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LithiumOre Announces Name and Trading Symbol Change of Parent Oroplata Resources, Inc. (ORRP) to ''American Battery Metals Corporation'' and ''ABML''

New Name Better Reflects Ongoing Business Strategy

INCLINE VILLAGE, NV / ACCESSWIRE / May 3, 2019 / LithiumOre (the ''Company''), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oroplata Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: ORRP), a lithium resource exploration and development company, today announced that on April 29, 2019, we filed amended Articles of Incorporation with the State of Nevada to change our name to American Battery Metals Corporation. FINRA has approved and announced the name change and the change of our stock trading symbol to ABML on the OTCQB market effective May 3, 2019.

Doug Cole, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LithiumOre, commented, ''This is a major step toward rebranding and building our company with a focus on our assets in Railroad Valley, Nevada. As we have been executing our geographical study, exploration and development, we have realized the vast potential of our assets and potential monetization beyond just lithium. The new name and symbol will allow us to develop a clear identity for our company in the marketplace and with Wall Street.''

This action was approved by consent of a majority of the outstanding shares of Oroplata Resources, Inc. on February 28, 2019. Stock certificates reflecting the name Oroplata Resources, Inc. shall continue to be honored by the transfer agent as shares of American Battery Metals Corporation. In the ordinary course of business, as certificates of Oroplata Resources, Inc. are transferred or replaced, the replacement certificates will be issued in the name of American Battery Metals Corporation.

Made in America, LithiumOre holds 1,300 lithium mineral claims, totaling 26,000 acres, located in Railroad Valley of Nye County, Nevada. Railroad Valley is approximately 112 miles northeast of Clayton Valley and can be accessed by paved highway directly from U.S. Route 6. Railroad Valley is one of Nevada's largest trapped basins and is noted to hold all the necessary commercial and engineering prerequisites for a massive lithium brine deposit. The Company's claims have been evaluated by experts and the BLM and are in planned on-site exploration.

American Battery Metals Corporation

American Battery Metals Corporation (http://lithiumore.net) (OTCQB:ABML), is a lithium resource exploration and development company, whose primary focus is the establishment of a low cost production base to supply the rapidly growing lithium-ion battery industry for both mobile devises and laptops, as well as the burgeoning EV (electronic vehicle) industry. American Battery Metals Corporation is focused on becoming a substantial, profitable lithium producer via the timely development of valuable production-grade lithium brine deposits in Nevada.

For more information, please visit: http://lithiumore.net

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, including those with respect to the expected project economics for Western Nevada Basin (Railroad Valley), including estimates of life of mine, average production, cash costs, AISC, initial CAPEX, sustaining CAPEX, pre-tax IRR, pre-tax NPV, net cash flows and recovery rates, the impact of self-mining versus contract mining, the timing to obtain necessary permits, the submission of the project for final investment approval and the timing of initial gold production after investment approval and full financing, metallurgy and processing expectations, the mineral resource estimate, expectations regarding the ability to expand the mineral resource through future drilling, ongoing work to be conducted at the Western Nevada Basin (Railroad Valley), and the potential results of such efforts, the potential commissioning of a Pre-Feasibility study and the effects on timing of the project, are "forward-looking statements." Although the Company's management believes that such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot guarantee that such expectations are, or will be, correct. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties, which could cause the Company's future results to differ materially from those anticipated. Potential risks and uncertainties include, among others, interpretations or reinterpretations of geologic information, unfavorable exploration results, inability to obtain permits required for future exploration, development or production, general economic conditions and conditions affecting the industries in which the Company operates; the uncertainty of regulatory requirements and approvals; fluctuating mineral and commodity prices, final investment approval and the ability to obtain necessary financing on acceptable terms or at all. Additional information regarding the factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements is available in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 30, 2018. The Company assumes no obligation to update any of the information contained or referenced in this press release.