On Behalf of the Board of Directors of
CARDERO RESOURCE CORP.
Henk Van Alphen, President
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Cardero Resource Corp. (the "Company"), announces that it has granted to directors, officers and employees, options to purchase up to an aggregate of 380,000 shares in the capital stock of the Company. The options are exercisable on or before November 29, 2004 at a price of $1.48 per share and are subject to the Company's Stock Option Plan receiving shareholder approval at the next Annual General Meeting.