August 6, 2008

Dune Energy 2nd Quarter Conference Call With Investors

HOUSTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dune Energy, Inc. will distribute a press release before the market opens on Monday, August 11, 2008 detailing its second quarter financial results. James A. Watt, President and CEO, and Alan Gaines, Chairman of the Board of Directors, will discuss the second quarter financial results in a conference call to be held on Monday, August 11, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. CST (3:00 EST). Participants may call toll free:

   United States: (800) 230-1766   International: (612) 288-0329    

A replay of the conference will be available on August 11, 2008 at 5:00 p.m. EST and end on August 26, 2008, by dialing toll free:

   United States:  (800) 475-6701   International:  (320) 365-3844   Access Code:    956868    
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: This document includes forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements concerning estimates of expected drilling and development wells and associated costs, statements relating to estimates of, and increases in, production, cash flows and values, statements relating to the continued advancement of Dune Energy, Inc.'s projects and other statements which are not historical facts. When used in this document, the words such as "could,""plan,""estimate,""expect,""intend,""may,""potential,""should," and similar expressions are forward-looking statements. Although Dune Energy, Inc. believes that its expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, such statements involve risks and uncertainties and no assurance can be given that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements include the potential that the Company's projects will experience technological and mechanical problems, geological conditions in the reservoir may not result in commercial levels of oil and gas production, changes in product prices and other risks disclosed in Dune's Annual report on Form 10-KSB/A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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CONTACT: Investors, Steven J. Craig, Sr. Vice President, InvestorRelations and Administration of Dune Energy, Inc., +1-713-229-6300

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