Typhoon Exploration Inc.

Typhoon Exploration Inc.

November 23, 2006 11:06 ET

Typhoon Names New Company Director, Mr. Jean Lafleur Joins the Team

LAVAL, CANADA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 23, 2006) - Typhoon Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE: TOO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jean Lafleur to the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr. Lafleur, M. Sc., P. Geo. (OGQ), is a Professional Geologist with 25 plus years of experience in various capacities in the mineral exploration field. He has worked as a geologist, exploration manager, vice-president exploration and technical advisor for a number of companies in Canada and internationally over his 25 plus year career, most recently with Beartooth Platinum, Crowflight Minerals, McWatters Mining and Placer Dome. Since 2003, Mr. Lafleur has been a Mineral Exploration Consultant (as President of PJLEXPL Exploration Inc.) and an executive in a number of junior exploration companies, leading several multi-disciplinary teams in the search for precious and base metals, platinum-palladium, nickel and uranium. He specializes in marketing junior exploration companies and projects to the financial and investment communities. He is also a Director of Eloro Resources Ltd., Champion Natural Health.Com Inc., NioGold Mining Corporation and Pershimco Resources Inc.

Mr. David Mc Donald, Typhoon's President and CEO, states "Mr. Lafleur is a perfect match for the Company, having worked on the Fayolle Project for the past 3 years. He has been instrumental in the project success to date. Typhoon shareholders and stakeholders will benefit from Mr. Lafleur's technical expertise and market knowledge as the Company strives towards higher quality mineral resources and enhanced shareholder value".

The Company also wishes to announce the resignation of Mr. Fouad Choucair as a Director. Mr. Choucair has been with Typhoon since the beginning and he has made a significant contribution in taking the Company to its current level. Typhoon and the Board of Directors wish Mr. Choucair all the best in his future endeavours.

About Typhoon Exploration Inc.

Typhoon Exploration Inc. is a mineral exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol TOO. The Company holds interest in gold, base metal and diamond projects throughout Quebec. At this time, the Company is focused on advancing the Fayolle Property towards more and higher quality gold mineral resources.

To date, Typhoon has confirmed the presence of five gold-carbonate corridors, extending over strike lengths ranging from 300 to 400 meters, 10 to 20 meters in true width, and 150 to 250 meters in vertical length, containing three higher grade zones in three separate corridors. Typhoon has now completed 74 drill holes for a total of 17,385 meters at its wholly owned Fayolle Property since 2004, and 4 drill holes at Aiguebelle-Goldfields for 1,160 meters in 2006. Typhoon is currently earning a 51% property interest in Agnico-Eagle's Aiguebelle-Goldfields Property. The company owns or has under option approximately 8 kilometers of the prolific Porcupine-Destor Break, which has yielded during the past 100 years more than 75 million ounces of gold. Diamond drilling of both properties should continue through the winter 2006-2007.

Statements in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and that actual developments or results may vary materially from those in these " forward-looking statements ". The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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