New stock options issued to Nordic officers, directors and consultants

    WINNIPEG, Jan. 25 /CNW/ - Donald Benson, Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer of Nordic Oil and Gas Ltd. (TSXV: NOG) ("Nordic" or "the Company"),
today announced that the Board of Directors has approved the granting of
900,000 stock options to various officers, directors and consultants of the
Company. The options, which are effective immediately, are priced at
$0.32 per share and will run for a period of five years from today's date.

    Following is a breakdown of the newly issued Nordic Oil and Gas stock

    Donald P. Benson, Chairman & CEO           200,000
    Keith Peterson, Secretary-Treasurer        130,000
    Michael Mann, Director                     130,000
    Barry Palka, Director                      130,000
    Brahm Silverstone, Director                130,000
    Kevin Strong, Chief Financial Officer       50,000
    Don Bain, Consultant                        50,000
    Donald F. Benson, Consultant                50,000
    Earl French, Consultant                     30,000

    The majority of these new stock options replace the 650,000 options that
were issued in 2003 and expired earlier this month.
    The Company currently has 34,803,276 issued and outstanding Class A
Common shares listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange.

    Nordic Oil and Gas is a junior oil and gas exploration company, which is
listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and trades under the symbol NOG.

    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed nor accepts responsibility for
    the adequacy or accuracy of the contents of this News Release.

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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, email:,

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