WASHINGTON, DC 20549

                                   FORM 12b-25
                           NOTIFICATION OF LATE FILING

                          Commission File No. 00-25455

(Check One):

       [X] Form 10K [ ] Form 20F [ ] Form 11K [ ] Form 10Q [ ] Form N-SAR

                       For Period Ended: December 31, 2008

[ ]  Transition Report on Form 10-K
[ ]  Transition Report on Form 20-F
[ ]  Transition Report on Form 11-K
[ ]  Transition Report on Form 10-Q
[ ]  Transition Report on Form N-SAR

For the Transition Period Ended:

Read Attached Instruction Sheet Before Preparing Form.  Please Print or Type.

Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply that the Commission has
verified any information contained herein.

If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above, identify
the Item(s) to which the notification relates:

Not applicable.



Full Name of Registrant:            MORGAN CREEK ENERGY CORP.

Former Name if Applicable:

Address of Principal Executive
Office (Street and Number):         5050 Quorum Drive, Suite 700

City, State and Zip Code:           Dallas, Texas 75254

PART II - RULES 12b-25(b) and (c)

If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or expense
and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b), the following should
be completed. (Check box if appropriate)

[ ]      (a) The reasons described in reasonable detail in Part III of this
         form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense;

[X]      (b) The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report
         on Form 10-K, Form 20-F, 11-K or Form N-SAR, or portion thereof will be
         filed on or before the fifteenth calendar day following the prescribed
         due date; or the subject quarterly report or transition report on Form
         10-Q, or portion thereof will be filed on or before the fifth calendar
         day following the prescribed due date; and

[ ]      (c) The accountant's statement or other exhibit required by Rule
         12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.



State below in reasonable detail the reasons why the Form 10-K, 20-F, 11-K, 10-Q
or N-SAR or the transition report or portion thereof could not be filed within
the prescribed period.

Management of Morgan Creek Energy Corp. (the "Company"), deems additional time
is necessary in order to fully compile the necessary financial information and
adequately complete its financial statements required to prepare its Annual
Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2008. Management deems it
necessary that additional time be provided in order to ensure that complete,
thorough and accurate disclosure of all material information is made in its
Annual Report. Management anticipates the filing of its Annual Report within the
extension period provided.



(1)      Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this
         notification: Diane D. Dalmy 303.985.9324

(2)      Have all other period reports required under section 13 or 15(d) of the
         Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or section 30 of the Investment Company
         Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months o for such shorter period
         that the registrant was required to file such reports(s) been filed? If
         the answer is no, identify report(s).

                                 [X] Yes [ ] No.

(3)      Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations
         from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be
         reflected by the earnings statements to be included in the subject
         report or portion thereof? [ ] Yes [X] No

         If so: attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both
         narratively and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons
         why a reasonable estimate of the results cannot be made.


                             MORGAN CREEK ENERGY CORP.
                  (Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned
thereunto duly authorized.

Date: March 31, 2009                          By: /s/ PETER WILSON
      ______________                          _________________________________
                                              Peter Wilson
                                              President/Chief Executive Officer

INSTRUCTION: The form may be signed by an executive officer of the registrant or
by any other duly authorized representative. The name and title of the person
signing the form shall be typed or printed beneath the signature. If the
statement is signed on behalf of the registrant by an authorized representative
(other than an executive officer), evidence of the representative's authority to
sign on behalf of the registrant shall be filed with the form.


Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal Criminal
Violations (See 18 U.S.C. 1001).