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June 1, 2005

XYZ Company
1313 Mockingbird Lane
Houston, TX 77003


Re:    Drilling Order Title Opinion
       120.94 acres of land, more or less, out of the ________ Survey, A-X, Wharton
       County, Texas, and being the same land described in that certain Warranty
       Deed dated August 10, 1943, from John Wilson, et ux, to Garrett Schneider, et
       ux, and recorded at Volume ____, Page ____, Deed Records, Wharton County,
       Texas.


Gentlemen:

        Per your request for a Drilling Order Title Opinion covering the complete
ownership interest in the tract of land described below, we have examined the material
set out below and submit the following:

                                 Land Under Search

       120.94 acres of land, more or less, out of the ________ Survey, A-X, Wharton
       County, Texas, and being the same land described in that certain Warranty
       Deed dated August 10, 1943, from John Wilson, et ux, to Garrett Schneider, et
       ux, and recorded at Volume ____, Page ____, Deed Records, Wharton County,
       Texas.

                                Materials Examined

1. The records of the County Clerk and the District Clerk of Wharton County, Texas,
   based upon a “Runsheet” prepared by ____________________, Petroleum Landmen
   located in Houston, Texas, which covered the Land Under Search for the period of
   time from the sovereignty of the soil down to May 15, 2005, at 5:00 p.m.


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2. Runsheet Disclaimer letter dated May 15, 2005, from _______________ of
   ________________________ to __________________ of ___________________,
   detailing the dates covered by and the methods used in preparation of the
   aforementioned “Runsheet.”

3. Researcher’s Notes, consisting of three pages, included with the aforementioned
   “Runsheet” which includes specific information regarding the deaths of certain
   individuals in the chain-of-title.

4. Photocopies of documents pertaining to the probate of the Estate of Garrett Schneider,
   which were filed in Cause No. _______, in the County Court of Matagorda County,
   Texas.

5. Unrecorded Oil, Gas & Mineral Lease dated May 10, 2005, by and between _______,
   as Lessor, and __________________, as Lessee, covering the Land Under Search.
   This lease is referred to herein as the “Subject Lease No. 1.”

6. Tax Certificate No. 7780, dated May 14, 2005, issued by the Tax Assessor-Collector
   of Wharton County, Texas, covering 120.94 acres out of the ______________Survey,
   A-X, Wharton County, Texas, assessed in the name of ____________________, for
   the taxing jurisdictions listed thereon.

7. Plat of a Tobin map of Wharton County, Texas, depicting the location of the Land
   Under Search. Said plat has been attached hereto as Exhibit “A.”

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        Based upon the Material Examined and subject to the requirements, comments,
advisory matters and conclusions set out below, it is our opinion that as of May 15, 2005,
at 5:00 p.m., being the closing date of the Material Examined, the ownership of the Land
Under Search and the leases covering the same was vested as follows:

                                     Surface Estate

XXXXXXXX and wife, XXXXXX                                                  100%


                                     Mineral Estate

XXXXXXXX and wife, XXXXXX                                          undivided 1/2 interest

XXXXXXXX, as his separate property                                 undivided 1/8 interest

XXXXXXXX, as her separate property                                 undivided 1/8 interest



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XXXXXXXX, a Texas General Partnership                             undivided 1/4 interest



                                   Royalty Interests

XXXXXXXX and wife, XXXXXX                                  1/2 of 1/5 of 8/8ths R.I.

XXXXXXXX, as his separate property                         1/8 of 1/5 of 8/8ths R.I.

XXXXXXXX, as her separate property                         1/8 of 3/16 of 8/8ths R.I.

XXXXXXXX, a Texas General Partnership                      1/4 of 1/4 of 8/8ths R.I.


                                   Leasehold Estate

                                                   W.I.                   N.R.I.

XXXXXXX, Inc.                                      100%                   0.7890625


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                                    Lease Analysis

       Per the request of __________________, a complete lease analysis of the Subject
Leases has not been provided herein. We recommend that you completely and
thoroughly review the terms and provisions of all Subject Leases so that you can properly
comply with all applicable requirements. If you would like for us to do a complete lease
analysis at some point in the future, please notify us at the appropriate time.


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       Title, as detailed above, is subject to the following comments, requirements,
advisory matters and conclusions:

                                          I.
                         Patent and Early Title Irregularities

       The Land Under Search is described as being entirely within the __________
Survey, A-X, Wharton County, Texas. Said survey was granted by the Mexican
Government to ________________ by a grant dated October 20, 1832, which is recorded
at Volume ____, Page ____, Deed Records, Wharton County, Texas. The recorded grant


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was written entirely in Spanish, and no translation appears to have been filed of record in
Wharton County, Texas.

        There are defects in the early chain of title to the Land Under Search. Such
defects occurred prior to 1920 and, except as may be hereinafter noted, title to the Land
Under Search has been substantially regular since that time.

        Since the latest of the aforementioned irregularities occurred more than eighty-
five (85) years ago, the only practical manner of obtaining protections is to attempt to
obtain facts reflecting use and possession of such a nature as to make a showing of
limitation of title in the present owners and their predecessors in title. It is our opinion
that you will be safe in relying on limitation title assuming that the affidavits required
hereunder indicate sufficient use and possession by the present owners, or their
predecessors in title, to sustain limitation title.

        In connection with the requirement set forth below, you are advised that an
undivided interest in the mineral estate was first severed from the surface on June 1,
1935. Therefore, for possession of the surface to inure to the benefit of the mineral estate
for limitation title purposes, said possession must have commenced prior to June 1, 1935,
the date of the earliest severance. Further, in that regard, you are advised that if there is
possession on the date of the mineral severance and such possession is continued by the
surface owner, then such possession subsequent to the date of severance, nevertheless,
inures to the benefit of the severed mineral estate so long as such separate possession is
continuous.

       Requirement No. 1:

       (a.) Furnish a translated copy of the grant covering the __________ Survey,
            A-X, Wharton County, Texas. A certified copy of such should be obtained
            from the General Land Office of the State of Texas and filed of record in
            the Office of the County Clerk of Wharton County, Texas.

       (b.) Secure and submit for examination and further requirement, if any,
            affidavits from at least two (2) parties reflecting the history of the use and
            possession of the Land Under Search as far back as practicable. You should
            attempt to cover at the least the period of time beginning prior to June 1,
            1935. These affidavits should state facts and not conclusions, and should
            give reasonable details as to: names of parties from time to time in
            possession, full and complete information as to fences, cross-fences,
            improvements, when same were built and their present state of repair, the
            amount of land under cultivation and when same was first undertaken, the
            amount of land used for grazing purposes and length of time so used.

       NOTE: a plat of the Land Under Search, signed by the affiants, showing
             all improvements on said land and the tracts which bound said
             land, should be attached as an exhibit to each affidavit.



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                                            II.
                          Unreleased Oil, Gas and Mineral Leases

        The Material Examined reflects numerous oil, gas and mineral leases, which
remain unreleased of record, or which were released by parties not owning record title,
according to the Material Examined. In an effort to save time, we are not listing all of
said leases here, but you should review the Runsheet listed as Item No. 1 of the Material
Examined to identify said leases and the land covered thereby.

       The aforementioned leases would have terminated by their own terms in the
absences of operations, production, payment of delay rentals, or shut-in gas royalties, as
applicable, and in writing this Opinion, we have assumed said leases have terminated;
however, our assumption will require confirmation.

       Requirement No. 2:

       Secure statements in affidavit form from at least two (2) persons who are familiar
       with the facts, setting forth all of the facts with regard to the production of
       minerals, if any, from all of the land covered by the leases discussed above, as
       well as any land pooled therewith, if any. These affidavits should state facts
       sufficient to show that the aforementioned leases have not been continued in force
       and effect by operations, production and/or payment of shut-in gas well royalties.



                                        III.
                            Expired Term Mineral Interests

       The Material Examined includes the following deed in which the grantor(s)
reserved an undivided interest in the mineral estate of a portion of the Land Under
Search, for certain specified terms, to wit:

       1. Warranty Deed dated August 10, 1946, from Melba Schneider, as Grantor, to
          Morton Rue, et ux, as Grantees, and recorded at Volume ____, Page _____,
          Deed Records, Wharton County, Texas. In this deed, the grantor purported
          to reserve an undivided one-fourth (1/4) mineral interest in 57.45 acres out
          of the Land Under Search, for a term of twenty (20) years and as long
          thereafter as oil, gas or other minerals are produced in paying quantities.

        In writing this Opinion, we have assumed that the aforementioned term mineral
interest has long since expired due to a lack of production; however, this assumption
will require confirmation.




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       Requirement No. 3:

       The affidavits required in Section II contained herein should be drafted in such
       a manner as to address the production history of all of the land covered by the
       deed listed above, so that we may determine whether or not the aforementioned
       term mineral interests have now expired.



                                           IV.
                                         Tenants

      We have been furnished with no information with respect to the present use and
occupancy of the Land Under Search.

       Requirement No. 4:

       Determine the rights of parties in possession and secure a tenant’s consent
       agreement from all tenants, if applicable.



                                          V.
                                   Ad Valorem Taxes

       We have been furnished that certain tax certificate listed as Item No. 6 of the
Material Examined. We have been informed that the provided tax certificate covers all of
the Land Under Search for all of the taxing jurisdictions to which said land is subject.

        Assuming such to be the case, all the ad valorem taxes heretofore assessed upon
the Land Under Search appear to have been fully paid up to and including the 2003 tax
year. The certificate indicates that taxes for the 2004 tax year remain unpaid, as of the
date of the certificate. The taxes for the 2004 tax year may have since been paid.

      For your general information, taxes for the 2005 tax year, if not timely paid, will
become delinquent on February 1, 2006.

       Requirement No. 5:

       (a.) Satisfy yourself that the tax certificate referenced above covers the full
            interest in all portions of the Land Under Search for all of the taxing
            jurisdictions to which said land is subject.

       (b.) Determine whether or not all ad valorem taxes assessed for the 2004 tax
            year have been paid, and furnish a new tax certificate or receipt for that
            year.



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                                        VI.
                         William Schneider - Marital History

        By Warranty Deed dated May 1, 1959, recorded at Volume ____, Page ____,
Deed Records, Wharton County, Texas, Herbert Wilson, as Grantor, conveyed the
surface estate and an undivided mineral interest in the Land Under Search to William
Schneider, as Grantee. The Grantee’s marital status at the time of the conveyance is not
determinable from the Material Examined; however, if he was married, the acquired
interests would be presumed to be community property.

       Later, by Warranty Deed dated December 17, 1962, recorded at Volume _____,
Page _____, Deed Records, Wharton County, Texas, William Schneider, joined by his
wife, Helen Schneider, as Grantors, conveyed an undivided mineral interest in the Land
Under Search to Mary Schneider Hawkins, as Grantee.

       Still later by Warranty Deed dated March 4, 1963, recorded at Volume _____,
Page _____, Deed Records, Wharton County, Texas, William Schneider, individually, as
Grantor, conveyed the surface estate and all of his remaining mineral interest in the Land
Under Search to Fred Jenkins, as Grantee. Helen Schneider, wife of William Schneider
on December 17, 1962, did not execute this instrument.

        In order to determine the status of the interests acquired by Mr. Schneider in 1959
as either community or separate property, we make the requirement set forth below.

       Requirement No. 6:

       Secure for our review a Marital History Affidavit for William Schneider, which
       should set forth complete details about each of his marriages, if any. This
       affidavit should specifically identify each wife, the dates of each marriage, and
       the dates and manner by which any such marriages terminated.

       NOTE: Depending upon the satisfaction of this requirement, additional
             requirements may be necessary.



                                          VII.
                                  Affidavits of Identity

        In writing this Opinion, we have assumed that (1.) William Schneider is one and
the same person as William W. Schneider (2.) Fred Jenkins is one and the same person
as Fred E. Jenkins, and (3.) Susan Albert Wilkinson is one and the same person as
Susan Louise Albert Wilkinson. Please note that all of these assumptions set forth herein
will require confirmation.




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       Requirement No. 7:

       Satisfy yourself that the assumptions we have made and expressed above
       regarding the identity of various parties appearing in the chain-of-title to the
       Land Under Search are correct. In the event you have any doubt about the
       identity of any person(s) mentioned above, you should conduct further
       investigation and secure appropriate Affidavits of Identity.

       NOTE: Depending upon the satisfaction of this requirement, additional
             requirements may be necessary.


                                        VIII.
                          Estate of Mary Schneider Hawkins

       By Warranty Deed dated December 17, 1962, recorded at Volume ____, Page
____, Deed Records, Wharton County, Texas, Mary Schneider Hawkins acquired an
undivided mineral interest in the Land Under Search.

       The Material Examined contained an Affidavit of Heirship dated November 13,
1978, by Irma Slovak, which indicated that Mary Schneider Hawkins died testate on
February 10, 1978, in Atchison County, Kansas. An instrument purporting to be the Last
Will and Testament of Mary Schneider Hawkins was attached to the Affidavit. Said Last
Will and Testament named as her devisees two nephews: Larry David Hawkins and
Michael Steven McCullough.

        It is unclear from the Material Examined whether or not the aforementioned Will
was ever properly admitted to probate as the copy attached to the Affidavit did not
contain any file stamps or other markings which would indicate as such. This matter will
require further investigation.

        In writing this Opinion, we have assumed that the Last Will and Testament of
Mary Schneider Hawkins was properly probated in the State of Kansas, and thus her
interest passed to her two nephews indicated above; however, this assumption will
require confirmation. Since the Will would have more than likely been probated outside
of the State of Texas, the following information is pertinent in the satisfaction of the
requirements set forth below:

        Section 96 of the Texas Probate Code provides that when any Will or
testamentary instrument conveying or in any manner disposing of land in Texas, which
has been duly probated in another state or any country out of the limits of the United
States, in accordance with the laws of such state or country, a copy thereof and of its
probate, which bears the attestation, seal and certificate required by the “preceding
section,” may be filed and recorded in the public records of any county in Texas in which
real estate is situated, in the same manner as deeds and conveyances are required to be
recorded under the laws of Texas and without further proof of authentication. The



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“preceding section” referred to in Section 96 is, of course, Section 95. Section 95 (c)
provides that a copy of a will and a judgment, order or decree by which it was admitted to
probate or otherwise established, shall be “attested by the clerk of the Court or by such
other official as has custody of such will or is in charge of probate records, with the seal
of the Court affixed, if there is a seal, together with a certificate of the Judge or Presiding
Magistrate of such court that the said attestation is in due form.” Copies of probate
instruments certified in the manner specified in Section 95 (c) are sometimes referred to
as “exemplified” copies or as “federally” or “constitutionally” certified copies.

       Requirement No. 8:

       (a.) Determine if the Last Will and Testament of Mary Schneider Hawkins was
            ever probated in Atchison County, Kansas, or in any other jurisdiction. If
            the Will was properly admitted to probate in any jurisdiction outside of the
            State of Texas, you should secure copies of said Will, the Application to
            Probate said Will, the Order admitting said Will to probate, and any other
            documents from the probate proceeding which are in any way relevant in
            determining title to her interest. These copies should be specially certified
            in the manner set forth in Section 96 of the Texas Probate Code. Thereafter,
            all such copies should be filed of record in the Office of the County Clerk
            of Wharton County, Texas, and we should be furnished copies of said
            recorded instruments.

       (b.) If the Last Will and Testament of Mary Schneider Hawkins was NOT
            properly admitted to probate in any jurisdiction, then you should secure and
            furnish for our review Affidavits of Heirship from two (2) credible persons
            possessed of personal knowledge of the relevant facts, which Affidavits
            should set forth all of the facts necessary for us to determine the heirs-at-law
            of Mary Schneider Hawkins.

       NOTE: Depending upon the satisfaction of this requirement, additional
             requirements may be necessary.



                                         IX.
                        Power of Attorney - Subject Lease No. 2

       The lessor named in Subject Lease No. 2, being Larry David Hawkins, did not
personally execute the lease. Instead, said lease was executed on his behalf by Tom Hill,
Attorney-in-Fact. In this regard, the Material Examined did not include any Power of
Attorney instrument whereby Larry David Hawkins appointed Tom Hill to act as his
agent and attorney-in-fact.

     In writing this Opinion, we have assumed that Larry David Hawkins granted to
Tom Hill full power and authority to execute oil, gas and mineral leases covering his



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land, including leases which grant pooling authority, and that such authority to lease was
in full force and effect, and not revoked, at the time Subject Lease No. 2 was executed.
However, this assumption will require confirmation.

       Requirement No. 9:

       (a.) We should be furnished a copy of the instrument whereby Larry David
            Hawkins appointed Tom Hill to be his agent and attorney-in-fact, with
            authorization to execute the instrument discussed above.

       (b.) Confirm that the Power of Attorney instrument, required above, was in
            full force and effect, and not revoked, at the time Subject Lease No. 2
            was executed.


                                          X.
                                   Unrecorded Lease

        Please note that Subject Lease No. 1 does not appear to have been filed of record
in the Office of the County Clerk of Wharton County, Texas. This lease should be filed
of record as soon as possible.

       Requirement No. 10:

       Subject Lease No. 1 should be filed of record in the Office of the County Clerk
       of Wharton County, Texas, as soon as possible. Thereafter, we should be
       provided with a copy of said recorded lease.



                                        XI.
                         Primary Term of Subject Lease No. 3

        Subject Lease No. 3 contains an error in that the space for the primary term of the
lease was left blank. We can only guess that the parties intended for the lease to provide
for a three year primary term, as was provided for in the other Subject Leases, which
contained otherwise similar terms.

       Requirement No. 11:

       The Lessor(s) named in Subject Lease No. 3 should execute an amendment of
       said lease for the purpose of specifying the primary term thereof. Thereafter, the
       lease amendment should be filed of record in the Office of the County Clerk of
       Wharton County, Texas, and we should be furnished a copy of such recorded
       instrument.




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                                          XII.
                                         Survey

       The Land Under Search has been described various ways on several different
instruments. In a Warranty Deed dated January 5, 1920, and recorded at Volume ____,
Page ____, Deed Records, Wharton County, Texas, the Land Under Search is described
as being 121.17 acres out of a 305.65 acre tract of land. In a Special Warranty Deed
dated July 7, 1934, and recorded at Volume ____, Page ____, Deed Records, Wharton
County, Texas, the land is described as 121.04 acres, but being the same tract of land
previously described as 121.7 acres. In a Warranty Deed dated August 10, 1943, and
recorded at Volume ____, Page ____, Deed Records, Wharton County, Texas, the
acreage is finally described as 120.94 acres out of a 421.74 acre tract of land, and being
the same tract previously surveyed to contain 121.17 acres. It is unclear from the records
whether or not a survey was conducted prior to August 10, 1943, to determine the
acreage total of 120.94 acres. Thus, in order to provide an accurate description of the
Land Under Search, we make the requirements set forth below.

       Requirement No. 12:

       (a.) A survey should be made of the Land Under Search in order to definitely
            determine its true boundary lines upon the ground. Said survey should locate
            all fence lines, corners, easements, improvements, and natural monuments, if
            any, and should definitely consider the possibility of any vacancies or
            conflicts with adjoining surveys.

       (b.) A plat should be prepared from the field notes of said survey and should be
            furnished to us for examination and further requirement, if any.

       NOTE: Depending upon the satisfaction of this requirement, additional
             requirements may be necessary.



                                        XIII.
                             Easements and Rights-of-Way

        Except for the roads discussed in Section XIV herein, the Material Examined did
not reflect any recorded easements or rights-of-way burdening the Land Under Search.

        Easements and rights-of-way do not ordinarily affect title to minerals, but to the
extent that any are still in force and effect, they should be located and respected in your
operations. Furthermore, you should observe any rights that may exist in any easement
and/or right-of-way that may be apparent from a visual inspection of the Land Under
Search and avoid conflict therewith while conducting your activities, if any, on the Land
Under Search.




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       Requirement No. 13:

       Observe any rights that my exist in any easement and/or right-of-way appearing
       of record or that may be apparent from a visual inspection of the Land Under
       Search and avoid conflict therewith while conducting your activities, if any, on
       the Land Under Search.



                                         XIV.
                                         Roads

        The Material Examined reflects that the Land Under Search is abutted by two (2)
roads. These roads appear to be county roads; however, there is nothing contained within
the Material Examined which would indicate the nature of these roads, how they were
created, or the ownership thereof.
        In writing this Opinion, we have assumed that the person who prepared the
Runsheet upon which this Opinion is based did not fail to include conveyances pertaining
to said roads. Thus, the roads would not affect the mineral estate or the leasehold estate
of the Land Under Search. Under Texas law, the owners of an adjoining tract would also
own the adjacent portions of abutting roads, out to the centerline of such roads, unless
there was a prior conveyance in fee simple covering the land underlying said roads or an
express reservation to the contrary. This matter may become pertinent in the event that
you desire to pool the land underlying said roads.

       Requirement No. 14:

       (a.) You should determine the status of the aforementioned two (2) roads as
            private roads used by the surface owners, easements, or as separate tracts
            under which the minerals have been granted or reserved in fee simple.

       (b.) We should be furnished with copies of all instruments which relate to the
            these roads, if any such instruments exist.



                                         XV.
                               Additional Lease Acreage

        Please be advised that this Opinion covers only a portion of the lands covered by
Subject Lease Nos. 3 and 4. It is possible that non-participating royalty interest owners
or non-executive mineral interest owners in the land covered by said leases, but not
examined herein, might claim an interest in the Land Under Search by ratifying said
leases. {See Verble vs. Coffman, 680 S.W. 2d 69 (Tex. Civ. App. - Austin 1984, no writ)
and London vs. Merriman, 756 S.W. 2d 736 (Tex. Civ. App. - Corpus Christi 1988, writ
ref’d)}



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        For the purposes of crediting the interests covered by this Opinion, we have
assumed that there are no non-participating royalty interests or royalty interests
attributable to non-executive mineral interests in the land covered by Subject Leases Nos.
3 and 4, but not examined herein, which would exceed the royalty provided for in said
leases. However, this assumption will require confirmation.

       Requirement No. 15:

       Conduct an examination of the title to that portion of the land covered by Subject
       Leases Nos. 3 and 4, but not examined herein, in order to determine if there are
       any non-participating royalty interest owners or non-executive mineral interest
       owners, other than those set forth under our Table of Ownership, who own an
       interest in that portion of the land covered by said leases, other than the Land
       Under Search.



                                         XVI.
                                 Record Title Coverage

       We wish to emphasize that this Drilling Order Title Opinion is based upon
material certified to cover the Land Under Search from the sovereignty of the soil down
to May 15, 2005, at 5:00 p.m. You are charged with notice of any instruments filed of
record in Wharton County, Texas, adversely affecting title to the Land Under Search
subsequent to the closing date of the Runsheet listed as Item No. 1 of the Material
Examined.

       Furthermore, Sections VIII, X and XI herein discuss the need to file certain
documents of record in the Office of the County Clerk of Wharton County, Texas,
including Subject Lease No. 1.

        In order to determine the status of the title as of the dates the applicable subject
lease and other required curative documents are filed of record, we make the requirement
set forth below.

       Requirement No. 16:

       Obtain a supplemental examination of the records of Wharton County, Texas,
       covering the Land Under Search for the period of time from May 15, 2005,
       at 5:00 p.m., being the closing date and time of the Runsheet listed as Item No. 1
       of the Material Examined, down to the date that the last of the applicable subject
       lease and other curative instruments referred to herein are filed of record. Copies
       of all instruments found of record should be furnished to us for examination and
       further requirements, if any.




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                                           XVII.
                                            Plat

       Attached to this Opinion as Exhibit “A” is a plat depicting the Land Under
Search, upon which the Land Under Search has been shaded yellow.

         The aforementioned plat is intended to be used solely for the purposes of readily
identifying the land covered by this Opinion and for no other purpose. The shaded area
is, as to size and boundary location, approximate only.



                                         XVIII.
                                        Ownership

       The ownership of the Land Under Search, as set forth herein, is subject to change
based upon the curative material furnished in satisfaction of the requirements made in
this Opinion.



                                          XIX.
                                   Authority to Execute

        In writing this Opinion, we have assumed the authority of all parties acting as
corporate offices, partners, attorneys-in-fact, or in any other capacity in the chain-of-title
to the Land Under Search, except as otherwise discussed herein.



                                           XX.
                                           Liens

       Based upon the Material Examined, there appear to be no valid liens encumbering
the Land Under Search or the Subject Leases as of the closing date of the Material
Examined, except as otherwise discussed herein.



                                         XXI.
                              Additional Advisory Matters

A.     This Opinion is rendered without any certification as to survey lines, boundaries
       or acreage of the Land Under Search, or as to the claim of any persons now or
       heretofore in possession of the Land Under Search who may claim adversely to
       the record owner.



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B.     Further, this Opinion does not take into account any fraudulent acts, forgeries,
       omissions by the parties preparing the Runsheet listed as Item No. 1 of the
       Material Examined, unrecorded instruments or other information that may not
       have been included in the Material Examined.

C.     This Opinion is limited to oil and gas. Specifically, we do not pass upon the
       ownership of coal, lignite, uranium or other minerals generally classified as
       hard minerals.



                                        XXII.
                                      Conclusions

          Subject to (1) the comments and advisory matters set forth herein, and (2) upon
your completion of the requirements set forth herein, we will be in a position to approve
title to the Land Under Search.




                                     Law Offices of Raymond R. Mitchell




                                     By: Raymond R. Mitchell




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