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 December 30, 2011
Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc. - Issuance of Stock Options

TORONTO - December 30, 2011 - Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc. (TSXV: LME) and (LMEFF: US) ("Laurion" or the "Corporation") is announcing that it has decided to grant, on December 31, 2011, a total of 720,000 stock options (the "Options") to its board of directors (the "Board"). The Corporation's Compensation Committee will issue the Options to the Board as compensation for each director's respective contributions to Laurion over the last year.

Each of these Options will have a ten year term and an exercise price of $0.10. One-third of the Options will vest immediately, one-third of the Options will vest on the first anniversary of their date of grant and the remaining one-third of the Options will vest on the second anniversary of their date of grant.

About Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc.

The Corporation's focus is to make the transition from explorer to producer and envisages the realization of shareholder value and wealth through monetization of its discoveries and assets. Laurion's exploration horizons are focused primarily on gold with a secondary interest in base metals with key interests in prospective mining properties located in Ontario, Canada and Nevada, USA.


Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc.
Cynthia Le Sueur-Aquin, President & CEO
Tel: 1-888-212-4070
Tel: 1-705-788-9186
Fax: 1-705-788-9187

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 news release includes certain forward-looking statements concerning the future performance of Laurion's business, operations and condition, as well as management's objectives, strategies, beliefs and intentions. Forward-looking statements are frequently identified by such words as "may", "will", "plan", "expect", "anticipate", "estimate", "intend" and similar words referring to future events and results. Forward-looking statements are based on the current opinions and expectations of management. All forward-looking information is inherently uncertain and subject to a variety of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including the speculative nature of mineral exploration and development, fluctuating commodity prices, competitive risks and the availability of financing. Actual events or results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements and Laurion cautions against placing undue reliance thereon. Laurion and its management assume no obligation to revise or update these forward looking statements except as required by law.