News 02 December 2009

Director Resignation

Mr. Thyl Kint has today resigned as a director and as Chief Executive Officer of Spitfire Oil Limited ("Spitfire" or "the Company"). The directors of Spitfire are grateful for the contribution Thyl has made during his period with the Company.

Spitfire continues to evaluate various options for the future development of its proprietary L2VTM lignite-to-liquid process and its Salmon Gums Project.