Saturn Minerals Inc.
TSX VENTURE : SMI

Saturn Minerals Inc.

April 21, 2011 10:54 ET

Saturn Minerals Acquires 49,727 Hectares Of Oil & Gas Rights in Saskatchewan

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 21, 2011) -Saturn Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SMI) ("Saturn" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Saturn has submitted a successful bid for Petroleum & Natural Gas Exploration Permit 3092, located near the town of Porcupine Plains, Saskatchewan, during the Lands Sale held by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy & Resources on April 11th, 2011. Exploration Permit 3092 (the "Bannock Creek Project") grants its owner an exclusive right to explore for petroleum and natural gas within permit boundaries. Saturn owns 100% of the Bannock Creek Project.

Additionally, in accordance with the non-binding Letter of Intent (the "LOI") entered into between Saturn and Yellow Quill First Nation, Kinistin Saulteaux First Nation, Fishing Lake First Nation and The Key First Nation (the "First Nations") (see News Released dated Feb 7, 2011), Saturn's final percentage ownership of the Bannock Creek Project will be subject to the final terms of the LOI as agreed upon by Saturn and the First Nations.

The Bannock Creek Project is 49,727 hectares (497.27 sq. km) in size and located immediately adjacent to the Company's Mistatim coal property and is accessible by highway and extensive rural roads.

Summer exploration & drilling plans for the Bannock Creek Project will be announced when finalized.

About Saturn Minerals Inc.

Saturn Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SMI) is a junior Canadian energy & resources company advancing a portfolio of energy and resource assets in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The Company owns over 1,240 sq. km of coal rights and 1,524 km of oil & gas rights in eastern Saskatchewan and western Manitoba. Saturn has made two bituminous coal discoveries at its Saskatoba Project since 2009, including one of the thickest coal intercepts encountered in Canada at 88 meters. Saturn continues to build strategic relationships throughout Saskatchewan to pursue new opportunities and advance current projects in the eastern regions of the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.

To learn more, please visit the Company's website at: www.saturnminerals.com.

SATURN MINERALS INC.

Stan Szary, President

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