Oromin Explorations Ltd.
TSX : OLE
OTC Bulletin Board : OLEPF

Oromin Explorations Ltd.

December 07, 2011 18:41 ET

Oromin Explorations Ltd.: News Release

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 7, 2011) - In response to a request by the Market Surveillance department of the TSX, Oromin Explorations Ltd. (TSX:OLE)(OTCBB:OLEPF) (the "Company") confirmed today that it is currently in discussions that could lead to a potential acquisition of the Company. There can be no assurance that any transaction will occur, or as to the timing, structure or terms of any transaction.

The Company does not intend to make any further public announcements relating to the potential transaction unless it concludes that they are warranted by the circumstances or are expressly required by law.

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 and CEO

Cautionary Statement

This document contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities regulations. All statements other than statements of historical fact herein, including, without limitation, statements regarding exploration plans and our other future plans and objectives, are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, estimates of exploration investment and the scope of exploration programs. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and future events and actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our expectations are disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time via SEDAR with the Canadian regulatory agencies to whose policies we are bound. Forward-looking statements are based on the estimates and opinions of management on the date the statements are made, and we do not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements should conditions or our estimates or opinions change. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, including risks associated with mineral exploration, price volatility in the mineral commodities we seek, and operational and political risks. Readers are advised not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

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