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EX-10 - HINTO ENERGY, INCex101.txt

                                  UNITED STATES
                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K
                                 CURRENT REPORT

     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                          Date of Report: June 14, 2013

                               HINTO ENERGY, INC.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


              Wyoming                                   000-26317                               84-1384961
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  (State or other jurisdiction of                   (Commission File                   (IRS Employer Identification
           incorporation)                                Number)                                 Number)

                    7609 Ralston Road, Arvada, Colorado 80002

                                         (Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


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                                    (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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SECTION 1 - REGISTRANT'S BUSINESS AND OPERATIONS Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. On June 14, 2013, Hinto Energy, Inc. ("the Company") and Jake Oil, LLC ("Jake") entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement ("the Agreement."). As part of the Agreement, the Company acquired all right and title to oil and gas leases for a total of 559 gross acres in the Unit for the 1st Cat Creek formation in the Musselshell County, Montana. The property includes 6 wells in a field to be water flooded that needs the wells to be re-worked. Additional drilling may be performed to maximize the oil recovery from the formation. The Company plans to begin production in the third quarter of 2013. In exchange for such oil and gas leases, the Company plans to pay approximately $25,000 in cash and a 5 percent working interest. The properties are located in the Mason Lake field in Central Montana in the Amsden (Alaska Bench) Formation which is late Mississippian to Early Pennsylvanian in age. The 1st Cat Creek is at about 4,200 feet and is above the Amsden formation. SECTION 9 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits (d) Exhibits. The following is a complete list of exhibits filed as part of this Report. Exhibit numbers correspond to the numbers in the exhibit table of Item 601 of Regulation S-K. Exhibit No. Description ---------- ----------- 10.1 Sale and Purchase Agreement, dated June 14, 2013
SIGNATURES Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized. HINTO ENERGY, INC. By: /s/ George Harris ------------- George Harris, Chief Executive Officer Date: June 18, 2013