Dec 16, 2009 - 02:00 ET Antrim Energy Inc. ("Antrim" or "The Company") Director's Transactions

Antrim Energy Inc. ("Antrim" or "The Company") Director's Transactions

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 16, 2009) - The Company was informed that Mr. James C. Smith, Director of
Antrim, has sold common shares and exercised stock options to acquire common shares of Antrim as follows:

Sale of Common Shares:

On 1 December 2009, Mr. Smith sold 23,333 common shares in the Company at a price of Cdn $1.20 per share.

Exercise of Stock Options:

                      Number of                         Number of
                          stock               Exercise      Stock
         Stock Option   Options  Stock Option    Price    Options      Date
Director   Grant Date   Granted   Expiry Date  $/Share  Exercised Exercised
James C.  11 December             11 December                      December
 Smith           2008   100,000          2013   C$0.31     33,333      2009

After the sale of common shares and exercise of stock options, Mr. Smith holds a total of 40,000 common shares in
the Company, representing 0.03% of the Company's issued share capital, and 66,667 stock options.

For more information please contact:

Doug Olson
Chief Financial Officer
Tel:   + 1403 2645111
Fax:   +1 403 2645113

Scott Berry
Manager, Investor Relations
Tel:   +1 403 2645111
Fax:   +1 403 2645113

Nominated Adviser on AIM:
Royal Bank of Canada Europe Limited
Sarah Wharry   Tel: + 44 20 7653 4667


Antrim Energy Inc.