SOURCE: Trilliant Exploration Corporation

April 28, 2009 09:00 ET

Trilliant Exploration Expands Operating Capacity at Muluncay

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 28, 2009) - Trilliant Exploration Corp. (OTCBB: TTXP) announced today that it has started operating its new thirty-five ton ball mill. In full operation the new mill will nearly double the Company's operating capacity at its Muluncay operation to fifty-five tons per day. The newly installed mill passed an Ecuadorian government inspection last week and is now in full operation.

"We are pleased with the dramatic increase in our operating capacity," announced William Lieberman, President of Trilliant Exploration. "The addition of this new processing plant is an important step in building our operating pipeline."

Trilliant Exploration's Muluncay mining concessions lie in the centre of the Portovelo-Zaruma mining camp, which region has conservatively produced 4.5 million ounces of gold since 1905.

About Trilliant Exploration Corporation

Trilliant Exploration (OTCBB: TTXP) is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration and acquisition of gold-bearing properties, the extraction and processing of ore, and reclamation of mining properties. The Company's exploration and development projects are focused on Latin America and Ecuador.

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