Antrim Energy Inc.
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Antrim Energy Inc.

April 07, 2006 13:56 ET

Antrim Announces New Board and Executive Appointments

CALGARY, ALBERTA AND LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(CCNMatthews - April 7, 2006) - Antrim Energy Inc. (TSX:AEN) (AIM:AEY) ("Antrim") announced today the appointment of Dr. Brian Moss as a Director of Antrim. Dr. Moss has over 30 years international oil and gas experience and has worked extensively in Argentina. From 1997 to 1999, Dr. Moss was Vice-President of AEC, Latin America and Argentina. From 1999 to 2002, Dr. Moss was Vice-President of Rio Alto Exploration Ltd., and Vice-President of Rio Alto Resources International Inc. until January 2003. Currently, Dr. Moss is Chairman of the Board for Richards Oil & Gas Ltd. as well as President and CEO of a private oil and gas company. Dr. Moss received a Ph.D., and Diploma in Petroleum Geology from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College of Science & Technology, University of London, in 1974. Dr. Moss is a registered professional geologist with APEGGA.

Antrim also announces the appointment, effective immediately, of Mr. Kerry Fulton as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Fulton brings to Antrim extensive onshore and offshore drilling, commercial and operational management experience. Most recently Mr. Fulton was Project Drilling Manager for Encana responsible for activities in North Central Africa (Chad) and the Middle East (Yemen and Oman). From 1995 to 2001, Mr. Fulton was Vice-President Operations of Gulfstream Resources. From 1989 to 1995, Mr. Fulton was an international drilling and operations manager for Canadian Occidental where he was directly involved in the startup of the Yemen Masila project. Mr. Fulton is a registered professional engineer with APEGGA and will be responsible for all technical aspects of Antrim's international exploration and development activities. He will be based in Antrim's head office in Calgary, Alberta.

Stephen Greer, President and Chief Executive Officer said, "I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Brian and Kerry. Both bring significant expertise to the Company and will have a marked impact on the depth and scope of our activities in Argentina and the United Kingdom".

Certain statements contained in this press release may be considered as "forward looking". Such "forward looking" statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from estimated or implied results.

Updated information about Antrim can be accessed on its website: www.antrimenergy.com

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