Bankers Petroleum Announces Closing of Private Placement

    Abby Badwi Appointed to Board of Directors

    CALGARY, Nov. 15 /CNW/ - Bankers Petroleum Ltd. (TSX: BNK, AIM: BNK) is
pleased to announce that its previously announced private placement has closed
and Abdel F. (Abby) Badwi has been appointed to the Board of Directors of
    The Company issued an aggregate of 4.4 million units of the Company, at a
price of $0.50 per unit, each unit comprising one common share of the Company
and one non-transferable share purchase warrant. Each warrant is exercisable
to acquire one additional common share of the Company, at a price of $1.00 for
a period of three years. The securities are subject to a four month hold
period. Proceeds from the placement will be used for working capital.
    Upon the closing of the private placement, Mr. Badwi was appointed to the
Board of Directors of Bankers effective November 15, 2007. Following the
notification of November 2, 2007, there is no additional information to be
disclosed under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules with regard to Mr. Badwi's
    Application has been made for 4,400,000 common shares of Bankers
Petroleum to be admitted to trading on the AIM Market of the London Stock
Exchange effective 21 November 2007.

    About Bankers Petroleum Ltd.

    Bankers Petroleum Ltd. is a Canadian-based oil and gas exploration and
production company focused on opportunities in unconventional petroleum
assets. Bankers holds interests in four prospects in the Northern and Central
regions of the United States, where it is currently pursuing the exploration
of shale and tight gas sand plays. It also operates in the Patos-Marinza
oilfield in Albania pursuant to a license agreement, producing heavy oil.
Bankers shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the AIM Market in
London, England under the ticker symbol BNK.

For further information:

For further information: Susan J. Soprovich, VP, Investor Relations and
Corporate Governance, Ph: (403) 513-2681, Email:, Website:; AIM
NOMAD: Canaccord Adams Limited, Ryan Gaffney, Adam Janikowski, +44 20 7050

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