Hyperdynamics Announces Addition to Its Guinea-Based Facilities and Logistics Staff

Dec 06, 2010, 06:00 ET from Hyperdynamics Corporation

HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE Amex: HDY) announced today that Arthur F. Meadows has joined the company as Operations Manager based in Conakry, Republic of Guinea.

"With the addition of Art Meadows to our in-country Guinea staff, as well as recently contracting with AGR Peak Well Management Limited as drilling project manager, we continue to strengthen our team to operate the Guinea project," said Ray Leonard, President and Chief Executive Officer.   "Art has more than 20 years of managing international project logistics, primarily for the oil and gas industry in Central Asia and the Middle East.  He will be responsible for organizing warehouses and storage yards, helicopter transportation services, construction contracting, materials and equipment purchasing, general logistics and local worker training."

Meadows most recently was a country manager for DGT, a project logistics company serving oil and gas and other industries, in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. Earlier, he held similar positions with Karasu Operating Company, an oil and gas operator, in Azerbaijan; and Logenix International LLC, a logistics company specializing in USAID and government contracts, working in Iraq, Kuwait, Dubai and Jordan. Meadows spent six years in the U.S. Army in a supply/logistics role, followed by six years with the U.S. Marine Corps, where he was a graduate of the Advanced Leadership course.

About Hyperdynamics

Hyperdynamics is an emerging independent oil and gas exploration and production company that is exploring for oil and gas offshore the Republic of Guinea in West Africa.  To find out more, visit our website at www.hyperdynamics.com.

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