Arena Resources Inc Sample Contracts

Arena Resources Inc – ARENA RESOURCES, INC. RESTRICTED STOCK AWARD PLAN (adopted at the December 11, 2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders) (July 1st, 2010)

Arena Resources, Inc., a Nevada, corporation (the “Corporation”), has adopted this Restricted Stock Award Plan (the “Plan”) to provide for the granting of Restricted Stock Awards to certain Employees and other persons.

Arena Resources Inc – SandRidge Energy, Inc. and Arena Resources, Inc. Announce Amendment to Merger Agreement (June 2nd, 2010)

OKLAHOMA CITY and TULSA, Okla., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) and Arena Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ARD) today jointly announced that they have agreed to amend the merger agreement under which SandRidge will acquire Arena. Pursuant to the revised terms, each outstanding share of Arena will be converted in the merger into the right to receive 4.7771 shares of SandRidge common stock plus $4.50 per share in cash.

Arena Resources Inc – Contract (June 2nd, 2010)

AMENDMENT NO. 2, dated as of June 1, 2010 (this “Amendment”), to the Agreement and Plan of Merger referred to below among SANDRIDGE ENERGY, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Parent”), STEEL SUBSIDIARY CORPORATION, a Nevada corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of Parent (“Merger Sub”), and ARENA RESOURCES, INC., a Nevada corporation (the “Company”).

Arena Resources Inc – Contract (May 28th, 2010)

AMENDMENT NO. 1, dated as of May 27, 2010 (this “Amendment”), to the Agreement and Plan of Merger referred to below among SANDRIDGE ENERGY, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Parent”), STEEL SUBSIDIARY CORPORATION, a Nevada corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of Parent (“Merger Sub”), and ARENA RESOURCES, INC., a Nevada corporation (the “Company”).

Arena Resources Inc – AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER dated as of April 3, 2010 among SANDRIDGE ENERGY, INC., STEEL SUBSIDIARY CORPORATION and ARENA RESOURCES, INC. (April 5th, 2010)

AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER (this “Agreement”), dated as of April 3, 2010, among SANDRIDGE ENERGY, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Parent”), STEEL SUBSIDIARY CORPORATION, a Nevada corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of Parent (“Merger Sub”), and ARENA RESOURCES, INC., a Nevada corporation (the “Company”).

Arena Resources Inc – SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT Dated as of June 30, 2009 Among ARENA RESOURCES, INC. as Borrower, MIDFIRST BANK, as Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger CAPITAL ONE, N.A. and COMPASS BANK, as Syndication Agents and THE LENDERS SIGNATORY HERETO (July 29th, 2009)
Arena Resources Inc – SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT Dated as of June 30, 2009 Among ARENA RESOURCES, INC. as Borrower, MIDFIRST BANK, as Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger CAPITAL ONE, N.A. and COMPASS BANK, as Syndication Agents and THE LENDERS SIGNATORY HERETO (July 15th, 2009)
Arena Resources Inc – THIRD AMENDMENT TO FIRST AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT (May 7th, 2009)

THIS THIRD AMENDMENT TO FIRST AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT, dated effective as of April 15, 2009 (the “Third Amendment”), is made and entered into between and among ARENA RESOURCES, INC., a Nevada corporation (the “Borrower”), the Lenders signatory parties hereto (individually, a “Lender” and collectively, the “Lenders”) and MIDFIRST BANK, as Administrative Agent for the Lenders (the “Agent”).

Arena Resources Inc – SECOND AMENDMENT TO FIRST AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT (July 11th, 2008)

THIS SECOND AMENDMENT TO FIRST AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT, dated effective as of July 1, 2008 (the “Second Amendment”), is made and entered into between and among ARENA RESOURCES, INC., a Nevada corporation (the “Borrower”), the Lenders signatory parties hereto (individually, a “Lender” and collectively, the “Lenders”) and MIDFIRST BANK, as Administrative Agent for the Lenders (the “Agent”).

Arena Resources Inc – Arena Resources, Inc. (Nevada corporation) 2,175,000 Shares of Common Stock UNDERWRITING AGREEMENT (June 2nd, 2008)

DAHLMAN ROSE & CO., LLC as Representatives of the several Underwriters c/o Dahlman Rose & Co., LLC 142 West 57th Street, 18th Floor New York, New York 10019

Arena Resources Inc – PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT (December 13th, 2007)

THIS AGREEMENT, dated _________, 2007, is between Arena Resources, Inc. (herein referred to as “Buyer”) whose address is 6555 S. Lewis, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136, and Phoenix PetroCorp, Inc. whose address is 15700 Custer Trail, Frisco, Texas 75035, (herein referred to as Seller).

Arena Resources Inc – ASSIGNMENT AND BILL OF SALE (December 13th, 2007)

NOTICE OF CONFIDENTIALITY RIGHTS: IF YOU ARE A NATURAL PERSON, YOU MAY REMOVE OR STRIKE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FROM THE INSTRUMENT BEFORE IT IS FILED FOR RECORD IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS: YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OR YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE NUMBER.

Arena Resources Inc – AMENDED AND RESTATED BY-LAWS OF ARENA RESOURCES, INC. (Effective November 30, 2007) (December 5th, 2007)
Arena Resources Inc – ARENA RESOURCES, INC. STOCK OPTION PLAN (as amended, December 7, 2006) Purpose. (November 28th, 2007)

The purpose of this Plan is to enable the Company and its stockholders to secure the benefits of common stock ownership, or increased ownership, by key personnel of the Company. The Board believes that the granting of options under the Plan will foster the Company’s ability to attract, retain and motivate those individuals who will be largely responsible for the continued profitability and long-term future growth of the Company.

Arena Resources Inc – Letter of Intent June 6, 2007 (June 15th, 2007)

This Letter of Intent reflects our mutual understanding of certain discussions we have had confirming the Odessa Fuels Pipeline and the Yates Production projects are intended to become the governing outline to assist in the preparation of definitive final documents. The parties agree that definitive documents shall be prepared and executed within 45 days from the date of this letter.

Arena Resources Inc – FIRST AMENDMENT TO FIRST AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT (June 8th, 2007)

THIS FIRST AMENDMENT TO FIRST AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT, dated effective as of June 5, 2007 (the “First Amendment”), is made and entered into between ARENA RESOURCES, INC., a Nevada corporation (the “Borrower”), the Lenders signatory parties hereto (individually, a “Lender” and collectively, the “Lenders”) and MIDFIRST BANK, as Administrative Agent for the Lenders (the “Agent”).

Arena Resources Inc – ARENA RESOURCES, INC. STOCK OPTION PLAN (as amended, December 7, 2006) Purpose. (January 24th, 2007)

The purpose of this Plan is to enable the Company and its stockholders to secure the benefits of common stock ownership, or increased ownership, by key personnel of the Company. The Board believes that the granting of options under the Plan will foster the Company’s ability to attract, retain and motivate those individuals who will be largely responsible for the continued profitability and long-term future growth of the Company.

Arena Resources Inc – REGISTRATION AGREEMENT (May 30th, 2006)

This Agreement is entered into as of this 26th day of May, 2006, by and between Arena Resources, Inc., a Nevada corporation (“Company”), and the persons designated as the investors on the signature pages of this Agreement (“Investors”).

Arena Resources Inc – SECURITIES PURCHASE AGREEMENT (May 30th, 2006)

This Securities Purchase Agreement (this “AGREEMENT”) is dated as of May 26, 2006, among Arena Resources, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the “COMPANY”), and each purchaser identified on the signature pages hereto (each, including its successors and assigns, a “PURCHASER” and collectively the “PURCHASERS”).

Arena Resources Inc – FIRST AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT Dated as of May 3, 2006 Among ARENA RESOURCES, INC. as Borrower, MIDFIRST BANK, as Administrative Agent, Lead Arranger and Syndication Agent and THE LENDERS SIGNATORY HERETO (May 5th, 2006)
Arena Resources Inc – ARENA RESOURCES, INC. STOCK OPTION PLAN (as amended, December 15, 2005) Purpose. (March 28th, 2006)

The purpose of this Plan is to enable the Company and its stockholders to secure the benefits of common stock ownership, or increased ownership, by key personnel of the Company. The Board believes that the granting of options under the Plan will foster the Company’s ability to attract, retain and motivate those individuals who will be largely responsible for the continued profitability and long-term future growth of the Company.

Arena Resources Inc – OPTION AGREEMENT (October 17th, 2005)

This Option Agreement (this "Agreement") is made and entered into as of the 1st day of December, 2004 by and between Arena Resources, Inc. ("Arena") and (the "Stockholder"), with reference to the following facts:

Arena Resources Inc – SECURITIES PURCHASE AGREEMENT Dated as of July 7, 2005 By and Among ARENA RESOURCES, INC. and Peninsula Fund, LP Peninsula Catalyst Fund, LP Peninsula Catalyst QP Fund, LP JVL Global Energy, LP JVL Global Energy (QP), LP Navitas Fund, LP Belridge Energy Advisors, LP Westcliff Aggressive Growth, LP Westcliff Energy Partners, LP Westcliff Partners, LP Westcliff Long/Short, LP Westcliff Master Fund, LP Westcliff Capital Management Profit Sharing Plan Westcliff Small Cap Fund, LP Westcliff Ventures Fund, LP Paul B. Loyd, Jr. (July 14th, 2005)

This Securities Purchase Agreement (the "Agreement") is made and entered into as of July 7, 2005, by and among Arena Resources, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the "Company"), Peninsula Fund, LP, Peninsula Catalyst Fund, LP, and Peninsula Catalyst QP Fund, LP, JVL Global Energy, LP, JVL Global Energy (QP), LP, Navitas Fund, LP, Belridge Energy Advisors, LP, Westcliff Aggressive Growth, LP, Westcliff Energy Partners, LP, Westcliff Partners, LP, Westcliff Long/Short, LP, Westcliff Master Fund, LP, Westcliff Capital Management Profit Sharing Plan, Westcliff Small Cap Fund, LP, Westcliff Ventures Fund, LP, and Paul B. Loyd, Jr. (each individually, a "Purchaser", and collectively, the "Purchasers").

Arena Resources Inc – PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT (March 17th, 2005)

This Purchase and Sale Agreement (this “Agreement”) dated as of December 1, 2004, is between Compostella Oil Company, a Texas corporation (“Compostella”), and the working interest owners listed in Exhibit “A” (the “WI Owners”) (collectively Compostella and the WI Owners are called “Seller”), and Arena Resources, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the “Buyer”).

Arena Resources Inc – OPTION AGREEMENT (March 17th, 2005)

This Option Agreement (this "Agreement") is made and entered into as of the 1st day of December, 2004 by and between Arena Resources, Inc. ("Arena") and Compostella Oil Company (the "Stockholder"), with reference to the following facts:

Arena Resources Inc – PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT (March 17th, 2005)

This Purchase and Sale Agreement (this “Agreement”) dated as of December 1, 2004, is between Terry N. Stevens, Inc., a Texas corporation (“Stevens”), and the working interest owners listed in Exhibit “A” (the “WI Owners”) (collectively Stevens and the WI Owners are called “Seller”), and Arena Resources, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the “Buyer”).

Arena Resources Inc – PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT (March 17th, 2005)

This Purchase and Sale Agreement (this “Agreement”) dated as of December 1, 2004, is between Paul D. Friemel & Associates, Inc., a Texas corporation (“PDFAI”), and the working interest owners listed in Exhibit “A” (the “WI Owners”) (collectively PDFAI and the WI Owners are called “Seller”), and Arena Resources, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the “Buyer”).

Arena Resources Inc – OPTION AGREEMENT (March 17th, 2005)

This Option Agreement (this "Agreement") is made and entered into as of the 1st day of December, 2004 by and between Arena Resources, Inc. ("Arena") and Paul D. Friemel & Associates, Inc. (the "Stockholder"), with reference to the following facts:

Arena Resources Inc – OPTION AGREEMENT (March 17th, 2005)

This Option Agreement (this "Agreement") is made and entered into as of the 1st day of December, 2004 by and between Arena Resources, Inc. ("Arena") and Terry N. Stevens, Inc. (the "Stockholder"), with reference to the following facts:

Arena Resources Inc – OPTION AGREEMENT (March 17th, 2005)

This Option Agreement (this "Agreement") is made and entered into as of the 1st day of December, 2004 by and between Arena Resources, Inc. ("Arena") and Redco Oil & Gas, Inc. (the "Stockholder"), with reference to the following facts:

Arena Resources Inc – SECOND AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT (March 17th, 2005)

THIS SECOND AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT, dated effective as of November 16, 2004 (the "Second Amendment"), is made and entered into between ARENA RESOURCES, INC., a Nevada corporation (the "Borrow­er") and MIDFIRST BANK (the "Bank").

Arena Resources Inc – PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT (March 17th, 2005)

This Purchase and Sale Agreement (this “Agreement”) dated as of December 1, 2004, is between Redco Oil & Gas, Inc., a Texas corporation (“Redco”), and the working interest owners listed in Exhibit “A” (the “WI Owners”) (collectively Redco and the WI Owners are called “Seller”), and Arena Resources, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the “Buyer”).

Arena Resources Inc – Explanatory note to attached: Representative’s Option for the Purchase of Warrants (July 7th, 2004)

The Representative is a co-managing underwriter pursuant to an Underwriting Agreement dated , 2004 (“Underwriting Agreement”) with Arena Resources, Inc. (“Arena”) relating to the offering of 1,320,000 Units of Arena. Each Unit consists of one share of Arena’s common stock and one warrant to purchase common stock, all as more fully described in the Underwriting Agreement and in a Warrant Agreement dated , 2004 between Arena and Atlas Stock Transfer, Inc., as warrant agent.

Arena Resources Inc – ARENA RESOURCES, INC. STOCK OPTION PLAN Purpose. (July 7th, 2004)

The purpose of this Plan is to enable the Company and its stockholders to secure the benefits of common stock ownership, or increased ownership, by key personnel of the Company. The Board believes that the granting of options under the Plan will foster the Company’s ability to attract, retain and motivate those individuals who will be largely responsible for the continued profitability and long-term future growth of the Company.

Arena Resources Inc – Explanatory note to attached: Representative’s Option for the Purchase of Common Stock (July 7th, 2004)

The Representative is a co-managing underwriter pursuant to an Underwriting Agreement dated , 2004 (“Underwriting Agreement”) with Arena Resources, Inc. (“Arena”) relating to the offering of 1,320,000 Units of Arena. Each Unit consists of one share of Arena’s common stock and one warrant to purchase common stock, all as more fully described in the Underwriting Agreement and in a Warrant Agreement dated , 2004 between Arena and Atlas Stock Transfer, Inc., as warrant agent.