Skye Resources Inc.

Published : October 26th, 2007

announces closing of previously announced unit offering and exercise of over-allotment option

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Skye announces closing of previously announced unit offering and exercise of over-allotment option

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    IN THE UNITED STATES/

    TSX Symbol: SKR

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 26 - Skye Resources Inc. ("Skye") (TSX:SKR) is
pleased to announce that it has closed its offering of 5,400,000 units
("Units") of Skye at a price of $12.10 per Unit and that the over-allotment
option for a further 810,000 Units has been exercised. Total gross proceeds
were $75,141,000. Each Unit consists of one common share of Skye and one-half
of one common share purchase warrant of Skye, with each whole warrant
entitling the holder thereof to acquire a further common share at an exercise
price of $15.13 per share until January 26, 2009.
    TD Securities Inc. acted as the lead underwriter in connection with the
offering, with CIBC World Markets Inc., UBS Securities Canada Inc., Merrill
Lynch Canada Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Canaccord Capital Corporation,
Scotia Capital Inc., Orion Securities Inc., and Paradigm Capital Inc.,
comprising the remainder of the syndicate.

    About Skye

    Skye is an international mining company focused on becoming a new
mid-tier nickel producer. Skye acquired the rights to its Guatemalan lateritic
nickel project (the Fenix project) in December 2004 and in October 2006
completed a feasibility study for a ferro-nickel project at Fenix using proven
conventional smelting technology. In June 2007 Skye received its environmental
permits for the project, and expects to initiate construction during the first
quarter of 2008 with initial production in late 2009. www.skyeresources.com

    Cautionary Notices:

    This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation
of an offer to buy any of the securities mentioned herein in the United
States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the U.S.
Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state
securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to
U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable
securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

    This news release contains certain forward-looking statements that
involve risks and uncertainties, such as statements of Skye's plans,
objectives, strategies, expectations and intentions. The words "may", "would",
"could", "will", "intend", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate",
"expect" and similar expressions, as they relate to Skye, or its management,
are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. Many factors could
cause Skye's actual results, performance or achievements to be materially
different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be
expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The forward-looking
statements included in this news release represent Skye's views as of the date
of this news release. While Skye anticipates that subsequent events and
developments may cause its views to change, it specifically disclaims any
obligation to update these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking
statements should not be relied upon as representing its views as of any date
subsequent to the date of the news release. All subsequent written and oral
forward-looking statements attributable to Skye or persons acting on its
behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice.

For further information: Media Inquiries: Andrew Grant, Vice President,
Public Relations, Tel: (604) 602-9500, agrant@skyeresources.com; Investor
Inquiries: David Bryson, Vice President, Finance & Treasurer, Tel: (604)
602-9500, dbryson@skyeresources.com; Martti Kangas, Investor Relations, The
Equicom Group, Tel: (416) 815-0700 x 243, mkangas@equicomgroup.com; David
Feick, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group, Tel: (403) 538-4787,
dfeick@equicomgroup.com

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Skye Resources Inc.

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CODE : SKR.TO
ISIN : CA83081N1078
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Skye Res. is a nickel exploration company based in Canada.

Skye Res. holds various exploration projects in Guatemala.

Its main exploration properties are FENIX and FENIX (EXMIBAL) in Guatemala.

Skye Res. is listed in Canada, in Germany and in United States of America. Its market capitalisation is CA$ 339.2 millions as of today (US$ 280.8 millions, € 190.0 millions).

Its stock quote reached its highest recent level on May 12, 2006 at CA$ 9.94, and its lowest recent point on August 27, 2008 at CA$ 6.66.

Skye Res. has 50 931 000 shares outstanding.

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Annual reports of Skye Resources Inc.
Annual Report 2007
Nominations of Skye Resources Inc.
6/19/2008Appoints David Bryson CFO
2/29/2008Appoints C. K. Benner as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Ch...
12/12/2007APPOINTS MORGAN STANLEY TO FINANCE FENIX PROJECT
Financials of Skye Resources Inc.
8/14/2008Announces Second Quarter Results
11/14/2007(Fenix (exmibal)) Announces Third Quarter Results and Updates Fenix Project
5/14/2007Announces first quarter results
Project news of Skye Resources Inc.
5/13/2008(Fenix) Updates Fenix Project and Announces Q1 Results
3/20/2008(Fenix)Fenix Project Update and 2007 Results
2/13/2008(Fenix) Reports Increased Resource Estimates for Fenix
9/19/2007files Fenix project Technical Report
Corporate news of Skye Resources Inc.
8/26/2008HudBay Minerals Completes Business Combination with Skye Res...
8/19/2008Securityholders Approve Business Combination with HudBay Min...
6/24/2008Vale Inco Notifies Skye it Will Not Exercise Pre-Emptive Fin...
6/23/2008HudBay and Skye Announce Proposed Business Combination
5/20/2008 COO Retires
5/6/2008Announces Director Change
3/27/2008John Bracale Joins Skye Resources
2/19/2008Successfully Completes Pilot Leaching Tests
1/30/2008Defers Fenix Project Financing in View of Credit Market Cond...
12/3/2007Announces New Director
10/30/2007announces power purchase agreement with Duke Energy Internat...
10/26/2007announces closing of previously announced unit offering and ...
8/29/2007provides Fenix project update
7/31/2007announces agreement with Guatemalan government
7/3/2007announces receipt of construction permit for Fenix project
6/8/2007receives environmental permits for Fenix Project
4/23/2007nominates three new directors
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