Premium Exploration Inc.
TSX VENTURE : PEM

Premium Exploration Inc.

May 02, 2008 15:41 ET

Premium Exploration, Inc. Appoints New Independent Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 2, 2008) - Premium Exploration, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PEM) (www.premiumexploration.com) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert Komarechka to its Board of Directors. Mr. Komarechka, B.Sc., P.Geo., P.Geol., F.C.Gm.A., is a professional geologist and certified gemmologist and is currently president of Bedrock Research Corp., a firm which offers consulting services to the mineral exploration industry.

Mr. Komarechka has been involved in a wide variety of commodities in his exploration work, including: gold, base metals, platinum group metals, diamonds and industrial minerals. His experience has included property evaluation and selection, supervision of claim staking activities, airborne and ground geophysical programs, geological mapping, geochemical surveys, diamond drill programs, bulk sampling, aboriginal native right studies, mine management, assessment submissions and NI43-101 report submissions.

"We are very pleased to welcome Robert Komarechka to our Board of Directors. His experience and expertise in platinum group metals will be very beneficial in helping Premium analyse and explore their unique world class PGM target in Montana, joint ventured with Beartooth Platinum Corp.," stated Mr. Del Steiner, President & CEO of Premium Exploration, Inc.

About Premium Exploration, Inc.

Premium Exploration, Inc. is focused on precious metals exploration in the United States and Mexico. The Company is founded on a management and geological team with a proven track record demonstrated by their accomplishments. Premium's portfolio currently holds projects in various stages of exploration located within under-explored precious metal belts that host multi-million ounce deposits. Utilizing "value-added" and joint venture strategies, Premium maintains multiple interests and royalties in their projects, maximizing shareholder exposure to mineral discovery. Through a joint venture agreement, Premium is advancing the Chrome Mountain PGM project in Montana, USA and the Buffalo Gulch Gold Deposit in Idaho, USA, while negotiations for joint ventures and acquisitions in Mexico are underway. Additional information may be found on our website at http://www.premiumexploration.com.

This press release contains certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Security Exchange Act of 1934, and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations are disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time with the TSX Venture Exchange and the British Columbia Securities Commission. All statements, other than of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.

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

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