NXT Energy Solutions Inc.

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NXT Energy Solutions Inc.

December 23, 2013 06:30 ET

NXT Announces Granting of Incentive Stock Options

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 23, 2013) - NXT Energy Solutions Inc. ("NXT" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SFD)(OTCBB:NSFDF) advises that it has granted a total of 65,000 stock options ("options") to members of its Board of Directors.

These options form a portion of the total compensation payable to the NXT Board of Directors for the six month period ended December 31, 2013 and are granted in accordance with the terms of NXT's Stock Option Plan. The options have an exercise price of $1.83 per share and a five year term which will expire on December 18, 2018. The entitlement to exercise the options vests immediately at the date of grant.

NXT Energy Solutions Inc. is a Calgary based company whose proprietary Stress Field Detection ("SFD®") survey system provides an effective and reliable method to reduce time, costs, and risks related to hydrocarbon exploration. The SFD® system utilizes quantum-scale sensors to detect gravity field perturbations in an airborne exploration survey method. SFD® can be used both onshore and offshore to remotely identify areas with exploration potential for traps and reservoirs, and enables our clients to focus their hydrocarbon exploration decisions concerning land commitments, data acquisition expenditures and prospect prioritization on areas with the greatest potential. SFD® is environmentally friendly and unaffected by ground security issues or difficult terrain, and is the registered trademark of NXT Energy Solutions Inc.

Forward-Looking Statements:

This news release may include forward-looking statements. When used in this document, words such as "intends", "plans", "anticipates", "expects" and "scheduled", are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to a wide range of risks and uncertainties, and although the Company believes that the expectations represented by such forward-looking statements are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will be realized. Any number of factors can cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Risk factors facing NXT are described in its most recent MD&A for the year ended December 31, 2012 which has been filed electronically by means of the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR") located at www.sedar.com. Such forward-looking statements are made as at the date of this news release, and the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise them, either publicly or otherwise, to reflect new events, information or circumstances, except as may be required under applicable securities law.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) nor the OTC Exchange accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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