BNK Petroleum Inc. Announces Mr. Martin Robert Joins the Company as Vice President Engineering and Operations

By Bnk Petroleum Inc, PRNE
Wednesday, December 1, 2010

CAMARILLO, California, December 2, 2010 - BNK Petroleum Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: BKX) is pleased to announce that
Mr. Martin Robert is joining the Company as Vice President of Engineering and
Operations. Mr. Robert has extensive managerial and operational experience in
Canada, France, The Netherlands, Russia and Argentina. Until recently, Mr.
Robert was the President and CEO of ArPetrol Inc., a private oil and gas
company with assets in Argentina. Previously Mr. Robert held the positions of
Vice President of Engineering and International Operations at Vermilion
Energy Trust (TSX) and President of Vermilion REP SA operating in France. Mr.
Robert is a Petroleum Engineer and graduated with Honors from Queen's
University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.

The company also wishes to announce that the drilling rig to drill its
Wytowmno well in Poland is expected to begin mobilizing on December 6th and
that the well is expected to spud on or about December 16th.

Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Information

Certain statements contained in this news release constitute
"forward-looking information" as such term is used in applicable Canadian
securities law. Forward-looking information is based on plans and estimates
of management at the date the information is provided and certain factors and
assumptions of management, including that the Company's financial condition
and development plans will not change. Forward-looking information is subject
to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause
plans, estimates and actual results to vary materially from those projected
in such forward-looking information. Factors that could cause the
forward-looking information in this news release to change or to be
inaccurate include, but are not limited to, the risk that the Company's
financial condition and development plans will change. The Company undertakes
no obligation to update these forward-looking statements, other than as
required by applicable law.

About BNK Petroleum Inc.

BNK Petroleum Inc. is a U.S. based international oil and gas exploration
and production company focused on finding and exploiting large, predominately
unconventional oil and gas resource plays. Through various affiliates and
subsidiaries, the Company owns and operates shale gas properties and
concessions in the United States, Poland and Germany. Additionally the
Company is utilizing its technical and operational expertise to identify and
acquire additional unconventional projects outside of North America. The
Company's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock
symbol BKX.

    For further information:
    Wolf E. Regener, President and Chief Executive Officer

For further information: Wolf E. Regener, President and Chief Executive Officer, Email: investorrelations at, +1-805-484-3613

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