Forte Energy NL
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April 04, 2011 02:00 ET

Additiona Assays from A238 Uranium Prospect, Mauritania

                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                       FORTE ENERGY NL
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                                                                                            ASX, AIM and Media Release
                                                                                                        4 April 2011

                                                            
                             Additional assay results from A238 uranium prospect, Mauritania
                                                            

                                                       HIGHLIGHTS

*       Assay results have been received from the final two RC holes drilled at the A238 uranium prospect, Mauritania
    
        o       Significant intersections from the RC drill holes include:

                 *       9m @ 271ppm U
                 *       6m @ 300ppm U

*        Assay  results received from the first four diamond drill holes at the A238 uranium prospect, diamond 
         drilling campaign to be completed in the second quarter of 2011

        o       Significant intersections from the diamond drill holes include:

                 *       48m @ 311ppm U
                 *       12m @347ppm U
                 *       10m @ 260ppm U
                 *       24m @ 457ppm U
                 *       9m @ 317ppm U
                 *       31m @ 413ppm U
                 *       20m @ 381m U

*        Additional  RC  drilling  completed at previously discovered 'high grade shoot' at A238  assay results 
         to be released imminently

*        RC  drilling  campaign  currently focusing on high priority regional targets within the  Company's
         exploration leases in Mauritania

*        Forte  Energy  remains  on  track to release a preliminary maiden JORC compliant resource  estimate  for 
         A238, following the completion of the follow-up drilling programme before the end of the field season in Q2
         2011.

International  uranium  company Forte Energy NL ("Forte Energy" or "the Company") (ASX: FTE, AIM:  FTE)  is  pleased 
to announce the assay results from the final two holes of the 7000m reverse circulation ("RC") drilling programme 
and  the assay results from the first four holes of the 1500m diamond drilling programme on the A238 uranium 
prospect in northern Mauritania.

Table  1  below  highlights  the assay results received from the final two holes, of the  120  hole  7000m  RC 
drilling programme that was completed in December 2010.

Table 1 - A238 RC results [100ppm lower cutoff]

Hole          UTM         UTM          AZIM     DIP        From      To      metres        ppm U       est ppm
              Easting     Northing                                                                        U3O8

238RC77       283945      2771972      55       -50          33      34           1          172           203
                                                             38      40           2          209           246
                                                             42      44           2          117           138

238RC78       284023      2771965      55       -50          13      15           2          231           272
                                                             18      19           1          129           152
                                                             21      22           1          126           149
                                                             23      29           6          208           245
                                                             30      31           1          229           270
                                                             38      39           1          158           186
                                                             41      50           9          271           320
                                                             51      55           4          215           254
                                                             57      63           6          300           354
                                                             74      75           1          246           290
Please note that the interval lengths reported do not necessarily represent true widths.


Table  2  shows  the  assay  results received from the first four of ten diamond drill holes  from  the  1500m 
drilling programme that commenced in late 2010. The 1500m diamond drilling programme is due to be completed in 
the second quarter of 2011.

Table 2 - A238 diamond drilling results

Hole          UTM         UTM           AZIM     DIP       From      To      metres        ppm U      est ppm
              Easting     Northing                                                                       U3O8

238DD01       284242      2771573       55       -60         35      36           1          179          211
                                                             38      41           3          261          308
                                                             45      49           4          137          162
                                                             71     119          48          311          367
                                                            120     122           2          141          166
                                                            159     160           1          157          185
                                                            161     162           1          132          156

238DD02       284301      2771491       55       -60         15      16           1          101          119
                                                             17      19           2          139          164
                                                             22      25           3          167          197
                                                             28      29           1          138          163
                                                             31      43          12          347          409
                                                             44      54          10          260          307
                                                             61      62           1          180          212
                                                             74      75           1          109          129
                                                             95     119          24          457          539
                                                            120     121           1          107          126
                                                            124     125           1          167          197
                                                            128     137           9          213          251
                                                            139     141           2          306          361
                                                            144     147           3          155          183

238DD03       284362      2771411       55       -60         26      30           4          299          353
                                                             32      41           9          317          374
                                                             43      45           2          406          479
                                                             46      50           4          359          423
                                                             52      53           1          212          250
                                                             56      60           4          388          458
                                                             61      62           1          163          192
                                                             66      68           2          201          237
                                                             70      76           6          512          604
                                                             78      82           4          273          322
                                                            105     136          31          413          487
                                                            179     180           1          100          118

238DD04       284434      2771340       55       -60         53      54           1          137          162
                                                             69      71           2          158          186
                                                             90     110          20          381          449
Please note that the interval lengths reported do not necessarily represent true widths.

  
As previously stated, Forte Energy remains on track to calculate a preliminary maiden inferred JORC compliant 
resource estimate for the A238 uranium prospect in the second quarter of 2011 using the RC assay results 
received from the completed 7000m RC drilling programme and the results received from the 1500m diamond drill
programme that is nearing completion.

Forte Energy has recently completed an RC extension drilling programme of approximately 1200m on the A238 
prospect where the high grade main shoot was previously identified. This drilling campaign was designed to
increase the size of the potential resource to be reported as well as the confidence level, potentially 
allowing some Indicated Resources to be reported. 

The Company has now commenced the next phase of drilling in Mauritania which will consist of a further 7000m
RC drilling programme on its other high priority regional targets in conjunction with an additional programme
of 1300m RC drilling on the A238 high grade main shoot. It is expected the current drilling programme will 
be completed by the end of the field season in the second quarter of 2011.




Mark Reilly
Managing Director



For further information contact:

Mark Reilly, Managing Director
Forte Energy NL					Tel: +44 (0) 203 300 0187

Robin Henshall/Tim Graham
Matrix Corporate Capital LLP			Tel: +44 (0) 203 206 7000

Jos Simson/Emily Fenton 
Tavistock Communications			Tel: +44 (0) 207 920 3150

Nicholas Read/Paul Armstrong
Read Corporate				        Tel: +61 (0) 8 9388 1474

Stuart Laing
RFC Corporate Finance Ltd			Tel: +61 (0) 8 9480 2506
(AIM Nominated Adviser to the Company)           


Note:

The information in this report that relates to Exploration Results is based on information compiled by 
Mr. Bosse Gustafsson, who is a Member of the European Federation of Geologists, a Recognised Overseas 
Professional Organisation (ROPO) included in a list promulgated by the ASX from time to time. 
Mr Gustafsson is a full time Technical Director of Forte Energy NL and is responsible for exploration 
activities in Mauritania and Guinea. Mr. Gustafsson has sufficient experience which is relevant to the 
style of mineralisation and type of deposit under consideration and to the activity which he is 
undertaking to qualify as a Competent Person as defined in the 2004 Edition of the Australasian Code 
for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves. Mr. Gustafsson consents to 
the inclusion in this report of the matters based on his information in the form and context in which 
it appears. 

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