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BLUE DOLPHIN ENERGY CO FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

June 9, 2014

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.



Blue Dolphin Energy Company ("Blue Dolphin") held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") on June 4, 2014. The following matters, which were set forth in Blue Dolphin's Proxy Statement as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 19, 2014 (the "Proxy Statement") pursuant to Regulation 14A under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, were voted upon with the results indicated below.

1. The nominees listed below were elected as directors with the respective votes set forth opposite their names: Votes For Against Withheld Broker Non-Votes



Jonathan P. Carroll 8,515,439 500,043 1,410 660,682 Amitav Misra 9,015,193 289 1,410 660,682 Christopher T. Morris 9,015,469 13 1,410 660,682 Herbert N. Whitney 8,989,349 26,133 1,410 660,682

2. The voting results on a non-binding vote on executive compensation

("Say-on-Pay") disclosed in the Proxy Statement are set forth below: For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 8,986,687 29,947 257 660,683 3. In the Proxy Statement, the Board of Directors of Blue Dolphin recommended that the stockholders vote to have a Say-on-Pay vote every three years. The stockholders approved conducting a Say-on-Pay vote every three years by a majority of the votes cast. In light of that vote, for the avoidance of doubt and without any admission that Blue Dolphin has heretofore not advised its stockholders of its intentions, Blue Dolphin hereby confirms that future advisory Say-on-Pay votes will occur every three years until the next advisory vote regarding such frequency.



1 Year 2 Years 3 Years Abstain Broker Non-Votes 567,987 407 8,447,041 142 661,997

4. UHY LLP was ratified as our independent registered public accounting firm for

the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014. The voting results are set forth below: For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes

9,015,244 1,261 387 660,682 2



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5. The voting results to transact any other business that may have come before

the Annual Meeting are set forth below: For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes

8,493,364 51,704 471,824 660,682 3



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