HOUSTON, Dec. 21, 2001 - Environmental Remediation Holding Corporation today announced that it has begun trading on the OTC Bulletin Board effective Dec. 20, 2001, under the symbol "ERHC"

About Environmental Remediation Holding Corporation

Houston-based Environmental Remediation Holding Corporation is an independent oil and gas company and since 1996 has engaged in the exploration, development, production and sale of crude oil and natural gas properties. The company's goal is to maximize its value through profitable growth in oil and gas reserves and production in Sao Tome in central West Africa and to acquire interests in non-producing oil and gas properties, particularly high potential international prospects in known oil producing areas. The company's current focus is to exploit its only asset, which is an oil and gas exploration concession in Sao Tome. Sao Tome is an island nation located in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of central West Africa.