International PetroReal Oil Corporation

International PetroReal Oil Corporation

August 17, 2005 13:26 ET

International PetroReal Retains International Petroleum Consultant

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 17, 2005) - International PetroReal Oil Corporation (TSX VENTURE:IOC) (the "Company") has retained Mr. D.O. "Swede" Nelson as an energy/petroleum industry consultant. Mr. Nelson will provide advice, consulting services and recommendations on matters including the origination, development, evaluation, presentation, and acquisition of potential exploration, development and/or acquisition projects.

Mr. Nelson is the founder and President of Nelson & Associates, an international petroleum consulting firm. Mr. Nelson founded Nelson & Associates in 1980 following a successful career with Chevron Corporation, as the former President of Chevron Overseas Petroleum, Inc, Chevron's International Exploration and Production subsidiary.

Mr. Nelson provides executive organization and management consulting services to both private and public companies worldwide in petroleum, environmental, and related industry management, strategic planning, and property and concession evaluation and acquisition activities.

A petroleum engineer by training, Mr. Nelson's extensive experience throughout the domestic and international industry has allowed him to establish a broad network of working relationships and contacts in all facets of the petroleum industry both domestic and foreign.


"Karl-Heinz Spoddig"

Per: Karl-Heinz Spoddig
Chief Executive Officer

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