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2016-11-10

Aben Resources Ltd : Aben Resources Announces Analytical Results from Sampling at Forrest Kerr Gold Project in B.C.'s Golden Triangle

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aben Resources
Ltd.
(TSX-V:ABN) (OTCBB:ABNAF) (Frankfurt:E2L2) ("Aben" or the "Company") is
pleased to provide a summary of analytical results from the September 2016
surface sampling program at the Company's 23,000 hectare Forrest Kerr
Project, located within B.C.'s prolific Golden Triangle region.

B.C.'s Golden Triangle map:
http://www.abenresources.com/i/maps/ABN_Golden_Triangle_map.jpg

A total of 362 soil, 35 rock and 11 stream-sediment samples were collected
between September 8--19, 2016 and transported to AGAT Labs for multi-element
analysis. Samples were sourced from various mineralized zones throughout the
Forrest Kerr claim package with a focus on areas that will promote a greater
understanding and help define existing mineralization patterns in advance of
a planned drill program in 2017.

Rock samples were sourced from both outcrop and talus from various areas
across the Forrest Kerr Property and showed a range of values from 0.002 to
48.1 g/t gold (0.00006 to 1.4 oz/ton gold).

Several rock grab samples were collected from two distinct zones located in
the northern portion of the claim block. Samples from the Wedge zone returned
high base- and precious-metal values over a strike length exceeding 2
kilometers. The results confirmed historically reported values from drilling
and surface sampling in this area. At the Boundary Zone, rock samples taken
from subcrop in the vicinity of diamond drill hole RG91-16 (73 g/t gold (2.15
oz/ton gold), 14.7g/t silver (0.43 oz/ton silver), 0.32% copper over 3.7m)
showed correspondingly strong gold and copper mineralization (Sample
6632019). The prime objective of the rock sampling program was to both
confirm previously reported mineralization and to provide further information
about the association of base- and precious-metal mineralization with
recognised alteration assemblages. The table below shows assay results from
select rock samples.

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| Sample # Easting Northing Area Au (g/ton) Au (oz/ton) Cu (%) Pb (%) Zn (%) |
| 6632018 400035 6310931 Boundary 0.249 0.007 25.200 0.0025 0.024 |
| 6632019 400031 6310940 Boundary 9.660 0.282 14.500 0.027 0.036 |
| 6632021 399961 6311090 Boundary 0.005 0.00015 0.039 0.011 0.024 |
| 6632010 400246 6317737 S.Wedge 41.30 1.205 0.165 0.987 0.842 |
| 6632026 399883 6318949 Wedge 48.10 1.403 1.120 0.609 9.570 |
| 6632029 399926 6319104 Wedge 11.90 0.347 0.512 0.599 10.300 |
| 6632030 399889 6319238 Wedge 1.71 0.050 0.645 1.780 5.700 |
| 6632031 399911 6319408 Wedge 2.00 0.058 1.560 0.087 0.657 |
| 6632033 399967 6319487 Wedge 18.10 0.528 1.270 0.190 0.021 |
| 6632034 399970 6319490 Wedge 1.67 0.049 0.368 0.189 0.124 |
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Soil geochemical surveys were completed on six separate grids located adjacent
to known mineralized zones in order to test for potential extensions of
existing soil anomalies and assess their continuity across mapped geologic
structures. The results successfully show an increase in the areal extent of
anomalous levels of gold, copper, lead and zinc in soil while also better
delineating the location of controlling structures. The soil data will be
added to Aben's existing database of more than 18,000 property-wide soil
samples and evaluated as a whole going forward. Eleven stream-sediment
samples were taken from a drainage on the Beauty 10 claim, which is located
2.5 kilometers east of the main Aben land package in an area considered
highly prospective for silver mineralization. The assay results from the 11
silt samples show consistently elevated levels of zinc. Analytical results
for silver (Ag) have not yet been received.

The Forrest Kerr Gold Project is located in the heart of the Golden Triangle
of British Columbia and is considered to hold significant potential for
precious metal mineralization. Numerous mineralized occurrences are
documented throughout the project area and sound, systematic fieldwork
conducted from the late 1980's to the mid 2000's provide a solid framework
for ongoing fieldwork. With little activity in the area during the past
decade, the area is ripe for modern exploration techniques. The area has
recently seen major infrastructure improvements including roads and
hydro-electric facilities. In addition, rapid melting rates of glaciers in
parts of the property area are expected to provide new exposures in areas
that were inaccessible during previous exploration campaigns.

The Golden Triangle is host to significant mineral deposits including Galore
Creek, Copper Canyon, Schaft Creek, Valley of the Kings, Snowfield, KSM,
Snip, Granduc, Red-Chris and numerous others.

Aben's Forrest Kerr land package is located along the Forrest Kerr Fault,
immediately north of the Iskut River and southward of More Creek, with recent
hydro-electric power and road access afforded to the northern and southern
areas of the property. The claims consist of a 40km-long, north-south belt
overlying rocks of the Hazelton and Stuhini Groups, a complex assemblage of
volcanic accumulations with intervening sedimentary sequences which are host
to numerous significant gold deposits in B.C.'s Golden Triangle area.

Forrest Kerr project, B.C., Golden Triangle claims map:
http://www.abenresources.com/i/maps/ABN_Forrest_Kerr_Project_map_small.jpg

Cornell McDowell, P.Geo., V.P. of Exploration of Aben Resources, has reviewed
and approved the technical aspects of this news release and is the Qualified
Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101.

Quality Control and Quality Assurance:

All samples were sealed and delivered to AGAT Laboratories preparation
facility in Terrace, B.C. by Aben personnel. Multi-element analysis was
completed by hydrogen peroxide fusion with an ICP-OES finish, while each
sample was fire-assayed for gold with an ICP-OES finish. In addition to the
in-house QA/QC performed by AGAT on 10% of the samples, four field blanks and
one duplicate sample were inserted into the sample stream by Aben personnel.
All QA/QC samples returned values well within acceptable parameters.

About Aben Resources:

Aben Resources is a Canadian gold exploration company developing projects in
British Columbia, the Yukon and North West Territories.

For further information on Aben Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:ABN), visit our
Company's web site at www.abenresources.com.

Aben Resources has approx. 30 million shares issued and outstanding.

ABEN RESOURCES LTD.

"Jim Pettit"
____________________________
JAMES G. PETTIT
President

For further information contact myself or:
Don Myers
Aben Resources Ltd.
Corporate Communications
Telephone: 604-687-3376
Toll Free: 800-567-8181
Facsimile: 604-687-3119
Email: info@abenresources.com

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that
term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This release includes certain statements that may be deemed to be
"forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than
statements of historical facts, that address events or developments that
management of the Company expects, are forward-looking statements. Although
management believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking
statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not
guarantees of future performance, and actual results or developments may
differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. The Company
undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements if
management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change.
Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in
forward-looking statements, include market prices, exploration and
development successes, continued availability of capital and financing, and
general economic, market or business conditions. Please see the public
filings of the Company at www.sedar.com for further information.

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Source: Aben Resources Ltd via Globenewswire

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