RESTATED ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
AURORA OIL & GAS CORPORATION
The text of the Restated Articles is follows:
The name of the corporation is Aurora Oil & Gas Corporation.
The duration of the Corporation is perpetual.
The purposes for which this Corporation is organized are:
Section 1. To locate, patent, purchase, lease, or otherwise require and
to hold, own, use, operate, work, improve, develop, mine, drill, excavate and
produce, and to sell, exchange, assign, transfer, mortgage, lease, or otherwise
dispose of, in whole or in part, mines, mining rights, and claims, metalliferous
lands, water, water rights, oil and gas properties and interests therein, and
any rights, rights of way, easements, privileges, permits or franchises suitable
or convenient for any of the purposes of the business, and to deal in the same
and the products therefrom in every way.
Section 2. To purchase or otherwise acquire, own, mortgage, sell,
manufacture, assign and transfer or otherwise dispose of, invest, trade, deal in
and with real and personal property of every kind, class, description, and to
generally engage in, do and perform any enterprise, act, transaction or venture
that a natural person might or could do or perform.
Section 3. To issue promissory notes, bonds, debentures and other
evidences of indebtedness in the furtherance of any of the stated purposes of
Section 4. To enter into or execute contracts of any kind and
character, sealed or unsealed, with individuals, firms, associations,
corporations (private, public, or municipal), the Government of the United
States or political subdivision thereof, and North America.
Section 5. To buy, acquire, own, pledge, and sell bonds, debentures or
other securities of any corporation (private or public), any municipality, any
state of the United States, or the Government of the United States.
Section 6. To do each and every thing necessary, suitable or proper for
the accomplishment of any of the purposes or the attainment of any of the
objects herein enumerated, or which shall at any time appear conducive to or
expedient for the protection or benefit of the Corporation.
Section 7. To engage in any lawful business or activity which may be
conducted under the laws of the State of Utah (including but not limited to
those items enumerated in Section 16-10a-302 of the Utah Revised Corporation
Act) or any other state or nation wherein this Corporation shall be authorized
to transact business.
The aggregate number of shares which the Corporation shall have the
authority to issue is 250,000,000 (Two Hundred Fifty Million) common shares of
$0.01 par value, and 20,000,000 (Twenty Million) preferred shares of par value
$0.01, such preferred shares to be designated as to series, class, preferences,
limitations, and other provisions as the Board of Directors may from time to
time so designate.
The Corporation does hereby provide for the issuance of a series of
Preferred Stock of the Corporation, consisting of 2,500,000 shares which shall
be designated as "Class A Preferred Stock" and does hereby fix and determine the
powers, preferences and rights relating to said Class A Preferred Stock as
hereinafter set forth:
The Class A Preferred Stock (a) is convertible into common stock of the
Corporation at $1.50 per share, provided of the date of the proposed
conversion, (ii) the shareholder has held the shares for at least one
year, and (iii) the closing price of the common stock has exceeded
$3.00 for a period of 20 trading days, (b) bears a 15% annual dividend
on the amount the shares of Series A Preferred Stock were purchased for
by the shareholder, paid quarterly, and (c) shall be redeemed by the
Corporation, if not otherwise converted, seven years from the date of
issuance in cash or common stock, at the option of the Corporation, in
an amount equal to the amount paid for the shares by the shareholder
plus any accrued but unpaid dividends. The Corporation may force
conversion of the Class A Preferred Stock at $1.50 per share upon all
the conditions contained in (a) being satisfied. The Class A Preferred
Stock shall have no voting rights.
COMMENCEMENT OF BUSINESS
The Corporation shall not commence business until at least One Thousand
Dollars ($1,000) has been received by it as consideration for the issuance of
REGISTERED OFFICE AND AGENT
The address of the registered office of the Corporation in the State of
Utah (the "Registered Address") is 50 West Broadway, in the City of Salt Lake
City, County of Salt Lake, and the name of the registered agent of the
Corporation at the Registered Address is CT Corporation System.
The Corporation shall have a minimum of three and a maximum of ten
directors as shall be set by the Bylaws of the Corporation (the "Bylaws").
RIGHT TO PURCHASE SHARES
Section 1. In accordance with a resolution adopted by its Board of
Directors, the Corporation shall have the right to purchase its own shares to
the extent of its unreserved and unrestricted earned surplus and also to the
extent of its unreserved and unrestricted capital surplus.
Section 2. The Board of Directors may designate such committee or
committees as it determines in accordance with law to exercise such authority as
the Board of Directors shall delegate in the resolution designating such
committee or committees.
As the Board of Directors may from time to time provide in the Bylaws,
the Corporation may indemnify its officers, directors, agents and other persons
to the full extent now or hereafter permitted by the laws of the State of Utah.
SUPERSESSION OF ORIGINAL ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
These Revised Articles hereby supersede in all respects the Articles
and all amendments thereto.
LIMITATION ON DIRECTOR'S LIABILITY
A director of the Corporation shall have no personal liability to the
Corporation or its shareholders for monetary damages arising from a breach of
fiduciary duty. However, this provision shall not eliminate or limit the
liability of a director of the Corporation:
(a) For any breach of the director's duty of loyalty to the Corporation
or its shareholders;
(b) For acts or omissions not in good faith or which involve
intentional misconduct or a knowing violation of law;
(c) For actions under Section 16-10a-841 of the Act; or
(d) For any transaction from which the director derived an improper
DATED: May 11, 2006 /s/ William W. Deneau
William W. Deneau, President