Rose Petroleum plc

Announcement: Shareholder Documentation

8-June-2006

VANE Minerals Plc (AIM: VML)

("VANE" or "the Company")

Announcement: Shareholder Documentation

Pursuant to Rule 20 of the AIM Rules, Vane Minerals Plc hereby notifies that the 2005 Annual Report and Accounts have been mailed to shareholders and are available from the Company's website (http://www.vaneminerals.com) or, upon request, from the Company Secretary, Vane Minerals plc, 2 Park Lane, Leeds, LS3 1ES.

Enquiries:

VANE Minerals Plc Matthew Idiens +44 (0) 20 7667 6322

Parkgreen Communications Cathy Malins +44 (0) 20 7493 3713