Northern Hemisphere Development Corp.

Northern Hemisphere Development Corp.

February 20, 2008 10:29 ET

Northern Hemisphere Appoints Don Simmons, P.Geol., President & CEO

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 20, 2008) - Northern Hemisphere Development Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NHD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Don Simmons, P.Geol, as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective March 1, 2008.

Mr. Simmons, who has extensive experience in petroleum geology and a proven track record of discovering oil and gas in Western Canada and internationally, has served as Northern Hemisphere's Vice President, Exploration since 2007. He was formerly with Sebring Energy, a successful private oil and gas company, and earlier spent five years with EnCana.

Mr. Simmons holds a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours in Geological Sciences from Queen's University, is registered in the Province of Alberta as a Professional Geologist, and is a member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists.

Northern Hemisphere is developing strong cash flow from current production, and is continuing to concentrate on the exploration and development of the Bougie Trutch and Trutch East projects in northeastern BC. Northern Hemisphere is also actively engaged in acquiring interests in other projects.

Past President, Alan Crawford, MBA, CFP, will continue to serve as a Director.

Financial Reports, News, and more information is available on and Northern Hemisphere's website,


Charlie O'Sullivan, Chairman

This release may contain forward-looking statements including expectations of future drilling, capital expenditures and production which involve risks and uncertainties.

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Contact Information

  • Northern Hemisphere Development Corp.
    Charlie O'Sullivan
    (604) 685-9255 or 1-800-440-4435
    (604) 685-9676 (FAX)