Drift Lake Resources Inc. Provides Business Combination Update

For Immediate Release
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April 13, 2011 (Toronto, Ontario): Drift Lake Resources Inc. ("Drift Lake") (TSXV:DLA) is pleased to announce that in connection with its previously announced business combination with Northbrook Energy LLC and 2267582 Ontario Inc. (together, the "Business Combination"), it has prepared and filed today a filing statement (the "Filing Statement") in accordance with the regulations of the TSX Venture Exchange summarizing the terms of the proposed Business Combination and related matters. The Filing Statement will be available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. For further details regarding the proposed Business Combination, please refer to the press releases of Drift Lake dated January 26 and March 23, 2011.

Completion of the Business Combination is subject to a number of conditions, including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and the requisite majority approval of shareholders of each of Northbrook Energy, LLC, 2267582 Ontario Inc. and Drift Lake. The Business Combination cannot close until the approval of shareholders of each of these companies and all required regulatory approvals are obtained. There can be no assurance that the Business Combination will be completed as proposed or at all. Investors are cautioned that, except as disclosed in the Filing Statement prepared in connection with the Business Combination, any information released or received with respect to the proposed Business Combination may not be accurate or complete and should not be relied upon. Trading in the securities of Drift Lake should be considered highly speculative. The TSX Venture Exchange has in no way passed upon the merits of the proposed Business Combination and has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.

For further information, please contact:

Drift Lake Resources Inc.
360 Bay Street
Suite 500
Toronto, Ontario
M5H 2V6
L.M. (Gino) Falzone
Telephone: 905-773-7526

Northbrook Energy, LLC
5930 West Parker Road
Suite 800
Plano, Texas 75093
Keith Spickelmier
Telephone: 713-248-5981

Forward-Looking Statements
Certain information set forth in this news release may contain forward-looking statements that involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the control of Drift Lake, 2267582 Ontario Inc. and Northbrook Energy LLC, including, but not limited to, the impact of general economic conditions, inherent risks involved in the exploration for and development of crude oil and natural gas properties, the uncertainties involved in interpreting drilling results and other geological and geophysical data, fluctuating energy prices, the possibility of cost overruns or unanticipated costs or delays and other uncertainties associated with the oil and gas industry, and dependence upon regulatory and shareholder approvals. Readers are cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of such information, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements.

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