Dejour Enterprises Ltd.

Dejour Enterprises Ltd.

March 22, 2005 06:00 ET

J. Allan McNutt, P. Geo. Appointed Manager of Dejour's Uranium Exploration Program


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FOR: DEJOUR ENTERPRISES LTD.

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: DJE

MARCH 22, 2005 - 06:00 ET

J. Allan McNutt, P. Geo. Appointed Manager of Dejour's
Uranium Exploration Program

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 22, 2005) - Dejour
Enterprises Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:DJE)

Robert L. Hodgkinson, Chairman is pleased to announce the appointment of
J. Allan McNutt, P. Geo. M.A. Sc. as Manager of Minerals Exploration.
With over 30 years experience; career highlights include:

- Senior Geologist and District Geologist for 14 years with Rio Algom
Exploration Inc.

- Geologist with Saskatchewan Mining Development Corporation (now Cameco
Corp.) for 7 years

Mr. McNutt has extensive operating experience in Saskatchewan's
Athabasca Basin as well as in base metal and gold exploration projects
throughout Canada and the USA, and will manage the company's uranium
mineral interests' exploration program. The Company holds 100% interest
in 50 claims and 4 permits comprising 818,395 acres (331,200 hectares)
all of which currently are located in the Basin.

The Company also announces that Fugro Airborne Surveys has commenced the
Geotem 1000 survey on its Sand Hill Lake and Meanwell Lake Projects.
Additionally the line cutting has been completed on the Fleming Project
and Patterson Geophysics has commenced the ground time domain EM survey.

DEJOUR ENTERPRISES LTD. is a Canadian energy exploration and development
company whose mission is to provide superior shareholder value by
acquiring and developing unique and rewarding opportunities within
today's burgeoning energy markets. The Company is listed on the TSX
Venture Exchange under the symbol "DJE". For further company details
contact Doug Cannaday, President and COO. Please refer to the Company's
website, www.dejour.com.

Statements in this release that are forward-looking statements are
subject to various risks and uncertainties concerning the specific
factors disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in the
Corporations' periodic filings with Canadian securities regulators. Such
information contained herein represents management's best judgment as of
the date hereof based on information currently available. The
corporation does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking
statement.

On Behalf of the Board

Robert L. Hodgkinson, Chairman and CEO

Shares Issued: 25,445,962

Last Close: 3/21/2005 - $ 0.85

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Dejour Enterprises Ltd.
    Robert L. Hodgkinson
    Chairman and CEO
    (604) 684-6886
    rlh@dejour.com
    www.dejour.com