Getty Copper Inc.



    Trading Symbol  TSX:V  GTC

    VANCOUVER, Aug. 9 /CNW/ - The Company announces that, pursuant to the
Company's Stock Option Plan, it has granted 1,000,000 incentive share options
to president, Dr. Corby Anderson CEng FIChemE, exercisable at $0.25 for a 
4 year term with the options vesting one-third December 31, 2007, one-third
December 31, 2008 and the balance, December 31, 2009 and also 500,000
incentive share options to its newly appointed investor relations manager,
Paul Frigstad, exercisable at $0.25 for a term of 2 years with the options
vesting one-quarter October 20, 2007, one-quarter January 20, 2008,
one-quarter April 20, 2008 and the balance, July 20, 2008.


    ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS


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    John M. Parks, Director and General Counsel


    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this release.





For further information:

For further information: John M. Parks, GETTY COPPER INC., 1000 Austin
Avenue, Coquitlam, BC,  V3K 3P1, Phone: (604) 649-0331, Fax: (604) 931-2814


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