CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – May 16, 2013) – Chinook Energy Inc. (TSX:CKE) (“Chinook”) is pleased to announce that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated April 11, 2013 were elected as directors of Chinook. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at its annual and special meeting of shareholders earlier today in Calgary, Alberta are set out below.

ELECTION OF DIRECTORS

On a vote by ballot, each of the following seven nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of Chinook:

NomineeVotes For% ForVotes Withheld% Withheld
Donald Archibald133,995,45997.034,107,3972.97
Matthew J. Brister133,992,66097.024,110,1962.98
Stuart G. Clark134,639,23297.493,463,6242.51
Robert C. Cook133,425,68696.614,677,1703.39
Robert J. Herdman133,838,38596.914,264,4713.09
Townes Pressler Jr.133,895,89896.954,206,9583.05
P. Grant Wierzba133,988,24897.024,114,6082.98

About Chinook Energy Inc.

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