Rose Petroleum plc

The Stockmarket Reporter

1-September-2004

Vane Holdings gained 0.25p to 9.5p

Vane Holdings gained 0.25p to 9.5p following the announcement
that it has entered into an option agreement to acquire the Mina Charay
gold and silver prospect in Mexico. The company says results from preliminary
samples have been very encouraging, with a further drilling and sampling
programme is to take place throughout October and November.