Ignis Petroleum Group, Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : IGPG

September 13, 2005 08:00 ET

Ignis Petroleum Group, Inc. Welcomes Oil Expert as its Explorations Advisor

DALLAS--(CCNMatthews - Sep 13, 2005) -

Ignis Petroleum Group, Inc. (OTCBB:IGPG) (the "Company") is pleased to welcome Joseph Gittelman to the Company's Advisory Board in the capacity of Exploration Advisor.

Mr. Gittelman is an industry professional with over 35 years of international experience in oil and gas exploration, development and operations. Among his credentials, Mr. Gittelman enjoyed a 27-year career with Shell Oil Company, serving in a variety of senior technical, operational and management capacities. His leadership positions within the Shell organization included: General Manager of Geophysics, General Manager of Exploration and General Manager of Exploration and Production Research. Mr. Gittelman also served as General Manager of Shell Western Exploration & Production from 1988 to 1994, where he was responsible for managing Shell's domestic lower 48 onshore and Alaska exploration programs.

Since 1995, Mr. Gittelman has served as President of U.S. based Danlier, Inc., a specialized consulting firm which provides services to exploration companies and institutional investors, including screening of exploration projects for technical quality, risk and hydrocarbon potential. Mr. Gittelman holds a B.S. degree in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.S. degree in Engineering from New York University and a Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Michigan. Commenting on the arrival of Mr. Gittelman to the Company, Michael Piazza, President and CEO, added: "Once again, it gives me great pleasure to welcome yet another expert to our team. Joseph brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that makes him a definite asset to our Board of Advisors and the Company as a whole."

About Ignis Petroleum

Ignis Petroleum Group, Inc. is a Dallas-based oil and gas company commencing its business plan for the exploration, acquisition and development of crude oil and natural gas properties in the United States. Company management plans to build an energy portfolio that combines low risk, high potential projects with higher yield, higher risk projects. The Company focuses on prospects that result from new lease opportunities, new technology and new information. For further information visit www.ignispetro.com.

Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements: This release contains certain "forward-looking statements" as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation, expectations, beliefs, plans and objectives regarding the potential transactions and ventures discussed in this release. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements are the risks inherent in oil and gas exploration, the need to obtain additional financing, the availability of needed personnel and equipment for the future exploration and development, fluctuations in gas prices, and general economic conditions.

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