Northern Continental Resources Inc.

Northern Continental Resources Inc.

November 14, 2007 11:00 ET

NCR Assumes Project Management & Sets Winter Drilling Program for Russell Lake Project

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 14, 2007) - Northern Continental Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NCR) announces that the winter diamond drilling program is set for its Russell Lake uranium property in the Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan.

Mobilization will begin in December for early January start-up. Permitting for 21 diamond drill holes is under way, with a planned average target depth of 500 metres totaling 10,500 metres.

- Drilling with two drill rigs for maximum efficiency will be done by Cyr Drilling International Ltd of Winnipeg Manitoba, which has a long history of successfully drilling in northern Canada.

- Geological services will be provided by Aurora Geosciences of Yellowknife, which has over 25 years of experience with significant mineral deposits in the North.

- Drilling targets have been selected after a 3 year, $3 million dollar geophysical program which identified numerous zones with the potential to host uranium mineralization.

As promising geology was observed in the drill core from the 2007 summer drilling program in the Grayling Zone, drilling will be continued there in the winter program. The other drilling targets have been developed from favourable structural, geophysical and geochemical indications and an airborne gravity survey flown earlier this year in conjunction with Cameco Corporation.

The Russell Lake uranium property is a joint venture project in which NCR has a controlling 60% interest and Hathor Exploration Limited (TSX VENTURE:HAT) has a minority 40% interest. Under the terms of the joint venture agreement NCR is now the project manager.

NCR acquired the Russell Lake uranium property in 1999. The property is flanked on all sides by proximate uranium mines and deposits. It is located equidistant (approximately 15km) from the McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill facilities of Cameco Corporation and AREVA Resources Canada Inc. Access to the Russell Lake property is provided by an all-weather road used to transport uranium ore from the McArthur River mine to the formerly-producing Key Lake mine for processing.

NCR's geological team is led by geophysicist Charlie O'Sullivan, who serves as Chairman of NCR's board of directors. Drill core analysis will be conducted by the geoanalytical laboratories of the Saskatchewan Research Council.

For further information, including an updated Corporate Presentation which offers details on newly selected targets for the winter drilling program, please visit our website at

For Northern Continental Resources Inc.,

Alan Crawford, President

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