Delta Exploration Inc.

Delta Exploration Inc.

March 20, 2007 13:00 ET

Delta Exploration Inc.: Drilling Commences at Falea Uranium Copper Project

KAMLOOPS, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 20, 2007) - Delta Exploration Inc. ("Delta") (TSX VENTURE:DEV) is pleased to announce that diamond drilling has begun on the Falea Uranium-Copper Property ("Falea") located in western Mali, West Africa. BLY Mali S.A, (BLY), a subsidiary of Boart Longyear Inc. is the drilling contractor.

Rockgate Capital Corporation ("Rockgate") has an option to acquire a 60% interest in the Falea Property and will fund the drill program.

The Falea exploration permit covers 150 square kilometres of the Falea-North Guinea-Senegal basin (FGS), a Neoproterozoic sedimentary basin marked by significant radiometric anomalies. Delta plans to drill at least 5000 metres of NQ and HQ size core, focusing on a 5 km by 5 km area of the Falea Basin where Cogema discovered uranium and copper mineralization in the late 1970's.

Between 1977 and 1981, Cogema conducted mapping and geochemistry in the Falea area culminating in a program of 81 vertical diamond drill holes totalling approximately 24,000 metres at 800 x 800 metre and 200 x 200 metre spacing, and 5 inclined diamond drill holes totalling 630 metres. In 1981, Cogema dropped the Falea ground due to depressed metal prices.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Delta Exploration Inc.

James T. Gillis, President & CEO

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