Franklin Mining, Inc's Energy Division Actively Pursuing Projects in Bolivia, Argentina, Peru and Paraguay

Jun 10, 2013, 10:34 ET from Franklin Mining, Inc.

LAS VEGAS, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FRANKLIN MINING, INC. (Pink Sheets: FMNJ) (OTCBB: FMNJ) – Chairman and CEO William Petty announces that following his return to Bolivia last week, the company's reintroduction of Franklin Oil and Gas as an interested participant in South America's energy industry has been well received.

"Franklin Mining's investment and leadership in Bolivia's mining industry has been long recognized and appreciated. With two major mining projects solidly under development, we have time to pursue energy projects as well," said William Petty, Chairman, CEO of Franklin Mining, Inc. He continued, "Prior to February 2008, our energy division was actively discussing multiple projects in Bolivia and neighboring South American countries. This is an ideal time for Franklin and our joint-venture partners to again review and consider the many opportunities available, especially opportunities to develop upstream, downstream petroleum projects."

About Franklin Mining, Inc. – Franklin Mining Inc. is a publicly traded international exploration and mining company, headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, with offices in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. The Company adheres to the highest standards of quality and efficiency by optimizing the Company's resources through a system which places the preservation of the environment among the Company's top objectives.  Franklin Mining, Inc. endeavors to find value in fields in which the projects can be explored and exploited while contributing to the socio-economic and cultural development of its society. The Company has developed model mining operations through safe, cost effective and innovative technologies. Franklin Mining Inc. has purposed to uphold a great social commitment and respect for the environment while creating a robust value for its shareholders, employees, and the region within which it operates. Additional information can be found at the Company's corporate website:

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