Oromin Explorations Ltd.
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Oromin Explorations Ltd.

April 20, 2007 13:08 ET

Oromin Appoints CFO

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 20, 2007) - Oromin Explorations Ltd. ("Oromin") (TSX VENTURE:OLE)(OTCBB:OLEPF) is pleased to announce that Ian Brown has joined Oromin as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Brown is an honours graduate in Commerce from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Accountant. He has spent over 25 years as a financial executive in the mineral exploration industry, working with many large-scale exploration projects in North and South America, Africa and Southeast Asia. He has wide-ranging experience in structuring project operations in overseas and remote locations. Mr. Brown's extensive public company experience includes international M&A transactions and graduation to senior exchanges. He also has a particular interest in corporate governance issues.

Oromin also reports that it has, subject to regulatory approval, granted incentive stock options entitling the purchase of up to 200,000 shares at a price of $2.80 per share until April 20, 2012.

To find out more about Oromin Explorations Ltd. visit www.oromin.com.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of OROMIN EXPLORATIONS LTD.

Chet Idziszek, President

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy and accuracy of this release.

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