Northern Petroleum Plc
LSE : NOP

November 11, 2009 02:00 ET

Directors Shareholding

                                                                                                    11 November 2009

                                               Northern Petroleum Plc
                                            ("Northern" or the "Company")
                                                          
                                               Director's Shareholding

The  Company  has been informed that Chris Foss, Finance Director, transferred 9,160 ordinary shares of the  Company
from his personal holdings to his SIPP on 10 November at a price of 158p per share. This transfer does not alter  Mr
Foss' total beneficial shareholding of 67,076 ordinary shares.

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For further information please contact:

Northern Petroleum Plc                                      Tel: +44 (0) 20 7469 2900
Derek Musgrove, Managing Director
Chris Foss, Finance Director
Graham Heard, Exploration & Technical Director
Sophie Hull, Head of Corporate Communications

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Schuyler Evans / Chris Snoxall

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Jerry Keen / Toby Gibbs

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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