SOURCE: Oriental Minerals Inc.

October 27, 2006 08:00 ET

Oriental Minerals Launches Website and Frankfurt Stock Exchange Listing

VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 27, 2006 -- Oriental Minerals Inc. (TSX-V: OTL) is pleased to announce the launch of its new Website (www.orientalminerals.com) as part of a long-term commitment to e-communication with the investment community.

The site is feature-rich and focused on conveying up-to-date information about the Company. Consistent growth has increased the demand for information about Oriental Minerals Inc. The website is designed to provide visitors with links to personnel and stock information, project updates, news releases and more.

Oriental Minerals also announced today that it has commenced trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange ("FWB" -- Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse) in Germany under the trading symbol "OZ4".

Damien Reynolds, Co-Chairman, said, "The listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is a milestone in our long-term growth strategy. With a strong interest in metals and mining among European investors, the FWB listing will increase the Company's visibility. Trading in both Canada and Germany will provide Oriental Minerals additional opportunities to rapidly advance the Sangdong moly-tungsten mine, along with our portfolio of precious and base-metal projects."

ABOUT THE FRANKFURT STOCK EXCHANGE (FWB)

FWB® Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (Frankfurt Stock Exchange) is one of the world's largest trading centers for securities. Operated by theDeutsche Börse AG, FWB is the largest of the eight Germany stock exchanges.

Malcolm Stevens - Chairman

About Oriental Minerals Inc.

Oriental Minerals is a Canadian-based exploration company exploring for world-class mineral deposits in South Korea. The Company's current projects include tungsten-molybdenum, base metals and gold-silver properties with significant known mineralization and excellent regional potential.

South Korea is an independent country with strong ties to the USA and key trading partner with Canada and Australia. The country has an excellent infrastructure, established and workable Mining Laws, and available trained mining workforce. These factors combined with an in-country bi-lingual team, assists OTL in capturing a first class country wide, diversified minerals portfolio.

Contact Information

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