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

February 02, 2010 09:38 ET

NXT Awarded Survey Contract With a New Client in Colombia

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 2, 2010) - NXT Energy Solutions Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SFD) (OTCBB:NSFDF) (FRANKFURT:EFW) ("NXT" or "the Company") is pleased to report that it has been awarded a U.S. $431,000 SFD® contract by a significant operator in Columbia to survey offshore and onshore areas. Survey operations are scheduled to commence mid February 2010 and a final report is scheduled for delivery during the first quarter of 2010.

"We are delighted with our growing market position in Colombia since we arrived in the country last year as evidenced by the award of this third SFD® contract", said George Liszicasz, CEO and President. "We are encouraged that SFD® is gaining early acceptance with reputable operators and see opportunities for more SFD® revenue in Columbia and throughout the region."

NXT is a Calgary based company providing airborne detection solutions to support hydrocarbon exploration enabling our clients to focus their exploration decisions concerning land commitments, data acquisition expenditures and prospect prioritization onto the areas with the greatest potential. NXT's proprietary airborne Stress Field Detection ("SFD®") survey system provides a unique survey method that remotely identifies potential traps and reservoirs. SFD® is environmentally friendly and unaffected by ground security issues or difficult terrain whether onshore or offshore. NXT provides its clients an efficient and reliable method to conduct frontier surveys to support exploration. SFD® is the registered trademark of NXT Energy Solutions Inc.

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Contact Information

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