Northern Petroleum Plc
LSE : NOP

June 16, 2009 11:15 ET

Director's Shareholding

For immediate release: 16 June 2009
                                                   
                                                   
                                        Northern Petroleum Plc
                                                   
                                     ("Northern" or the "Company")
                                                   
                                                   
                                        Director's Shareholding

The  Company has been informed that Richard Latham, Chairman of Northern, has today transferred 56,000
ordinary  shares of the Company from his personal holdings to his SIPP at a price of 120p  per  share,
being  the mid market price at start of business today. This transfer does not alter Mr Latham's total
beneficial shareholding of 740,087 ordinary shares, which represents 1.04 per cent of the issued share
capital of the Company.

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For further information please contact:

Northern Petroleum Plc                                    Tel: +44 (0) 20 7469 2900
Chris Foss, Finance Director

Jefferies International                                   Tel: +44 (0) 20 7029 8000
Chris Snoxall / Schuyler Evans

Bishopsgate Communications (Press)                        Tel: +44 (0) 20 7562 3350
Nick Rome / Michael Kinirons

Buchanan Communications (Analysts)                        Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000
Tim Thompson / Ben Romney


Notes to Editors:

Further information on Northern is available at www.northpet.com.

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