The Stock Option Plan was approved by the members of the Company at the Annual General Meeting held on April 14, 2004.
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 pursuant to its Stock Option Plan, it has granted options to certain directors, officers, employees and consultants, of up to an aggregate 1,615,000 shares in the capital stock of the Company. The options are exercisable on or before June 11, 2006 at a price of $2.50 per share.