Royal Standard Minerals Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : RYSMF

Royal Standard Minerals Inc.

July 13, 2007 09:29 ET

Royal Standard Announces Grant of Options

MANHATTAN, NEVADA--(Marketwire - July 13, 2007) - ROYAL STANDARD MINERALS INC. (TSX VENTURE:RSM)(OTCBB:RYSMF) - The Company announces that it has granted options to purchase 2,015,000 common shares of the Company to directors, officers and employees. The options are exercisable at $0.60 and expire on July 13, 2012. The grant of options is subject to regulatory approval.

Royal Standard Minerals Inc. is an exploration and development company with advanced gold projects in Nevada.

The Canadian Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for adequacy or accuracy of this release as per Exchange Policy 3.3 section 6.5.

Royal Standard Minerals cautions that the statements made in this press release and other forward looking statements made on behalf of the Company may be affected by such other factors including, but not limited to, volatility of mineral prices, product demand, market competition, imprecision of mineral estimates, and other risks detailed herein and from time to time in the Securities and Exchange Commission filings of the Company.

C.U.S.I.P. # 780919106

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