Hanover Compressor Capital Trust Sample Contracts

Hanover Compressor Capital Trust – REGISTRATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (February 14th, 2000)

EXHIBIT 10.1 HANOVER COMPRESSOR CAPITAL TRUST 7 1/4% CONVERTIBLE PREFERRED SECURITIES Term Income Deferrable Equity Securities (TIDES)_ (liquidation amount $50 per each of the TIDES) guaranteed to the extent set forth in the Guarantee Agreement by, and convertible into Common Stock of, Hanover Compressor Company REGISTRATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT ----------------------------- December 15, 1999 Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation Goldman, Sachs & Co. Salomon Smith Barney Inc. Dain, Rauscher Incorporated c/o Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation Eleven Madison Avenue New York, NY 10010-3629

Hanover Compressor Capital Trust – PREFERRED SECURITIES GUARANTEE AGREEMENT (February 14th, 2000)

EXHIBIT 4.10 ================================================================================ PREFERRED SECURITIES GUARANTEE AGREEMENT BETWEEN HANOVER COMPRESSOR COMPANY AND WILMINGTON TRUST COMPANY ================================================================================ CROSS-REFERENCE TABLE(1) SECTION OF SECTION OF TRUST INDENTURE ACT GUARANTEE AGREEMENT of 1939, as amended ------------------------------------------------------------------ 310(a)..................................................4.01(a) 310(b)............................................4.01(c), 2.08 310(c).............................................Inapplicable

Hanover Compressor Capital Trust – COMMON SECURITIES GUARANTEE AGREEMENT (February 14th, 2000)

EXHIBIT 4.11 COMMON SECURITIES GUARANTEE AGREEMENT DELIVERED BY HANOVER COMPRESSOR COMPANY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE HOLDERS OF COMMON SECURITIES OF HANOVER COMPRESSOR CAPITAL TRUST This COMMON SECURITIES GUARANTEE AGREEMENT (the "Common Securities Guarantee"), dated as of December 15, 1999, is executed and delivered by Hanover Compressor Company, a Delaware corporation (the "Guarantor"), for the benefit of the Holders (as defined herein) from time to time of the Common Securities (as defined in the Declaration (as defined herein)) of Hanover Compressor Capital Trust, a Delaware business trust (the "Issuer"). WHEREAS, pursuant to an Amended and Restated Declaration of Trust (the "Declaration"), dated as of December 15, 1999, among the trustees of the Issuer named therein, the Gua