News 24 August 2009

Spitfire appoint Thyl Kint to the Board

Spitfire Oil Limited (“Spitfire” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, Mr Thyl Kint has today been appointed as a director of Spitfire.

Mr. Kint is an energy industry professional with over 25 years worldwide oil and gas experience including, most recently, the position of Project Director for the very large Stybarrow and Pyrenees oil and gas projects in Australia operated by BHP Billiton Petroleum. Mr Kint is a US national, educated and trained as an engineer in Belgium with a Master’s degree in engineering and business from the University of California at Berkeley. Mr Kint has previously been employed by Shell, BP, BHP and Kerr McGee whilst working in Europe, North America, Asia & Australia.

Mr Thyl Erlend Kint, aged 51, is or has been a director of the following companies within the past five years:

Current Directorships Past Directorships
- Deep Blue Sea Engineering Inc.

There is no other information regarding Mr Thyl Kint that is required to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules.

Chairman Mladen Ninkov commented “We are delighted to appoint Thyl to the Board, and we view this as a natural progression due to his role and responsibility within the Company to date.”