NXT Energy Solutions Inc.
TSX VENTURE : SFD
FRANKFURT : EFW
OTC Bulletin Board : NSFDF

October 26, 2009 10:17 ET

NXT Announces the Execution of SFD™ Survey Contract With a New Client in Colombia

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 26, 2009) - NXT Energy Solutions Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SFD) (OTCBB:NSFDF) (FRANKFURT:EFW) ("NXT" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the execution of a contract with a new client, a Colombia-based international oil and gas company, to conduct an SFD(TM) survey in Colombia. The contract calls for NXT to complete a U.S. $576,000 survey and to provide the client an option to receive a second survey for an additional U.S. $360,000. In addition the client shall pay a fee for the mobilization of the aircraft.

NXT and Air Partners are preparing for an immediate aircraft ferry flight from Canada to Colombia. SFD(TM) surveys are planned to commence in Colombia in the first week of November with completion scheduled in 2009.

"This new contract reaffirms that SFD(TM) is becoming recognized as a solution to overcome the significant onshore exploration challenges facing many oil and gas companies," says George Liszicasz NXT's CEO and President. "We are confident that our success in Colombia has opened up an exciting new stage in NXT's business development."

NXT is in the business of providing wide-area airborne services to clients utilizing its proprietary SFD(TM) Survey System to search for new oil and gas fields. The Company rapidly identifies and ranks prospective areas with sub-surface structure and charged reservoir potential. Our service provides an efficient, cost effective method for surveying large tracts of land and delivering an inventory of high impact SFD(TM) qualified prospects.

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Contact Information

  • NXT Energy Solutions Inc.
    Ken Rogers
    VP Finance and CFO
    (403) 264-7020
    (403) 264-6442 (FAX)
    or
    NXT Energy Solutions Inc.
    Suite 1400, 505 3rd Street, S.W.,
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 3E6
    nxt_info@nxtenergy.com
    www.nxtenergy.com
    or
    The Howard Group
    Dave Burwell
    (403) 221-0915
    (403) 237-8387 (FAX)
    or
    The Howard Group
    Suite 300, 1032 17th Ave. S.W.
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2T 0A5
    info@howardgroupinc.com
    www.howardgroupinc.com