Nordic Oil and Gas hires new Director of Corporate Development



    WINNIPEG, April 30 /CNW/ - Donald Benson, Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer of Nordic Oil and Gas Ltd. ("Nordic" or the "Company"), (TSXV: NOG)
today announced the hiring of Tae-Ho Kim as Director, Corporate Development.
Mr. Kim has joined Nordic as an independent contractor to provide certain
corporate development related services, including potential financing
opportunities, mergers and acquisitions, and other development related
initiatives as identified by the Company.
    Mr. Kim brings a wealth of experience to Nordic having spent many years
as both a financial services entrepreneur and as a consultant and advisor.
During his career, he spent several years as an industry-leading financial
consultant and advisor with such firms as CIBC Wood Gundy and the former
Midland Walwyn Capital Inc.
    Commenting on Mr. Kim's appointment, Mr. Benson stated: "We are very
pleased to have someone of Tae-Ho's experience and expertise in the financial
and investment community join the Company. We look forward to him playing an
integral role in the future growth and development of Nordic Oil and Gas Ltd."

    About Nordic Oil and Gas Ltd.

    Nordic Oil and Gas Ltd. is a junior oil and gas company engaged in the
exploration and development of oil, natural gas and Coal Bed Methane in
Alberta and Saskatchewan. The Corporation is listed on the TSX Venture
Exchange and trades under the symbol NOG. Nordic is one of the "2008 TSX
Venture 50" companies, a ranking of the top 10 public venture capital
companies in five industry sectors listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.

    
    Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as
    that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the contents of this News
    Release.
    

    This news release contains certain statements that may be deemed
"forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than
statements of historical fact, that address events or developments that the
Company expects to occur, are forward looking statements. Forward looking
statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but
not always, identified by the words "expects", "plans", "anticipates",
"believes", "intends", "estimates", "projects", "potential" and similar
expressions, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "could" or
"should" occur. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in
such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such
statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results may
differ materially from those in forward looking statements. Factors that could
cause the actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking
statements include market prices, exploration and drilling success, continued
availability of capital and financing and general economic, market or business
conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not
guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ
materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of
the Company's management on the date the statements are made. The Company
undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements in the
event that management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors,
should change.

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For further information:

For further information: Donald Benson, Chairman & CEO, Nordic Oil & Gas
Ltd., Tel: (204) 956-5042, Fax: (204) 897-7154, E-mail: dbenson57@shaw.ca; Don
Bain, Corporate Secretary, Nordic Oil and Gas Ltd., Tel. (204) 229-7751, Fax.
(204) 943-1829, E-mail: donbain1@mts.net, www.nordicoilandgas.com

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