Northern Hemisphere Development Corp.

Northern Hemisphere Development Corp.

June 11, 2008 19:54 ET

Don Simmons, P.Geol., President & CEO of Northern Hemisphere Appointed to the Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2008) - The Board of Directors of Northern Hemisphere Development Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NHD) is pleased to welcome Don Simmons, P.Geol., to the Board, effective May 20th, 2008.

Mr. Simmons, who has extensive experience in petroleum geology and a proven track record of discovering oil and gas in Western Canada and internationally, has served as Northern Hemisphere's Vice President, Exploration since 2007 and was appointed President and CEO earlier this year. Mr. Simmons holds a BSc. (Honours) in Geological Sciences, is a registered Professional Geologist in Alberta, as well as a member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists. Don brings his earlier experience from Sebring Energy, a successful private oil and gas company in Alberta, plus his experience with EnCana Corporation and will be a great addition to the Board.

Northern Hemisphere is developing strong cash flow from current production, and is continuing to concentrate on the exploration and development of the Bougie Trutch project in northeastern BC.

Financial Reports, News, and more information is available on and Northern Hemisphere's website,


Charlie O'Sullivan, Chairman

This release may contain forward-looking statements including expectations of future drilling, capital expenditures and production which involve risks and uncertainties.

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Contact Information

  • Northern Hemisphere Development Corp.
    Charlie O'Sullivan
    (604) 685-9255 or 1-800-440-4435
    (604) 685-9676 (FAX)