksteel is a junior oil and gas company involved in the exploration, exploitation, development and production of petroleum and natural gas resources.

For further information,please contact:

Blacksteel Energy Inc.

Eugene Chen, Director

(403) 873-3771

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