Nitro Petroleum Names New Chief Financial Officer

Nitro Petroleum has appointed Shane Broesky to the Position of Chief Financial Officer effective April 1, 2009. Mr. Broesky has also been elected to the Nitro Board of Directors.

Shane Broesky resides in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He has an extensive business background which includes management positions in numerous private corporations involved in sales, computers, and public relations. Shane is currently the principal of a private investment firm, whose specialty is the raising of capital and operational funding for oil and gas entities.

Larry Wise, President of Nitro, commented, "The addition of Shane as Chief Financial Officer and Director will be very significant and strategic to Nitro. His strong organization skills and his ability to raise funds is very timely as we push to develop our substantial Powder River Basin project in Montana. Shane will also be invaluable in finding and negotiating working interest participation in new oil and gas projects, especially in Alberta where he resides."