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Nov 28, 2005 - 09:58 ET Antrim Reports Start of Drilling on 'Bennachie' Prospect in UK North Sea

CALGARY, ALBERTA AND LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 28, 2005) - Antrim Energy Inc. (TSX:AEN) (AIM:AEY) ("Antrim") is pleased to report that drilling has commenced on the Bennachie prospect on Block 21/15a in the UK North Sea and operations are expected to take approximately 40 days. The well is being operated by Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited. This is the third well in Antrim's 2005 UK North Sea drilling program.

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Antrim Energy Inc.
Stephen Greer
President & CEO
(403) 264-5111
(403) 264-5113 (FAX)
Email: greer@antrimenergy.com

or

Antrim Energy Inc.
Janet Missal
Manager International Investor Relations
(403) 264-5111
(403) 264-5113 (FAX)
Email: missal@antrimenergy.com
Website: www.antrimenergy.com