SOURCE: Nord Oil International Inc.

May 04, 2006 13:00 ET

Nord Oil International Reports Unsolicited Offer

MONTREAL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 4, 2006 -- Nord Oil International Inc. (OTC: NDOL) today provided the details of the unsolicited offer made on April 6, 2006.

The unsolicited offer was received by North-West Oil Group a private oil and gas company headquartered in Moscow, Russia. The unsolicited offer is priced at USD $2.17 per share for 100% of the total outstanding shares of Nord Oil International Inc. for a transaction estimated at approximately $500 million.

The company reports that management of both Nord Oil International Inc. and North-West Oil Group are meeting over the next several days to further review the offer and determine the course of actions to be taken to conclude said transaction.

About Nord Oil International Inc.

Nord Oil International Inc. is a reporting publicly traded Oil & Gas junior producer, trading under the ticker symbol NDOL on the US Pinksheets market. Nord Oil International operates three wholly owned Russian subsidiaries; Nord Oil Products, Nord Oil Samara and NANA. Nord Oil's properties currently have a total of 48 million barrels of proven and probable reserves.

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