LONDON, 29 November, 2010 – Panmure Gordon & Co., a leading independent institutional stockbroker and investment bank, is pleased to announce its appointment as nominated adviser and broker to Griffin Mining and Spitfire Oil with immediate effect. Griffin Mining is focused on gold and zinc production in China, while its associated company, Spitfire Oil, is an Australia-based hydrocarbon explorer. Head of corporate broking at Panmure Gordon, Adam Pollock, commented: “Panmure Gordon’s natural resources franchise continues to expand and we are delighted to have been appointed as nominated adviser and broker to Griffin Mining and Spitfire Oil. “Panmure Gordon has significant experience in the oil & gas and mining sectors, including our respected analysts, Peter Hitchens and Alison Turner, and investment banking and sales teams that have acted for companies in these sectors for many years.”