Indo Pacific Energy Ltd Sample Contracts

Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – COMMON SHARE (WITH WARRANT) SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (June 27th, 2008)

The Investor acknowledges that certain “Personal Information” (information about an identifiable individual) about the Investor may be required to be disclosed by the Issuer to the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange”) pursuant to Exchange policies and the Investor consents to the disclosure of such Personal Information by the Issuer to the Exchange, and to the collection, use and disclosure of such Personal Information by the Exchange in accordance with its specified purposes.

Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – COMMON SHARE (WITH HALF-WARRANT) SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (June 27th, 2008)

The Investor acknowledges that certain “Personal Information” (information about an identifiable individual) about the Investor may be required to be disclosed by the Issuer to the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange”) pursuant to Exchange policies and the Investor consents to the disclosure of such Personal Information by the Issuer to the Exchange, and to the collection, use and disclosure of such Personal Information by the Exchange in accordance with its specified purposes.

Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – VARIATION TO SHARE SALE AGREEMENT INTERNATIONAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CORPORATION LIMITED BLADE ENERGY PTY LIMITED IDFK INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT INC MELIOR PTY LIMITED SADAT NADERI TERRI BIRGITTA ZADKO (June 27th, 2008)
Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – PREFERRED SHARE SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (Execution Copy) TO: Austral Pacific Energy Ltd. (herein “Austral” or “Issuer”) Level 3, 40 Johnson Street Wellington Central Wellington 6011 New Zealand Phone: 64 4 495 0888 Fax: 64 4 495 0889 FROM: (Investor Name) RE: Purchase of US $10 million Preferred Shares of Austral at US$1.30 each Reference Date: June 29, 2007 Cut-off Time: 5:00 p.m., July 6, 2007 (New Zealand time) INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THIS SUBSCRIPTION 1. Complete the information required on page 2 with respect to subscription amounts and registration and delivery particulars for the Sha (June 27th, 2008)
Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – WARRANT CERTIFICATE AUSTRAL PACIFIC ENERGY LTD. (incorporated under laws of the British Columbia, Canada) with a head office at: Level 3, 40 Johnston Street Wellington 6011 New Zealand Telephone: 6444950888 Fax: 6444950889 (June 27th, 2008)

THE RIGHT TO PURCHASE COMMON SHARES UNDER THIS WARRANT CERTIFICATE EXPIRES AT 5:00 P.M. (WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND TIME) ON THE LATER OF THE EXPIRY DATE OR THE CONTINGENT EXPIRY DATE IF THE CONTINGENT EXPIRY CONDITION (AS DEFINED HEREIN) HAS OCCURRED.

Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – SHARE SALE AGREEMENT INTERNATIONAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CORPORATION LIMITED BLADE ENERGY PTY LIMITED IDFK INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT INC MELIOR PTY LIMITED SADAT NADERI TERRI BIRGITTA ZADKO AUSTRAL PACIFIC ENERGY (NZ) LIMITED (June 27th, 2008)
Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – October, 2005 ASSET SALE AGREEMENT (June 14th, 2007)
Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – Gas Prepayment and Sale Agreement (June 14th, 2007)

International Resource Management Corporation a company incorporated and existing under the laws of Malaysia, registered with the Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority, company number LL03556, whose registered office is at Level 14D, Financial Park, Labuan, Jalan Merdeka 8700 Labuan FT, Malaysia (IRM)

Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – COMMON SHARE SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (June 14th, 2007)
Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – SHARE SALE AGREEMENT ARROWHEAD ENERGY (June 14th, 2007)

BLADE ENERGY PTY LIMITED IDFK INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT INC INTERNATIONAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CORPORATION LIMITED MELIOR PTY LIMITED SADAT NADERI TERRI BIRGITTA ZADKO

Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – COMMON SHARE SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (June 14th, 2007)
Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – Austral Pacific Energy Ltd. 2006 SHARE OPTION PLAN Dated for Reference March 3, 2006 (June 29th, 2006)
Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – VARIATION OF SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT (June 29th, 2006)
Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – UNIT SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (Accredited Investor Form) (June 29th, 2006)

RE: Purchase of US$2.50 Units of Austral (each Unit comprising a common share and one-half of one 12-month common share purchase which may be subject to accelerated expiry).

Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – RECORD OF SETTLEMENT (June 29th, 2006)

A The Chief Executive Officer is currently Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors (the “Board”) of the Employer;

Austral Pacific Energy Ltd – GAS PRE-PAYMENT AND OPTION AGREEMENT (July 15th, 2005)
Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – GAS PRE-PURCHASE AND OPTION AGREEMENT (July 1st, 2003)
Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – BLIGH NEW ZEALAND LIMITED HORIZON OIL INTERNATIONAL LIMITED Vendors INDO- PACIFIC ENERGY (NZ) LIMITED Purchaser NGATORO ENERGY LIMITED Guarantor AGREEMENT FOR SALE AND PURCHASE OF DATA AND SHARES IN BLIGH OIL & MINERALS (N.Z.) LIMITED (July 1st, 2003)

This agreement records the arrangements between the parties relating to the sale to the Purchaser by the Vendors of all the issued shares in Bligh Oil & Minerals (N.Z.) Limited.

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – Stock Option Agreement (Performance Vesting Options) (July 1st, 2003)

THE SECURITIES OFFERED HEREBY HAVE NOT BEEN AND WILL NOT BE REGISTERED UNDER (1) THE U.S. SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AND THE RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED THEREUNDER, OR (2) ANY APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAWS, AND MAY NEITHER BE OFFERED OR SOLD WITHIN THE UNITED STATES (AS DEFINED IN REGULATION S) OR TO OR FOR THE ACCOUNT OR BENEFIT OF, U.S. PERSONS (AS DEFINED IN REGULATION S), EXCEPT PURSUANT TO REGISTRATION UNDER THE 1933 ACT OR AN EXEMPTION THEREFROM NOR FOR THE BENEFIT OF A CANADIAN RESIDENT EXCEPT IN COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAWS.

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – Form of Stock Option Agreement (July 1st, 2003)

THE SECURITIES OFFERED HEREBY HAVE NOT BEEN AND WILL NOT BE REGISTERED UNDER (1) THE U.S. SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AND THE RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED THEREUNDER, OR (2) ANY APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAWS, AND MAY NEITHER BE OFFERED OR SOLD WITHIN THE UNITED STATES (AS DEFINED IN REGULATION S) OR TO OR FOR THE ACCOUNT OR BENEFIT OF, U.S. PERSONS (AS DEFINED IN REGULATION S), EXCEPT PURSUANT TO REGISTRATION UNDER THE 1933 ACT OR AN EXEMPTION THEREFROM NOR FOR THE BENEFIT OF A CANADIAN RESIDENT EXCEPT IN COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAWS.

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY (NZ) LIMITED) SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (July 1st, 2003)

THE “SUBSCRIBER” being the person whose name and details are set out in Schedule One to this Agreement (and if more than one person then those persons jointly and severally) INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY (NZ) LIMITED, a company incorporated under the laws of New Zealand (“the Company”) INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY LIMITED, a company incorporated under the laws of the Yukon Territory, Canada (“the Parent”) whose common shares are listed for trading on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board.

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – HORIZON OIL INTERNATIONAL LIMITED INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY (NZ) LIMITED NGATORO ENERGY LIMITED PEP 38728 ASSET SALE AND PURCHASE AGREEMENT (July 1st, 2003)

AGREEMENT dated 2003 PARTIES HORIZON OIL INTERNATIONAL LIMITED ( Seller ) INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY (NZ) LIMITED ( Buyer ) INTRODUCTION

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – FARM-OUT AGREEMENT (PEP 38753) FARMOUT AGREEMENT (July 1st, 2003)
Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – JOINT VENTURE OPERATING AGREEMENT (November 17th, 1998)

30 EXHIBIT 10.65 JOINT VENTURE OPERATING AGREEMENT PEP 38256 Between: INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY (NZ) LTD And TRANS-ORIENT PETROLEUM (NZ) LIMITED OPERATING AGREEMENT PEP 38256 Table of Contents Clause Description Page OPERATIVE PROVISIONS 7 1 DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATIONS 7 1.1 Definitions 7 1.2 Interpretation 12 1.3 Headings 13 2 JOINT VENTURE 13 2.1 Establishment of Joint Venture

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – AGREEMENT FOR GRANT OF OPTIONS TO ACQUIRE 30% AND 50% INTERESTS (November 17th, 1998)

14 EXHIBIT 10.64 AGREEMENT FOR GRANT OF OPTIONS TO ACQUIRE 30% AND 50% INTERESTS IN PETROLEUM EXPLORATION PERMIT 38256, NEW ZEALAND THIS AGREEMENT made as of June 25, 1998 AMONG: TRANS-ORIENT PETROLEUM (NZ) LTD., a body corporate subsisting under the laws of New Zealand, with a place of business at 284 Kaori Road, Kaori, Wellington, New Zealand ("TOP") OF THE FIRST PART AND: INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY (NZ) LTD., a body corporate subsisting under the laws of New Zealand, with a place of business at 284 Kaori Road, Kaori, Wellington, New Zealand ("Indo") OF THE SECOND PART AND: TRANS NEW ZEALAND OIL COMPANY (NZ) LTD., a body corporate subsisting under the laws of New Zealand, with a place of business at 284 Kaori Road, Kaori, Wellington, New Zealand ("TNZ")

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – PRIVATE PLACEMENT SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (November 17th, 1998)

254 EXHIBIT 10.71 PRIVATE PLACEMENT SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT THIS AGREEMENT made as of June 25, 1998 BETWEEN: TRANS NEW ZEALAND OIL COMPANY, a body corporate subsisting under the laws of Nevada, with a place of business at Suite 1200, 1090 West Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 2N7 (the "Company") OF THE FIRST PART AND: SOURCE ROCK HOLDINGS LTD., a body corporate subsisting under the laws of New Zealand, with a place of business at 284 Karori Road, Karori, Wellington, New Zealand (the "Purchaser") OF THE SECOND PART WHEREAS: A. The Company wishes to issue and sell 1,000,000 shares for US$0.25 per share; B. The Company is not a reporting company under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Exchange Act"); C. The Purchaser is an affiliate of the Company as interpreted under the Securities Act of 1933 ("Securities A

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (November 17th, 1998)

263 EXHIBIT 10.72 STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT THIS AGREEMENT made as of June 25, 1998 BETWEEN: TRANS NEW ZEALAND OIL COMPANY, a body corporate subsisting under the laws of Nevada, with a place of business at Suite 1200, 1090 West Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 2N7 (the "Company") OF THE FIRST PART AND: SOURCE ROCK HOLDINGS LTD., a body corporate subsisting under the laws of New Zealand, with a place of business at 284 Karori Road, Karori, Wellington, New Zealand(the "Grantee") OF THE SECOND PART WHEREAS: A. The Company's common shares are traded through the facilities of the OTC Bulletin Board, United States; B. The Company is not a reporting company under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; C. The Grantee is an affiliate of the Company as interpreted under the Securities Act of 1933; and D. The C

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – DEED OF ASSIGNMENT AND ASSUMPTON - PEP 38716 (November 17th, 1998)

244 EXHIBIT 10.70 MARABELLA ENTERPRISES LTD INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY (NZ) LIMITED PEP 38716 LIMITED DURUM ENERGY CORPORATION EURO PACIFIC ENERGY PTY LTD AWE NEW ZEALAND PTY LIMITED ANTRIM OIL AND GAS LIMITED DEED OF ASSIGNMENT AND ASSUMPTON - PEP 38716 CORRS CHAMBERS WESTGARTH Lawyers Level 35, Waterfront Place 1 Eagle Street BRISBANE QLD 4000 AUSTRALIA Tel: (07)3228 9333 Fax. (07) 3228 9444 DX: 135 Brisbane Ref: J Kelly B/67080 THIS DEED is made on 30 July 1998 BETWEEN MARABELLA ENTERPRISES LTD of Level 18, 200 Mary Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia ("Ma

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – JOINT VENTURE OPERATING AGREEMENT (November 17th, 1998)

126 EXHIBIT 10.68 JOINT VENTURE OPERATING AGREEMENT PEP 38723 Between: INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY (NZ) LTD And TRANS-ORIENT PETROLEUM (NZ) LIMITED And TRANS NEW ZEALAND OIL COMPANY (NZ) LIMITED OPERATING AGREEMENT PEP 38723 Table of Contents Clause Description Page OPERATIVE PROVISIONS 7 1 DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATIONS 7 1.1 Definitions 7 1.2 Interpretation 12 1.3 Headings 13 2 JOINT VENTURE 13 2.1 Establishment of Joint Venture 13 2.2 Term of Joint Venture

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – DEED OF ASSIGNMENT AND ASSUMPTION - PEP 38256 (November 17th, 1998)

120 EXHIBIT 10.66 Dated 3 August 1998 INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY (NZ) LIMITED TRANS NEW ZEALAND OIL COMPANY (NZ) LIMITED TRANS-ORIENT PETROLEUM (NZ) LIMITED DEED OF ASSIGNMENT AND ASSUMPTION - PEP 38256 THIS DEED is made 3rd August 1998 BETWEEN TRANS NEW ZEALAND OIL COMPANY (NZ) LIMITED of 284 Karori Road, Wellington, New Zealand ("TNZO") AND TRANS-ORIENT PETROLEUM (NZ) LIMITED of 284 Karori Road, Wellington, New Zealand ("TOP(NZ)") AND INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY (NZ) LIMITED of 284 Karori Road, Wellington, New Zealand ("Indo-Pacific") RECITALS A. As at the date of this Deed Indo-Pacific and TOP(NZ) are parties to an unincorporated joint venture for the purpose of holding their respective Participating Interests in PEP 38256 in the percentages set out as follows; Indo-Pacific 50.00% TOP(NZ) 50.

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – AGREEMENT TO CONTRIBUTE TO FARM IN OPTION (August 21st, 1998)

171 EXHIBIT 10.44 MARABELLA ENTERPRISES LIMITED AND DURUM ENERGY CORPORATION AND PEP 38716 LIMITED AND EURO PACIFIC ENERGY PTY LTD AGREEMENT TO CONTRIBUTE TO FARM IN OPTION RUDD WATTS & STONE SOLICITORS WELLINGTON, AUCKLAND AND NEW PLYMOUTH AGREEMENT dated May 6, 1998 BETWEEN MARABELLA ENTERPRISES LIMITED ("Marabella") AND DURUM ENERGY CORPORATION ("Durum") AND PEP 38716 LIMITED ("716 Ltd") AND EURO PACIFIC ENERGY PTY LTD ("Euro"

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – AGREEMENT (August 21st, 1998)

156 EXHIBIT 10.40 AGREEMENT THIS AGREEMENT is dated the 12 day of August 1997 BETWEEN LONMAN PTY. LTD. (CAN 002674 919) a company incorporated in New South Wales and having its principal office at 63 Rawson Avenue, Queens Park, New South Wales 2022 (hereinafter called "Lonman") AND MOSAIC OIL N.L. (CAN 003 329 084) a company incorporated in New South Wales and having its principal office at 11th Floor, 15-17 Young Street, Sydney, New South Wales 200 (hereinafter called "Mosaic"); INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY PTY. LTD. (ARBN) a company incorporated in British Columbia and having its principal office at 284 Karori Road, Wellington, New Zealand (hereinafter called "Indo-Pacific"); and WHEREAS A. The Original Parties are the registered holders and legal and beneficial owners of Petroleum Exploration Permit AC/P19 issued under the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967 of the Commonwealth of Australia. B. The Original Parties have agreed to grant a carried i

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – DEED OF ASSIGNMENT AND ASSUMPTION - PEP 38332 (August 21st, 1998)

183 EXHIBIT 10.48 Dated April 1, 1998 INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY (NZ) LIMITED BORAL ENERGY RESOURCES NZ LIMITED TRANS NEW ZEALAND OIL COMPANY (NZ) LIMITED TRANS-ORIENT PETROLEUM COMPANY (NZ) LIMITED DEED OF ASSIGNMENT AND ASSUMPTION - PEP 38332 THIS DEED is made April 1, 1998 BETWEEN TRANS NEW ZEALAND OIL COMPANY (NZ) LIMITED of 284 Karori Road, Wellington, New Zealand ("TNZO") AND TRANS-ORIENT PETROLEUM COMPANY (NZ) LIMITED of 284 Karori Road, Wellington, New Zealand ("TOP(NZ)") AND BORAL ENERGY RESOURCES NZ LIMITED of 38 Bruce Mclaron Road, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand ("Boral") AND INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY (NZ) LIMITED of 284 Karori Road, Wellington, New Zealand ("Indo-Pacific") RECITALS A. As at

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – AGREEMENT (August 21st, 1998)

161 EXHIBIT 10.41 AGREEMENT THIS AGREEMENT is dated the 12 day of August 1997 BETWEEN LONMAN PTY. LTD. (ACN 002 674 919)a company incorporated in New South Wales and having its principal office at 63 Rawson Avenue, Queens Park, New South Wales 2022 (herinafter called "Lonman") AND MOSAIC OIL N.L. (ACN 003 329 084) a company incorporated in New South Wales and having its principal office at 11th floor, 15-17 Young Street, Sydney, New South Wales 200 (hereinafter called "Mosaic"); INDO-PACIFIC ENERGY PTY LTD. (ARBN ) a company incorporated in British Columbia and having its principal office at 284 Karori Road, Wellington, New Zealand (hereinafter called "Indo- Pacific); and EURO-PACIFIC ENERGY PTY. LTD. (ACN ) a company incorporated in and having its principal office at 133 Edward Street, Perth, Western Australia 6004 (hereinafter called "Euro-Pacific") Sometimes collectively called the "Original Parties" WHEREAS A. The Original Part

Indo Pacific Energy Ltd – Heads of Agreement (August 21st, 1998)

168 EXHIBIT 10.43 Bligh Oil & Minerals N.L. ACN 009 799 455 November 6, 1997 Antrim Energy Ltd. 1050 633 6th Avenue S.W. Calgary, AB T2P 2Y5 Canada Attention: Mr. Dale Fisher, Manager, Business Development Gentlemen: Re: Proposed Trade and Farmout Agreements, Tunisia, Tanzania and New Zealand. Heads of Agreement This letter sets forth the basic understanding between us with respect to our projects in the above areas. Subject to the provisions indicated herein, it has been agreed between us as follows: 1. That Antrim will assign to Bligh a 20.00% Participation Interest in its Pemba-Zanzibar block in Tanzania, and that Bligh will assign to Antrim a 20.00% Participating Interest in its Fejaj Permit, Tunisia. The effective date of these assignments will be January 1, 1998. Antrim will repay to Bligh US$225,000 of the historical costs incurred on the Fejaj Permit. This payment will be made upon execution by Antrim of the Deed of Assignmen