Dejour Enterprises Ltd.

Dejour Enterprises Ltd.

March 07, 2005 06:00 ET

Dejour Mineral Holdings in Athabasca Basin Expand to 755,768 Acres


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FOR: DEJOUR ENTERPRISES LTD.

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: DJE

MARCH 7, 2005 - 06:00 ET

Dejour Mineral Holdings in Athabasca Basin Expand to
755,768 Acres

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 7, 2005) - Dejour
Enterprises Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:DJE)

Doug W. Cannaday, President of Dejour Enterprises Ltd., is pleased to
report the following update on Company activities within Saskatchewan's
Athabasca Basin. During February 2005, Dejour expanded its 100% owned
uranium projects by staking an additional 18 claims comprising 91,025
hectares (224,923 acres). The Company presently holds 45 claims and 4
permits totaling 305,855 hectares (755,768 acres) of uranium exploration
properties within the Basin.

These 18 additional claims are primarily located in the southern portion
of the Athabasca Basin. Five claims are significant additions to the
Company's existing permits comprising the Virgin Trend Project which
together with the earlier announced permits represent 60% of the
Dufferin Fault. Recently reported exploration results on an unrelated
Virgin River uranium property nearby Dejour's Virgin Trend Project claim
two drill holes totaling 1,819 metres disclosed uranium intersections to
be the "most significant ever encountered along the entire
Dufferin/Virgin River Trend in more than 25 years of exploration
according to Cameco". The remaining thirteen claims include additions to
Dejour's Meanwell Lake and R-Seven Projects as well as new claims at
Gartner Lake and Maybelle River.

Dejour continues to finalize details of summer work programs for its
uranium properties located in the Basin. Further details will be
announced as available.

DEJOUR ENTERPRISES LTD. is a Canadian energy exploration and development
company whose mission is to provide superior shareholder value by
acquiring and developing unique and rewarding opportunities within
today's burgeoning energy markets. The Company is listed on the TSX
Venture Exchange under the symbol "DJE.V". For further company details
contact Doug Cannaday, President and COO. Please refer to the Company's
website, www.dejour.com.

Statements in this release that are forward-looking statements are
subject to various risks and uncertainties concerning the specific
factors disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in the
Corporations' periodic filings with Canadian securities regulators. Such
information contained herein represents management's best judgment as of
the date hereof based on information currently available. The
corporation does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking
statement.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation
of an offer to sell any of the securities in the United States. The
securities have not been and will not be registered under the United
States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or
any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the
United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S.
Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from
such registration is available.

On Behalf of the Board

Doug W. Cannaday, President and COO

Shares Issued: 17,445,962

Last Close: 3/04/2005 - $ 0.91

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Dejour Enterprises Ltd.
    Doug W. Cannaday
    President and COO
    (604) 684-6886
    dwc@dejour.com
    www.dejour.com