Hyperdynamics Enters Into Exclusive Negotiations

Dec 16, 2010, 06:00 ET from Hyperdynamics Corporation

HOUSTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE Amex: HDY) today announced that it signed a non binding Letter of Intent with a large independent oil and gas company and is in a period of exclusive negotiations until January 27, 2011, unless the parties agree otherwise, for a farmout of a portion of its interest in its concession offshore Guinea.

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.

Forward Looking Statements

This news release and the Company's website referenced in this news release contain forward looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, regarding Hyperdynamics Corporation's future plans and expected performance that are based on assumptions the Company believes to be reasonable. Statements preceded by, followed by or that otherwise include the words "believes", "expects", "anticipates", "intends", "projects", "estimates", "plans", "may increase", "may result", "will result", "may fluctuate" and similar expressions or future or conditional verbs such as "will", "should", "would", "may" and "could" are generally forward-looking in nature and not historical facts. A number of risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from these statements, including without limitation, funding and exploration efforts, fluctuations in oil and gas prices and other risk factors described from time to time in the Company's reports filed with the SEC, including the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update these forward looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the issuance of this news release or to reflect any change in the Company's expectations with respect to these forward looking statements.

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Contacts:

Dennard Rupp Gray & Lascar, LLC

Ken Dennard, Managing Partner

Jack Lascar, Partner

(713) 529-6600

Anne Pearson, Sr. Vice President

(210) 408-6321

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