Nextraction Energy Corp.
TSX VENTURE : NE

Nextraction Energy Corp.

July 09, 2010 14:44 ET

Nextraction Energy Corp. Retains Sequoia Partners Inc. for Investor Relations Services

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2010) - Nextraction Energy Corporation (TSX VENTURE:NE) (the "Nextraction") announced today that it has retained Sequoia Partners Inc. ("Sequoia"), to provide investor relations and consulting services.

Sequoia will receive a monthly retainer of $3,750. The Company will also issue, as compensation to Sequoia, an option to purchase 200,000 common shares pursuant to the company's stock option plan and vesting over a period of nine months. The options are exercisable at the closing price of the Corporation's common shares on the day prior to the grant. The options and the contract are subject to regulatory approval.

"Nextraction is at an important stage in our development as we recently have established initial production flow rates and gas sales in both the Pinedale Anticline (Wyoming) and the Appalachian Basin (Kentucky and Tennessee) projects. We are now ready to tell our developing story to a broader audience and Sequoia is well experienced in providing the support necessary for marketing companies at our growth stage," said Mark S. Dolar, President of Nextraction.

The Company has terminated its previous Investor Relations agreement with Ascenta Capital Partners Inc.

About Sequoia Partners Inc. 
The principals of Sequoia Partners, Don Graham and James Beesley, have been involved with public companies listed on the TSX and TSX Venture Exchange for several years whether acting as directors or management of such issuers, or assisting such companies with investor relations and corporate communications. Mr. Graham and Mr. Beesley have been involved with companies ranging from resource issuers through to biotech/industrial issuers.

About Nextraction Energy Corp.
Nextraction Energy Corp. is a Canadian junior oil and gas company engaged in the exploration and development of oil and gas resources in North America. Nextraction targets projects with known reserves that provide lower risk, high return development opportunities in both conventional and unconventional resource projects, where our technical expertise can be applied to enhance production. The Company is headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and is currently developing a tight-sands gas play on the Pinedale Anticline in the Green River Basin region of western Wyoming, and a 70,130 acre Chattanooga shale gas resource play in Eastern Kentucky and Tennessee.

On behalf of the Board of Nextraction Energy Corp.

Mark S. Dolar, President and CEO

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