Greenfields Petroleum Corporation
TSX VENTURE : GNF.S

April 19, 2011 18:50 ET

Greenfields Petroleum Corporation Announces Resignation of Director

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 19, 2011) - Greenfields Petroleum Corporation (TSX VENTURE:GNF.S) ("Greenfields" or the "Company") announced today that Donald Ingram, Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company, has resigned his position for personal reasons.

Mr. John W. Harkins, President and CEO stated "We are very grateful for Don's assistance through our successful IPO process and for his guidance on the Audit Committee. We are pleased to note that Don has accepted a position on Greenfields' advisory board. We are very fortunate that we are able to continue to draw on Don's depth of experience and wish him the best."

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About Greenfields Petroleum Corporation

Greenfields is a junior oil and natural gas corporation focused on the development and production of proven oil and gas reserves principally in the Republic of Azerbaijan. The Company's shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol GNF.S. The Company plans to expand its oil and gas assets through further farm-ins, and acquisitions of Production Sharing Agreements from foreign governments containing previously discovered but undeveloped international oil and gas fields. More information about the Company may be obtained on the Greenfields website at www.greenfields-petroleum.com.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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