SOURCE: Franklin Mining, Inc.

September 23, 2008 10:37 ET

Franklin Executives Return to Buenos Aires, Argentina

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - September 23, 2008) - Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and CEO William Petty and Fernando Infante, Executive Vice-President, have returned to Argentina for a series of meetings to review and finalize plans prior to completing further development of gas-to-liquid and oil production Letters of Intent and Memorandum of Understanding. Speaking by telephone from Buenos Aires, Mr. Petty said, "Franklin's financial partners remain committed to each of our several energy projects in Argentina despite recent difficulties in financial markets."

About Franklin Mining, Inc: Franklin Mining, Inc. has mining and energy interests in the United States and Bolivia as well as energy interests in Argentina. Franklin Oil & Gas, Inc. and Franklin Mining, Bolivia are wholly owned subsidiaries. Franklin Mining, Inc. holds 51% ownership in both Franklin Oil & Gas, Bolivia S.A. and Franklin Oil & Gas International S.A. Additional information is available at

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