SOURCE: Nord Oil International Inc.

November 07, 2005 14:14 ET

Nord Oil Nominates New Board Member

MONTREAL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 7, 2005 -- Nord Oil International Inc. (OTC: NDOL) announced today that Igor Nikolaevitch Bratchikov was nominated to the board of director and will also take on the role of Executive Vice-President of Mergers and Acquisitions.

Mr. Bratchikov received his master's degree in 1976 from the Alma Ata Energy Institute as well as from the Kiev Polytechnic Institute. From 1985 he worked in the Sechenov Moscow Medical Institute and then was the head of the research laboratory at the Ministry of Electro-Technical Industry. In 1988 he graduated from the Moscow Bauman Superior Technical Institute.

Mr. Bratchikov has extensive experience in the petroleum industry having worked with SIMACO as director of sales in oil products, with VIANANT AG, Zurich, head of trading operations, with IUGRA Financial Investment Corporation as head of the oil division, with ERANAFT as general director of oil sales with companies that include YUKOS,UJKOIL,ITEK and with YUS, as general manager involved in the extraction, sale and transport of oil.

Mr. Bratchikov has been working with Nord Oil International Inc. as a consultant, reviewing various properties, which could be acquired by Nord Oil International. "We are glad Mr. Bratchikov has accepted to formally join us as we continue to build our company into a leading oil and gas producer," said Viatcheslav Makarov, President of Nord Oil International. "Mr. Bratchikov's oil industry experience will benefit us tremendously by being able to target and acquire additional properties to reach our objective of 150 million barrels in proven and probable reserves," further added Mr. Makarov.

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 33 million barrels of proven and probable reserves and the company plans to acquire additional properties and has an objective of 150 million barrels in proven and probable reserves.

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