Petromin International Advisory Board



    TSX.V Symbol: PTR

    VANCOUVER, July 8 /CNW/ - Petromin Resources Ltd. (TSX.V Symbol: PTR) is
pleased to announce that William D. (Bill) Gunter, PhD will join the company's
International Advisory Board to provide advice to the Board of Directors
relating to science and technology of carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration and
storage.
    Dr. Gunter received his BSc and MSc degrees in geology from the
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB and his PhD in geochemistry from
the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Most recently he was
Distinguished Scientist at the Alberta Research Council, Edmonton, Alberta and
an Adjunct Professor at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta. A
specialist in geochemical processes (stressing use of field data, experiments
and modelling) as they impact on the environment and on the oil and gas
industry, over the past 10 years he has been leading combined
industry/government-funded projects in geological storage of CO2 and H2S in
aquifers, oil reservoirs and coal beds. He is widely referenced with dozens of
publications on geological storage of CO2.
    Dr. Gunter was Lead Author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Change (IPCC) special report on CO2 Capture and Storage and member of the 2007
Nobel Prize-winning IPCC author group. He has been acknowledged as a
contributor to the award-winning IPCC report. Previously he was Co-chair of
the Canadian CO2 Capture and Geological Storage Roadmapping Task Force.
    Petromin Co-Chairman and President, Ross Gorrell stated, "Bill Gunter's
international reputation precedes him and Petromin feels privileged to have
him as an advisor. His addition to our team is significant as the company
advances international business development in the field of enhanced
hydrocarbon recovery and CO2 sequestration."

    The International Advisory Board assists Petromin's growth and
contributes to the creation of shareholder value through the provision of
expert advice to the Board of Directors. The Chairman of the International
Advisory Board is Don Downing. International Advisory Board positions are
non-compensatory although Petromin provides incentives in the form of share
options.

    On Behalf of the Board of Directors





For further information:

For further information: Mike Suk, Petromin Resources Ltd., T. (604)
682-8831, www.petromin.ca

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