Trans-Orient Petroleum Ltd. Announces the Appointment of a Director

Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from Trans-Orient Petroleum Ltd.

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Trans-Orient Petroleum Ltd. (the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board:   TOPXF)
 announces that Garth Johnson, Corporate Secretary and Chief Financial Officer
 of the Company has been appointed as a Director of the Company upon the
 resignation of Dr. David Bennett as a Director.  The Board of Directors would
 like to thank Dr. Bennett for his support and wish him success in his future
 endeavours.
 
     CONTACT:  Investor Relations, Trans-Orient Petroleum Ltd., 415-951-1917,
 or by email at info@transorient.com .
 
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    SAN FRANCISCO, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Trans-Orient Petroleum Ltd. (the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board:   TOPXF)
 announces that Garth Johnson, Corporate Secretary and Chief Financial Officer
 of the Company has been appointed as a Director of the Company upon the
 resignation of Dr. David Bennett as a Director.  The Board of Directors would
 like to thank Dr. Bennett for his support and wish him success in his future
 endeavours.
 
     CONTACT:  Investor Relations, Trans-Orient Petroleum Ltd., 415-951-1917,
 or by email at info@transorient.com .
 
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