Nextraction Announces Granting of Stock Options

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire -02/24/12)- Nextraction Energy Corp. (TSX-V: NE.V - News) (the "Company" or "Nextraction"), announces that 585,000 stock options have been granted to the directors and officers of the Company at an exercise price of $0.35 per share for a period of five years from the date of the grant. An additional 55,000 stock options have been granted to consultants of the Company on the same terms. The stock options have been granted in relation to the new strategic direction of the Company and in accordance with its stock option plan.

The granting of the stock options is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

About Nextraction Energy Corp.

Nextraction Energy Corp. is a Canadian junior oil and natural gas company engaged in the exploration and development of oil and natural gas resources in the Western Canadian Basin. The Company's model is the "next round of extraction on known plays". Nextraction targets oil focused projects along trends with known reserves that provide low risk, high return development opportunities in both conventional and unconventional resource projects.

READER ADVISORY

Certain statements made and information contained herein may constitute "forward-looking statements" or "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities legislation. These statements relate to future events or the Company's future performance. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements or information can be identified by the use of words such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes" or variations of such words and phrases or words and phrases that state or indicate that certain actions, events or results "may", "may have", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved. Although management believes that the assumptions made and the expectations represented by such statements or information are reasonable, there can be no assurance that a forward-looking statement or information herein will prove to be accurate. Forward-looking statements and information by their nature are based on assumptions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These statements speak only as of the date of this Press Release and are expressly qualified, in their entirety, by this cautionary statement.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact:

Nextraction Energy Corp.
Kent Edney, P.Eng.
1-403-305-8800
Info@Nextraction.com
www.nextraction.com

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