Credit Agreement

CREDIT AGREEMENT Dated as of September 10, 2018 Among TETRA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. And CERTAIN OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES PARTY HERETO, as Borrowers, the Lenders Party Hereto and JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., as Administrative Agent ______________________________ ...

Exhibit 10.1

 

Execution Version

 

 

CREDIT AGREEMENT

dated as of

September 10, 2018

among

TETRA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

and

CERTAIN OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES PARTY HERETO,
as Borrowers,

The Lenders Party Hereto

and

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.,
as Administrative Agent

______________________________

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.
and
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
as Joint Bookrunners and Joint Lead Arrangers

ASSET BASED LENDING

 

 


 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

ARTICLE I

Definitions

 

 

Page No.

 

 

 

Section 1.01

Defined Terms

1

Section 1.02

Classification of Loans and Borrowings

40

Section 1.03

Terms Generally

40

Section 1.04

Accounting Terms; GAAP

40

Section 1.05

Pro Forma Adjustments for Acquisitions and Dispositions

41

Section 1.06

Status of Obligations

41

ARTICLE II

The Credits

Section 2.01

Commitments

42

Section 2.02

Loans and Borrowings

42

Section 2.03

Requests for Borrowings

42

Section 2.04

Protective Advances

43

Section 2.05

Swingline Loans and Overadvances

44

Section 2.06

Letters of Credit

45

Section 2.07

Funding of Borrowings

51

Section 2.08

Interest Elections

52

Section 2.09

Termination and Reduction of Commitments; Increase in Commitments

53

Section 2.10

Repayment of Loans; Evidence of Debt

55

Section 2.11

Prepayment of Loans

56

Section 2.12

Fees

58

Section 2.13

Interest

59

Section 2.14

Alternate Rate of Interest; Illegality

60

Section 2.15

Increased Costs

62

Section 2.16

Break Funding Payments

63

Section 2.17

Withholding of Taxes; Gross-Up

63

Section 2.18

Payments Generally; Allocation of Proceeds; Sharing of Set-offs

67

Section 2.19

Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders

70

Section 2.20

Defaulting Lenders

71

Section 2.21

Returned Payments

72

Section 2.22

Banking Services and Swap Agreements

73

ARTICLE III

Representations and Warranties

Section 3.01

Organization; Powers

73

Section 3.02

Authorization; Enforceability

73

Section 3.03

Governmental Approvals; No Conflicts

74

Section 3.04

Financial Condition; No Material Adverse Change

74

Section 3.05

Properties and Intellectual Property

74

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Section 3.06

Litigation and Environmental Matters

75

Section 3.07

Compliance with Laws and Agreements; No Default

75

Section 3.08

Investment Company Status

75

Section 3.09

Taxes

75

Section 3.10

ERISA

75

Section 3.11

Disclosure

76

Section 3.12

Material Agreements

76

Section 3.13

Solvency

77

Section 3.14

Insurance

77

Section 3.15

Capitalization and Subsidiaries

77

Section 3.16

Security Interest in Collateral

78

Section 3.17

Employment Matters

78

Section 3.18

Federal Reserve Regulations

78

Section 3.19

Use of Proceeds

78

Section 3.20

No Burdensome Restrictions

78

Section 3.21

Anti-Corruption Laws and Sanctions

79

Section 3.22

Affiliate Transactions

79

Section 3.23

Common Enterprise

79

Section 3.24

Qualified ECP Guarantor

79

Section 3.25

EEA Financial Institutions

79

ARTICLE IV

Conditions

Section 4.01

Effective Date

79

Section 4.02

Each Credit Event

83

ARTICLE V

Affirmative Covenants

Section 5.01

Financial Statements; Borrowing Base and Other Information

84

Section 5.02

Notices of Material Events

88

Section 5.03

Existence; Conduct of Business

89

Section 5.04

Payment of Obligations

89

Section 5.05

Maintenance of Properties

90

Section 5.06

Books and Records; Inspection Rights; Field Examinations

90

Section 5.07

Compliance with Laws and Material Contractual Obligations

90

Section 5.08

Use of Proceeds

91

Section 5.09

Accuracy of Information

91

Section 5.10

Insurance

92

Section 5.11

Casualty and Condemnation

92

Section 5.12

Appraisals

92

Section 5.13

Depository Banks

92

Section 5.14

Additional Collateral; Further Assurances.

92

Section 5.15

Designation and Conversion of Restricted and Unrestricted Subsidiaries

94

Section 5.16

Post-Closing Obligations

95

Section 5.17

Designation of Additional Borrowers

96

 


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ARTICLE VI

Negative Covenants

Section 6.01

Indebtedness

96

Section 6.02

Liens

99

Section 6.03

Fundamental Changes

101

Section 6.04

Investments, Loans, Advances, Guarantees and Acquisitions

101

Section 6.05

Asset Sales

103

Section 6.06

Sale and Leaseback Transactions

104

Section 6.07

Swap Agreements

104

Section 6.08

Restricted Payments; Certain Payments of Indebtedness

105

Section 6.09

Transactions with Affiliates

106

Section 6.10

Restrictive Agreements

106

Section 6.11

Amendment of Material Documents

107

Section 6.12

Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio

107

ARTICLE VII

Events of Default

Section 7.01

Events of Default.

107

ARTICLE VIII

The Administrative Agent

Section 8.01

Appointment

110

Section 8.02

Rights as a Lender

111

Section 8.03

Duties and Obligations

111

Section 8.04

Reliance

112

Section 8.05

Actions through Sub-Agents

112

Section 8.06

Resignation

112

Section 8.07

Non-Reliance

113

Section 8.08

Other Agency Titles

114

Section 8.09

Not Partners or Co-Venturers; Administrative Agent as Representative of the Secured Parties

115

Section 8.10

Flood Laws

115

ARTICLE IX

Miscellaneous

Section 9.01

Notices

115

Section 9.02

Waivers; Amendments

117

Section 9.03

Expenses; Indemnity; Damage Waiver

120

Section 9.04

Successors and Assigns

123

Section 9.05

Survival

126

Section 9.06

Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness; Electronic Execution

127

Section 9.07

Severability

127

Section 9.08

Right of Setoff

128

Section 9.09

Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Consent to Service of Process

128

Section 9.10

WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL

129

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Section 9.11

Headings

129

Section 9.12

Confidentiality

129

Section 9.13

Several Obligations; Nonreliance; Violation of Law

130

Section 9.14

USA PATRIOT Act

130

Section 9.15

Disclosure

130

Section 9.16

Appointment for Perfection

131

Section 9.17

Interest Rate Limitation

131

Section 9.18

Marketing Consent

131

Section 9.19

Acknowledgement and Consent to Bail-In of EEA Financial Institutions

131

Section 9.20

No Fiduciary Duty, etc

132

 

ARTICLE X

Loan Guaranty

Section 10.01

Guaranty

133

Section 10.02

Guaranty of Payment

133

Section 10.03

No Discharge or Diminishment of Loan Guaranty

133

Section 10.04

Defenses Waived

134

Section 10.05

Rights of Subrogation

134

Section 10.06

Reinstatement; Stay of Acceleration

135

Section 10.07

Information

135

Section 10.08

Termination

135

Section 10.09

Taxes

135

Section 10.10

Maximum Liability

135

Section 10.11

Contribution

136

Section 10.12

Liability Cumulative

136

Section 10.13

Keepwell

137

ARTICLE XI

The Borrower Representative

Section 11.01

Appointment; Nature of Relationship

137

Section 11.02

Powers

137

Section 11.03

Employment of Agents

137

Section 11.04

Notices

138

Section 11.05

Successor Borrower Representative

138

Section 11.06

Execution of Loan Documents; Borrowing Base Certificate

138

 

 


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EXHIBITS:

Exhibit A  

Form of Assignment and Assumption

Exhibit B

Form of Borrowing Base Certificate

Exhibit C

Form of Compliance Certificate

Exhibit D-1

Form of Joinder Agreement

Exhibit D-2

Form of Borrower Assumption Agreement

Exhibit E-1

U.S. Tax Certificate (For Foreign Lenders that are not Partnerships for

 

 

U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)

Exhibit E-2

U.S. Tax Certificate (For Non-U.S. Participants that are not

 

 

Partnerships for U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)

Exhibit E-3

U.S. Tax Certificate (For Non-U.S. Participants that are Partnerships

 

 

for U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)

Exhibit E-4

U.S. Tax Certificate (For Foreign Lenders that are Partnerships for

 

 

U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)

Exhibit F

Form of Commitment Increase Agreement

Exhibit G

Form of Additional Lender Agreement

SCHEDULES:

Commitment Schedule

Schedule 1.01

Existing Letters of Credit

Schedule 3.05

Properties

Schedule 3.06

Disclosed Matters

Schedule 3.09

Taxes

Schedule 3.12

Material Contracts

Schedule 3.14

Insurance

Schedule 3.15

Capitalization and Subsidiaries

Schedule 3.22

Affiliate Transactions

Schedule 6.01

Existing Indebtedness

Schedule 6.02

Existing Liens

Schedule 6.04

Existing Investments

Schedule 6.09

Existing Transactions

Schedule 6.10

Existing Restrictions

 

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CREDIT AGREEMENT

CREDIT AGREEMENT dated as of September 10, 2018 (as it may be amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time, this “Agreement”) among TETRA TECHNOLOGIES, INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), and certain of its Subsidiaries party hereto, collectively, as Borrowers, the other Loan Parties party hereto, the Lenders party hereto, and JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., as Administrative Agent.

The parties hereto agree as follows:

ARTICLE I

Definitions

Section 1.01Defined Terms.  As used in this Agreement, the following terms have the meanings specified below:

ABR”, when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing, refers to whether such Loan, or the Loans comprising such Borrowing, bear interest at a rate determined by reference to the Alternate Base Rate.

Account” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

Account Debtor” means any Person obligated on an Account.

Acquisition” means any transaction, or any series of related transactions, consummated on or after the Effective Date, by which any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary (a) acquires any going business or all or substantially all of the assets of any Person, whether through purchase of assets, merger or otherwise or (b) directly or indirectly acquires (in one transaction or as the most recent transaction in a series of transactions) at least a majority (in number of votes) of the Equity Interests of a Person which has ordinary voting power for the election of directors or other similar governing body of a Person (other than Equity Interests having such power only by reason of the happening of a contingency) or a majority of the outstanding Equity Interests of a Person.

Acquisition Payment Conditions” means, with respect to any Permitted Acquisition to be made pursuant to Section 6.04(m), (a) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing on the date of such Permitted Acquisition, or would result after giving effect to such Permitted Acquisition, (b) immediately after giving effect to and at all times during the thirty (30) consecutive day period immediately prior to such Permitted Acquisition, the Borrowers shall have (1) (x) Availability calculated on a pro forma basis after giving effect to such Permitted Acquisition of not less than the greater of (A) 17.5% of the greater of the Borrowing Base and the Commitments or (B) $15,000,000, and (y) a Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio calculated on a pro forma basis after giving effect to such Permitted Acquisition of not less than 1.00 to 1.00 or (2) Availability calculated on a pro forma basis after giving effect to such Permitted Acquisition of not less than the greater of (A) 22.5% of the greater of the Borrowing Base and the Commitments or (B) $17,500,000 and (c) the Borrower Representative shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent a certificate in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent certifying as to the items described in (a) and (b) above and attaching calculations for item (b).

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Additional Lender Agreement” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.09(f).

Adjusted LIBO Rate” means, with respect to any Eurodollar Borrowing for any Interest Period or for any ABR Borrowing, an interest rate per annum (rounded upwards, if necessary, to the next 1/16 of 1%) equal to (a) the LIBO Rate for such Interest Period multiplied by (b) the Statutory Reserve Rate.

Administrative Agent” means JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., in its capacity as administrative agent for the Lenders hereunder, and any successor administrative agent.

Administrative Questionnaire” means an Administrative Questionnaire in a form supplied by the Administrative Agent.

Affiliate” means, with respect to a specified Person, another Person that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, Controls or is Controlled by or is under common Control with the specified Person.

Agent Parties” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.01(d)(ii).

Aggregate Revolving Exposure” means, at any time, the aggregate Revolving Exposure of all the Lenders at such time.

Agreement” has the meaning assigned to such term in the preamble.

Allocable Amount” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 10.11(b).

Alternate Base Ratemeans, for any day, a rate per annum equal to the greatest of (a) the Prime Rate in effect on such day, (b) the NYFRB Rate in effect on such day plus ½ of 1% and (c) the Adjusted LIBO Rate for a one month Interest Period on such day (or if such day is not a Business Day, the immediately preceding Business Day) plus 1%, provided that, for the purpose of this definition, the Adjusted LIBO Rate for any day shall be based on the LIBO Screen Rate (or if the LIBO Screen Rate is not available for such one month Interest Period, the Interpolated Rate) at approximately 11:00 a.m. London time on such day, subject to the interest rate floors set forth therein. Any change in the Alternate Base Rate due to a change in the Prime Rate, the NYFRB Rate or the Adjusted LIBO Rate shall be effective from and including the effective date of such change in the Prime Rate, the NYFRB Rate or the Adjusted LIBO Rate, respectively.  If the Alternate Base Rate is being used as an alternate rate of interest pursuant to Section 2.14 hereof, then the Alternate Base Rate shall be the greater of clause (a) and (b) above and shall be determined without reference to clause (c) above.

Anti-Corruption Laws” means all laws, rules, and regulations of any jurisdiction applicable to any Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries from time to time concerning or relating to bribery or corruption.

Applicable Percentage” means, with respect to any Lender, (a) with respect to Revolving Loans, LC Exposure, Swingline Exposure or Overadvance Exposure, a percentage equal to a fraction the numerator of which is such Lender’s Commitment and the denominator of which is

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the aggregate Commitments of all Lenders (provided that, if the Commitments have terminated or  expired, the Applicable Percentages shall be determined based upon such Lenders share of the Aggregate Revolving Exposure at that time), and (b) with respect to Protective Advance Exposure, a percentage based upon its share of the Aggregate Revolving Exposure and the unused Commitments; provided that, in accordance with Section 2.20, so long as any Lender shall be a Defaulting Lender, such Defaulting Lenders Commitment shall be disregarded in the calculations under clauses (a) and (b) above.

Applicable Period” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Applicable Rate”.

Applicable Rate” means, for any day, with respect to any ABR Loan or Eurodollar Loan, as the case may be, the applicable rate per annum set forth below under the caption “Revolver ABR Spread” or “Revolver Eurodollar Spread”, as the case may be, based upon the Borrowers’ Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio as of the most recent determination date; provided that until the delivery to the Administrative Agent, pursuant to Section 5.01, of the Company’s consolidated financial information and compliance certificate for the Company’s fiscal quarter ending September 30, 2018, the “Applicable Rate” shall be the applicable rates per annum set forth below in Category 2:

Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio

Revolver
ABR Spread

Revolver Eurodollar Spread

Category 1
> 2.00 to 1.00

0.75%

1.75%

Category 2
≤ 2.00 to 1.00 but > 1.50 to 1.00

1.00%

2.00%

Category 3
≤ 1.50 to 1.00

1.25%

2.25%

For purposes of the foregoing, (a) the Applicable Rate shall be determined on a quarterly basis and based upon the Company’s most recent quarterly consolidated financial statements delivered from time to time pursuant to Section 5.01 and (b) each change in the Applicable Rate resulting from a change in the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio shall be effective during the period commencing on and including the first Business Day of the fiscal quarter in which such consolidated financial statements were delivered indicating such change and ending on the date immediately preceding the effective date of the next such change, provided that the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio shall be deemed to be in Category 3 (i) at any time that an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing or (ii) at the option of the Administrative Agent or the direction of the Required Lenders, if the Borrowers fail to deliver the consolidated financial statements for any fiscal quarter required to be delivered by it pursuant to Section 5.01, during the period from the expiration of the time for delivery thereof until such consolidated financial statements are delivered.

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In the event that any consolidated financial statements or compliance certificate required to be delivered pursuant to Section 5.01 is shown to be inaccurate, and such inaccuracy, if corrected, would have led to the application of a higher Applicable Rate for any period (an “Applicable Period”) than the Applicable Rate applied for such Applicable Period, and only in such case, then the Borrowers shall promptly (and in any event within two (2) Business Days) (A) deliver to the Administrative Agent a corrected compliance certificate for such Applicable Period, (B) determine the Applicable Rate for such Applicable Period based upon the corrected compliance certificate, and (C) pay to the Administrative Agent the accrued additional interest owing as a result of such increased Applicable Rate for such Applicable Period, which payment shall be promptly applied by the Administrative Agent in accordance with Section 2.18. The preceding sentence is in addition to the rights of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders with respect to Section 2.13 and Article VII and other of their respective rights under this Agreement.

Approved Fundhas the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(b).

Assignment and Assumption” means an assignment and assumption agreement entered into by a Lender and an assignee (with the consent of any party whose consent is required by Section 9.04), and accepted by the Administrative Agent, in the form of Exhibit A or any other form reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent.

Availability” means, at any time, an amount equal to (a) the lesser of (i) the aggregate Commitments of all of the Lenders and (ii) the Borrowing Base, minus (b) the Aggregate Revolving Exposure (calculated, with respect to any Defaulting Lender, as if such Defaulting Lender had funded its Applicable Percentage of all outstanding Borrowings).

Availability Period” means the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the earlier of the Maturity Date and the date of termination of the Commitments.

Available Commitment” means, at any time, the aggregate Commitments of the Lenders then in effect minus the Aggregate Revolving Exposure (calculated, with respect to any Defaulting Lender, as if such Defaulting Lender had funded its entire Commitment) at such time.

Bail-In Action” means the exercise of any Write-Down and Conversion Powers by the applicable EEA Resolution Authority in respect of any liability of an EEA Financial Institution.

Bail-In Legislation” means, with respect to any EEA Member Country implementing Article 55 of Directive 2014/59/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union, the implementing law for such EEA Member Country from time to time which is described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule.

Banking Services” means each and any of the following bank services provided to any Loan Party or its Subsidiaries (other than Compressco) by any Lender or any of its Affiliates:  (a) credit cards for commercial customers (including, without limitation, “commercial credit cards” and purchasing cards), (b) stored value cards, (c) merchant processing services, and (d) treasury management services (including, without limitation, controlled disbursement, automated clearinghouse transactions, return items, any direct debit scheme or arrangement, overdrafts, cash pooling services and interstate depository network services).

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Banking Services Obligations means any and all obligations of the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries (other than Compressco), whether absolute or contingent and howsoever and whensoever created, arising, evidenced or acquired (including all renewals, extensions and modifications thereof and substitutions therefor) in connection with Banking Services.

Banking Services Reserves” means all reserves which the Administrative Agent from time to time establishes in its Permitted Discretion for Banking Services then provided or outstanding.

Bankruptcy Event” means, with respect to any Person, when such Person becomes the subject of a bankruptcy or insolvency proceeding, or has had a receiver, conservator, trustee, administrator, custodian, assignee for the benefit of creditors or similar Person charged with the reorganization or liquidation of its business, appointed for it, or, in the good faith determination of the Administrative Agent, has taken any action in furtherance of, or indicating its consent to, approval of, or acquiescence in, any such proceeding or appointment, provided that a Bankruptcy Event shall not result solely by virtue of any ownership interest, or the acquisition of any ownership interest, in such Person by a Governmental Authority or instrumentality thereof, unless such ownership interest results in or provides such Person with immunity from the jurisdiction of courts within the U.S. or from the enforcement of judgments or writs of attachment on its assets or permits such Person (or such Governmental Authority or instrumentality) to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made by such Person.

Beneficial Owner” means, with respect to any U.S. Federal withholding Tax, the beneficial owner, for U.S. Federal income tax purposes, to whom such Tax relates.

Beneficial Ownership Regulation” means 31 C.F.R. § 1010.230.

Board” means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the U.S.

Borrower” or “Borrowers” means, individually or collectively, the Company and any Domestic Subsidiary that on the date hereof is, or hereafter becomes, a party to this Agreement as a Borrower and their successors and permitted assigns.

Borrower Representative” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 11.01.

Borrowing” means (a) Revolving Loans of the same Type, made, converted or continued on the same date and, in the case of Eurodollar Loans, as to which a single Interest Period is in effect, (b) a Swingline Loan, (c) a Protective Advance and (d) an Overadvance.

Borrowing Base” means, at any time, the sum of:

(a)85% of the Borrowers’ Eligible Accounts at such time; plus

(b)85% of the net orderly liquidation value percentage identified in the most recent inventory appraisal ordered by the Administrative Agent of the Borrowers’ Eligible Inventory at such time, valued at the lower of cost or market value, determined on a first-in-first-out basis; minus

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(c)Reserves, if any.

The Administrative Agent may, in its Permitted Discretion, (i) reduce the advance rates set forth above, (ii) reduce one or more of the sublimits used in computing the Borrowing Base, (iii) establish additional standards of eligibility or (iv) establish or adjust Reserves.  The Borrowing Base at any time shall be determined by reference to the most recent Borrowing Base Certificate delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 5.01(f) of this Agreement.  No Borrowing Base calculation shall include the Accounts or Inventory of a Person who becomes a Borrower after the Effective Date until completion of applicable field examinations and appraisals with respect to such Person and its Accounts and Inventory satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (which field examinations and appraisals shall not be included in the limits provided in Section 5.06(b)).  

Borrowing Base Certificate” means a certificate, signed and certified as accurate and complete by a Financial Officer of the Borrower Representative, in substantially the form of Exhibit B or another form which is acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion.

Borrowing Request” means a request by the Borrower Representative for a Borrowing in accordance with Section 2.03.

Burdensome Restriction” means any consensual encumbrance or restriction of the type described in clause (a) or (b) of Section 6.10.

Business Day” means any day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or other day on which commercial banks in New York City or Houston, Texas are authorized or required by law to remain closed; provided that, when used in connection with a Eurodollar Loan, the term “Business Day” shall also exclude any day on which banks are not open for general business in London.

Capital Expenditures” means, without duplication, any expenditure for any purchase or other acquisition of any asset which would be classified as a fixed or capital asset on a consolidated balance sheet of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries prepared in accordance with GAAP, but excluding, without duplication, (a) with respect to the purchase price of assets that are purchased substantially contemporaneously with the trade-in of existing assets during such period, the amount that the gross amount of such purchase price is reduced by the credit granted by the seller of such assets for the assets being traded in at such time, (b) such amounts to the extent financed with insurance or condemnation proceeds received with respect to loss of, damage to or taking of property of any Loan Party and (c) expenditures made with proceeds of any issuance of Equity Interests (other than Disqualified Stock).

Capital Lease Obligations” of any Person means the obligations of such Person to pay rent or other amounts under any lease of (or other arrangement conveying the right to use) real or personal property, or a combination thereof, which obligations are required to be capitalized in accordance with GAAP.

Cash Dominion Trigger Period” means (a) a period commencing on any date on which Availability shall have been less than the greater of (i) $10,000,000 and (ii) 12.5% of the lesser of the Borrowing Base and the Commitments and continuing until Availability shall have been in excess of the greater of (i) $10,000,000 and (ii) 12.5% of the lesser of the Borrowing Base and the

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Commitments for thirty (30) consecutive days or (b) a period commencing on any date on which a Specified Default shall have occurred and continuing until no such Specified Default shall have existed during the preceding thirty (30) consecutive days.

Change in Control” means (a) the acquisition of ownership, directly or indirectly, beneficially or of record, by any Person or group (within the meaning of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules of the SEC thereunder as in effect on the date hereof), of Equity Interests representing more than 35% of the aggregate ordinary voting power represented by the issued and outstanding Equity Interests of the Company or (b) except as the result of a transaction expressly permitted under this Agreement, the Company shall cease to own, free and clear of all Liens or other encumbrances (other than Liens permitted under Section 6.02(h)), at least 100% of the outstanding direct or indirect Equity Interests of the other Borrowers on a fully diluted basis.

Change in Law” means the occurrence after the date of this Agreement (or, with respect to any Lender, such later date on which such Lender becomes a party to this Agreement) of any of the following:  (a) the adoption of or taking effect of any law, rule, regulation or treaty; (b) any change in any law, rule, regulation or treaty or in the administration, interpretation or application thereof by any Governmental Authority; or (c) compliance by any Lender or any Issuing Bank (or, for purposes of Section 2.15(b), by any lending office of such Lender or by such Lender’s or such Issuing Bank’s holding company, if any) with any request, guideline, requirement or directive (whether or not having the force of law) of any Governmental Authority made or issued after the date of this Agreement; provided that, notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith or in the implementation thereof, and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements or directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or the U.S. or foreign regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel III, shall in each case be deemed to be a “Change in Law”, regardless of the date enacted, adopted, issued or implemented.

Charges” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.17.

Class”, when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing, refers to whether such Loan, or the Loans comprising such Borrowing, are Revolving Loans, Swingline Loans, Protective Advances or Overadvances.

Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time.

Collateral” means any and all property owned, leased or operated by a Person covered by the Collateral Documents and any and all other property of any Loan Party, now existing or hereafter acquired, that at any time becomes or is intended to become, subject to a security interest or Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent, on behalf of itself and the Lenders and other Secured Parties, to secure the Secured Obligations.  For the avoidance of doubt, “Collateral” shall not include any owned or leased real property of any Loan Party and all Excluded Assets.

Collateral Access Agreement” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

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Collateral Documents means, collectively, the Security Agreement, the Deposit Account Control Agreements, the Commodity Account Control Agreements, the Securities Account Control Agreements and any other agreements, instruments and documents executed in connection with this Agreement that are intended to create, perfect or evidence Liens to secure the Secured Obligations, including, without limitation, all other security agreements, deposit account control agreements, pledge agreements, guarantees, subordination agreements, pledges and collateral assignments executed on the Effective Date or thereafter by any Loan Party and delivered to the Administrative Agent, in each case as may be amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.

Collection Account” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

Commercial LC Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of (a) the aggregate undrawn amount of all outstanding commercial Letters of Credit at such time; plus (b) the aggregate amount of all LC Disbursements relating to commercial Letters of Credit that have not yet been reimbursed by or on behalf of the Borrowers at such time.  The Commercial LC Exposure of any Lender at any time shall be its Applicable Percentage of the aggregate Commercial LC Exposure at such time.

Commitment” means, with respect to each Lender, the commitment, if any, of such Lender to make Revolving Loans, together with the commitment of such Lender to acquire participations in Letters of Credit, Swingline Loans, Overadvances and Protective Advances hereunder, expressed as an amount representing the maximum possible aggregate amount of such Lender’s Revolving Exposure hereunder, as such commitment may be reduced or increased from time to time pursuant to (a) Section 2.09 and (b) assignments by or to such Lender in accordance with Section 9.04.  The initial amount of each Lender’s Commitment is set forth on the Commitment Schedule, or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender shall have assumed its Commitment, as applicable as such amounts may be reduced or increased from time to time pursuant to assignments made in accordance with Section 9.04.  The initial aggregate amount of the Lenders’ Commitments as of the Effective Date is $100,000,000.

Commitment Fee Rate” means, with respect to the commitment fees payable hereunder, the applicable rate per annum set forth below under the caption “Commitment Fee Rate” as determined based on the average utilization of the Commitments during the immediately preceding calendar month:

Average Utilization

Commitment Fee Rate

Category 1
> 50.0%

0.375%

Category 2
≤ 50.0%

0.500%

Commitment Increase Agreement” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.09(f).

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Commitment Schedule means the Schedule attached hereto identified as such.

Commodity Account Control Agreement” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

Commodity Exchange Act” means the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. § 1 et seq.), as amended from time to time, and any successor statute.

Communications” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.01(d)(ii).

Company” has the meaning assigned to such term in the preamble.

Competitor” means any Person that is a bona fide competitor of the Loan Parties in the same industry or line of business or a substantially similar industry or line of business.

Compressco” means, collectively, CSI Compressco LP and its subsidiaries.

CSI Compressco LP” means CSI Compressco LP, a Delaware limited partnership.

Compressco Units” means any general or limited partnership interests in, or any incentive distribution rights or other Equity Interest in, CSI Compressco LP.

Connection Income Taxes” means Other Connection Taxes that are imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated) or that are franchise Taxes or branch profits Taxes.

Control” means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management or policies of a Person, whether through the ability to exercise voting power, by contract or otherwise.  “Controlling” and “Controlled” have meanings correlative thereto.

Credit Party” means the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank, the Swingline Lender or any other Lender.

CSI Compressco GP” means CSI Compressco GP Inc., a Delaware corporation

Default” means any event or condition which constitutes an Event of Default or which upon notice, lapse of time or both would, unless cured or waived, become an Event of Default.

Defaulting Lender” means any Lender that (a) has failed, within two (2) Business Days of the date required to be funded or paid, to (i) fund any portion of its Loans, (ii) fund any portion of its participations in Letters of Credit or Swingline Loans or (iii) pay over to any Credit Party any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder, (b) has notified any Borrower, the Administrative Agent or any other Credit Party in writing, or has made a public statement, to the effect that it does not intend or expect to comply with any of its funding obligations under this Agreement  or generally under other agreements in which it commits to extend credit, (c) has failed, within three (3) Business Days after request by a Credit Party, acting in good faith, to provide a certification in writing from an authorized officer of such Lender that it will comply with its obligations (and is financially able to meet such obligations) to fund prospective Loans and

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participations in then outstanding Letters of Credit and Swingline Loans under this Agreement, provided that such Lender shall cease to be a Defaulting Lender pursuant to this clause (c) upon such Credit Party’s receipt of such certification in form and substance satisfactory to it and the Administrative Agent, or (d) has become the subject of (i) a Bankruptcy Event or (ii) a Bail-In Action.

Deposit Account Control Agreement” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

Disclosed Matters” means the actions, suits, proceedings and environmental matters disclosed in Schedule 3.06.

Disqualified Stock” means mean, with respect to any Person, any Equity Interests of such Person which, by its terms, or by the terms of any security into which it is convertible or for which it is putable or exchangeable, or upon the happening of any event, matures or is mandatorily redeemable (other than solely for Equity Interests that is not Disqualified Stock), pursuant to a sinking fund obligation or otherwise, or is redeemable at the option of the holder thereof (other than pursuant to customary provisions relating to redemptions upon a change of control or asset sale to the extent the terms of such Equity Interests provide that such Equity Interests shall not be required to be repurchased or redeemed until the Maturity Date has occurred), in whole or in part, in each case prior to the date that is 180 days after the Maturity Date hereunder; provided that, if such Equity Interests are issued under any plan for the benefit of employees of the Company or another Loan Party, such Equity Interests shall not constitute Disqualified Stock solely because they may be required to be repurchased by the Borrower or any other Loan Party in order to satisfy applicable statutory or regulatory obligations.

Document” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

dollars” or “$” refers to lawful money of the U.S.

Domestic Subsidiary” means a Subsidiary organized under the laws of a jurisdiction located in the U.S. other than (i) a Subsidiary with no material assets other than Equity interests in one or more Foreign Subsidiaries and (ii) a Subsidiary of a Foreign Subsidiary.

EBITDA” means, for any period, Net Income for such period plus (a) without duplication and to the extent deducted in determining Net Income for such period, the sum of (i) Interest Expense for such period, (ii) income tax expense for such period net of tax refunds received during such period, (iii) all amounts attributable to depreciation and amortization expense for such period, (iv) any extraordinary non-cash charges and any extraordinary non-cash losses for such period and (v) any other non-cash charges for such period (but excluding any non-cash charge in respect of an item that was included in Net Income in a prior period and any non-cash charge that relates to the write-down or write-off of inventory), minus (b) without duplication and to the extent included in Net Income for such period, (i) any cash payments made during such period in respect of non-cash charges described in clause (a)(v) taken in a prior period and (ii) any extraordinary gains and any non-cash items of income for such period, all calculated for the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP.

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ECP means an “eligible contract participant” as defined in Section 1(a)(18) of the Commodity Exchange Act or any regulations promulgated thereunder and the applicable rules issued by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and/or the SEC.

EEA Financial Institution” means (a) any institution established in any EEA Member Country which is subject to the supervision of an EEA Resolution Authority, (b) any entity established in an EEA Member Country which is a parent of an institution described in clause (a) of this definition, or (c) any institution established in an EEA Member Country which is a subsidiary of an institution described in clauses (a) or (b) of this definition and is subject to consolidated supervision with its parent.

EEA Member Country” means any of the member states of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.

EEA Resolution Authority” means any public administrative authority or any Person entrusted with public administrative authority of any EEA Member Country (including any delegee) having responsibility for the resolution of any EEA Financial Institution.

Effective Date” means the date on which the conditions specified in Section 4.01 are satisfied (or waived in accordance with Section 9.02).

Electronic Signature” means an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to, or associated with, a contract or other record and adopted by a Person with the intent to sign, authenticate or accept such contract or record.

Electronic System” means any electronic system, including e-mail, e-fax, web portal access for the Borrowers, Intralinks®, ClearPar®, Debt Domain, Syndtrak and any other internet or extranet-based site, whether such electronic system is owned, operated or hosted by the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank or any of their respective Related Parties or any other Person, providing for access to data (or transmission of data, in the case of e-mail and e-fax) protected by passcodes or other security system.

Eligible Accounts” means, at any time, the Accounts of the Borrowers which the Administrative Agent determines in its Permitted Discretion are eligible as the basis for the extension of Loans and the issuance of Letters of Credit.  Without limiting the Administrative Agent’s discretion provided herein, Eligible Accounts shall not include any Account of a Borrower:

(a)which is not subject to a first priority perfected security interest in favor of the Administrative Agent;

(b)which is subject to any Lien other than (i) a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent or (ii) a Permitted Encumbrance or a Lien permitted pursuant to Section 6.02(h) which, in each case, does not have priority over the Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent;

(c)(i) which is unpaid more than ninety (90) days after the date of the original invoice therefor or more than sixty (60) days after the original due date therefor (“Overage”)

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(when calculating the amount under this clause (i), for the same Account Debtor, the Administrative Agent shall include the net amount of such Overage and add back any credits, but only to the extent that such credits do not exceed the total gross receivables from such Account Debtor), or (ii) which has been written off the books of such Borrower or otherwise designated as uncollectible;

(d)which is owing by an Account Debtor for which more than fifty percent (50%) of the Accounts owing from such Account Debtor and its Affiliates are ineligible hereunder;

(e)which is owing by an Account Debtor (or whose parent is rated) Baa3 or higher from Moody's or BBB- or higher from S&P to the extent the aggregate amount of Accounts owing from such Account Debtor and its Affiliates to the Borrowers exceeds thirty-five percent (35%) of the aggregate amount of Eligible Accounts, or Accounts with respect to an Account Debtor other than one previously described by this clause (e) whose Accounts owing to Borrowers exceed twenty-five percent (25%), but in each case only to the extent of such excess;

(f)with respect to which any covenant, representation or warranty contained in this Agreement or in the Security Agreement has been breached or is not true;

(g)which (i) does not arise from the sale of goods or performance of services in the ordinary course of business, (ii) is not evidenced by an invoice or other documentation satisfactory to the Administrative Agent which has been sent to the Account Debtor, (iii) represents a progress billing, (iv) is contingent upon any Borrower’s completion of any further performance, (v) represents a sale on a bill-and-hold, guaranteed sale, sale-and-return, sale on approval, consignment, cash-on-delivery or any other repurchase or return basis or (vi) relates to payments of interest;

(h)for which the goods giving rise to such Account have not been shipped to the Account Debtor or for which the services giving rise to such Account have not been performed by such Borrower or if such Account was invoiced more than once (but only with respect to the Account or portion of the Account that is duplicative);

(i)with respect to which any check or other instrument of payment has been returned uncollected for any reason;

(j)which is owed by an Account Debtor which has (i) applied for, suffered, or consented to the appointment of any receiver, custodian, trustee, or liquidator of its assets, (ii) had possession of all or a material part of its property taken by any receiver, custodian, trustee or liquidator, (iii) filed, or had filed against it, any request or petition for liquidation, reorganization, arrangement, adjustment of debts, adjudication as bankrupt, winding-up, or voluntary or involuntary case under any state or federal bankruptcy laws (other than post-petition accounts payable of an Account Debtor that is a debtor-in-possession under the Bankruptcy Code and reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent), (iv) admitted in writing its inability, or is generally unable to, pay its debts as they become due, (v) become insolvent (as defined by the Bankruptcy Code), or (vi) ceased operation of its business;

(k)which is owed by any Account Debtor which has sold all or substantially all of its assets;

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(l)which is owed by an Account Debtor which (i) does not maintain its chief executive office in the U.S. or Canada (other than an Account Debtor acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion) or (ii) is not organized under applicable law of the U.S., any state of the U.S., or the District of Columbia, Canada, or any province of Canada unless, in any such case, such Account is backed by a Letter of Credit acceptable to the Administrative Agent which is in the possession of, and is directly drawable by, the Administrative Agent;

(m)which is owed in any currency other than U.S. dollars;

(n)which is owed by (i) any Governmental Authority of any country other than the U.S. unless such Account is backed by a Letter of Credit acceptable to the Administrative Agent which is in the possession of, and is directly drawable by, the Administrative Agent, or (ii) any Governmental Authority of the U.S., or any department, agency, public corporation, or instrumentality thereof, unless the Federal Assignment of Claims Act of 1940, as amended (31 U.S.C. § 3727 et seq. and 41 U.S.C. § 15 et seq.), and any other steps necessary to perfect the Lien of the Administrative Agent in such Account have been complied with to the Administrative Agent’s satisfaction;

(o)which is owed by any Affiliate of any Loan Party (including Compressco) or any employee, officer, director, agent or equity holder of any Loan Party or any of its Affiliates;

(p)which is owed by an Account Debtor or any Affiliate of such Account Debtor to which any Loan Party is indebted, but only to the extent of such indebtedness, or is subject to any security, deposit, progress payment, retainage or other similar advance made by or for the benefit of an Account Debtor, in each case to the extent thereof;

(q)which is subject to any counterclaim, deduction, defense, setoff or dispute, but only to the extent of any such counterclaim, deduction, defense, setoff or dispute;

(r)which is evidenced by any promissory note, chattel paper or negotiable instrument;

(s)which is owed by an Account Debtor (i) located in any jurisdiction which requires filing of a “Notice of Business Activities Report” or other similar report in order to permit any applicable Borrower to seek judicial enforcement in such jurisdiction of payment of such Account, unless such Borrower has filed such report or is qualified to do business in such jurisdiction or (ii) which is a Sanctioned Person;

(t)with respect to which any applicable Borrower has made any agreement with the Account Debtor for any reduction thereof, other than discounts and adjustments given in the ordinary course of business, but only to the extent of any such reduction, or any Account which was partially paid and any applicable Borrower created a new receivable for the unpaid portion of such Account;

(u)which does not comply in all material respects with the requirements of all applicable laws and regulations, whether Federal, state or local, including without limitation the

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Federal Consumer Credit Protection Act, the Federal Truth in Lending Act and Regulation Z of the Board;

(v)which is for goods that have been sold under a purchase order or pursuant to the terms of a contract or other agreement or understanding (written or oral) that indicates or purports that any Person other than a Borrower has or has had an ownership interest in such goods, or which indicates any party other than a Borrower as payee or remittance party;

(w)which was created on cash on delivery terms; or

(x)which the Administrative Agent determines may not be paid by reason of the Account Debtor’s inability to pay or which the Administrative Agent otherwise determines is unacceptable in its Permitted Discretion.

In the event that an Account of a Borrower which was previously an Eligible Account ceases to be an Eligible Account hereunder, the applicable Borrower or the Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent thereof on and at the time of submission to the Administrative Agent of the next Borrowing Base Certificate.  In determining the amount of an Eligible Account, the face amount of an Account may, in the Administrative Agent’s Permitted Discretion, be reduced by, without duplication, to the extent not reflected in such face amount, (i) the amount of all accrued and actual discounts, claims, credits or credits pending, promotional program allowances, price adjustments, finance charges or other allowances (including any amount that any Borrower may be obligated to rebate to an Account Debtor pursuant to the terms of any agreement or understanding (written or oral)) and (ii) the aggregate amount of all cash received in respect of such Account but not yet applied by the applicable Borrower to reduce the amount of such Account.  

Eligible Inventory” means, at any time, the Inventory of the Borrowers which the Administrative Agent determines in its Permitted Discretion is eligible as the basis for the extension of Loans and the issuance of Letters of Credit.  Without limiting the Administrative Agent’s discretion provided herein, Eligible Inventory of a Borrower shall not include any Inventory:

(a)which is not subject to a first priority perfected Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent;

(b)which is subject to any Lien other than (i) a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent or (ii) a Permitted Encumbrance or a Lien permitted pursuant to Section 6.02(h) which, in each case, does not have priority over the Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent;

(c)which is, in the Administrative Agent’s Permitted Discretion, slow moving, obsolete, unmerchantable, defective, used, unfit for sale, not salable at prices approximating at least the cost of such Inventory in the ordinary course of business or unacceptable due to age, type, category and/or quantity;

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(d)with respect to which any covenant, representation or warranty contained in this Agreement or in the Security Agreement has been breached or is not true and which does not conform to all standards imposed by any Governmental Authority;

(e)in which any Person other than the applicable Borrower shall (i) have any direct or indirect ownership, interest or title or (ii) be indicated on any purchase order or invoice with respect to such Inventory as having or purporting to have an interest therein;

(f)which (i) is not finished goods or which constitutes work-in-process, raw materials, spare or replacement parts or subassemblies, or (ii) constitutes packaging and shipping material, manufacturing supplies, samples, prototypes, displays or display items, bill-and-hold or ship-in-place goods, goods that are returned or marked for return, repossessed goods, defective or damaged goods, goods held on consignment, or goods which are not of a type (x) held for sale in the ordinary course of business or (y) to be used to provide fluid management, frac flowback, production well testing, offshore rig cooling and compression services or other ancillary services which the Borrowers are permitted to provide pursuant to Section 5.03;

(g)which is not located in the U.S. or is in transit with a common carrier from vendors and suppliers;

(h)which is located in any location leased by a Borrower unless (i) the lessor has delivered to the Administrative Agent a Collateral Access Agreement or (ii) a Rent Reserve for rent, charges and other amounts due or to become due with respect to such facility has been established by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion; provided, that no Collateral Access Agreement shall be required or Rent Reserve shall be implemented until the sixtieth (60th) day after the Effective Date;

(i)which is located in any third party warehouse or is in the possession of a bailee (other than a third party processor) and is not evidenced by a Document, unless (i) such warehouseman, bailee or other third party has delivered to the Administrative Agent a Collateral Access Agreement and such other documentation as the Administrative Agent may require or (ii) an appropriate Rent Reserve has been established by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion; provided, that no Collateral Access Agreement shall be required or Rent Reserve shall be implemented until the sixtieth (60th) day after the Effective Date;

(j)which is being processed offsite at a third party location or outside processor, or is in-transit to or from such third party location or outside processor, unless (i) such processor or other third party has delivered to the Administrative Agent a Collateral Access Agreement and such other documentation as the Administrative Agent may require or (ii) a Rent Reserve has been established by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion; provided, that no Collateral Access Agreement shall be required or Rent Reserve shall be implemented until the sixtieth (60th) day after the Effective Date;

(k)which is a discontinued product or component thereof;

(l)which is the subject of a consignment by any Loan Party as consignor;

(m)which is perishable;

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(n)which contains or bears any intellectual property rights licensed to any Loan Party unless the Administrative Agent is satisfied that it may sell or otherwise dispose of such Inventory without (i) infringing the rights of such licensor, (ii) violating any contract with such licensor, or (iii) incurring any liability with respect to payment of royalties other than royalties incurred pursuant to sale of such Inventory under the current licensing agreement;

(o)which is not reflected in a current perpetual inventory report of the Borrowers (unless such Inventory is reflected in a report to the Administrative Agent as “in transit” Inventory);

(p)for which reclamation rights have been asserted by the seller;

(q)which has been acquired from a Sanctioned Person; or

(r)which the Administrative Agent otherwise determines is unacceptable in its Permitted Discretion.

In the event that Inventory of a Borrower which was previously Eligible Inventory ceases to be Eligible Inventory hereunder, the applicable Borrower or the Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent thereof on and at the time of submission to the Administrative Agent of the next Borrowing Base Certificate.  

Environmental Laws” means all laws, rules, regulations, codes, ordinances, orders, decrees, judgments, injunctions, binding notices or binding agreements issued, promulgated or entered into by any Governmental Authority, relating in any way to the environment, preservation or reclamation of natural resources, the management, Release or threatened Release of any Hazardous Material, or to health and safety matters related to exposure to Hazardous Materials in the environment.

Environmental Liability” means any liability, contingent or otherwise (including any liability for damages, costs of environmental remediation, fines, penalties or indemnities), of any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary directly or indirectly resulting from or based upon (a) any violation of any Environmental Law, (b) the generation, use, handling, transportation, storage, treatment or disposal of any Hazardous Materials, (c) any exposure to any Hazardous Materials, (d) the Release or threatened Release of any Hazardous Materials into the environment or (e) any contract, agreement or other consensual arrangement pursuant to which liability is assumed or imposed with respect to any of the foregoing.

Equity Interests” means shares of capital stock, partnership interests, membership interests in a limited liability company, beneficial interests in a trust or other equity ownership interests in a Person, and any warrants, options or other rights entitling the holder thereof to purchase or acquire any of the foregoing.

ERISA” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended from time to time.

ERISA Affiliate” means any trade or business (whether or not incorporated) that, together with any Borrower, is treated as a single employer under Section 414(b) or (c) of the Code or,

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solely for purposes of Section 302 of ERISA and Section 412 of the Code, is treated as a single employer under Section 414 of the Code.

ERISA Event” means (a) any “reportable event”, as defined in Section 4043 of ERISA or the regulations issued thereunder, with respect to a Plan (other than an event for which the 30 day notice period is waived); (b) the failure to satisfy the “minimum funding standard” (as defined in Section 412 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA), whether or not waived, with respect to a Plan; (c) the filing pursuant to Section 412(c) of the Code or Section 302(c) of ERISA of an application for a waiver of the minimum funding standard with respect to any Plan; (d) the incurrence by any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of any liability under Title IV of ERISA with respect to the termination of any Plan; (e) the receipt by any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from the PBGC or a plan administrator of any notice relating to an intention to terminate any Plan or Plans or to appoint a trustee to administer any Plan; (f) the incurrence by any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of any liability with respect to the withdrawal or partial withdrawal of any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from any Plan or Multiemployer Plan; or (g) the receipt by any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of any notice concerning the imposition upon any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of Withdrawal Liability or a determination that a Multiemployer Plan is insolvent or in endangered, critical or critical and declining status, within the meaning of ERISA.

EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule” means the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule published by the Loan Market Association (or any successor Person), as in effect from time to time.

Eurodollar”, when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing, refers to whether such Loan, or the Loans comprising such Borrowing, bears interest at a rate determined by reference to the Adjusted LIBO Rate.

Event of Default” has the meaning assigned to such term in Article VII.

Excluded Assets” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

Excluded Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Loan Party individually determined on a Loan Party by Loan Party basis, any Swap Obligation if, and solely to the extent that, all or a portion of the Guarantee of such Loan Party of, or the grant by such Loan Party of a security interest to secure, such Swap Obligation (or any Guarantee thereof) is or becomes illegal under the Commodity Exchange Act or any rule, regulation or order of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (or the application or official interpretation of any thereof) by virtue of such Loan Party’s failure for any reason to constitute an ECP at the time the Guarantee of such Loan Party or the grant of such security interest becomes or would become effective with respect to such Swap Obligation.  If a Swap Obligation arises under a master agreement governing more than one swap, such exclusion shall apply only to the portion of such Swap Obligation that is attributable to swaps for which such Guarantee or security interest is or becomes illegal.

Excluded Taxes” means any of the following Taxes imposed on or with respect to a Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to a Recipient:  (a) Taxes imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated), franchise Taxes, and branch profits Taxes, in each case, (i) imposed as a result of such Recipient being organized under the laws of, or having its principal office or, in the case of any Lender, its applicable lending office located in, the

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jurisdiction imposing such Tax (or any political subdivision thereof) or (ii) that are Other Connection Taxes; (b) in the case of a Lender, U.S. Federal withholding Taxes imposed on amounts payable to or for the account of such Lender with respect to an applicable interest in a Loan, Letter of Credit or Commitment pursuant to a law in effect on the date on which (i) such Lender acquires such interest in the Loan, Letter of Credit or Commitment (other than pursuant to an assignment request by the Borrowers under Section 2.19(b)) or (ii) such Lender changes its lending office, except in each case to the extent that, pursuant to Section 2.17, amounts with respect to such Taxes were payable either to such Lenders assignor immediately before such Lender acquired the applicable interest in a Loan, Letter of Credit or Commitment or to such Lender immediately before it changed its lending office; (c) Taxes attributable to such Recipients failure to comply with Section 2.17(f); and (d) any U.S. Federal withholding Taxes imposed under FATCA.

Existing Credit Agreement” means that certain Credit Agreement dated as of June 27, 2006, by and among the Company, the other borrowers party thereto, the lenders from time to time party thereto and JPMCB, as administrative agent, as amended, restated, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time prior to the date hereof.

Existing Letters of Credit” means the letters of credit originally issued under the terms of the Existing Credit Agreement, which are outstanding on the Effective Date and are listed on Schedule 1.01.

FATCA” means Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Code, as of the date of this Agreement (or any amended or successor version that is substantively comparable and not materially more onerous to comply with), any current or future regulations or official interpretations thereof and any agreement entered into pursuant to Section 1471(b)(1) of the Code, and any fiscal or regulatory legislation, rules or practices adopted pursuant to any intergovernmental agreement, treaty or convention among Governmental Authorities and implementing such Sections of the Code.

Federal Funds Effective Rate” means, for any day, the rate calculated by the NYFRB based on such day’s federal funds transactions by depositary institutions (as determined in such manner as the NYFRB shall set forth on its public website from time to time) and published on the next succeeding Business Day by the NYFRB as the federal funds effective rate; provided that, if the Federal Funds Effective Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for the purposes of this Agreement.

Fee Letter” means, collectively, (a) that certain fee letter dated June 27, 2018, between the Company and JPMCB and (b) any other agreement now or at any time hereafter entered into between the Borrowers, the Administrative Agent, any Lead Arranger and/or any of their Affiliates in connection with this Agreement or any transactions contemplated hereby or related thereto, as such letter agreement and such other agreements may from time to time be amended, restated, supplemented or modified.

Financial Covenant Testing Period” means (a) any period commencing on the first date on which Availability is less than the greater of (a) $10,000,000 and (b) 12.5% of the lesser of (i) the Borrowing Base then in effect and (ii) the Commitments, and continuing until the date upon which both (x) Availability has been equal to or greater than the greater of (a) $10,000,000 and (b)

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12.5% of the lesser of (i) the Borrowing Base then in effect and (ii) the Commitments at all times during the preceding thirty (30) consecutive day period, and (y) no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing during such thirty (30) consecutive day period and (b) a period commencing on any date on which a Specified Default shall have occurred and continuing until no Specified Default shall have existed during the preceding thirty (30) consecutive days.

Financial Officer” means the chief financial officer, principal accounting officer, chief accounting officer, treasurer, controller or vice president of finance of a Borrower.

Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio” means, at any date, the ratio of (a) EBITDA for the applicable measurement period, minus Unfinanced Capital Expenditures made during such period to (b) Fixed Charges, all calculated for the period of four consecutive fiscal quarters ended on such date (or, if such date is not the last day of a fiscal quarter, ended on the last day of the fiscal quarter most recently ended prior to such date).

Fixed Charges” means, for any period, without duplication, cash Interest Expense, plus scheduled principal payments on Indebtedness actually made or required to be made, plus any excess cash flow mandatory prepayment pursuant to Section 2.04(b)(i) of the Term Loan Agreement, but for the avoidance of doubt excluding any mandatory prepayment from asset sales and casualty events pursuant to Sections 2.04(b)(ii) and 2.04(b)(iii) of the Term Loan Agreement), plus Capital Lease Obligation payments, plus expenses for Taxes paid in cash, plus Restricted Payments paid in cash, plus cash contributions to any Plan, all calculated for the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP, plus payments made in respect of the Swiftwater Earnout.

Flood Laws” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 8.10.

Foreign Lender” means (a) if a Borrower is a U.S. Person, a Lender, with respect to such Borrower, that is not a U.S. Person, and (b) if a Borrower is not a U.S. Person, a Lender, with respect to such Borrower, that is resident or organized under the laws of a jurisdiction other than that in which such Borrower is resident for tax purposes.

Foreign Pension Plan” means any pension plan, pension undertaking, supplemental pension, defined benefit pension scheme, occupational pension scheme, retirement savings or other retirement income plan, obligation or arrangement of any kind that is not subject to U.S. law and that is established, maintained or contributed to by any Loan Party or in respect of which any Loan Party has any liability, obligation or contingent liability.

Foreign Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary which is not a Domestic Subsidiary.

Funding Account” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 4.01(h).

GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles in the U.S.

Governmental Authority” means the government of the U.S., any other nation or any political subdivision thereof, whether state or local, and any agency, authority, instrumentality, regulatory body, court, central bank or other entity exercising executive, legislative, judicial, taxing, regulatory or administrative powers or functions of or pertaining to government.

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Guarantee of or by any Person (the guarantor) means any obligation, contingent or otherwise, of the guarantor guaranteeing or having the economic effect of guaranteeing any Indebtedness or other obligation of any other Person (the primary obligor) in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, and including any obligation of the guarantor, direct or indirect, (a) to purchase or pay (or advance or supply funds for the purchase or payment of) such Indebtedness or other obligation or to purchase (or to advance or supply funds for the purchase of) any security for the payment thereof, (b) to purchase or lease property, securities or services for the purpose of assuring the owner of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment thereof, (c) to maintain working capital, equity capital or any other financial statement condition or liquidity of the primary obligor so as to enable the primary obligor to pay such Indebtedness or other obligation or (d) as an account party in respect of any letter of credit or letter of guaranty issued to support such Indebtedness or obligation; provided, that the term Guarantee shall not include endorsements for collection or deposit in the ordinary course of business.

Guaranteed Obligations” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 10.01.

Guarantor Payments” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 10.11(a).

Hazardous Materials” means:  (a) any substance, material, or waste that is included within the definitions of “hazardous substances,” “hazardous materials,” “hazardous waste,” “toxic substances,” “toxic materials,” “toxic waste,” or words of similar import in any law or regulation related to protection of the environment; (b) those substances listed as hazardous substances by the United States Department of Transportation (or any successor agency) (49 C.F.R. 172.101 and amendments thereto) or by the Environmental Protection Agency (or any successor agency) (40 C.F.R. Part 302 and amendments thereto); and (c) any substance, material, or waste that is petroleum, petroleum-related, or a petroleum by-product, asbestos or asbestos-containing material, polychlorinated biphenyls, explosive, radioactive, freon gas or radon.

Impacted Interest Period” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “LIBO Rate.”

Indebtedness” of any Person means, without duplication, (a) all obligations of such Person for borrowed money or with respect to deposits or advances of any kind, (b) all obligations of such Person evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes or similar instruments, (c) all obligations of such Person upon which interest charges are customarily paid, (d) all obligations of such Person under conditional sale or other title retention agreements relating to property acquired by such Person, (e) all obligations of such Person in respect of the deferred purchase price of property or services (excluding (i) accounts payable incurred in the ordinary course of business not past due for more than 60 days after the due date therefor or outstanding for more than 90 days after the date such invoice was created, unless such account is being contested in good faith and appropriate reserves made, (ii) customary purchase price holdbacks in respect of portion of the purchase price of an asset to satisfy warranty or other unperformed obligations of the respective seller and (iii) deferred compensation accrued in the ordinary course of business), (f) all Indebtedness of others secured by (or for which the holder of such Indebtedness has an existing right, contingent or otherwise, to be secured by) any Lien on property owned or acquired by such Person, whether or not the Indebtedness secured thereby has been assumed (it being understood that if such Person has not assumed or otherwise become personally liable for any such Indebtedness, the amount of

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the Indebtedness of such Person in connection therewith shall be limited to the lesser of the face amount of such Indebtedness or the fair market value of all property of such Person securing such Indebtedness), (g) all Guarantees by such Person of Indebtedness of others, (h) all Capital Lease Obligations of such Person, (i) all obligations, contingent or otherwise, of such Person as an account party in respect of letters of credit and letters of guaranty, (j) all obligations, contingent or otherwise, of such Person in respect of bankers’ acceptances, (k) obligations under any earn-out (which for all purposes of this Agreement, shall be valued at the maximum potential amount payable with respect to each such earn-out), (l) any other Off-Balance Sheet Liability and (m) obligations, whether absolute or contingent and howsoever and whensoever created, arising, evidenced or acquired (including all renewals, extensions and modifications thereof and substitutions therefor), under (i) any and all Swap Agreements, and (ii) any and all cancellations, buy backs, reversals, terminations or assignments of any Swap Agreement transaction.  The Indebtedness of any Person shall include the Indebtedness of any other entity (including any partnership in which such Person is a general partner) to the extent such Person is liable therefor as a result of such Person’s ownership interest in or other relationship with such entity, except (i) to the extent the terms of such Indebtedness provide that such Person is not liable therefor and (ii) that no Loan Party or Restricted Subsidiary shall be deemed liable for any Indebtedness of Compressco solely arising from the ownership of CSI Compressco LP by CSI Compressco GP. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, Indebtedness shall not include (i) any amounts relating to preferred equity (other than Disqualified Stock) or (ii) any obligation that is repayable solely by the delivery of Equity Interests (other than the Disqualified Stock), or in exchange for Equity Interests (other than Disqualified Stock).

Indemnified Taxes” means (a) Taxes, other than Excluded Taxes, imposed on or with respect to any payment made by, or on account of any obligation of the Borrowers under any Loan Document and (b) to the extent not otherwise described in the foregoing clause (a) hereof, Other Taxes.

Indemnitee” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.03(b).

Ineligible Institution” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(b).

Information” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.12.

Intercreditor Agreement means that certain Intercreditor Agreement dated as of the Effective Date, among the Borrower, each other Loan Party from time to time party thereto, the Administrative Agent, as the ABL Agent, and the Term Loan Agent, as the Term Loan Representative, as the same may be amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.

Interest Election Request” means a request by the Borrower Representative to convert or continue a Borrowing in accordance with Section 2.08.

Interest Expense” means, for any period, total interest expense (including that attributable to Capital Lease Obligations) of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period with respect to all outstanding Indebtedness and capitalized interest of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries (including all commissions, discounts and other fees and charges owed

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with respect to letters of credit and bankers acceptances and net costs under Swap Agreements in respect of interest rates to the extent such net costs are allocable to such period in accordance with GAAP), calculated on a consolidated basis for the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period in accordance with GAAP.

Interest Payment Date” means (a) with respect to any ABR Loan (other than a Swingline Loan), the first calendar day of each calendar month, upon any prepayment and the Maturity Date, and (b) with respect to any Eurodollar Loan, the last day of the Interest Period applicable to the Borrowing of which such Loan is a part (and, in the case of a Eurodollar Borrowing with an Interest Period of more than three months’ duration, each day prior to the last day of such Interest Period that occurs at intervals of three months’ duration after the first day of such Interest Period), upon any prepayment and the Maturity Date.

Interest Period” means, with respect to any Eurodollar Borrowing, the period commencing on the date of such Eurodollar Borrowing and ending on the numerically corresponding day in the calendar month that is one, two, three or six months thereafter, as the Borrower Representative may elect; provided, that (a) if any Interest Period would end on a day other than a Business Day, such Interest Period shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless such next succeeding Business Day would fall in the next calendar month, in which case such Interest Period shall end on the next preceding Business Day and (b) any Interest Period that commences on the last Business Day of a calendar month (or on a day for which there is no numerically corresponding day in the last calendar month of such Interest Period) shall end on the last Business Day of the last calendar month of such Interest Period.  For purposes hereof, the date of a Borrowing initially shall be the date on which such Borrowing is made and, in the case of a Borrowing that is continued or converted, thereafter shall be the effective date of the most recent conversion or continuation of such Borrowing.

Interpolated Rate” means, at any time, for any Interest Period, the rate per annum (rounded to the same number of decimal places as the LIBO Screen Rate) determined by the Administrative Agent (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) to be equal to the rate that results from interpolating on a linear basis between:  (a) the LIBO Screen Rate for the longest period (for which the LIBO Screen Rate is available) that is shorter than the Impacted Interest Period and (b) the LIBO Screen Rate for the shortest period (for which the LIBO Screen Rate is available) that exceeds the Impacted Interest Period, in each case, at such time; provided, that, if any Interpolated Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for purposes of this Agreement.

Inventory” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

IRS” means the United States Internal Revenue Service.

Issuing Bank” means, individually and collectively, each of JPMCB, in its capacity as the issuer of Letters of Credit hereunder, and any other Lender from time to time designated by the Borrower Representative as an Issuing Bank, with the consent of such Lender and the Administrative Agent, and their respective successors in such capacity as provided in Section 2.06(i).  Any Issuing Bank may, in its discretion, arrange for one or more Letters of Credit to be issued by its Affiliates, in which case the term “Issuing Bank” shall include any such Affiliate

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with respect to Letters of Credit issued by such Affiliate (it being agreed that such Issuing Bank shall, or shall cause such Affiliate to, comply with the requirements of Section 2.06 with respect to such Letters of Credit).  At any time there is more than one Issuing Bank, all singular references to the Issuing Bank shall mean any Issuing Bank, either Issuing Bank, each Issuing Bank, the Issuing Bank that has issued the applicable Letter of Credit, or both (or all) Issuing Banks, as the context may require.

Issuing Bank Sublimit” means, as of the Effective Date, (i) $20,000,000 in the case of JPMCB, and (ii) such amount as shall be designated to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower Representative in writing by any other Issuing Bank; provided that any Issuing Bank shall be permitted at any time to increase or reduce its Issuing Bank Sublimit, upon providing five (5) days’ prior written notice thereof to the Administrative Agent and solely with respect to any increase, written consent of the Borrower Representative; provided that, in no event shall the aggregate amount of any and/or all Issuing Bank Sublimits exceed $20,000,000 at any time.

Joinder Agreement” means a Joinder Agreement in substantially the form of Exhibit D-1.

JPMCB” means JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., a national banking association, in its individual capacity, and its successors.

LC Collateral Account” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.06(j).

LC Disbursement” means any payment made by an Issuing Bank pursuant to a Letter of Credit.

LC Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of the Commercial LC Exposure and the Standby LC Exposure at such time.  The LC Exposure of any Lender at any time shall be its Applicable Percentage of the aggregate LC Exposure at such time.

Lead Arrangers” means JPMCB and Bank of America, N.A., in their capacities as joint lead arrangers.

Lenders” means the Persons listed on the Commitment Schedule and any other Person that shall have become a Lender hereunder pursuant to Section 2.09 or an Assignment and Assumption, other than any such Person that ceases to be a Lender hereunder pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption.  Unless the context otherwise requires, the term “Lenders” includes the Swingline Lender and the Issuing Banks.

Letters of Credit” means the letters of credit issued pursuant to this Agreement, and the term “Letter of Credit” means any one of them or each of them singularly, as the context may require.

LIBO Rate” means, with respect to any Eurodollar Borrowing for any applicable Interest Period or for any ABR Borrowing, the LIBO Screen Rate at approximately 11:00 a.m., London time, two (2) Business Days prior to the commencement of such Interest Period; provided that, if the LIBO Screen Rate shall not be available at such time for such Interest Period (an “Impacted Interest Period”), then the LIBO Rate shall be the Interpolated Rate, subject to Section 2.14 in

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the event that the Administrative Agent shall conclude that it shall not be possible to determine such Interpolated Rate (which conclusion shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error).  Notwithstanding the above, to the extent that LIBO Rate or Adjusted LIBO Rate is used in connection with an ABR Borrowing, such rate shall be determined as modified by the definition of Alternate Base Rate.

LIBO Screen Rate” means, for any day and time, with respect to any Eurodollar Borrowing for any applicable Interest Period or for any ABR Borrowing, the London interbank offered rate as administered by ICE Benchmark Administration (or any other Person that takes over the administration of such rate for dollars) for a period equal in length to such Interest Period as displayed on such day and time on pages LIBOR01 or LIBOR02 of the Reuters screen that displays such rate (or, in the event such rate does not appear on a Reuters page or screen, on any successor or substitute page on such screen that displays such rate, or on the appropriate page of such other information service that publishes such rate from time to time as selected by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion); provided that if the LIBO Screen Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to zero for the purposes of this Agreement.

Lien” means, with respect to any asset, (a) any mortgage, deed of trust, lien, pledge, hypothecation, encumbrance, charge or security interest in, on or of such asset, and (b) the interest of a vendor or a lessor under any conditional sale agreement, capital lease or title retention agreement (or any financing lease having substantially the same economic effect as any of the foregoing) relating to such asset.

Loan Documents” means, collectively, this Agreement, any promissory notes issued pursuant to this Agreement, any Letter of Credit applications, the Collateral Documents, the Loan Guaranty, the Intercreditor Agreement, any Fee Letter, the Perfection Certificate and all other agreements, instruments, documents and certificates identified in Section 4.01 executed and delivered to, or in favor of, the Administrative Agent or any Lender and including all other pledges, powers of attorney, consents, assignments, fee letters, contracts, notices, letter of credit agreements, letter of credit applications and any agreements between the Borrower Representative and the applicable Issuing Bank regarding such Issuing Bank’s Issuing Bank Sublimit or the respective rights and obligations between the Borrower Representative and such Issuing Bank in connection with the issuance of Letters of Credit, whether heretofore, now or hereafter executed by or on behalf of any Loan Party, and delivered to any Issuing Bank, the Administrative Agent or any Lender in connection with this Agreement or the transactions contemplated hereby.  Any reference in this Agreement or any other Loan Document to a Loan Document shall include all appendices, exhibits or schedules thereto, and all amendments, restatements, supplements or other modifications thereto, and shall refer to this Agreement or such Loan Document as the same may be in effect at any and all times such reference becomes operative.

Loan Guarantor” means each Loan Party.

Loan Guaranty” means Article X of this Agreement.

Loan Parties” means, collectively, (a) the Borrowers, (b) the Borrowers’ Material Domestic Subsidiaries (other than Unrestricted Subsidiaries and Compressco), (c) any Restricted Subsidiary party to this Agreement on the Effective Date and (d) any other Restricted Subsidiary

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who becomes a party to this Agreement pursuant to a Joinder Agreement, including pursuant to Section 5.14, and their respective successors and assigns, and the term “Loan Party” shall mean any one of them or all of them individually, as the context may require.

Loans” means the loans and advances made by the Lenders pursuant to this Agreement, including Swingline Loans, Overadvances and Protective Advances.

Material Adverse Effect” means a material adverse effect on (a) the business, assets, operations or condition (financial or otherwise) of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries taken as a whole, (b) the ability of the Loan Parties taken as a whole to perform their material obligations under the Loan Documents, (c) any material portion of the Collateral or the Administrative Agent’s Liens (on behalf of itself and the other Secured Parties) on any material portion of the Collateral or the priority of such Liens (other than solely as the result of any action or failure to act on the part of the Administrative Agent), or (d) the material rights of or benefits available to the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Banks or the Lenders under any of the Loan Documents.

Material Contract” means (a) any contract or other arrangement, whether written or oral, to which the Company or any other Loan Party is a party as to which (individually or together with all substantially related contracts), in each case, involves aggregate revenues or expenditures in excess of $25,000,000 in any fiscal year and (b) any agreement or instrument evidencing or governing Material Indebtedness.

 

Material Domestic Subsidiary” means any Restricted Subsidiary that (a) is a Domestic Subsidiary and, together with its own consolidated Restricted Subsidiaries, either (i) owns or holds assets with an aggregate value greater than two and one-half percent (2.5%) of the aggregate value of all the assets of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, or (ii) has gross revenues in excess of two and one-half percent (2.5%) of the gross revenues of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, in each case based on the most recent consolidated financial statements of the Company; provided that if (x) the aggregate value of all the assets of all Restricted Subsidiaries that would not constitute Material Domestic Subsidiaries exceeds five percent (5%) of the aggregate value of all of the assets of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries, on a consolidated basis, or (y) the gross revenues of all Restricted Subsidiaries that would not constitute Material Domestic Subsidiaries exceeds five percent (5%) of the gross revenues of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries, on a consolidated basis, then in each case one or more of such excluded Restricted Subsidiaries shall for all purposes of this Agreement be deemed to be Material Domestic Subsidiaries in descending order based on the aggregate value of their assets or their gross revenues until such excess has been eliminated, or (b) is a “restricted subsidiary” or guarantor with respect to the Specified Term Indebtedness. For the avoidance of doubt, in no event shall CSI Compressco GP or any of the entities comprising Compressco constitute a Material Domestic Subsidiary.

Material Indebtedness” means Indebtedness (other than the Loans and Letters of Credit) of any one or more of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries in an aggregate outstanding principal amount exceeding $20,000,000.  For purposes of determining Material Indebtedness, the obligations of the Loan Parties or any of their Restricted Subsidiaries in respect of any Swap Agreement at any time shall be the maximum aggregate amount (giving effect to any netting

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agreements) that such Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary would be required to pay if such Swap Agreement were terminated at such time.

Maturity Date” means September 10, 2023 or any earlier date on which the Commitments are terminated pursuant to the terms hereof.

Maximum Rate” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.17.

Moody’s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.

Multiemployer Plan” means a multiemployer plan as defined in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA to which any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate contributes to, or within the past five years, has contributed to or has any liability.

Net Income” means, for any period, the consolidated net income (or loss) of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries, determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP; provided that there shall be excluded (a) the income (or deficit) of any Person accrued prior to the date it becomes a Restricted Subsidiary or is merged into or consolidated with the Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, (b) the income (or deficit) of any Person (other than a Restricted Subsidiary) in which the Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries has an ownership interest, except to the extent that any such income is actually received by a Loan Party in the form of dividends or similar distributions and (c) the undistributed earnings of any Restricted Subsidiary to the extent that the declaration or payment of dividends or similar distributions by such Restricted Subsidiary is not at the time permitted by the terms of any contractual obligation (other than under any Loan Document) or Requirement of Law applicable to such Restricted Subsidiary.

Net Proceeds” means, with respect to any event, (a) the cash proceeds received in respect of such event including (i) any cash received in respect of any non-cash proceeds (including any cash payments received by way of deferred payment of principal pursuant to a note or installment receivable or purchase price adjustment receivable or otherwise, but excluding any interest payments), but only as and when received, (ii) in the case of a casualty, insurance proceeds and (iii) in the case of a condemnation or similar event, condemnation awards and similar payments, minus (b) the sum of (i) all fees and out-of-pocket expenses paid to third parties (other than Affiliates) in connection with such event, (ii) in the case of a sale, transfer or other disposition of an asset (including pursuant to a sale and leaseback transaction or a casualty or a condemnation or similar proceeding), the amount of all payments required to be made as a result of such event to repay Indebtedness (other than Loans) secured by such asset or otherwise subject to mandatory prepayment as a result of such event, (iii) any reserve for adjustments in respect of the sale price of such asset or assets established in accordance with GAAP and (iv) the amount of all taxes paid (or reasonably estimated to be payable) and the amount of any reserves established to fund contingent liabilities reasonably estimated to be payable, in each case during the year that such event occurred or the next succeeding year and that are directly attributable to such event (as determined reasonably and in good faith by a Financial Officer of the Borrower Representative).

Non-Consenting Lender” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.02(d).

Non-Recourse Pledgor” means each of CSI Compressco GP and CSI Compressco Investment LLC, a Delaware limited liability company.

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NYFRB” means the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

NYFRB Rate” means, for any day, the greater of (1) the Federal Funds Effective Rate in effect on such day and (2) the Overnight Bank Funding Rate in effect on such day (or for any day that is not a Business Day, for the immediately preceding Business Day); provided that if none of such rates are published for any day that is a Business Day, the term “NYFRB Rate” means the rate for a federal funds transaction quoted at 11:00 a.m. on such day received by the Administrative Agent from a Federal funds broker of recognized standing selected by it; provided, further, that if any of the aforesaid rates shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for purposes of this Agreement.

Obligated Party” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 10.02.

Obligations” means all unpaid principal of and accrued and unpaid interest on the Loans, all LC Exposure, all accrued and unpaid fees and all expenses, reimbursements, indemnities and other obligations and indebtedness (including interest and fees accruing during the pendency of any bankruptcy, insolvency, receivership or other similar proceeding, regardless of whether allowed or allowable in such proceeding), obligations and liabilities of any of the Loan Parties to any of the Lenders, the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank or any indemnified party, individually or collectively, existing on the Effective Date or arising thereafter, direct or indirect, joint or several, absolute or contingent, matured or unmatured, liquidated or unliquidated, secured or unsecured, arising by contract, operation of law or otherwise, arising or incurred under this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents or in respect of any of the Loans made or reimbursement or other obligations incurred in connection therewith or any of the Letters of Credit or other instruments at any time evidencing any thereof.

OFAC” means the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the United States Department of the Treasury.

Off-Balance Sheet Liability” of a Person means (a) any repurchase obligation or liability of such Person with respect to accounts or notes receivable sold by such Person, (b) any indebtedness, liability or obligation under any so-called “synthetic lease” transaction entered into by such Person, or (c) any indebtedness, liability or obligation arising with respect to any other transaction which is the functional equivalent of or takes the place of borrowing but which does not constitute a liability on the balance sheet of such Person (other than operating leases).

Organizational Documents” means, with respect to any Person, the charter, articles or certificate of formation, organization or incorporation and bylaws, limited liability company agreement, partnership agreement or other equivalent organizational or governing documents of such Person.

Original Indebtedness” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.01(f).

Other Connection Taxes” means, with respect to any Recipient, Taxes imposed as a result of a present or former connection between such Recipient and the jurisdiction imposing such Taxes (other than a connection arising from such Recipient having executed, delivered, become a party to, performed its obligations under, received payments under, received or perfected a security

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interest under, engaged in any other transaction pursuant to, or enforced, any Loan Document, or sold or assigned an interest in any Loan, Letter of Credit or any Loan Document).

Other Taxes” means all present or future stamp, court or documentary, intangible, recording, filing or similar Taxes that arise from any payment made under, from the execution, delivery, performance, enforcement or registration of, from the receipt or perfection of a security interest under, or otherwise with respect to, any Loan Document, except any such Taxes that are Other Connection Taxes imposed with respect to an assignment (other than an assignment made pursuant to Section 2.19).

Overadvance” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.05(b).

Overadvance Exposure” means, as to any Lender at any time, an amount equal to its Applicable Percentage, if any, of the aggregate principal amount of Overadvances outstanding at such time.

Overage” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Eligible Accounts”.

Overnight Bank Funding Rate” means, for any day, the rate comprised of both overnight federal funds and overnight Eurodollar borrowings by U.S.-managed banking offices of depository institutions (as such composite rate shall be determined by the NYFRB as set forth on its public website from time to time) and published on the next succeeding Business Day by the NYFRB as an overnight bank funding rate (from and after such date as the NYFRB shall commence to publish such composite rate).

Paid in Full” or “Payment in Full” means, (a) the indefeasible payment in full in cash of all outstanding Loans and LC Disbursements, together with accrued and unpaid interest thereon, (b) the termination, expiration, or cancellation and return of all outstanding Letters of Credit (or alternatively, with respect to each such Letter of Credit, the furnishing to the Administrative Agent of a cash deposit, or at the discretion of the Administrative Agent a backup standby letter of credit satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the applicable Issuing Bank, in an amount equal to 103% of the LC Exposure as of the date of such payment), (c) the indefeasible payment in full in cash of the accrued and unpaid fees, (d) the payment in full in cash of all reimbursable expenses and other Secured Obligations (other than Unliquidated Obligations for which no claim has been made and other obligations expressly stated to survive such payment and termination of this Agreement), together with accrued and unpaid interest thereon, (e) the termination of all Commitments, and (f) the termination of the Swap Obligations and, if requested by the Administrative Agent or the applicable Secured Party, the termination of such Banking Services under clause (a) or (b) of the definition thereof constituting Banking Services Obligations or entering into other arrangements satisfactory to the Secured Parties counterparties thereto.

Parent” means, with respect to any Lender, any Person as to which such Lender is, directly or indirectly, a subsidiary.

Participant” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(c).

Participant Register” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(c).

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Payment Conditionsmeans, with respect to any Restricted Payment made pursuant to Section 6.08(a)(iv), any investment made pursuant to Section 6.04(o), or payment of Indebtedness pursuant to Section 6.08(b)(ii)(B), (a) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing on the date of such Restricted Payment, investment or payment of Indebtedness, or would result after giving effect to such Restricted Payment, investment or payment of Indebtedness, (b) immediately after giving effect to and at all times during the thirty (30) consecutive day period immediately prior to such Restricted Payment, investment or payment of Indebtedness, the Borrowers shall have (1) (x) Availability, calculated on a pro forma basis after giving effect thereto, of not less than the greater of (A) 17.5% of the greater of the Borrowing Base and the Commitments or (B) $15,000,000, and (y) a Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, calculated on a pro forma basis after giving effect thereto, of not less than 1.00 to 1.00 or (2) Availability, calculated on a pro forma basis after giving effect thereto, of not less than the greater of (A) 25% of the greater of the Borrowing Base and the Commitments or (B) $20,000,000 and (c) the Borrower Representative shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent a certificate in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent certifying as to the items described in (a) and (b) above and attaching calculations for item (b).

PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation referred to and defined in ERISA and any successor entity performing similar functions.

Perfection Certificate” means that certain Perfection Certificate dated as of the date hereof, executed by the Loan Parties and addressed to the Administrative Agent.

Permitted Acquisition” means any Acquisition by any Loan Party in a transaction that satisfies each of the following requirements:

(a)such Acquisition is not a hostile or contested acquisition;

(b)the business acquired in connection with such Acquisition is not engaged, directly or indirectly, in any line of business other than the businesses in which the Borrowers and their Restricted Subsidiaries are engaged on the Effective Date and any business activities that are substantially similar, related, or incidental thereto;

(c)both before and after giving effect to such Acquisition and the Loans (if any) requested to be made in connection therewith, each of the representations and warranties in the Loan Documents is true and correct (except (i) any such representation or warranty which relates to a specified prior date and (ii) to the extent the Lenders have been notified in writing by the Borrower Representative that any representation or warranty is not correct and the Required Lenders have explicitly waived in writing compliance with such representation or warranty) and no Default or Event of Default exists, will exist, or would result therefrom;

(d)with respect to any Permitted Acquisition (or series of related Permitted Acquisitions) for which the purchase consideration payable (including deferred payment obligations) in connection therewith exceeds $25,000,000 in the aggregate, not less than ten (10) days prior to the anticipated closing date of the proposed Acquisition (or such shorter period prior to such Acquisition as the Administrative Agent may permit in its sole discretion), the Borrower Representative has provided the Administrative Agent (i) notice of such Acquisition, (ii) a copy

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of all business and financial information reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent including pro forma financial statements, statements of cash flow, and Availability projections and (iii) copies of the acquisition agreement and other material documents relative to the proposed Acquisition;

(e)if the Accounts and Inventory acquired in connection with such Acquisition are proposed to be included in the determination of the Borrowing Base, the Administrative Agent shall have conducted an appraisal, audit or field examination, as applicable, of such Accounts and Inventory, the results of which shall be satisfactory to the Administrative Agent; provided that such appraisals, audits or field examinations shall not be a condition to consummating a Permitted Acquisition if such Accounts and Inventory are not to be included in the determination of the Borrowing Base at the consummation of the Permitted Acquisition;

(f)if such Acquisition is an acquisition of assets located in the U.S., then such Acquisition is structured so that a Loan Party shall acquire such assets;

(g)if such Acquisition involves a merger or a consolidation involving a Borrower or any other Loan Party, a Borrower or a Loan Party, as applicable, shall be the surviving entity;

(h)no Loan Party nor any Restricted Subsidiary shall, as a result of or in connection with any such Acquisition, assume or incur any direct or contingent liabilities (whether relating to environmental, tax, litigation, or other matters) that would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;

(i)in connection with an Acquisition of the Equity Interests of any Person, all Liens on property of such Person shall be terminated unless the Administrative Agent and the Lenders in their sole discretion consent otherwise, and in connection with an Acquisition of the assets of any Person, all Liens on such assets shall be terminated;

(j)the Borrower Representative shall certify to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders (and provide the Administrative Agent and the Lenders with a pro forma calculation in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders) that, after giving effect to the completion of such Acquisition, the Acquisition Payment Conditions are satisfied;

(k)all actions required to be taken with respect to any newly acquired or formed wholly-owned Subsidiary of any Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary, as applicable, including receipt of all documentation and other information required by bank regulatory authorities under applicable “Know Your Customer” and anti-money laundering rules and regulations, shall have been taken, in each case, unless such newly acquired or formed wholly-owned Subsidiary is designated as an Unrestricted Subsidiary in accordance with Section 5.15(b) immediately upon the consummation of such Acquisition; and

(l)the Borrower Representative shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent the final executed material documentation relating to such Acquisition within ten (10) Business Days following the consummation thereof (or such later date as the Administrative Agent may agree in its sole discretion).

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Permitted Discretion means a determination made in good faith and in the exercise of reasonable (from the perspective of a secured asset-based lender) business judgment.

Permitted Encumbrances” means:

(a)Liens imposed by law for Taxes that are not yet due or are being contested in compliance with Section 5.03;

(b)carriers’, warehousemen’s, mechanics’, materialmen’s, repairmen’s, suppliers’ and other like Liens imposed by law, arising in the ordinary course of business and securing obligations that are not yet delinquent or are being contested in compliance with Section 5.03;

(c)pledges and deposits made in the ordinary course of business in compliance with workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance and other social security laws or other similar laws or regulations under any Requirement of Law;

(d)deposits to secure the performance of bids, trade contracts, leases, statutory obligations, surety and appeal bonds, performance bonds and other obligations of a like nature incurred in the ordinary course of business, including those incurred to secure health, safety and environmental obligations in the ordinary course of business;

(e)Liens arising from precautionary UCC financing statement filings regarding operating leases entered into by any Loan Party or its Subsidiaries, as lessee, in the ordinary course of business covering only the property of the lessor under such lease;

(f)judgment Liens in respect of judgments that do not constitute an Event of Default under clause (k) of Article VII;

(g)easements, zoning restrictions, rights-of-way and similar encumbrances on real property imposed by law or arising in the ordinary course of business that do not secure any monetary obligations and do not materially detract from the value of the affected property or interfere with the ordinary conduct of business of any Borrower or any Subsidiary;

(h)the interests of lessors under operating leases and non-exclusive licensors under license agreements;

(i)encumbrances, easements, restrictions, servitudes, permits, conditions, covenants, exceptions or reservations in any property or rights-of-way of a Person for the purpose of roads, pipelines, transmission lines, transportation lines, distribution lines, removal of gas, oil, coal, metals, steam, minerals, timber or other natural resources, and other like purposes, or for the joint or common use of real property, rights-of-way, facilities or equipment, or defects, irregularity and deficiencies in title of any property or rights-of-way, in each case, that are imposed by law or arise in the ordinary course of business, that do not secure any monetary obligations and do not materially detract from the value of the affected property or interfere with the ordinary conduct of business of any Borrower or any Subsidiary;

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(j)Liens that are replacements of Permitted Liens to the extent that the original Indebtedness is the subject of permitted Refinancing Indebtedness and so long as the replacement Liens only encumber those assets that secured the original Indebtedness;

(k)Liens granted in the ordinary course of business on the unearned portion of insurance premiums securing the financing of insurance premiums to the extent the financing is permitted under Section 6.01;

(l)rights reserved to or vested in any municipality or governmental, statutory or public authority to control, regulate or use any property of a Person; and

(m)zoning, planning and Environmental Laws and ordinances and municipal regulations, which do not, in any case, materially detract from the value of such property or impair the use thereof in the ordinary course of business;

provided that the term “Permitted Encumbrances” shall not include any Lien securing Indebtedness, except with respect to clauses (f) and (j) above.

Permitted Investments” means:

(a)direct obligations of, or obligations the principal of and interest on which are unconditionally guaranteed by, the U.S. (or by any agency thereof to the extent such obligations are backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S.), in each case maturing within one year from the date of acquisition thereof;

(b)investments in commercial paper maturing within 270 days from the date of acquisition thereof and having, at such date of acquisition, the highest credit rating obtainable from S&P or from Moody’s;

(c)investments in certificates of deposit, bankers’ acceptances and time deposits maturing within 180 days from the date of acquisition thereof issued or guaranteed by or placed with, and money market deposit accounts issued or offered by, any domestic office of any commercial bank organized under the laws of the U.S. or any State thereof which has a combined capital and surplus and undivided profits of not less than $500,000,000;

(d)fully collateralized repurchase agreements with a term of not more than 30 days for securities described in clause (a) above and entered into with a financial institution satisfying the criteria described in clause (c) above; and

(e)money market funds that (i) comply with the criteria set forth in Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 2a-7 under the Investment Company Act of 1940, (ii) are rated AAA by S&P and Aaa by Moody’s and (iii) have portfolio assets of at least $5,000,000,000.

Person” means any natural person, corporation, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, association, company, partnership, Governmental Authority or other entity.

Plan” means any employee pension benefit plan (other than a Multiemployer Plan) subject to the provisions of Title IV of ERISA or Section 412 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA,

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and in respect of which any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate is (or, if such plan were terminated, would under Section 4069 of ERISA be deemed to be) an employer as defined in Section 3(5) of ERISA.

Platform” means Debt Domain, Intralinks, Syndtrak or a substantially similar electronic transmission system.

Prepayment Event” means:

(a)any sale, transfer or other disposition (including pursuant to a sale and leaseback transaction) of any property or asset of any Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary, other than dispositions permitted by Section 6.05(a); or

(b)any casualty or other insured damage to, or any taking under power of eminent domain or by condemnation or similar proceeding of, any property or asset of any Loan Party or Restricted Subsidiary with a fair value immediately prior to such event equal to or greater than $1,000,000.

Prime Rate” means the rate of interest per annum publicly announced from time to time by JPMCB as its prime rate in effect at its principal offices in New York City.  Each change in the Prime Rate shall be effective from and including the date such change is publicly announced as being effective.

Projections” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 5.01(d).

Protective Advance” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.04.

Protective Advance Exposure” means, as to any Lender at any time, an amount equal to its Applicable Percentage, if any, of the aggregate principal amount of Protective Advances outstanding at such time.

Qualified ECP Guarantor” means, in respect of any Swap Obligation, each Loan Party that has total assets exceeding $10,000,000 at the time the relevant Loan Guaranty or grant of the relevant security interest becomes or would become effective with respect to such Swap Obligation or such other person as constitutes an “eligible contract participant” under the Commodity Exchange Act or any regulations promulgated thereunder and can cause another person to qualify as an “eligible contract participant” at such time by entering into a keepwell under Section 1a(18)(A)(v)(II) of the Commodity Exchange Act.

Recipient” means, as applicable, (a) the Administrative Agent, (b) any Lender and (c) any Issuing Bank, or any combination thereof (as the context requires).

Refinance Indebtedness” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.01(f).

Register” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(b).

Related Parties” means, with respect to any specified Person, such Person’s Affiliates and the respective directors, officers, partners, members, trustees, employees, agents,

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administrators, managers, representatives and advisors of such Person and such Persons Affiliates.

Release” means any releasing, spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, migrating, disposing or dumping of any substance into the environment.

Rent Reserve” means, with respect to any facility, warehouse distribution center, regional distribution center or depot where any Inventory subject to Liens arising by operation of law is located and with respect to which no Collateral Access Agreement is in effect, a reserve equal to (a) in the case of any leased location, three (3) months’ rent at such facility, warehouse distribution center, regional distribution center or depot and (b) in the case of any other location, any amount determined by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion in respect of liabilities owed to the applicable consignee, bailee or warehouseman.

Report” means reports prepared by the Administrative Agent or another Person showing the results of appraisals, field examinations or audits pertaining to the assets of the Borrowers from information furnished by or on behalf of the Borrowers, after the Administrative Agent has exercised its rights of inspection pursuant to this Agreement, which Reports may be distributed to the Lenders by the Administrative Agent.

Required Lenders” means, at any time, Lenders (other than Defaulting Lenders) having Revolving Exposures and unused Commitments representing greater than 51% of the sum of the Aggregate Revolving Exposure and unused Commitments at such time; provided, that, as long as there are fewer than three (3) Lenders (who are not Affiliates of one another or Defaulting Lenders), Required Lenders shall mean all Lenders (who are not Affiliates of one another).

Requirement of Law” means, with respect to any Person, any statute, law (including common law), treaty, rule, regulation, code, ordinance, order, decree, writ, judgment, injunction or determination of any arbitrator or court or other Governmental Authority (including Environmental Laws), in each case applicable to or binding upon such Person or any of its property or to which such Person or any of its property is subject.

Reserves” means any and all reserves which the Administrative Agent deems necessary, in its Permitted Discretion, to maintain (including, without limitation, reserves for accrued and unpaid interest on the Secured Obligations, Banking Services Reserves, Rent Reserves, volatility reserves, reserves for consignee’s, warehousemen’s and bailee’s charges, reserves for dilution of Accounts, reserves for Inventory shrinkage, reserves for customs charges and shipping charges related to any Inventory in transit, reserves for Swap Agreement Obligations, reserves for contingent liabilities of any Loan Party, reserves for uninsured losses of any Loan Party, reserves for uninsured, underinsured, un-indemnified or under-indemnified liabilities or potential liabilities with respect to any litigation and reserves for taxes, fees, assessments, and other governmental charges) with respect to the Collateral or any Loan Party.

Restricted Payment” means any dividend or other distribution (whether in cash, securities or other property) with respect to any Equity Interests in the Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries (including in respect of Disqualified Stock), or any payment (whether in

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cash, securities or other property), including any sinking fund or similar deposit, on account of the purchase, redemption, retirement, acquisition, cancellation or termination of any such Equity Interests in the Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries (including Disqualified Stock) or any option, warrant or other right to acquire any such Equity Interests in the Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries.

Restricted Subsidiary” means any direct or indirect Subsidiary of the Company (unless otherwise specified) that is not an Unrestricted Subsidiary. For purposes of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, Compressco is not, and will not, constitute a Restricted Subsidiary.

Revolving Exposure” means, with respect to any Lender at any time, the sum of (a) the outstanding principal amount of such Lender’s Revolving Loans, LC Exposure and its Swingline Exposure at such time, plus (b) its Protective Advance Exposure outstanding at such time, plus (c) its Overadvance Exposure at such time.

Revolving Loan” means a Loan made pursuant to Section 2.01(a).

S&P” means Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, a Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC business.

Sale and Leaseback Transaction” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.06.

Sanctioned Country” means, at any time, a country, region or territory which is itself the subject or target of any Sanctions (at the time of this Agreement, Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria).

Sanctioned Person” means, at any time, (a) any Person listed in any Sanctions-related list of designated Persons maintained by OFAC, the U.S. Department of State, by the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, any European Union member state, Her Majesty’s Treasury of the United Kingdom or other relevant sanctions authority, (b) any Person operating, organized or resident in a Sanctioned Country, (c) any Person owned or controlled by any such Person or Persons described in the foregoing clauses (a) or (b) or (d) any Person otherwise the subject of any Sanctions.

Sanctions” means all economic or financial sanctions, trade embargoes or anti-terrorism laws imposed, administered or enforced from time to time by the U.S. government, including those administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Department of State, or the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, any European Union member state or Her Majesty’s Treasury of the United Kingdom or other relevant sanctions authority.

SEC” means the Securities and Exchange Commission of the U.S.

Secured Obligations” means all Obligations, together with all (i) Banking Services Obligations and (ii) Swap Obligations owing to one or more Lenders or their respective Affiliates; provided, however, that the definition of “Secured Obligations” shall not create any guarantee by any Loan Party of (or grant of security interest by any Loan Party to support, as applicable) any

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Excluded Swap Obligations of such Loan Party for purposes of determining any obligations of any Loan Party.

Secured Parties” means (a) the Administrative Agent, (b) the Lenders, (c) each Issuing Bank, (d) each provider of Banking Services, to the extent the Banking Services Obligations in respect thereof constitute Secured Obligations, (e) each counterparty to any Swap Agreement, to the extent the obligations thereunder constitute Secured Obligations, (f) the beneficiaries of each indemnification obligation undertaken by any Loan Party under any Loan Document, and (g) the successors and assigns of each of the foregoing that are Lenders or Affiliates of a Lender, provided, that, for purposes of clauses (d) and (e) above, only to the extent the Banking Services Obligations or obligations under any Swap Agreement, as applicable, owing to any such successor or assign constitute Secured Obligations.

Security Agreement” means that certain Pledge and Security Agreement (including any and all supplements thereto), dated as of the Effective Date, among the Loan Parties and the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, and any other pledge or security agreement entered into, after the date of this Agreement by any other Loan Party (as required by this Agreement or any other Loan Document) or any other Person for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, as the same may be amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.

Securities Account Control Agreement” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Security Agreement.

Settlement” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.05(d).

Settlement Date” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.05(d).

Specified Defaults” means Events of Default arising under Sections 7.1(a), (b), (d) (with respect to Article VI), (e) (with respect to Sections 5.01 and 5.10), (f), (g), (h), (i) and (k).

Specified Term Indebtedness” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.01(k).

Standby LC Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of (a) the aggregate undrawn amount of all standby Letters of Credit outstanding at such time plus (b) the aggregate amount of all LC Disbursements relating to standby Letters of Credit that have not yet been reimbursed by or on behalf of the Borrowers at such time.  The Standby LC Exposure of any Lender at any time shall be its Applicable Percentage of the aggregate Standby LC Exposure at such time.

Statements” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.18(g).

Statutory Reserve Rate” means a fraction (expressed as a decimal), the numerator of which is the number one and the denominator of which is the number one minus the aggregate of the maximum reserve percentage (including any marginal, special, emergency or supplemental reserves) established by the Board to which the Administrative Agent is subject with respect to the Adjusted LIBO Rate, for eurocurrency funding (currently referred to as “Eurocurrency Liabilities” in Regulation D of the Board).  Such reserve percentages shall include those imposed pursuant to such Regulation D of the Board.  Eurodollar Loans shall be deemed to constitute eurocurrency

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funding and to be subject to such reserve requirements without benefit of or credit for proration, exemptions or offsets that may be available from time to time to any Lender under such Regulation D of the Board or any comparable regulation.  The Statutory Reserve Rate shall be adjusted automatically on and as of the effective date of any change in any reserve percentage.

Subordinated Indebtedness” of a Person means any Indebtedness of such Person the payment of which is subordinated to payment of the Secured Obligations to the written satisfaction of the Administrative Agent.

subsidiary” means, with respect to any Person (the “parent”) at any date, any corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association or other entity the accounts of which would be consolidated with those of the parent in the parent’s consolidated financial statements if such financial statements were prepared in accordance with GAAP as of such date, as well as any other corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association or other entity (a) of which securities or other ownership interests representing more than fifty percent (50%) of the equity or more than fifty percent (50%) of the ordinary voting power or, in the case of a partnership, more than fifty percent (50%) of the general partnership interests are, as of such date, owned, controlled or held, or (b) that is, as of such date, otherwise Controlled, by the parent or one or more subsidiaries of the parent or by the parent and one or more subsidiaries of the parent.

Subsidiary” means any direct or indirect subsidiary of the Company or any other Borrower, as applicable.

Swap Agreement” means any agreement with respect to any swap, forward, spot, future, credit default or derivative transaction or option or similar agreement involving, or settled by reference to, one or more rates, currencies, commodities, equity or debt instruments or securities, or economic, financial or pricing indices or measures of economic, financial or pricing risk or value or any similar transaction or any combination of these transactions (including any agreement, contract or transaction that constitutes a “swap” within the meaning of section 1a(47) of the Commodity Exchange Act); provided that no phantom stock or similar plan providing for payments only on account of services provided by current or former directors, officers, employees or consultants of the Borrowers or the Subsidiaries shall be a Swap Agreement.

Swap Obligations” means any and all obligations of the Loan Parties, whether absolute or contingent and howsoever and whensoever created, arising, evidenced or acquired (including all renewals, extensions and modifications thereof and substitutions therefor), under (a) any and all Swap Agreements permitted hereunder with a Lender or an Affiliate of a Lender, or a Person who was a Lender or an Affiliate of a Lender at the time of entering into any such Swap Agreement as the swap provider (but excluding any transaction or confirmation under any Swap Agreement entered into (i) after such swap provider ceases to be a Lender or an Affiliate of a Lender or (ii) after assignment by such swap provider to another swap provider that is not a Lender or an Affiliate of a Lender),and (b) any and all cancellations, buy backs, reversals, terminations or assignments of any such Swap Agreement transaction.

Swiftwater Earnout” means one or more earnout payments in an aggregate amount not to exceed $15,000,000 that may be payable by the Company pursuant to that certain Equity Interest

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Purchase Agreement dated February 13, 2018 between the Company and the sellers identified therein relating to the acquisition of Swiftwater Energy Services, LLC.

Swingline Exposure” means, at any time, the aggregate principal amount of all Swingline Loans outstanding at such time.  The Swingline Exposure of any Lender at any time shall be its Applicable Percentage of the total Swingline Exposure at such time.

Swingline Lender” means JPMCB, in its capacity as lender of Swingline Loans hereunder.  Any consent required of the Administrative Agent or the Issuing Bank shall be deemed to be required of the Swingline Lender and any consent given by JPMCB in its capacity as Administrative Agent or Issuing Bank shall be deemed given by JPMCB in its capacity as Swingline Lender.

Swingline Loan” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.05(a).

Taxes” means any and all present or future taxes, levies, imposts, duties, deductions, withholdings (including backup withholding), value added taxes, or any other goods and services, use or sales taxes, assessments, fees or other charges imposed by any Governmental Authority, including any interest, additions to tax or penalties applicable thereto.

Term Loan Agent” means Wilmington Trust, National Association, in its capacity as “Administrative Agent” under the Term Loan Agreement, together with its successor and permitted assigns.

Term Loan Agreement” means that certain Credit Agreement dated as of the Effective Date, among the Term Loan Agent, the Borrowers, certain Subsidiaries of the Borrowers from time to time party thereto as “Loan Parties”, and the financial institutions from time to time party thereto as “Lenders”, as the same may be amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time in accordance with Section 6.11(b) and the Intercreditor Agreement.

Term Loan Documents” means the “Loan Documents” as defined in the Term Loan Agreement or the agreements and other documents governing other Indebtedness incurred under Section 6.01(k).

Term Loan Priority Collateral” has the meaning assigned to such term in the Intercreditor Agreement.

Transactions” means the execution, delivery and performance by the Borrowers of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, the borrowing of Loans and other credit extensions, the use of the proceeds thereof and the issuance of Letters of Credit hereunder.

Type”, when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing, refers to whether the rate of interest on such Loan, or on the Loans comprising such Borrowing, is determined by reference to the Adjusted LIBO Rate or the Alternate Base Rate.

UCC” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect from time to time in the State of Texas or in any other state the laws of which are required to be applied in connection with the perfection of security interests in personal property collateral.

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Unfinanced Capital Expendituresmeans, for any period, Capital Expenditures made during such period which are not financed from the proceeds of any Indebtedness (other than the Revolving Loans; it being understood and agreed that, to the extent any Capital Expenditures are financed with Revolving Loans, such Capital Expenditures shall be deemed Unfinanced Capital Expenditures).

Unliquidated Obligations” means, at any time, any Secured Obligations (or portion thereof) that are contingent in nature or unliquidated at such time, including any Secured Obligation that is:  (i) an obligation to reimburse a bank for drawings not yet made under a letter of credit issued by it; (ii) any other obligation (including any guarantee) that is contingent in nature at such time; or (iii) an obligation to provide collateral to secure any of the foregoing types of obligations.

Unrestricted Subsidiary” means each of the entities comprising Compressco, CSI Compressco GP, CSI Compressco Investment LLC and each subsidiary of each such Person and any other Subsidiary which the Borrower Representative has designated in writing to the Administrative Agent to be an Unrestricted Subsidiary pursuant to Section 5.15(b) and each subsidiary thereof.

U.S.” means the United States of America.

U.S. Person” means a “United States person” within the meaning of Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code.

U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.17(f)(ii)(B)(3).

USA PATRIOT Act” means the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001.

Weekly Reporting Period” means any period commencing on the first date on which Availability is less than the greater of (a) $12,500,000 and (b) 15.0% of the lesser of (i) the Borrowing Base then in effect and (ii) the Commitments, and continuing until the date upon which both (x) Availability has been equal to or greater than the greater of (a) $12,5000,000 and (b) 15.0% of the lesser of (i) the Borrowing Base then in effect and (ii) the Commitment, at all times during the preceding thirty (30) consecutive day period and (y) no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing.

Withdrawal Liability” means liability to a Multiemployer Plan as a result of a complete or partial withdrawal from such Multiemployer Plan, as such terms are defined in Part I of Subtitle E of Title IV of ERISA.

Withholding Agent” means any Borrower and the Administrative Agent.

Write-Down and Conversion Powers” means, with respect to any EEA Resolution Authority, the write-down and conversion powers of such EEA Resolution Authority from time to time under the Bail-In Legislation for the applicable EEA Member Country, which write-down and conversion powers are described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule.

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Section 1.02Classification of Loans and Borrowings.  For purposes of this Agreement, Loans may be classified and referred to by Class (e.g., a Revolving Loan”) or by Type (e.g., a “Eurodollar Loan”) or by Class and Type (e.g., a “Eurodollar Revolving Loan”).  Borrowings also may be classified and referred to by Class (e.g., a “Revolving Borrowing”) or by Type (e.g., a “Eurodollar Borrowing”) or by Class and Type (e.g., a “Eurodollar Revolving Borrowing”).

Section 1.03Terms Generally.  The definitions of terms herein shall apply equally to the singular and plural forms of the terms defined.  Whenever the context may require, any pronoun shall include the corresponding masculine, feminine and neuter forms.  The words “include”, “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation”.  The word “law” shall be construed as referring to all statutes, rules, regulations, codes and other laws (including official rulings and interpretations thereunder having the force of law or with which affected Persons customarily comply) and all judgments, orders and decrees of all Governmental Authorities.  The word “will” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect as the word “shall”.  Unless the context requires otherwise (a) any definition of or reference to any agreement, instrument or other document herein shall be construed as referring to such agreement, instrument or other document as from time to time amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified (subject to any restrictions on such amendments, restatements, supplements or modifications set forth herein), (b) any definition of or reference to any statute, rule or regulation shall be construed as referring thereto as from time to time amended, supplemented or otherwise modified (including by succession of comparable successor laws), (c) any reference herein to any Person shall be construed to include such Person’s successors and assigns (subject to any restrictions on assignments set forth herein) and, in the case of any Governmental Authority, any other Governmental Authority that shall have succeeded to any or all functions thereof, (d) the words “herein”, “hereof” and “hereunder”, and words of similar import, shall be construed to refer to this Agreement in its entirety and not to any particular provision hereof, (e) all references herein to Articles, Sections, Exhibits and Schedules shall be construed to refer to Articles and Sections of, and Exhibits and Schedules to, this Agreement, (f) any reference in any definition to the phrase “at any time” or “for any period” shall refer to the same time or period for all calculations or determinations within such definition, and (g) the words “asset” and “property” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect and to refer to any and all tangible and intangible assets and properties, including cash, securities, accounts and contract rights.

Section 1.04Accounting Terms; GAAP.  Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, all terms of an accounting or financial nature shall be construed in accordance with GAAP, as in effect from time to time; provided that, if after the date hereof there occurs any change in GAAP or in the application thereof on the operation of any provision hereof and the Borrower Representative notifies the Administrative Agent that the Borrowers request an amendment to any provision hereof to eliminate the effect of such change in GAAP or in the application thereof  (or if the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrower Representative that the Required Lenders request an amendment to any provision hereof for such purpose), regardless of whether any such notice is given before or after such change in GAAP or in the application thereof, then such provision shall be interpreted on the basis of GAAP as in effect and applied immediately before such change shall have become effective until such notice shall have been withdrawn or such provision amended in accordance herewith. Notwithstanding any other provision contained herein, all terms of an accounting or financial nature used herein shall be construed, and all computations of amounts and ratios referred to herein shall be made (i) without giving effect to any election

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under Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting Standards Codification 825-10-25 (or any other Accounting Standards Codification or Financial Accounting Standard having a similar result or effect) to value any Indebtedness or other liabilities of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries at “fair value”, as defined therein and (ii) without giving effect to any treatment of Indebtedness in respect of convertible debt instruments under Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting Standards Codification 470-20 (or any other Accounting Standards Codification or Financial Accounting Standard having a similar result or effect) to value any such Indebtedness in a reduced or bifurcated manner as described therein, and such Indebtedness shall at all times be valued at the full stated principal amount thereof.  Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, for the purposes of calculating the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio and the components thereof, all Unrestricted Subsidiaries and their subsidiaries (including their assets, liabilities, income, losses, cash flows, and the elements thereof) shall be excluded, except for any cash dividends or distributions actually paid by any Unrestricted Subsidiary or any of its subsidiaries to a Borrower or a Restricted Subsidiary, which shall be deemed to be income to such Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary when actually received by it.

Section 1.05Pro Forma Adjustments for Acquisitions and Dispositions.  To the extent any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary makes any Acquisition permitted pursuant to Section 6.04 or disposition of assets outside the ordinary course of business permitted by Section 6.05 during the period of four fiscal quarters of the Borrowers most recently ended, the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio shall be calculated after giving pro forma effect thereto (including pro forma adjustments arising out of events which are directly attributable to the Acquisition or the disposition of assets, are factually supportable and are expected to have a continuing impact, in each case as determined on a basis consistent with Article 11 of Regulation S-X of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, as interpreted by the SEC, and as certified by a Financial Officer of such Company), as if such Acquisition or such disposition (and any related incurrence, repayment or assumption of Indebtedness) had occurred in the first day of such four-quarter period.

Section 1.06Status of Obligations.  In the event that any Borrower or any other Loan Party shall at any time issue or have outstanding any Subordinated Indebtedness, such Borrower shall take or cause such other Loan Party to take all such actions as shall be necessary to cause the Secured Obligations to constitute senior indebtedness (however denominated) in respect of such Subordinated Indebtedness and to enable the Administrative Agent and the Lenders to have and exercise any payment blockage or other remedies available or potentially available to holders of senior indebtedness under the terms of such Subordinated Indebtedness.  Without limiting the foregoing, the Secured Obligations are hereby designated as “senior indebtedness” and as “designated senior indebtedness” and words of similar import under and in respect of any indenture or other agreement or instrument under which such Subordinated Indebtedness is outstanding and are further given all such other designations as shall be required under the terms of any such Subordinated Indebtedness in order that the Lenders may have and exercise any payment blockage or other remedies available or potentially available to holders of senior indebtedness under the terms of such Subordinated Indebtedness.

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ARTICLE II

The Credits

Section 2.01Commitments.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, each Lender severally (and not jointly) agrees to make Revolving Loans in dollars to the Borrowers from time to time during the Availability Period in an aggregate principal amount that will not result in (a) such Lender’s Revolving Exposure exceeding such Lender’s Commitment or (b) the Aggregate Revolving Exposure exceeding (i) the lesser of (x) the aggregate Commitments of the Lenders and (y) the Borrowing Base, subject to the Administrative Agent’s authority, in its sole discretion, to make Protective Advances and Overadvances pursuant to the terms of Section 2.04 and Section 2.05. Within the foregoing limits and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Borrowers may borrow, prepay and reborrow Revolving Loans.

Section 2.02Loans and Borrowings.  (a) Each Loan (other than a Swingline Loan) shall be made as part of a Borrowing consisting of Loans of the same Class and Type made by the Lenders ratably in accordance with their respective Commitments of the applicable Class.  The failure of any Lender to make any Loan required to be made by it shall not relieve any other Lender of its obligations hereunder; provided that the Commitments of the Lenders are several and no Lender shall be responsible for any other Lender’s failure to make Loans as required.  Any Protective Advance, any Overadvance and any Swingline Loan shall be made in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 2.04 and Section 2.05.

(b)Subject to Section 2.14, each Borrowing shall be comprised entirely of ABR Loans or Eurodollar Loans as the Borrower Representative may request in accordance herewith, provided that, unless the Lenders otherwise agree, all Borrowings made on the Effective Date must be made as ABR Borrowings but may be converted into Eurodollar Borrowings in accordance with Section 2.08. Each Swingline Loan shall be an ABR Loan.  Each Lender at its option may make any Eurodollar Loan by causing any domestic or foreign branch or Affiliate of such Lender to make such Loan (and in the case of an Affiliate, the provisions of Section 2.14, Section 2.15, Section 2.16 and Section 2.17 shall apply to such Affiliate to the same extent as to such Lender); provided that any exercise of such option shall not affect the obligation of the Borrowers to repay such Loan in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.

(c)At the commencement of each Interest Period for any Eurodollar Borrowing, such Borrowing shall be in an aggregate amount that is an integral multiple of $500,000 and not less than $500,000.  ABR Borrowings may be in any amount. Borrowings of more than one Type and Class may be outstanding at the same time; provided that there shall not at any time be more than a total of six (6) Eurodollar Borrowings outstanding.

(d)Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, the Borrower Representative shall not be entitled to request, or to elect to convert or continue, any Borrowing if the Interest Period requested with respect thereto would end after the Maturity Date.

Section 2.03Requests for Borrowings.  To request a Borrowing, the Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent of such request either in writing (delivered by hand or fax) in a form approved by the Administrative Agent and signed by the Borrower

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Representative or by telephone or through Electronic System, if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the Administrative Agent, not later than (a) in the case of a Eurodollar Borrowing, 10:00 a.m., Chicago time, three (3) Business Days before the date of the proposed Borrowing or (b) in the case of an ABR Borrowing, noon, Chicago time, on the date of the proposed Borrowing; provided that any such notice of an ABR Borrowing to finance the reimbursement of an LC Disbursement as contemplated by Section 2.06(e) may be given not later than 9:00 a.m., Chicago time, on the date of such proposed Borrowing.  Each such telephonic Borrowing Request shall be irrevocable and shall be confirmed promptly by hand delivery, fax or a communication through Electronic System to the Administrative Agent of a written Borrowing Request in a form approved by the Administrative Agent and signed by the Borrower Representative.  Each such telephonic and written Borrowing Request shall specify the following information in compliance with Section 2.02:

(i)the name of the applicable Borrower(s);

(ii)the aggregate amount of the requested Borrowing and a breakdown of the separate wires comprising such Borrowing;

(iii)the date of such Borrowing, which shall be a Business Day;

(iv)whether such Borrowing is to be an ABR Borrowing or a Eurodollar Borrowing; and

(v)in the case of a Eurodollar Borrowing, the initial Interest Period to be applicable thereto, which shall be a period contemplated by the definition of the term “Interest Period.”

If no election as to the Type of Borrowing is specified, then the requested Borrowing shall be an ABR Borrowing.  If no Interest Period is specified with respect to any requested Eurodollar Borrowing, then the applicable Borrower(s) shall be deemed to have selected an Interest Period of one month’s duration.  Promptly following receipt of a Borrowing Request in accordance with this Section 2.03, the Administrative Agent shall advise each Lender of the details thereof and of the amount of such Lender’s Loan to be made as part of the requested Borrowing.

Section 2.04Protective Advances. (a) Subject to the limitations set forth below, the Administrative Agent is authorized by the Borrowers and the Lenders, from time to time in the Administrative Agent’s sole discretion (but shall have absolutely no obligation to), to make Loans to the Borrowers, on behalf of all Lenders, which the Administrative Agent, in its Permitted Discretion, deems necessary or desirable (i) to preserve or protect the Collateral, or any portion thereof, (ii) to enhance the likelihood of, or maximize the amount of, repayment of the Loans and other Obligations, or (iii) to pay any other amount chargeable to or required to be paid by the Borrowers pursuant to the terms of this Agreement, including payments of reimbursable expenses (including costs, fees, and expenses as described in Section 9.03) and other sums payable under the Loan Documents (any of such Loans are herein referred to as “Protective Advances”); provided that, the aggregate amount of Protective Advances outstanding at any time shall not at any time exceed the greater of (A) $10,000,000 and (B) 10% of the Commitments; provided further that, the Aggregate Revolving Exposure after giving effect to the Protective Advances being made

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shall not exceed the aggregate Commitments of the Lenders.  Protective Advances may be made even if the conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.02 have not been satisfied.  The Protective Advances shall be secured by the Liens in favor of the Administrative Agent in and to the Collateral and shall constitute Obligations hereunder.  All Protective Advances shall be ABR Borrowings.  The making of a Protective Advance on any one occasion shall not obligate the Administrative Agent to make any Protective Advance on any other occasion.  The Administrative Agent’s authorization to make Protective Advances may be revoked at any time by the Required Lenders.  Any such revocation must be in writing and shall become effective prospectively upon the Administrative Agent’s receipt thereof.  At any time that there is sufficient Availability and the conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.02 have been satisfied, the Administrative Agent may request the Lenders to make a Revolving Loan to repay a Protective Advance.  At any other time the Administrative Agent may require the Lenders to fund their risk participations described in Section 2.04(b).

(b)Upon the making of a Protective Advance by the Administrative Agent (whether before or after the occurrence of a Default), each Lender shall be deemed, without further action by any party hereto, to have unconditionally and irrevocably purchased from the Administrative Agent, without recourse or warranty, an undivided interest and participation in such Protective Advance in proportion to its Applicable Percentage.  From and after the date, if any, on which any Lender is required to fund its participation in any Protective Advance purchased hereunder, the Administrative Agent shall promptly distribute to such Lender, such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of all payments of principal and interest and all proceeds of Collateral received by the Administrative Agent in respect of such Protective Advance.

Section 2.05Swingline Loans and Overadvances.

(a)The Administrative Agent, the Swingline Lender and the Lenders agree that in order to facilitate the administration of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, promptly after the Borrower Representative requests an ABR Borrowing, the Swingline Lender may elect to have the terms of this Section 2.05(a) apply to such Borrowing Request by advancing, on behalf of the Revolving Lenders and in the amount requested, same day funds to the Borrowers, on the date of the applicable Borrowing to the Funding Account(s) (each such Loan made solely by the Swingline Lender pursuant to this Section 2.05(a) is referred to in this Agreement as a “Swingline Loan”), with settlement among them as to the Swingline Loans to take place on a periodic basis as set forth in Section 2.05(d).  Each Swingline Loan shall be subject to all the terms and conditions applicable to other ABR Loans funded by the Lenders, except that all payments thereon shall be payable to the Swingline Lender solely for its own account. The aggregate amount of Swingline Loans outstanding at any time shall not exceed $10,000,000.

(b)Any provision of this Agreement to the contrary notwithstanding, at the request of the Borrower Representative, the Administrative Agent may in its sole discretion (but with absolutely no obligation), on behalf of the Lenders, (x) make Revolving Loans to the Borrowers in amounts that exceed Availability (any such excess Revolving Loans are herein referred to collectively as “Overadvances”) or (y) deem the amount of Revolving Loans outstanding to the Borrowers that are in excess of Availability to be Overadvances; provided that, no Overadvance shall result in a Default due to Borrowers’ failure to comply with Section 2.01 for so long as such Overadvance remains outstanding in accordance with the terms of this paragraph,

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but solely with respect to the amount of such Overadvance.  In addition, Overadvances may be made even if the condition precedent set forth in Section 4.02(c) has not been satisfied.  All Overadvances shall constitute ABR Borrowings.  The making of an Overadvance (or the deeming of a Revolving Loan as an Overadvance) on any one occasion shall not obligate the Administrative Agent to make any Overadvance (or deem any Revolving Loan to be an Overadvance) on any other occasion.  No Overadvance may remain outstanding for more than thirty days and no Overadvance shall cause any Lenders Revolving Exposure to exceed its Commitment. The authority of the Administrative Agent to make Overadvances is limited to an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time the greater of (A) $10,000,000 and (B) 10% of the Commitments; provided that, the Required Lenders may at any time revoke the Administrative Agents authorization to make Overadvances.  Any such revocation must be in writing and shall become effective prospectively upon the Administrative Agents receipt thereof.

(c)Upon the making of a Swingline Loan or an Overadvance (whether before or after the occurrence of a Default and regardless of whether a Settlement has been requested with respect to such Swingline Loan or Overadvance), each Lender shall be deemed, without further action by any party hereto, to have unconditionally and irrevocably purchased from the Swingline Lender or the Administrative Agent, as the case may be, without recourse or warranty, an undivided interest and participation in such Swingline Loan or Overadvance in proportion to its Applicable Percentage of the Commitment.  The Swingline Lender or the Administrative Agent may, at any time, require the Lenders to fund their participations.  From and after the date, if any, on which any Lender is required to fund its participation in any Swingline Loan or Overadvance purchased hereunder, the Administrative Agent shall promptly distribute to such Lender, such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of all payments of principal and interest and all proceeds of Collateral received by the Administrative Agent in respect of such Swingline Loan or Overadvance.

(d)The Administrative Agent, on behalf of the Swingline Lender, shall request settlement (a “Settlement”) with the Lenders on at least a weekly basis or on any date that the Administrative Agent elects, by notifying the Lenders of such requested Settlement by facsimile, telephone, or e-mail no later than 12:00 noon Chicago time on the date of such requested Settlement (the “Settlement Date”).  Each Lender (other than the Swingline Lender, in the case of the Swingline Loans) shall transfer the amount of such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the outstanding principal amount of the applicable Loan with respect to which Settlement is requested to the Administrative Agent, to such account of the Administrative Agent as the Administrative Agent may designate, not later than 2:00 p.m., Chicago time, on such Settlement Date.  Settlements may occur during the existence of a Default and whether or not the applicable conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.02 have then been satisfied.  Such amounts transferred to the Administrative Agent shall be applied against the amounts of the Swingline Lender’s Swingline Loans and, together with Swingline Lender’s Applicable Percentage of such Swingline Loan, shall constitute Revolving Loans of such Lenders, respectively.  If any such amount is not transferred to the Administrative Agent by any Lender on such Settlement Date, the Swingline Lender shall be entitled to recover from such  Lender on demand such amount, together with interest thereon, as specified in Section 2.07.

Section 2.06Letters of Credit.

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(a)General.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Borrower Representative may request the issuance of Letters of Credit for its own account or for the account of another Loan Party denominated in dollars as the applicant thereof for the support of its or its Subsidiaries’ (other than Compressco) obligations, in a form reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and the applicable Issuing Bank, at any time and from time to time during the Availability Period.  In the event of any inconsistency between the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the terms and conditions of any form of letter of credit application or other agreement submitted by the Borrowers to, or entered into by the Borrowers with, the applicable Issuing Bank relating to any Letter of Credit, the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall control.  Each Borrower unconditionally and irrevocably agrees that, in connection with any Letter of Credit issued for the support of any Subsidiary’s (other than Compressco) obligations as provided in the first sentence of this paragraph, such Borrower will be fully responsible for the reimbursement of LC Disbursements in accordance with the terms hereof, the payment of interest thereon and the payment of fees due under Section 2.12(b) to the same extent as if it were the sole account party in respect of such Letter of Credit (such Borrower hereby irrevocably waiving any defenses that might otherwise be available to it as a guarantor or surety of the obligations of such Subsidiary that is an account party in respect of any such Letter of Credit).  Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, no Issuing Bank shall have any obligation hereunder to issue, and shall not issue, any Letter of Credit (i) if such Issuing Bank has knowledge that the proceeds of which would be made available to any Person (A) to fund any activity or business of or with any Sanctioned Person, or in any country or territory that, at the time of such funding, is the subject of any Sanctions or (B) in any manner that would result in a violation of any Sanctions by any party to this Agreement, (ii) if any order, judgment or decree of any Governmental Authority or arbitrator shall by its terms purport to enjoin or restrain such Issuing Bank from issuing such Letter of Credit, or any Requirement of Law relating to such Issuing Bank or any request or directive (whether or not having the force of law) from any Governmental Authority with jurisdiction over such Issuing Bank shall prohibit, or request that such Issuing Bank refrain from, the issuance of letters of credit generally or such Letter of Credit in particular or shall impose upon such Issuing Bank with respect to such Letter of Credit any restriction, reserve or capital requirement (for which such Issuing Bank is not otherwise compensated hereunder) not in effect on the Effective Date, or shall impose upon such Issuing Bank any unreimbursed loss, cost or expense which was not applicable on the Effective Date and which such Issuing Bank in good faith deems material to it, or (iii) if the issuance of such Letter of Credit would violate one or more policies of such Issuing Bank applicable to letters of credit generally; provided that, notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith or in the implementation thereof, and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements or directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or the U.S. or foreign regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel III, shall in each case be deemed not to be in effect on the Effective Date for purposes of clause (ii) above, regardless of the date enacted, adopted, issued or implemented. The Existing Letters of Credit shall be deemed to be Letters of Credit issued on the Effective Date for all purposes of the Loan Documents.

(b)Notice of Issuance, Amendment, Renewal, Extension; Certain Conditions.  To request the issuance of a Letter of Credit (or the amendment, renewal or extension of an outstanding Letter of Credit), the Borrower Representative shall deliver by hand or fax (or transmit

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through Electronic System, if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the applicable Issuing Bank) to the applicable Issuing Bank and the Administrative Agent (prior to 9:00 am, Chicago time, at least three Business Days prior to the requested date of issuance, amendment, renewal or extension) a notice requesting the issuance of a Letter of Credit, or identifying the Letter of Credit to be amended, renewed or extended, and specifying the date of issuance, amendment, renewal or extension (which shall be a Business Day), the date on which such Letter of Credit is to expire (which shall comply with paragraph (c) of this Section 2.06), the amount of such Letter of Credit, the name and address of the beneficiary thereof and such other information as shall be necessary to prepare, amend, renew or extend such Letter of Credit.  If requested by any Issuing Bank, the applicable Borrower also shall submit a letter of credit application on such Issuing Banks standard form in connection with any request for a Letter of Credit.  A Letter of Credit shall be issued, amended, renewed or extended only if (and upon issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of each Letter of Credit the Borrowers shall be deemed to represent and warrant that), after giving effect to such issuance, amendment, renewal or extension (i) the aggregate LC Exposure shall not exceed $20,000,000, (ii) no Lender’s Revolving Exposure shall exceed its Commitment and (iii) the Aggregate Revolving Exposure shall not exceed the lesser of (x) the aggregate Commitments of the Lenders and the (y) Borrowing Base.  Notwithstanding the foregoing or anything to the contrary contained herein, no Issuing Bank shall be obligated to issue or modify any Letter of Credit if, immediately after giving effect thereto, the outstanding LC Exposure in respect of all Letters of Credit issued by such Person and its Affiliates would exceed such Issuing Banks Issuing Bank Sublimit.  Without limiting the foregoing and without affecting the limitations contained herein, it is understood and agreed that the Borrower Representative may from time to time request that an Issuing Bank issue Letters of Credit in excess of its individual Issuing Bank Sublimit in effect at the time of such request, and each Issuing Bank agrees to consider any such request in good faith.  Any Letter of Credit so issued by an Issuing Bank in excess of its individual Issuing Bank Sublimit then in effect shall nonetheless constitute a Letter of Credit for all purposes of the Credit Agreement, and shall not affect the Issuing Bank Sublimit of any other Issuing Bank, subject to the limitations on the aggregate LC Exposure set forth in clause (i) of this Section 2.06(b).

(c)Expiration Date.  Each Letter of Credit shall expire at or prior to the close of business on the earlier of (i) the date two years after the date of the issuance of such Letter of Credit (or, in the case of any renewal or extension thereof, including, without limitation, any automatic renewal provision, one year after such renewal or extension) and (ii) the date that is ten (10) Business Days prior to the Maturity Date; provided that, a Letter of Credit may extend beyond the Maturity Date so long as the Borrowers cash collateralize any such Letter of Credit on or before the date that is ten (10) Business Days prior to the Maturity Date in an amount equal to 103% of the amount of the LC Exposure attributable to such Letter of Credit in a manner satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the applicable Issuing Bank.

(d)Participations.  By the issuance of a Letter of Credit (or an amendment to a Letter of Credit increasing the amount thereof) and without any further action on the part of any Issuing Bank or the Lenders, the applicable Issuing Bank hereby grants to each Lender, and each Lender hereby acquires from such Issuing Bank, a participation in such Letter of Credit equal to such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the aggregate amount available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit.  In consideration and in furtherance of the foregoing, each Lender hereby absolutely and unconditionally agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the

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such Issuing Bank, such Lenders Applicable Percentage of each LC Disbursement made by such Issuing Bank and not reimbursed by the Borrowers on the date due as provided in Section 2.06(e), or of any reimbursement payment required to be refunded to the Borrowers for any reason.  Each Lender acknowledges and agrees that its obligation to acquire participations pursuant to this paragraph in respect of Letters of Credit is absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance whatsoever, including any amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or the occurrence and continuance of a Default or reduction or termination of the Commitments, and that each such payment shall be made without any offset, abatement, withholding or reduction whatsoever.

(e)Reimbursement.  If any Issuing Bank shall make any LC Disbursement in respect of a Letter of Credit, the Borrowers shall reimburse such LC Disbursement by paying to the Administrative Agent an amount equal to such LC Disbursement (i) not later than 11:00 a.m., Chicago time, on the date that such LC Disbursement is made, if the Borrower Representative shall have received notice of such LC Disbursement prior to 9:00 a.m., Chicago time, on such date, or, (ii) if such notice has not been received by the Borrower Representative prior to such time on such date, then not later than 11:00 a.m., Chicago time, on (A) the Business Day that the Borrower Representative receives such notice, if such notice is received prior to 9:00 a.m., Chicago time, on the day of receipt, or (B) the Business Day immediately following the day that the Borrower Representative receives such notice, if such notice is not received prior to such time, on the day of receipt; provided that, the Borrowers may, subject to the conditions to borrowing set forth herein, request in accordance with Section 2.03 or 2.05 that such payment be financed with an ABR Borrowing or Swingline Loan in an equivalent amount and, to the extent so financed, the Borrowers’ obligation to make such payment shall be discharged and replaced by the resulting ABR Borrowing or Swingline Loan.  If the Borrowers fail to make such payment when due, the Administrative Agent shall notify each Lender of the applicable LC Disbursement, the payment then due from the Borrowers in respect thereof and such Lender’s Applicable Percentage thereof.  Promptly following receipt of such notice, each Lender shall pay to the Administrative Agent its Applicable Percentage of the payment then due from the Borrowers, in the same manner as provided in Section 2.07 with respect to Loans made by such Lender (and Section 2.07 shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to the payment obligations of the Lenders), and the Administrative Agent shall promptly pay to the applicable Issuing Bank the amounts so received by it from the Lenders.  Promptly following receipt by the Administrative Agent of any payment from the Borrowers pursuant to this paragraph, the Administrative Agent shall distribute such payment to the applicable Issuing Bank or, to the extent that Lenders have made payments pursuant to this paragraph to reimburse the applicable Issuing Bank, then to such Lenders and the applicable Issuing Bank, as their interests may appear.  Any payment made by a Lender pursuant to this paragraph to reimburse the applicable Issuing Bank for any LC Disbursement (other than the funding of ABR Loans or a Swingline Loan as contemplated above) shall not constitute a Loan and shall not relieve the Borrowers of their obligation to reimburse such LC Disbursement.

(f)Obligations Absolute.  The Borrowers’ joint and several obligation to reimburse LC Disbursements as provided in paragraph (e) of this Section 2.06 shall be absolute, unconditional and irrevocable, and shall be performed strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement under any and all circumstances whatsoever and irrespective of (i) any lack of validity or enforceability of any Letter of Credit or this Agreement, or any term or provision therein or herein, (ii) any draft or other document presented under a Letter of Credit proving to be forged,

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fraudulent or invalid in any respect or any statement therein being untrue or inaccurate in any respect, (iii) any payment by the applicable Issuing Bank under a Letter of Credit against presentation of a draft or other document that does not comply with the terms of such Letter of Credit, or (iv) any other event or circumstance whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing, that might, but for the provisions of this Section 2.06, constitute a legal or equitable discharge of, or provide a right of setoff against, the Borrowers obligations hereunder.  None of the Administrative Agent, the Lenders, the Issuing Banks or any of their Related Parties shall have any liability or responsibility by reason of or in connection with the issuance or transfer of any Letter of Credit or any payment or failure to make any payment thereunder (irrespective of any of the circumstances referred to in the preceding sentence), or any error, omission, interruption, loss or delay in transmission or delivery of any draft, notice or other communication under or relating to any Letter of Credit (including any document required to make a drawing thereunder), any error in interpretation of technical terms or any consequence arising from causes beyond the control of any Issuing Bank; provided that the foregoing shall not be construed to excuse any Issuing Bank from liability to the Borrowers to the extent of any direct damages (as opposed to special, indirect, consequential or punitive damages, claims in respect of which are hereby waived by the Borrowers to the extent permitted by applicable law) suffered by any Borrower that are caused by such Issuing Banks failure to exercise care when determining whether drafts and other documents presented under a Letter of Credit comply with the terms thereof.  The parties hereto expressly agree that, in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct on the part of the applicable Issuing Bank (as finally determined by a court of competent jurisdiction), such Issuing Bank shall be deemed to have exercised care in each such determination.  In furtherance of the foregoing and without limiting the generality thereof, the parties agree that, with respect to documents presented which appear on their face to be in substantial compliance with the terms of a Letter of Credit, any Issuing Bank may, in its sole discretion, either accept and make payment upon such documents without responsibility for further investigation, regardless of any notice or information to the contrary, or refuse to accept and make payment upon such documents if such documents are not in strict compliance with the terms of such Letter of Credit.

(g)Disbursement Procedures.  The applicable Issuing Bank shall, promptly following its receipt thereof, examine all documents purporting to represent a demand for payment under a Letter of Credit.  The applicable Issuing Bank shall promptly notify the Administrative Agent and the applicable Borrower by telephone (confirmed by fax or through Electronic System) of such demand for payment and whether such Issuing Bank has made or will make an LC Disbursement thereunder; provided that any failure to give or delay in giving such notice shall not relieve the Borrowers of their obligation to reimburse such Issuing Bank and the Lenders with respect to any such LC Disbursement.

(h)Interim Interest.  If any Issuing Bank shall make any LC Disbursement, then, unless the Borrowers shall reimburse such LC Disbursement in full on the date such LC Disbursement is made, the unpaid amount thereof shall bear interest, for each day from and including the date such LC Disbursement is made to but excluding the date that the Borrowers reimburse such LC Disbursement, at the rate per annum then applicable to ABR Loans and such interest shall be due and payable on the date when such reimbursement is payable; provided that, if the Borrowers fail to reimburse such LC Disbursement when due pursuant to paragraph (e) of this Section 2.06, then Section 2.13(d) shall apply.  Interest accrued pursuant to this paragraph shall be for the account of the applicable Issuing Bank, except that interest accrued on and after

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the date of payment by any Lender pursuant to Section 2.06(e) to reimburse such Issuing Bank shall be for the account of such Lender to the extent of such payment.

(i)Addition or Replacement of an Issuing Bank.

(i)A Lender may be designated as an Issuing Bank by written notice of the Borrower Representative to the Administrative Agent, subject to the consent of the Administrative Agent (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed) and the acceptance of such role by such Lender as an issuer of Letters of Credit hereunder. Any Issuing Bank may be replaced at any time by written agreement among the Borrower Representative, the Administrative Agent, the replaced Issuing Bank and the successor Issuing Bank, so long as such successor Issuing Bank is a Lender hereunder.  The Administrative Agent shall notify the Lenders of any such addition or replacement of any Issuing Bank, as applicable.  At the time any such replacement shall become effective, the Borrowers shall pay all unpaid fees accrued for the account of the replaced Issuing Bank pursuant to Section 2.12(b).  From and after the effective date of any such replacement, (A) the successor Issuing Bank shall have all the rights and obligations of an Issuing Bank under this Agreement with respect to Letters of Credit to be issued thereafter and (B) references herein to the term “Issuing Bank” shall be deemed to refer to such successor or to any previous Issuing Bank, or to such successor and all previous Issuing Banks, as the context shall require.  After the replacement of an Issuing Bank hereunder, the replaced Issuing Bank shall remain a party hereto and shall continue to have all the rights and obligations of an Issuing Bank under this Agreement with respect to Letters of Credit then outstanding and issued by it prior to such replacement, but shall not be required to issue additional Letters of Credit.

(ii)Subject to the appointment and acceptance of a successor Issuing Bank, any Issuing Bank may resign as an Issuing Bank at any time upon thirty (30) days’ prior written notice to the Administrative Agent, the Borrower Representative and the Lenders, in which case, such Issuing Bank shall be replaced in accordance with Section 2.06(i)(i) above.

(j)Cash Collateralization.  If any Event of Default shall occur and be continuing, within three (3) Business Days after the Borrower Representative receives notice from the Administrative Agent or the Required  Lenders (or, if the maturity of the Loans has been accelerated, Lenders with LC Exposure representing greater than 50% of the aggregate LC Exposure) demanding the deposit of cash collateral pursuant to this paragraph, the Borrowers shall deposit in an account with the Administrative Agent, in the name of the Administrative Agent and for the benefit of the Lenders (the “LC Collateral Account”), an amount in cash equal to 103% of the amount of the LC Exposure as of such date plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon; provided that the obligation to deposit such cash collateral shall become effective immediately, and such deposit shall become immediately due and payable, without demand or other notice of any kind, upon the occurrence of any Event of Default with respect to any Borrower described in clause (h) or (i) of Article VII.  Such deposit shall be held by the Administrative Agent as collateral for the payment and performance of the Secured Obligations.  The Administrative Agent shall have exclusive dominion and control, including the exclusive right of withdrawal, over the LC Collateral Account and the Borrowers hereby grant the Administrative Agent a security interest in the LC Collateral Account and all money or other assets on deposit therein or credited thereto.  Other than any interest earned on the investment of such deposits, which investments shall be made

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at the option and sole discretion of the Administrative Agent and at the Borrowers’ risk and expense, such deposits shall not bear interest.  Interest or profits, if any, on such investments shall accumulate in the LC Collateral Account.  Moneys in the LC Collateral Account shall be applied by the Administrative Agent to reimburse the applicable Issuing Bank for LC Disbursements for which it has not been reimbursed and, to the extent not so applied, shall be held for the satisfaction of the reimbursement obligations of the Borrowers for the LC Exposure at such time or, if the maturity of the Loans has been accelerated (but subject to the consent of Lenders with LC Exposure representing greater than 50% of the aggregate LC Exposure), be applied to satisfy other Secured Obligations.  If the Borrowers are required to provide an amount of cash collateral hereunder as a result of the occurrence of an Event of Default, such amount (to the extent not applied as aforesaid) shall be returned to the Borrowers within three (3) Business Days after all such Events of Default have been cured or waived as confirmed in writing by the Administrative Agent.

(k)Issuing Bank Reports to the Administrative Agent.  Unless otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent, each Issuing Bank (other than JPMCB) shall, in addition to its notification obligations set forth elsewhere in this Section 2.06, report in writing to the Administrative Agent (i) periodic activity (for such period or recurrent periods as shall be requested by the Administrative Agent) in respect of Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank, including all issuances, extensions, amendments and renewals, all expirations and cancelations and all disbursements and reimbursements, (ii) reasonably prior to the time that such Issuing Bank issues, amends, renews or extends any Letter of Credit, the date of such issuance, amendment, renewal or extension, and the stated amount of the Letters of Credit issued, amended, renewed or extended by it and outstanding after giving effect to such issuance, amendment, renewal or extension (and whether the amounts thereof shall have changed), (iii) on each Business Day on which such Issuing Bank makes any LC Disbursement, the date and amount of such LC Disbursement, (iv) on any Business Day on which any Borrower fails to reimburse an LC Disbursement required to be reimbursed to such Issuing Bank on such day, the date of such failure and the amount of such LC Disbursement, and (v) on any other Business Day, such other information as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably request as to the Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank.

(l)LC Exposure Determination.  For all purposes of this Agreement, the amount of a Letter of Credit that, by its terms or the terms of any document related thereto, provides for one or more automatic increases in the stated amount thereof shall be deemed to be the maximum stated amount of such Letter of Credit after giving effect to all such increases, whether or not such maximum stated amount is in effect at the time of determination.

Section 2.07Funding of Borrowings.  

(a)Each Lender shall make each Loan to be made by such Lender hereunder on the proposed date thereof solely by wire transfer of immediately available funds by 1:00 p.m., Chicago time, to the account of the Administrative Agent most recently designated by it for such purpose by notice to the Lenders in an amount equal to such Lender’s Applicable Percentage; provided that Swingline Loans shall be made as provided in Section 2.05.  The Administrative Agent will make such Loans available to the Borrowers by promptly crediting the amounts so received in the aforesaid account of the Administrative Agent to the Funding Account; provided that ABR Loans made to finance the reimbursement of (i) an LC Disbursement as provided in

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Section 2.06(e) shall be remitted by the Administrative Agent to the applicable Issuing Bank and (ii) a Protective Advance or an Overadvance shall be retained by the Administrative Agent.

(b)Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from a Lender prior to the proposed date of any Borrowing that such Lender will not make available to the Administrative Agent such Lender’s share of such Borrowing, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Lender has made such share available on such date in accordance with paragraph (a) of this Section 2.07 and may, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the applicable Borrower a corresponding amount.  In such event, if a Lender has not in fact made its share of the applicable Borrowing available to the Administrative Agent, then the applicable Lender and the Borrowers severally agree to pay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand such corresponding amount with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is made available to the applicable Borrower to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at (i) in the case of such Lender, the greater of the Federal Funds Effective Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation or (ii) in the case of the Borrowers, the interest rate applicable to ABR Loans.  If such Lender pays such amount to the Administrative Agent, then such amount shall constitute such Lender’s Loan included in such Borrowing.

Section 2.08Interest Elections.  (a) Each Borrowing initially shall be of the Type specified in the applicable Borrowing Request and, in the case of a Eurodollar Borrowing, shall have an initial Interest Period as specified in such Borrowing Request.  Thereafter, the Borrower Representative may elect to convert such Borrowing to a different Type or to continue such Borrowing and, in the case of a Eurodollar Borrowing, may elect Interest Periods therefor, all as provided in this Section 2.08.  The Borrower Representative may elect different options with respect to different portions of the affected Borrowing, in which case each such portion shall be allocated ratably among the Lenders holding the Loans comprising such Borrowing, and the Loans comprising each such portion shall be considered a separate Borrowing.  This Section 2.08 shall not apply to Swingline Borrowings, Overadvances or Protective Advances, which may not be converted or continued.

(b)To make an election pursuant to this Section 2.08, the Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent of such election by telephone or through Electronic System, if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the Administrative Agent, by the time that a Borrowing Request would be required under Section 2.03 if the Borrowers were requesting a Borrowing of the Type resulting from such election to be made on the effective date of such election.  Each such telephonic Interest Election Request shall be irrevocable and shall be confirmed promptly by hand delivery, Electronic System or fax to the Administrative Agent of a written Interest Election Request in a form approved by the Administrative Agent and signed by the Borrower Representative.

(c)Each telephonic and written Interest Election Request (including requests submitted through Electronic System) shall specify the following information in compliance with Section 2.02:

(i)the name of the applicable Borrower and the Borrowing to which such Interest Election Request applies and, if different options are being elected with respect to

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different portions thereof, the portions thereof to be allocated to each resulting Borrowing (in which case the information to be specified pursuant to clauses (iii) and (iv) below shall be specified for each resulting Borrowing);

(ii)the effective date of the election made pursuant to such Interest Election Request, which shall be a Business Day;

(iii)whether the resulting Borrowing is to be an ABR Borrowing or a Eurodollar Borrowing; and

(iv)if the resulting Borrowing is a Eurodollar Borrowing, the Interest Period to be applicable thereto after giving effect to such election, which shall be a period contemplated by the definition of the term “Interest Period”.

If any such Interest Election Request requests a Eurodollar Borrowing but does not specify an Interest Period, then the Borrowers shall be deemed to have selected an Interest Period of one month’s duration.

(d)Promptly following receipt of an Interest Election Request, the Administrative Agent shall advise each Lender of the details thereof and of such Lender’s portion of each resulting Borrowing.

(e)If the Borrower Representative fails to deliver a timely Interest Election Request with respect to a Eurodollar Borrowing prior to the end of the Interest Period applicable thereto, then, unless such Borrowing is repaid as provided herein, at the end of such Interest Period such Borrowing shall be converted to an ABR Borrowing.  Notwithstanding any contrary provision hereof, if an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing and the Administrative Agent, at the direction of the Required Lenders, so notifies the Borrower Representative, then, so long as an Event of Default is continuing (i) no outstanding Borrowing may be converted to or continued as a Eurodollar Borrowing and (ii) unless repaid, each Eurodollar Borrowing shall be converted to an ABR Borrowing at the end of the Interest Period applicable thereto.

Section 2.09Termination and Reduction of Commitments; Increase in Commitments.

(a)Unless previously terminated, the Commitments shall terminate on the Maturity Date.

(b)The Borrowers may at any time terminate the Commitments upon Payment in Full of the Secured Obligations.

(c)The Borrowers may from time to time reduce the Commitments; provided that (i) each reduction of the Commitments shall be in an amount that is an integral multiple of $5,000,000 and not less than $5,000,000, (ii) the Borrowers shall not terminate or reduce the Commitments if, after giving effect to any concurrent prepayment of the Revolving Loans in accordance with Section 2.11, the Aggregate Revolving Exposure would exceed the lesser of (x) the aggregate Commitments of the Lenders and (y) the Borrowing Base, and (iii) the Borrowers shall not reduce the Commitments if such reduction will make the Commitments less than $20,000,000.

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(d)The Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent of any election to terminate or reduce the Commitments under paragraph (b) or paragraph (c) of this Section 2.09 at least three (3) Business Days prior to the effective date of such termination or reduction, specifying such election and the effective date thereof.  Promptly following receipt of any notice, the Administrative Agent shall advise the Lenders of the contents thereof.  Each notice delivered by the Borrower Representative pursuant to this Section 2.09 shall be irrevocable; provided that a notice of termination of the Commitments delivered by the Borrower Representative may state that such notice is conditioned upon the effectiveness of other credit facilities or the consummation of other transactions, in which case such notice may be revoked by the Borrower Representative (by notice to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the specified effective date) if such condition is not satisfied.  Any termination or reduction of the Commitments shall be permanent.  Each reduction of the Commitments shall be made ratably among the Lenders in accordance with their respective Commitments.

(e)The Borrowers shall have the right to increase the Commitments by obtaining additional Commitments, either from one or more of the Lenders or another lending institution provided that (i) any such request for an increase shall be in a minimum amount of $5,000,000 (or such lesser amount as agreed by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion), (ii) after giving effect thereto, (x) the sum of the total of the additional Commitments does not exceed $100,000,000 and (y) the aggregate Commitments does not exceed $200,000,000 at any time, (iii) the Administrative Agent and the Issuing Banks have approved the identity of any such new Lender, such approvals not to be unreasonably withheld, (iv) any such new Lender assumes all of the rights and obligations of a “Lender” hereunder, (v) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing on the effective date of such increase or shall result therefrom, (vi) such increase and the incurrence of Indebtedness under the increased Commitments shall be permitted under the Term Loan Agreement as in effect on the date of such increase or consented to in writing by the “Required Lenders” under the Term Loan Agreement and (vii) the procedures described in Section 2.09(f) have been satisfied.  Nothing contained in this Section 2.09 shall constitute, or otherwise be deemed to be, a commitment on the part of any Lender to increase its Commitment hereunder at any time.

(f)Any amendment hereto for such an increase or addition shall be in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and shall only require the written signatures of the Administrative Agent, the Borrowers and each Lender being added or increasing its Commitment.  As a condition precedent to such an increase or addition, the Borrowers shall deliver to the Administrative Agent (i) a certificate of each Loan Party signed by an authorized officer of such Loan Party (A) certifying and attaching the resolutions adopted by such Loan Party approving or consenting to such increase, and (B) in the case of the Borrowers, certifying that, before and after giving effect to such increase or addition, (1) the representations and warranties contained in Article III and the other Loan Documents are true and correct in all material respects (other than such representation or warranty expressly qualified by materiality or by reference to Material Adverse Effect), except to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically refer to an earlier date, in which case they are true and correct in all material respects (other than such representation or warranty expressly qualified by materiality or by reference to Material Adverse Effect) as of such earlier date, (2) no Default exists and (3) the Borrowers are in compliance (on a pro forma basis) with the financial covenant contained in Section 6.12 and (ii) legal opinions and documents consistent with those delivered on the Effective Date, to the extent requested by the

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Administrative Agent. If the Borrowers elect to increase the aggregate Commitments by increasing the Commitment of a Lender, the Borrowers and such Lender shall execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent an agreement substantially in the form of Exhibit F (a “Commitment Increase Agreement”) or in such other form, including an amendment to this Agreement, otherwise reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent.  If the Borrowers elect to increase the Commitments by causing an additional Lender to become a party to this Agreement and there is no increased Commitment by an existing Lender, then the Borrowers and such additional Lender shall execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent an agreement substantially in the form of Exhibit G (an “Additional Lender Agreement”) or in such other form, including an amendment to this Agreement, otherwise reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent.  Each such additional Lender shall submit to the Administrative Agent an Administrative Questionnaire and a processing and recordation fee of $3,500 (unless the submission of such fee is waived by the Administrative Agent).  The Borrowers shall, if requested by the additional Lender, deliver a promissory note payable to such additional Lender in a principal amount equal to its Commitment, and otherwise duly completed.

(g)On the effective date of any such increase or addition, (i) any Lender increasing (or, in the case of any newly added Lender, extending) its Commitment shall make available to the Administrative Agent such amounts in immediately available funds as the Administrative Agent shall determine, for the benefit of the other Lenders, as being required in order to cause, after giving effect to such increase or addition and the use of such amounts to make payments to such other Lenders, each Lender’s portion of the outstanding Revolving Loans of all the Lenders to equal its revised Applicable Percentage of such outstanding Revolving Loans, and the Administrative Agent shall make such other adjustments among the Lenders with respect to the Revolving Loans then outstanding and amounts of principal, interest, commitment fees and other amounts paid or payable with respect thereto as shall be necessary, in the opinion of the Administrative Agent, in order to effect such reallocation and (ii) the Borrowers shall be deemed to have repaid and reborrowed all outstanding Revolving Loans as of the date of any increase (or addition) in the Commitments (with such reborrowing to consist of the Types of Revolving Loans, with related Interest Periods if applicable, specified in a notice delivered by the Borrower Representative, in accordance with the requirements of Section 2.03).  The deemed payments made pursuant to clause (ii) of the immediately preceding sentence shall be accompanied by payment of all accrued interest on the amount prepaid and, in respect of each Eurodollar Loan, shall be subject to indemnification by the Borrowers pursuant to the provisions of Section 2.16 if the deemed payment occurs other than on the last day of the related Interest Periods.  Within a reasonable time after the effective date of any increase or addition, the Administrative Agent shall, and is hereby authorized and directed to, revise the Commitment Schedule to reflect such increase or addition and shall distribute such revised Commitment Schedule to each of the Lenders and the Borrowers, whereupon such revised Commitment Schedule shall replace the old Commitment Schedule and become part of this Agreement.

Section 2.10Repayment of Loans; Evidence of Debt.  (a) The Borrowers hereby unconditionally promise to pay (i) to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender the then unpaid principal amount of each Revolving Loan on the Maturity Date, (ii) to the Administrative Agent the then unpaid amount of each Protective Advance on the earlier of the Maturity Date and demand by the Administrative Agent, (iii) to the Swingline Lender, the unpaid principal amount of each Swingline Loan on the Maturity Date, and (iv) to the Administrative

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Agent the then unpaid principal amount of each Overadvance on the earliest of the Maturity Date, the thirtieth (30th) day after such Overadvance is made, and demand by the Administrative Agent.

(b)During any Cash Dominion Trigger Period, on each Business Day, the Administrative Agent shall apply all funds credited to the Collection Account on such Business Day or the immediately preceding Business Day (at the discretion of the Administrative Agent, whether or not immediately available), first to prepay any Protective Advances and Overadvances that may be outstanding, pro rata, second to prepay the Revolving Loans (including Swingline Loans) and third to cash collateralize outstanding LC Exposure.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, to the extent any funds credited to the Collection Account constitute Net Proceeds, the application of such Net Proceeds shall be subject to Section 2.11(c).

(c)Each Lender shall maintain in accordance with its usual practice an account or accounts evidencing the Indebtedness of the Borrowers to such Lender resulting from each Loan made by such Lender, including the amounts of principal and interest payable and paid to such Lender from time to time hereunder.

(d)The Administrative Agent shall maintain accounts in which it shall record (i) the amount of each Loan made hereunder, the Class and Type thereof and the Interest Period applicable thereto, (ii) the amount of any principal or interest due and payable or to become due and payable from the Borrowers to each Lender hereunder and (iii) the amount of any sum received by the Administrative Agent hereunder for the account of the Lenders and each Lender’s share thereof.

(e)The entries made in the accounts maintained pursuant to paragraph (c) and paragraph (d) of this Section 2.10 shall be prima facie evidence of the existence and amounts of the obligations recorded therein; provided that the failure of any Lender or the Administrative Agent to maintain such accounts or any error therein shall not in any manner affect the obligation of the Borrowers to repay the Loans in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.

(f)Any Lender may request that Loans made by it be evidenced by a promissory note.  In such event, the Borrowers shall prepare, execute and deliver to such Lender a promissory note payable to such Lender (or, if requested by such Lender, to such Lender and its registered assigns) and in a form approved by the Administrative Agent.  Thereafter, the Loans evidenced by such promissory note and interest thereon shall at all times (including after assignment pursuant to Section 9.04) be represented by one or more promissory notes in such form.

Section 2.11Prepayment of Loans.

(a)The Borrowers shall have the right at any time and from time to time to prepay any Borrowing in whole or in part, subject to prior notice in accordance with paragraph (e) of this Section 2.11 and, if applicable, payment of any break funding expenses under Section 2.16.

(b)Except for Overadvances permitted under Section 2.05, in the event and on such occasion that the Aggregate Revolving Exposure exceeds the lesser of (x) the aggregate Commitments of the Lenders and (y) the Borrowing Base, the Borrowers shall prepay the Revolving Loans, LC Exposure and/or Swingline Loans or cash collateralize the LC Exposure in

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an account with the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 2.06(j), as applicable in an aggregate amount equal to such excess.

(c)In the event and on each occasion that any Net Proceeds in excess of $1,000,000 are received by or on behalf of any Loan Party in respect of any Prepayment Event, the Borrowers shall, in each case, promptly (but in any event no more than three (3) Business Days) after such Net Proceeds are received by any Loan Party, prepay the Obligations and cash collateralize the LC Exposure as set forth in Section 2.11(d) below in an aggregate amount equal to 100% of such Net Proceeds in excess of $1,000,000, provided that any Net Proceeds attributable to the Term Loan Priority Collateral shall be applied in accordance with the Term Loan Documents, and provided further that in the case of Net Proceeds arising from any event described in clause (a) or clause (b) of the definition of the term “Prepayment Event” (other than Net Proceeds in respect of Accounts or Inventory) and the Borrowers are otherwise required to prepay the Obligations and/or cash collateralize the LC Exposure as set forth above, if the Borrower Representative shall deliver to the Administrative Agent a certificate of a Financial Officer to the effect that the Loan Parties intend to apply the Net Proceeds in excess of $1,000,000 from such event (or a portion thereof specified in such certificate), within 365 days after receipt of such Net Proceeds, to acquire (or replace or rebuild) real property, equipment or other tangible assets (excluding Inventory) to be used in the business of the Loan Parties, and certifying that no Default has occurred and is continuing, then, if the Net Proceeds specified in such certificate are to be applied to acquire, replace or rebuild such assets by (i) the Borrowers, such Net Proceeds shall be applied by the Administrative Agent to reduce the outstanding principal balance of the Revolving Loans (without a permanent reduction of the Commitment) and upon such application, the Administrative Agent shall establish a Reserve against the Borrowing Base in an amount equal to the amount of such proceeds so applied and (ii) any Loan Party that is not a Borrower, such Net Proceeds shall be deposited in a cash collateral account, and in the case of either clause (i) or clause (ii), thereafter, such funds shall be made available to the applicable Loan Party as follows:

(A)the Borrower Representative shall request a Borrowing (specifying that the request is to use Net Proceeds pursuant to this Section 2.11) or the applicable Loan Party shall request a release from the cash collateral account be made in the amount needed;

(B)so long as the conditions set forth in Section 4.02 have been met, the Lenders shall make such Borrowing or the Administrative Agent shall release funds from the cash collateral account; and

(C)in the case of Net Proceeds applied against the Borrowing, the Reserve established with respect to such insurance proceeds shall be reduced by the amount of such Borrowing;

provided that to the extent of any such Net Proceeds therefrom that have not been so applied by the end of such 365-day period, unless if, prior to the expiration of such 365-day period, the Borrowers, directly or through its Restricted Subsidiaries, shall have entered into a binding agreement providing for such expenditure on or prior to the expiration of an additional 180-day period then such 365-day period shall be extended to the date provided for such expenditure in such binding agreement, a prepayment shall be required at such time in an amount equal to such Net Proceeds that have not been so applied.

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(d)All such unapplied Net Proceed amounts pursuant to Section 2.11(c), except in the case of Net Proceeds received with respect to Term Loan Priority Collateral which shall be applied in accordance with the Term Loan Documents, shall be applied, first to prepay any Protective Advances and Overadvances that may be outstanding, pro rata, second to prepay the Revolving Loans (including Swingline Loans) without a corresponding reduction in the Commitments and third to cash collateralize outstanding LC Exposure. If the precise amount of insurance or condemnation proceeds allocable to Inventory as compared to equipment, fixtures and real property is not otherwise determined, the allocation and application of those proceeds shall be determined by the Administrative Agent, in its Permitted Discretion subject to the Intercreditor Agreement. The Borrowers and the other Loan Parties shall have no obligation to segregate, trace or otherwise identify Net Proceeds (other than the amount thereof), it being agreed that cash is fungible and that the Borrowers’ obligations under this covenant may be satisfied by the application of funds from other sources.

(e)The Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent (and, in the case of prepayment of a Swingline Loan, the Swingline Lender) by telephone (confirmed by fax or through Electronic System) or through Electronic System, if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the Administrative Agent, of any prepayment hereunder not later than  10:00 a.m., Chicago time, (i) in the case of prepayment of a Eurodollar Revolving Borrowing, three (3) Business Days before the date of prepayment, or (ii) in the case of prepayment of an ABR Borrowing, one (1) Business Day before the date of prepayment.  Each such notice shall be irrevocable and shall specify the prepayment date and the principal amount of each Borrowing or portion thereof to be prepaid; provided that, if a notice of prepayment is given in connection with a conditional notice of termination of the Commitments as contemplated by Section 2.09, then such notice of prepayment may be revoked if such notice of termination is revoked in accordance with Section 2.09.  Promptly following receipt of any such notice relating to a Borrowing, the Administrative Agent shall advise the Lenders of the contents thereof.  Each partial prepayment of any Borrowing shall be in an amount that would be permitted in the case of an advance of a Borrowing of the same Type as provided in Section 2.02.  Each prepayment of a Borrowing shall be applied ratably to the Revolving Loans included in the prepaid Borrowing.  Prepayments shall be accompanied by (i) accrued interest to the extent required by Section 2.13 and (ii) break funding payments pursuant to Section 2.16.

Section 2.12Fees.  (a) The Borrowers agree to pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender (other than a Defaulting Lender) a commitment fee, which shall accrue at the applicable Commitment Fee Rate on the average daily amount of the Available Commitment of such Lender during the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the date on which the Commitments terminate.  Accrued commitment fees shall be payable in arrears on the first calendar day of each calendar month and on the date on which the Commitments terminate, commencing on the first such date to occur after the date hereof.  All commitment fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days (unless such computation would exceed the Maximum Rate, in which case the commitment fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 365 days (or 366 days in a leap year)) and shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day but excluding the last day).

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accrue at the same Applicable Rate used to determine the interest rate applicable to Eurodollar Loans on the average daily amount of such Lenders LC Exposure (excluding any portion thereof attributable to unreimbursed LC Disbursements) during the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the later of the date on which such Lenders Commitment terminates and the date on which such Lender ceases to have any LC Exposure, and (ii) to the applicable Issuing Bank a fronting fee, which shall accrue at the rate or rates per annum separately agreed upon between the Borrowers and the applicable Issuing Bank on the average daily amount of the LC Exposure (excluding any portion thereof attributable to unreimbursed LC Disbursements) attributable to Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank during the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the later of the date of termination of the Commitments and the date on which there ceases to be any LC Exposure, as well as the applicable Issuing Banks standard fees and commissions with respect to the issuance, amendment, cancellation, negotiation, transfer, presentment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or processing of drawings thereunder.  Participation fees and fronting fees accrued through and including the last day of each calendar month shall be payable on the first calendar day of each calendar month following such last day, commencing on the first such date to occur after the Effective Date; provided that all such fees shall be payable on the date on which the Commitments terminate and any such fees accruing after the date on which the Commitments terminate shall be payable on demand.  Any other fees payable to an Issuing Bank pursuant to this paragraph shall be payable within ten (10) days after demand.  All participation fees and fronting fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days (unless such computation would exceed the Maximum Rate, in which case such fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 365 days (or 366 days in a leap year)) and shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day but excluding the last day).

(c)The Borrowers agree to pay to the Administrative Agent, for its own account, fees payable in the amounts and at the times separately agreed upon between the Borrowers and the Administrative Agent in the Fee Letter or otherwise.

(d)All fees payable hereunder shall be paid on the dates due, in immediately available funds, to the Administrative Agent (or to the applicable Issuing Bank, in the case of fees payable to it) for distribution, in the case of commitment fees and participation fees, to the Lenders.  Fees paid shall not be refundable under any circumstances.

Section 2.13Interest.  

(a)The Loans comprising each ABR Borrowing (including Swingline Loans) shall bear interest at the lesser of (i) the ABR plus the Applicable Rate then in effect or (ii) the Maximum Rate

(b)The Loans comprising each Eurodollar Borrowing shall bear interest at the lesser of (i) the Adjusted LIBO Rate for the Interest Period in effect for such Borrowing plus the Applicable Rate then in effect or (ii) the Maximum Rate.

(c)Each Protective Advance and each Overadvance shall bear interest at the lesser of (i) the ABR plus the Applicable Rate then in effect plus 2% or (ii) the Maximum Rate.

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(d)Notwithstanding the foregoing, during the occurrence and continuance of an Event of Default, (i) all Loans shall bear interest (including, without limitation, any and all interest and other amounts accrued during the pendency of any bankruptcy, insolvency, receivership or other similar proceedings, irrespective of whether such interest and other amounts are allowed or allowable as claims in such proceedings) at 2% plus the rate otherwise applicable to such Loans as provided in the preceding paragraphs of this Section 2.13, but in any event such rate shall not exceed the Maximum Rate and (ii) in the case of any other amount outstanding hereunder, such amount shall accrue at 2% plus the rate applicable to such fee or other obligation as provided hereunder, but in any event such rate shall not exceed the Maximum Rate.

(e)Accrued interest on each Loan (for ABR Loans, accrued through the last day of the prior calendar month) shall be payable in arrears on each Interest Payment Date for such Loan and upon termination of the Commitments; provided that (i) interest accrued pursuant to paragraph (d) of this Section 2.13 shall be payable on demand, (ii) in the event of any repayment or prepayment of any Loan (other than a prepayment of an ABR Loan prior to the end of the Availability Period), accrued interest on the principal amount repaid or prepaid shall be payable on the date of such repayment or prepayment and (iii) in the event of any conversion of any Eurodollar Loan prior to the end of the current Interest Period therefor, accrued interest on such Loan shall be payable on the effective date of such conversion.

(f)All interest hereunder shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days (unless such computation would exceed the Maximum Rate, in which case such fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 365 days (or 366 days in a leap year)), except that interest computed by reference to the Alternate Base Rate shall be computed on the basis of a year of 365 days (or 366 days in a leap year), and in each case shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day but excluding the last day).  The applicable Alternate Base Rate, Adjusted LIBO Rate or LIBO Rate shall be determined by the Administrative Agent, and such determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error.

Section 2.14Alternate Rate of Interest; Illegality.

(a)If prior to the commencement of any Interest Period for a Eurodollar Borrowing:

(i)the Administrative Agent determines (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) that adequate and reasonable means do not exist for ascertaining the Adjusted LIBO Rate or the LIBO Rate, as applicable (including, without limitation, by means of an Interpolated Rate or because the LIBO Screen Rate is not available or published on a current basis) for such Interest Period; or

(ii)the Administrative Agent is advised by the Required Lenders that the Adjusted LIBO Rate or the LIBO Rate, as applicable, for the applicable Interest Period will not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders (or Lender) of making or maintaining their Loans included in such Borrowing for such Interest Period;

then the Administrative Agent shall give written notice thereof to the Borrower Representative and the Lenders which may be through Electronic System as provided in Section 9.01 as promptly as

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practicable thereafter and, until the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrower Representative and the Lenders that the circumstances giving rise to such notice no longer exist, (A) any Interest Election Request that requests the conversion of any Borrowing to, or continuation of any Borrowing as, a Eurodollar Borrowing shall be ineffective and any such Eurodollar Borrowing shall be repaid or converted into an ABR Borrowing on the last day of the then current Interest Period applicable thereto, and (B) if any Borrowing Request requests a Eurodollar Borrowing, such Borrowing shall be made as an ABR Borrowing.

(b)If any Lender determines that any Requirement of Law has made it unlawful, or if any Governmental Authority has asserted that it is unlawful, for any Lender or its applicable lending office to make, maintain, fund or continue any Eurodollar Borrowing, or any Governmental Authority has imposed material restrictions on the authority of such Lender to purchase or sell, or to take deposits of, dollars in the London interbank market, then, on notice thereof by such Lender to the Borrowers through the Administrative Agent, any obligations of such Lender to make, maintain, fund or continue Eurodollar Loans or to convert ABR Borrowings to Eurodollar Borrowings will be suspended until such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent and the Borrowers that the circumstances giving rise to such determination no longer exist.  Upon receipt of such notice, the Borrowers will upon written demand from such Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), either convert all Eurodollar Borrowings of such Lender to ABR Borrowings, either on the last day of the Interest Period therefor, if such Lender may lawfully continue to maintain such Eurodollar Borrowings to such day, or immediately, if such Lender may not lawfully continue to maintain such Loans.  Upon any such prepayment or conversion, the Borrowers will also pay accrued interest on the amount so prepaid or converted.

(c)Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth in the foregoing clause (a), if at any time the Administrative Agent determines (which determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error) that (i) the circumstances set forth in clause (a)(i) have arisen and such circumstances are unlikely to be temporary or (ii) the circumstances set forth in clause (a)(i) have not arisen but the supervisor for the administrator of the LIBO Screen Rate or a Governmental Authority having jurisdiction over the Administrative Agent has made a public statement identifying a specific date after which the LIBO Screen Rate shall no longer be used for determining interest rates for loans, then the Administrative Agent and the Borrower Representative shall endeavor to establish an alternate rate of interest to the LIBO Rate that gives due consideration to the then prevailing market convention for determining a rate of interest for syndicated loans in the United States at such time, and shall enter into an amendment to this Agreement to reflect such alternate rate of interest and such other related changes to this Agreement as may be applicable and are otherwise reasonably acceptable to the Loan Parties.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in Section 9.02, such amendment shall become effective without any further action or consent of any other party to this Agreement so long as the Administrative Agent shall not have received, within five (5) Business Days of the date notice of such alternate rate of interest is provided to the Lenders, a written notice from the Required Lenders stating that such Required Lenders object to such amendment and stating the reasons for such objection.  Until an alternate rate of interest shall be determined in accordance with this clause (c) (but, in the case of the circumstances described in clause (ii) of the first sentence of this Section 2.14(c), only to the extent the LIBO Screen Rate for such Interest Period is not available or published at such time on a current basis), (x) any Interest Election Request that requests the conversion of any Borrowing to, or continuation of any Borrowing as, a Eurodollar Borrowing

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shall be ineffective, and (y) if any Borrowing Request requests a Eurodollar Borrowing, such Borrowing shall be made as an ABR Borrowing; provided that, if such alternate rate of interest shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for the purposes of this Agreement.

Section 2.15Increased Costs.  (a) If any Change in Law shall:

(i)impose, modify or deem applicable any reserve, special deposit, liquidity or similar requirement (including any compulsory loan requirement, insurance charge or other assessment) against assets of, deposits with or for the account of, or credit extended by, any Lender (except any such reserve requirement reflected in the Adjusted LIBO Rate) or any Issuing Bank;

(ii)impose on any Lender or any Issuing Bank or the London interbank market any other condition, cost or expense (other than Taxes) affecting this Agreement or Loans made by such Lender or any Letter of Credit or participation therein; or

(iii)subject any Recipient to any Taxes (other than (A) Indemnified Taxes, (B) Taxes described in clauses (b) through (d) of the definition of Excluded Taxes and (C) Connection Income Taxes) on its loans, loan principal, letters of credit, commitments, or other obligations, or its deposits, reserves, other liabilities or capital attributable thereto;

and the result of any of the foregoing shall be to increase the cost to such Lender or such other Recipient of making, continuing, converting into or maintaining any Loan (or of maintaining its obligation to make any such Loan) or to increase the cost to such Lender, any Issuing Bank or such other Recipient of participating in, issuing or maintaining any Letter of Credit or to reduce the amount of any sum received or receivable by such Lender, such Issuing Bank or such other Recipient hereunder (whether of principal, interest or otherwise), then the Borrowers will pay to such Lender, such Issuing Bank or such other Recipient, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender, such Issuing Bank or such other Recipient, as the case may be, for such additional costs incurred or reduction suffered.

(b)If any Lender or any Issuing Bank determines that any Change in Law regarding capital or liquidity requirements has or would have the effect of reducing the rate of return on such Lender’s or such Issuing Bank’s capital or on the capital of such Lender’s or such Issuing Bank’s holding company, if any, as a consequence of this Agreement, the Commitments of, or the Loans made by, or participations in Swingline Loans, Letters of Credit, Overadvances or Protective Advances held by, such Lender, or the Letters of Credit issued by the applicable Issuing Bank, to a level below that which such Lender or such Issuing Bank or such Lender’s or such Issuing Bank’s holding company could have achieved but for such Change in Law (taking into consideration such Lender’s or such Issuing Bank’s policies and the policies of such Lender’s or such Issuing Bank’s holding company with respect to capital adequacy and liquidity), then from time to time the Borrowers will pay to such Lender or such Issuing Bank, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or such Issuing Bank or such Lender’s or such Issuing Bank’s holding company for any such reduction suffered.

(c)A certificate of a Lender or the applicable Issuing Bank setting forth the amount or amounts necessary to compensate such Lender or such Issuing Bank or its holding

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company, as the case may be, as specified in paragraph (a) or (b) of this Section 2.15 shall be delivered to the Borrower Representative and shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  The Borrowers shall pay such Lender or such Issuing Bank, as the case may be, the amount shown as due on any such certificate within ten (10) days after receipt thereof.

(d)Failure or delay on the part of any Lender or any Issuing Bank to demand compensation pursuant to this Section 2.15 shall not constitute a waiver of such Lender’s or such Issuing Bank’s right to demand such compensation; provided that the Borrowers shall not be required to compensate a Lender or an Issuing Bank pursuant to this Section 2.15 for any increased costs or reductions incurred more than 270 days prior to the date that such Lender or such Issuing Bank, as the case may be, notifies the Borrower Representative of the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions and of such Lender’s or such Issuing Bank’s intention to claim compensation therefor; provided further that, if the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions is retroactive, then the 270-day period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof.

Section 2.16Break Funding Payments.  In the event of (a) the payment of any principal of any Eurodollar Loan other than on the last day of an Interest Period applicable thereto (including as a result of an Event of Default or as a result of any prepayment pursuant to Section 2.11), (b) the conversion of any Eurodollar Loan other than on the last day of the Interest Period applicable thereto, (c) the failure to borrow, convert, continue or prepay any Eurodollar Loan on the date specified in any notice delivered pursuant hereto (regardless of whether such notice may be revoked under Section 2.09(d) or Section 2.11(e) and is revoked in accordance therewith), or (d) the assignment of any Eurodollar Loan other than on the last day of the Interest Period applicable thereto as a result of a request by the Borrower Representative pursuant to Section 2.19 or Section 9.02(d), then, in any such event, the Borrowers shall compensate each Lender for the loss, cost and expense attributable to such event.  In the case of a Eurodollar Loan, such loss, cost or expense to any Lender shall be deemed to include an amount determined by such Lender to be the excess, if any, of (i) the amount of interest which would have accrued on the principal amount of such Eurodollar Loan had such event not occurred, at the Adjusted LIBO Rate that would have been applicable to such Eurodollar Loan, for the period from the date of such event to the last day of the then current Interest Period therefor (or, in the case of a failure to borrow, convert or continue, for the period that would have been the Interest Period for such Eurodollar Loan), over (ii) the amount of interest which would accrue on such principal amount for such period at the interest rate which such Lender would bid were it to bid, at the commencement of such period, for dollar deposits of a comparable amount and period from other banks in the eurodollar market.  A certificate of any Lender setting forth any amount or amounts that such Lender is entitled to receive pursuant to this Section 2.16 shall be delivered to the Borrower Representative and shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  The Borrowers shall pay such Lender the amount shown as due on any such certificate within ten (10) days after receipt thereof.

Section 2.17Withholding of Taxes; Gross-Up.

(a)Payments Free of Taxes.  Any and all payments by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party under any Loan Document shall be made without deduction or withholding for any Taxes, except as required by applicable law.  If any applicable law (as determined in the good faith discretion of any Withholding Agent) requires the deduction or

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withholding of any Tax from any such payment by a Withholding Agent, then the applicable Withholding Agent shall be entitled to make such deduction or withholding and shall timely pay the full amount deducted or withheld to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable law and, if such Tax is an Indemnified Tax, then the sum payable by the applicable Loan Party shall be increased as necessary so that after such deduction or withholding has been made (including such deductions and withholdings applicable to additional sums payable under this Section 2.17(a)) the applicable Recipient receives an amount equal to the sum it would have received had no such deduction or withholding been made.

(b)Payment of Other Taxes by the Loan Parties.  The Loan Parties shall timely pay to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable law, or at the option of the Administrative Agent timely reimburse it for, Other Taxes.

(c)Evidence of Payment.  As soon as practicable after any payment of Taxes by any Loan Party to a Governmental Authority pursuant to this Section 2.17, such Loan Party shall deliver to the Administrative Agent the original or a certified copy of a receipt issued by such Governmental Authority evidencing such payment, a copy of the return reporting such payment or other evidence of such payment reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

(d)Indemnification by the Loan Parties. The Loan Parties shall jointly and severally indemnify each Recipient, within ten (10) days after demand therefor, for the full amount of any Indemnified Taxes (including Indemnified Taxes imposed or asserted on or attributable to amounts payable under this Section 2.17) payable or paid by such Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to such Recipient and any reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Indemnified Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority.  A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to any Loan Party by a Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), or by the Administrative Agent on its own behalf or on behalf of a Lender, shall be conclusive absent manifest error.

(e)Indemnification by the Lenders.  Each Lender shall severally indemnify the Administrative Agent, within ten (10) days after demand therefor, for (i) any Indemnified Taxes attributable to such Lender (but only to the extent that any Loan Party has not already indemnified the Administrative Agent for such Indemnified Taxes and without limiting the obligation of the Loan Parties to do so), (ii) any Taxes attributable to such Lender’s failure to comply with the provisions of Section 9.04(c) relating to the maintenance of a Participant Register and (iii) any Excluded Taxes attributable to such Lender, in each case, that are payable or paid by the Administrative Agent in connection with any Loan Document, and any reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority.  A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to any Lender by the Administrative Agent shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  Each Lender hereby authorizes the Administrative Agent to set off and apply any and all amounts at any time owing to such Lender under any Loan Document or otherwise payable by the Administrative Agent to such Lender from any other source against any amount due to the Administrative Agent under this paragraph (e).

(f)Status of Lenders.

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(i)Any Lender that is entitled to an exemption from or reduction of withholding Tax with respect to payments made under any Loan Document shall deliver to the applicable Withholding Agent, at the time or times reasonably requested by the such Withholding Agent, such properly completed and executed documentation reasonably requested by the applicable Withholding Agent as will permit such payments to be made without withholding or at a reduced rate of withholding.  In addition, any Lender, if reasonably requested by a Withholding Agent, shall deliver such other documentation prescribed by applicable law or reasonably requested by such Withholding Agent as will enable such Withholding Agent to determine whether or not such Lender is subject to backup withholding or information reporting requirements.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the preceding two sentences, the completion, execution and submission of such documentation (other than such documentation set forth in Section 2.17(f)(ii)(A), Section 2.17(f)(ii)(B) and Section 2.17(f)(ii)(D) below) shall not be required if in the Lenders reasonable judgment such completion, execution or submission would subject such Lender to any material unreimbursed cost or expense or would materially prejudice the legal or commercial position of such Lender.

(ii)Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, in the event that any Borrower is a U.S. Person,

(A)any Lender that is a U.S. Person shall deliver to the applicable Withholding Agent on or prior to the date on which such Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable request such Withholding Agent), an executed IRS Form W-9 certifying that such Lender is exempt from U.S. Federal backup withholding tax;

(B)any Foreign Lender shall, to the extent it is legally entitled to do so, deliver to the applicable Withholding Agent (in such number of copies as shall be requested by the recipient) on or prior to the date on which such Foreign Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable request of such Withholding Agent), whichever of the following is applicable:

(1)in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming the benefits of an income tax treaty to which the U.S. is a party (x) with respect to payments of interest under any Loan Document, an executed IRS Form W-8BEN or IRS Form W-8BEN-E, as applicable, establishing an exemption from, or reduction of, U.S. Federal withholding Tax pursuant to the “interest” article of such tax treaty and (y) with respect to any other applicable payments under any Loan Document, IRS Form W-8BEN or IRS Form W-8BEN-E, as applicable, establishing an exemption from, or reduction of, U.S. Federal withholding Tax pursuant to the “business profits” or “other income” article of such tax treaty;

(2)in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming that its extension of credit will generate U.S. effectively connected income, an executed IRS Form W-8ECI;

(3)in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming the benefits of the exemption for portfolio interest under Section 881(c) of the Code, (x) a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit E-1 to the effect that such Foreign Lender is not a “bank”

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within the meaning of Section 881(c)(3)(A) of the Code, a 10 percent shareholder” of a Borrower within the meaning of Section 881(c)(3)(B) of the Code, or a controlled foreign corporation described in Section 881(c)(3)(C) of the Code (a U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate) and (y) an executed IRS Form W-8BEN or IRS Form W-8BEN-E, as applicable; or

(4)to the extent a Foreign Lender is not the Beneficial Owner, an executed IRS Form W-8IMY, accompanied by IRS Form W-8ECI, IRS Form W-8BEN or IRS Form W-8BEN-E, as applicable, a U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit E-2 or Exhibit E-3, IRS Form W-9, and/or other certification documents from each Beneficial Owner, as applicable; provided that if the Foreign Lender is a partnership and one or more direct or indirect partners of such Foreign Lender are claiming the portfolio interest exemption, such Foreign Lender may provide a U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit E-4 on behalf of each such direct and indirect partner;

(C)any Foreign Lender shall, to the extent it is legally entitled to do so, deliver to the applicable Withholding Agent (in such number of copies as shall be requested by the recipient) on or prior to the date on which such Foreign Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable request of such Withholding Agent), executed originals of any other form prescribed by applicable law as a basis for claiming exemption from or a reduction in U.S. Federal withholding Tax, duly completed, together with such supplementary documentation as may be prescribed by applicable law to permit such Withholding Agent to determine the withholding or deduction required to be made; and

(D)if a payment made to a Lender under any Loan Document would be subject to U.S. Federal withholding Tax imposed by FATCA if such Lender were to fail to comply with the applicable reporting requirements of FATCA (including those contained in Section 1471(b) or 1472(b) of the Code, as applicable), such Lender shall deliver to the applicable Withholding Agent at the time or times prescribed by law and at such time or times reasonably requested by such Withholding Agent such documentation prescribed by applicable law (including as prescribed by Section 1471(b)(3)(C)(i) of the Code) and such additional documentation reasonably requested by such Withholding Agent as may be necessary for such Withholding Agent to comply with their obligations under FATCA and to determine that such Lender has complied with such Lender’s obligations under FATCA or to determine the amount to deduct and withhold from such payment.  Solely for purposes of this clause (D), “FATCA” shall include any amendments made to FATCA after the date of this Agreement.

Each Lender agrees that if any form or certification it previously delivered expires or becomes obsolete or inaccurate in any respect, it shall update such form or certification or promptly notify applicable Withholding Agent in writing of its legal inability to do so.

(g)Treatment of Certain Refunds.  If any party determines, in its sole discretion exercised in good faith, that it has received a refund of or credit with respect to any Taxes as to which it has been indemnified pursuant to this Section 2.17 (including by the payment of additional amounts pursuant to this Section 2.17), it shall pay to the indemnifying party an amount equal to such refund or credit (but only to the extent of indemnity payments made under this Section 2.17 with respect to the Taxes giving rise to such refund or credit), net of all out-of-pocket expenses (including Taxes) of such indemnified party and without interest (other than any interest paid by

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the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such refund or credit).  Such indemnifying party, upon the request of such indemnified party, shall repay to such indemnified party the amount paid over pursuant to this paragraph (g) (plus any penalties, interest or other charges imposed by the relevant Governmental Authority) in the event that such indemnified party is required to repay such refund to such Governmental Authority.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this paragraph (g), in no event will the indemnified party be required to pay any amount to an indemnifying party pursuant to this paragraph (g) the payment of which would place the indemnified party in a less favorable net after-Tax position than the indemnified party would have been in if the Tax subject to indemnification and giving rise to such refund or credit had not been deducted, withheld or otherwise imposed and the indemnification payments or additional amounts giving rise to such refund or credit had never been paid.  This paragraph (g) shall not be construed to require any indemnified party to make available its Tax returns (or any other information relating to its Taxes that it deems confidential) to the indemnifying party or any other Person.

(h)Survival.  Each party’s obligations under this Section 2.17 shall survive the resignation or replacement of the Administrative Agent or any assignment of rights by, or the replacement of, a Lender, the termination of the Commitments and the repayment, satisfaction or discharge of all obligations under any Loan Document (including the Payment in Full of the Secured Obligations).

(i)Defined Terms.  For purposes of this Section 2.17, the term “applicable law” includes FATCA.

Section 2.18Payments Generally; Allocation of Proceeds; Sharing of Set-offs.  

(a)The Borrowers shall make each payment required to be made by them hereunder (whether of principal, interest, fees or reimbursement of LC Disbursements, or of amounts payable under Section 2.15, Section 2.16 or Section 2.17, or otherwise) prior to 2:00 p.m., Chicago time, on the date when due, in immediately available funds, without set‑off or counterclaim.  Any amounts received after such time on any date may, in the discretion of the Administrative Agent, be deemed to have been received on the next succeeding Business Day for purposes of calculating interest thereon.  All such payments shall be made to the Administrative Agent at its offices at 10 South Dearborn Street, Floor L2, Chicago, Illinois, except payments to be made directly to an Issuing Bank or the Swingline Lender as expressly provided herein and except that payments pursuant to Section 2.15, Section 2.16, Section 2.17 and Section 9.03 shall be made directly to the Persons entitled thereto.  The Administrative Agent shall distribute any such payments received by it for the account of any other Person to the appropriate recipient promptly following receipt thereof.  If any payment hereunder shall be due on a day that is not a Business Day, the date for payment shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day, and, in the case of any payment accruing interest, interest thereon shall be payable for the period of such extension.  All payments hereunder shall be made in dollars.

(b)Any proceeds of Collateral received by the Administrative Agent (i) not constituting either (A) a specific payment of principal, interest, fees or other sum payable under the Loan Documents (which shall be applied as specified by the Borrowers), (B) a mandatory prepayment, including any Net Proceeds received pursuant to Section 2.11(c) (which shall be applied in accordance with Section 2.11) or (C) amounts to be applied from the Collection Account

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(which shall be applied in accordance with Section 2.10(b)) or (ii) after an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing and the Administrative Agent so elects or the Required Lenders so direct, shall be applied ratably first, to pay any fees, indemnities, or expense reimbursements including amounts then due to the Administrative Agent and the Issuing Banks from the Borrowers (other than in connection with Banking Services Obligations or Swap Obligations), second, to pay any fees or expense reimbursements then due to the Lenders from the Borrowers (other than in connection with Banking Services Obligations or Swap Obligations), third, to pay interest due in respect of the Overadvances and Protective Advances, fourth, to pay the principal of the Overadvances and Protective Advances, fifth, to pay interest then due and payable on the Loans (other than the Overadvances and Protective Advances) ratably, sixth, to prepay principal on the Loans (other than the Overadvances and Protective Advances) and unreimbursed LC Disbursements, ratably, seventh, to pay an amount to the Administrative Agent equal to one hundred five percent (105%) of the aggregate undrawn face amount of all outstanding Letters of Credit and the aggregate amount of any unpaid LC Disbursements, to be held as cash collateral for such Obligations, eighth, to pay any amounts owing with respect to Banking Services Obligations and Swap Obligations up to and including the amount most recently provided to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 2.22, and ninth, to the payment of any other Secured Obligation due to the Administrative Agent or any Lender by the Borrowers.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, amounts received from any Loan Party shall not be applied to any Excluded Swap Obligation of such Loan Party.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, unless so directed by the Borrower Representative, or unless a Default is in existence, neither the Administrative Agent nor any Lender shall apply any payment which it receives to any Eurodollar Loan of a Class, except (a) on the expiration date of the Interest Period applicable thereto or (b) in the event, and only to the extent, that there are no outstanding ABR Loans of the same Class and, in any such event, the Borrowers shall pay the break funding payment required in accordance with Section 2.16. The Administrative Agent and the Lenders shall have the continuing and exclusive right to apply and reverse and reapply any and all such proceeds and payments to any portion of the Secured Obligations.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, upon the occurrence and during the continuance of an Event of Default, the proceeds of any sale of, or other realization upon, all or any part of the Collateral shall be applied in accordance with the terms of the Intercreditor Agreement.

(c)At the election of the Administrative Agent, all payments of principal, interest, LC Disbursements, fees, insurance premiums, reimbursable expenses (including, without limitation, all reimbursement for fees, costs and expenses pursuant to Section 9.03), and other sums payable under the Loan Documents, may be paid from the proceeds of Borrowings made hereunder whether made following a request by the Borrower Representative pursuant to Section 2.03 or a deemed request as provided in this Section 2.18 or may be deducted from any deposit account of any Borrower maintained with the Administrative Agent.  The Borrowers hereby irrevocably authorize (i) the Administrative Agent to make a Borrowing for the purpose of paying each payment of principal, interest and fees as it becomes due hereunder or any other amount due under the Loan Documents and agrees that all such amounts charged shall constitute Loans (including Swingline Loans and Overadvances, but such a Borrowing may only constitute a Protective Advance if it is to reimburse costs, fees and expenses as described in Section 9.03) and that all such Borrowings shall be deemed to have been requested pursuant to Section 2.03, Section 2.04 or Section 2.05, as applicable, and (ii) the Administrative Agent to charge any deposit

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account of any Borrower maintained with the Administrative Agent for each payment of principal, interest and fees as it becomes due hereunder or any other amount due under the Loan Documents.

(d)If, except as otherwise expressly provided herein, any Lender shall, by exercising any right of set‑off or counterclaim or otherwise, obtain payment in respect of any principal of or interest on any of its Loans or participations in LC Disbursements resulting in such Lender receiving payment of a greater proportion of the aggregate amount of its Loans and participations in LC Disbursements and Swingline Loans and accrued interest thereon than the proportion received by any other similarly situated Lender, then the Lender receiving such greater proportion shall purchase (for cash at face value) participations in the Loans and participations in LC Disbursements and Swingline Loans of other Lenders to the extent necessary so that the benefit of all such payments shall be shared by all such Lenders ratably in accordance with the aggregate amount of principal of and accrued interest on their respective Loans and participations in LC Disbursements and Swingline Loans; provided that (i) if any such participations are purchased and all or any portion of the payment giving rise thereto is recovered, such participations shall be rescinded and the purchase price restored to the extent of such recovery, without interest, and (ii) the provisions of this paragraph shall not be construed to apply to any payment made by the Borrowers pursuant to and in accordance with the express terms of this Agreement or any payment obtained by a Lender as consideration for the assignment of or sale of a participation in any of its Loans or participations in LC Disbursements or Swingline Loans to any assignee or participant, other than to the Borrowers or any Subsidiary thereof (as to which the provisions of this paragraph shall apply).  Each Borrower consents to the foregoing and agrees, to the extent it may effectively do so under applicable law, that any Lender acquiring a participation pursuant to the foregoing arrangements may exercise against such Borrower rights of set-off and counterclaim with respect to such participation as fully as if such Lender were a direct creditor of such Borrower in the amount of such participation.

(e)Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from the Borrower Representative prior to the date on which any payment is due to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Lenders or the applicable Issuing Banks hereunder that the Borrowers will not make such payment, the Administrative Agent may assume that the Borrowers have made such payment on such date in accordance herewith and may, in reliance upon such assumption, distribute to the Lenders or the applicable Issuing Banks, as the case may be, the amount due.  In such event, if the Borrowers have not in fact made such payment, then each of the Lenders or each of the Issuing Banks, as the case may be, severally agrees to repay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand the amount so distributed to such Lender or such Issuing Bank with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is distributed to it to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at the greater of the Federal Funds Effective Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation.

(f)If any Lender shall fail to make any payment required to be made by it hereunder, then the Administrative Agent may, in its discretion (notwithstanding any contrary provision hereof), (i) apply any amounts thereafter received by the Administrative Agent for the account of such Lender to satisfy such Lender’s obligations hereunder until all such unsatisfied obligations are fully paid and/or (ii) hold any such amounts in a segregated account as cash collateral for, and application to, any future funding obligations of such Lender hereunder.  

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Application of amounts pursuant to clause (i) and clause (ii) above shall be made in any order determined by the Administrative Agent in its discretion.

(g)The Administrative Agent may from time to time provide the Borrowers with account statements or invoices with respect to any of the Secured Obligations (the “Statements”).  The Administrative Agent is under no duty or obligation to provide Statements, which, if provided, will be solely for the Borrowers’ convenience.  Statements may contain estimates of the amounts owed during the relevant billing period, whether of principal, interest, fees or other Secured Obligations.  If the Borrowers pay the full amount indicated on a Statement on or before the due date indicated on such Statement, the Borrowers shall not be in default of payment with respect to the billing period indicated on such Statement; provided, that acceptance by the Administrative Agent, on behalf of the Lenders, of any payment that is less than the total amount actually due at that time (including but not limited to any past due amounts) shall not constitute a waiver of the Administrative Agent’s or the Lenders’ right to receive payment in full at another time.

Section 2.19Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders.

(a)If any Lender requests compensation under Section 2.14(b) or Section 2.15, or if the Borrowers are required to pay any Indemnified Taxes or additional amounts to any Lender or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 2.17, then such Lender shall use reasonable efforts to designate a different lending office for funding or booking its Loans hereunder or to assign its rights and obligations hereunder to another of its offices, branches or affiliates, if such designation or assignment (i) would eliminate or reduce amounts payable pursuant to Section 2.14(b), Section 2.15 or Section 2.17, as the case may be, in the future and (ii) would not subject such Lender to any unreimbursed cost or expense and would not otherwise be disadvantageous to such Lender.  The Borrowers hereby agree to pay all reasonable costs and expenses incurred by any Lender in connection with any such designation or assignment, so long as such costs and expenses are expected to be less than the amounts that would otherwise be due from Borrower pursuant to Section 2.14(b), Section 2.15 and Section 2.17; provided, that, if such expenses are expected to be more, then such Lender shall not be required to comply with this clause (a).

(b)If any Lender requests compensation under Section 2.14(b) or Section 2.15, or if the Borrowers are required to pay any Indemnified Taxes or additional amounts to any Lender or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 2.17, or if any Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender, then the Borrowers may, at their sole expense and effort, upon notice to such Lender and the Administrative Agent, require such Lender to assign and delegate, without recourse (in accordance with and subject to the restrictions contained in Section 9.04), all its interests, rights (other than its existing rights to payments pursuant to Section 2.14(b), Section 2.15 or Section 2.17) and obligations under this Agreement and other Loan Documents to an assignee that shall assume such obligations (which assignee may be another Lender, if a Lender accepts such assignment); provided that (i) the Borrowers shall have received the prior written consent of the Administrative Agent (and in circumstances where its consent would be required under Section 9.04, the Issuing Banks and the Swingline Lender), which consent shall not unreasonably be withheld, (ii) such Lender shall have received payment of an amount equal to the outstanding principal of its Loans and participations in LC Disbursements and

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Swingline Loans, accrued interest thereon, accrued fees and all other amounts payable to it hereunder, from the assignee (to the extent of such outstanding principal and accrued interest and fees) or the Borrowers (in the case of all other amounts) and (iii) in the case of any such assignment resulting from a claim for compensation under Section 2.14(b) or Section 2.15 or payments required to be made pursuant to Section 2.17, such assignment will result in a reduction in such compensation or payments.  A Lender shall not be required to make any such assignment and delegation if, prior thereto, as a result of a waiver by such Lender or otherwise, the circumstances entitling the Borrowers to require such assignment and delegation cease to apply.

Section 2.20Defaulting Lenders.  Notwithstanding any provision of this Agreement to the contrary, if any Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender, then the following provisions shall apply for so long as such Lender is a Defaulting Lender:

(a)fees shall cease to accrue on the unfunded portion of the Commitment of such Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 2.12(a);

(b)such Defaulting Lender shall not have the right to vote on any issue on which voting is required (other than to the extent expressly provided in Section 9.02(b)) and the Commitment and Revolving Exposure of such Defaulting Lender shall not be included in determining whether the Required Lenders have taken or may take any action hereunder (including any consent to any amendment, waiver or other modification pursuant to Section 9.02) or under any other Loan Document; provided, that, except as otherwise provided in Section 9.02, this clause (b) shall not apply to the vote of a Defaulting Lender in the case of an amendment, waiver or other modification requiring the consent of such Lender or each Lender directly affected thereby to the extent such amendment, waiver or other modification directly affects the Defaulting Lender;

(c)if any Swingline Exposure, LC Exposure, Overadvance Exposure or Protective Advance Exposure exists at the time such Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender then:

(i)all or any part of the Swingline Exposure and LC Exposure of such Defaulting Lender shall be reallocated among the non-Defaulting Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentages but only (x) to the extent that the conditions set forth in Section 4.02 are satisfied at the time of such reallocation (and, unless the Borrower Representative shall have otherwise notified the Administrative Agent at such time, the Borrowers shall be deemed to have represented and warranted that such conditions are satisfied at such time) and (y) to the extent that such reallocation does not, as to any non-Defaulting Lender, cause such non-Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Exposure to exceed its Commitment;

(ii)if the reallocation described in clause (i) above cannot, or can only partially, be effected, the Borrowers shall within one (1) Business Day following notice by the Administrative Agent (x) first, prepay such Swingline Exposure, Overadvance Exposure or Protective Advance Exposure, as applicable and (y) second, cash collateralize, for the benefit of the Issuing Banks, the Borrowers’ obligations corresponding to such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure (after giving effect to any partial reallocation pursuant to clause (i) above) in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 2.06(j) for so long as such LC Exposure is outstanding;

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(iii)if the Borrowers cash collateralize any portion of such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure pursuant to clause (ii) above, the Borrowers shall not be required to pay any fees to such Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 2.12(b) with respect to such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure during the period such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure is cash collateralized;

(iv)if the LC Exposure of the non-Defaulting Lenders is reallocated pursuant to clause (i) above, then the fees payable to the Lenders pursuant to Section 2.12(a) and Section 2.12(b) shall be adjusted in accordance with such non-Defaulting Lenders’ Applicable Percentages; and

(v)if all or any portion of such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure is neither reallocated nor cash collateralized pursuant to clause (i) or (ii) above, then, without prejudice to any rights or remedies of any Issuing Bank or any other Lender hereunder, all letter of credit fees payable under Section 2.12(b) with respect to such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure shall be payable to the Issuing Banks until and to the extent that such LC Exposure is reallocated and/or cash collateralized; and

(d)so long as such Lender is a Defaulting Lender, no Issuing Bank shall be required to issue, amend, renew, extend or increase any Letter of Credit, unless it is satisfied that the related exposure and such Defaulting Lender’s then outstanding LC Exposure will be 100% covered by the Commitments of the non-Defaulting Lenders and/or cash collateral will be provided by the Borrowers in accordance with Section 2.20(c), and any LC Exposure related to any newly issued or increased Letter of Credit shall be allocated among non-Defaulting Lenders in a manner consistent with Section 2.20(c)(i) (and such Defaulting Lender shall not participate therein).

If (i) a Bankruptcy Event or a Bail-In Action with respect to the Parent of any Lender shall occur following the date hereof and for so long as such event shall continue or (ii) any Issuing Bank has a good faith belief that any Lender has defaulted in fulfilling its obligations under one or more other agreements in which such Lender commits to extend credit, no Issuing Bank shall be required to issue, amend or increase any Letter of Credit, unless such Issuing Bank shall have entered into arrangements with the Borrowers or such Lender, satisfactory to such Issuing Bank to defease any risk  to it in respect of such Lender hereunder.

In the event that each of the Administrative Agent, the Borrowers, the Swingline Lender and the Issuing Banks agrees that a Defaulting Lender has adequately remedied all matters that caused such Lender to be a Defaulting Lender, then the Swingline Exposure and the LC Exposure of the Lenders shall be readjusted to reflect the inclusion of such Lender’s Commitment and on the date of such readjustment such Lender shall purchase at par such of the Loans of the other Lenders (other than Swingline Loans) as the Administrative Agent shall determine may be necessary in order for such Lender to hold such Loans in accordance with its Applicable Percentage.

Section 2.21Returned Payments.  If after receipt of any payment which is applied to the payment of all or any part of the Secured Obligations (including a payment effected through exercise of a right of setoff), the Administrative Agent or any Secured Party is for any reason compelled to surrender such payment or proceeds to any Person because such payment or

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application of proceeds is invalidated, declared fraudulent, set aside, determined to be void or voidable as a preference, impermissible setoff, or a diversion of trust funds, or for any other reason (including pursuant to any settlement entered into by the Administrative Agent or such Secured Party in its discretion), then the Secured Obligations or part thereof intended to be satisfied shall be revived and continued and this Agreement shall continue in full force as if such payment or proceeds had not been received by the Administrative Agent or such Secured Party.  The provisions of this Section 2.21 shall be and remain effective notwithstanding any contrary action which may have been taken by the Administrative Agent or any Secured Party in reliance upon such payment or application of proceeds.  The provisions of this Section 2.21 shall survive the termination of this Agreement.

Section 2.22Banking Services and Swap Agreements.  Each Lender or Affiliate thereof (other than JPMCB and its Affiliates) providing Banking Services for, or having Swap Agreements with, any Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary shall deliver to the Administrative Agent, promptly after entering into such Banking Services or Swap Agreements, written notice setting forth the aggregate amount of all Banking Services Obligations and Swap Obligations of such Loan Party or Restricted Subsidiary thereof to such Lender or Affiliate (whether matured or unmatured, absolute or contingent).  In addition, each such Lender or Affiliate thereof shall deliver to the Administrative Agent, following the end of each calendar month, a summary of the amounts due or to become due in respect of such Banking Services Obligations and Swap Obligations.  The most recent information provided to the Administrative Agent shall be used in determining the amounts to be applied in respect of such Banking Services Obligations and/or Swap Obligations pursuant to Section 2.18(b).

ARTICLE III

Representations and Warranties

Each Loan Party represents and warrants to the Lenders that:

Section 3.01Organization; Powers.  Each of the Loan Parties, the Non-Recourse Pledgors and the Restricted Subsidiaries is duly organized, validly existing and in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction of its organization, has all requisite power and authority to carry on its business as now conducted and, except where the failure to do so, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, is qualified to do business, and is in good standing, in every jurisdiction where such qualification is required.

Section 3.02Authorization; Enforceability.  The Transactions are within each Loan Party’s organizational powers and have been duly authorized by all necessary organizational actions and, if required, actions by equity holders.  Each Loan Document to which each Loan Party is a party has been duly executed and delivered by such Loan Party and constitutes a legal, valid and binding obligation of such Loan Party, enforceable in accordance with its terms, subject to, and as may be limited by, applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or other laws affecting creditors’ rights generally and subject to general principles of equity, regardless of whether considered in a proceeding in equity or at law.

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Section 3.03Governmental Approvals; No Conflicts.  The Transactions (a) do not require any consent or approval of, registration or filing with, or any other action by, any Governmental Authority, except such as have been obtained or made and are in full force and effect and except for filings necessary to perfect Liens created pursuant to the Loan Documents, (b) will not violate any Requirement of Law applicable to any Loan Party, any Non-Recourse Pledgor or any Restricted Subsidiary or any Organizational Document of any Loan Party, Non-Recourse Pledgor or any Restricted Subsidiary, (c) will not violate or result in a default under any indenture, agreement or other instrument governing any Material Indebtedness binding upon any Loan Party, Non-Recourse Pledgor or any Restricted Subsidiary or the assets of any Loan Party, Non-Recourse Pledgor or any Restricted Subsidiary, or give rise to a right thereunder to require any payment to be made by any Loan Party, Non-Recourse Pledgor or any Restricted Subsidiary, and (d) will not result in the creation or imposition of any Lien on any asset of any Loan Party, Non-Recourse Pledgor or any Restricted Subsidiary, except Liens created pursuant to the Loan Documents.

Section 3.04Financial Condition; No Material Adverse Change.  (a) The Company has heretofore furnished to the Lenders its consolidated balance sheet and statements of income, stockholders equity and cash flows (i) as of and for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, reported on by Ernst & Young LLP, independent public accountants, and (ii) as of and for the fiscal quarter and the portion of the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018, certified by a Financial Officer.  Such financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position and results of operations and cash flows of the Company and its consolidated Subsidiaries as of such dates and for such periods in accordance with GAAP, subject to normal year‑end audit adjustments (all of which, when taken as a whole, would not be materially adverse) and the absence of footnotes in the case of the statements referred to in clause (ii) above.

(b)No event, change or condition has occurred that has had, or could reasonably be expected to have, a Material Adverse Effect, since December 31, 2017.

Section 3.05Properties and Intellectual Property.  (a) As of the date of this Agreement, Schedule 3.05 sets forth the address of each parcel of real property that is owned or leased by any Loan Party.  Each of such leases and subleases is valid and enforceable in accordance with its terms and is in full force and effect, and to the Loan Parties’ knowledge, no default by any party to any such lease or sublease exists.  Each of the Loan Parties and each of its Restricted Subsidiaries has good and valid title to, or valid leasehold interests in, all of its real and personal property, free of all Liens other than those permitted by Section 6.02.

(b)Each of the Loan Parties and the Restricted Subsidiaries owns, or is licensed or has the right to use, all material trademarks, trade names, copyrights, patents and other intellectual property necessary to its business as currently conducted, a correct and complete list of which, as of the date of this Agreement, is set forth on Schedule 3.05, and the use thereof by each Loan Party and each Restricted Subsidiary does not infringe in any material respect upon the rights of any other Person, and each Loan Party’s and each Restricted Subsidiary’s rights thereto are not subject to any licensing agreement or similar arrangement, except those that do not (individually or in the aggregate) materially detract from the value of the affected intellectual property or interfere with the ordinary conduct of business of any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary.

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Section 3.06Litigation and Environmental Matters.  (a) There are no actions, suits or proceedings by or before any arbitrator or Governmental Authority pending against or, to the knowledge of any Loan Party, threatened in writing against or affecting any Loan Party, any Non-Recourse Pledgor or any Restricted Subsidiary (i) as to which there is a reasonable expectation of an adverse determination and that, if adversely determined, would reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to result in a Material Adverse Effect (other than the Disclosed Matters) or (ii) that involve any Loan Document or the Transactions.

(b)Except for the Disclosed Matters (i) no Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary has received notice of any claim with respect to any material Environmental Liability or knows of any basis for any material Environmental Liability and (ii) except with respect to any other matters that, individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, no Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary (A) has failed to comply with any Environmental Law or to obtain, maintain or comply with any permit, license or other approval required under any Environmental Law, (B) has become subject to any Environmental Liability, (C) has received notice of any claim with respect to any Environmental Liability or (D) knows of any basis for any Environmental Liability.

(c)Since the date of this Agreement, there has been no change in the status of the Disclosed Matters that, individually or in the aggregate, has resulted in or would be reasonably expected to result in, a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 3.07Compliance with Laws and Agreements; No Default.  Except where the failure to do so, individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, each of the Loan Parties, the Non-Recourse Pledgors and the Restricted Subsidiaries is in compliance with (a) all Requirement of Law applicable to it or its property and (b) all indentures, agreements and other instruments binding upon it or its property.  No Default has occurred and is continuing.

Section 3.08Investment Company Status.  No Loan Party nor or any of its Subsidiaries is an “investment company” as defined in, or subject to regulation under, the Investment Company Act of 1940.

Section 3.09Taxes.  Each Loan Party, each Non-Recourse Pledgor and each of its Restricted Subsidiaries have timely filed or caused to be filed all Tax returns and reports required to have been filed and has paid or caused to be paid all Taxes required to have been paid by it, except (a) Taxes that are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and for which such Loan Party, Non-Recourse Pledgor or such Restricted Subsidiary, as applicable, has set aside on its books adequate reserves or (b) to the extent that the failure to do so would not be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.  Other than as set forth on Schedule 3.09, no tax liens have been filed.

Section 3.10ERISA; Foreign Pension Plans.

(a)No ERISA Event has occurred or is reasonably expected to occur that, when taken together with all other such ERISA Events for which liability is reasonably expected to occur, would reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.  Except as, individually

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or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, the present value of all accumulated benefit obligations under each Plan (based on the assumptions used for purposes of Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 87 or subsequent recodification thereof, as applicable) did not, as of the date of the most recent financial statements reflecting such amounts, exceed the fair market value of the assets of such Plan, and the present value of all accumulated benefit obligations of all underfunded Plans (based on the assumptions used for purposes of Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 87 or subsequent recodification thereof, as applicable) did not, as of the date of the most recent financial statements reflecting such amounts, exceed the fair market value of the assets of all such underfunded Plans.

(b)Except as would not reasonably be expected to result, individually or in the aggregate, in a Material Adverse Effect:  (i) all employer and employee contributions (including insurance premiums) required from any Loan Party by any Requirement of Law applicable to any Foreign Pension Plan or by the terms of any Foreign Pension Plan (including any policy held thereunder) have been made, or, if applicable, accrued in accordance with normal accounting practices; (ii) each Foreign Pension Plan that is required to be registered has been registered; and (iii) each Foreign Pension Plan is in compliance (A) with all material provisions of any Requirement of Law applicable with respect to such Foreign Pension Plan and (B) with all material terms of such Foreign Pension Plan.

Section 3.11Disclosure.  The Loan Parties have disclosed to the Lenders all agreements, instruments and corporate or other restrictions to which any Loan Party or any Subsidiary is subject, and all other matters known to it, that, individually or in the aggregate, would reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.  None of the written reports, financial statements, certificates or other written information furnished by or on behalf of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries (taken as a whole) to the Administrative Agent or any Lender in connection with the negotiation of this Agreement or any other Loan Document (as modified or supplemented by other written information so furnished) contains any material misstatement of fact or omits to state any material fact (other than industry-wide risks normally associated with the types of businesses conducted by the Loan Parties and as to matters related to the economy in general) necessary to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not materially misleading as of the date made or deemed made; provided that, with respect to projected financial information, the Loan Parties represent only that such information was prepared in good faith based upon assumptions believed to be reasonable at the time delivered.

Section 3.12Material Agreements.  All Material Contracts to which any Loan Party or Restricted Subsidiary is a party or is bound as of the date of this Agreement are listed on Schedule 3.12.  No Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary is in default beyond any applicable grace period in the performance, observance or fulfillment of any of the obligations, covenants or conditions contained in (a) any such Material Contract (other than Material Contracts evidencing or governing Material Indebtedness) to which it is a party, which, individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect or (b) any agreement or instrument evidencing or governing Material Indebtedness.

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Section 3.13Solvency.

(a)Immediately after the consummation of the Transactions to occur on the Effective Date, (i) the fair value of the assets of the Loan Parties taken as a whole, at a fair valuation, will exceed their debts and liabilities, subordinated, contingent or otherwise; (ii) the present fair saleable value of the property of the Loan Parties taken as a whole will be greater than the amount that will be required to pay the probable liability of their debts and other liabilities, subordinated, contingent or otherwise, as such debts and other liabilities become absolute and matured; (iii) the Loan Parties taken as a whole will be able to generally pay their debts and liabilities, subordinated, contingent or otherwise, as such debts and liabilities become absolute and matured; and (iv) the Loan Parties taken as a whole will not have unreasonably small capital with which to conduct the business in which they are engaged as such business is now conducted and is proposed to be conducted after the Effective Date.  For purposes of this clause (a), the amount of contingent liabilities at any time shall be computed as the amount that, in the light of all the facts and circumstances existing at such time, represents the amount that can reasonably be expected to become an actual or matured liability.  In determining whether the Loan Parties taken as a whole are solvent in accordance with this Section 3.13(a), all rights of contribution of each Loan Party against other Loan Parties under the Guarantee, at law, in equity or otherwise, shall be taken into account.

(b)The Loan Parties, taken as a whole, do not intend to, nor will they permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, and the Loan Parties taken as a whole do not believe that they or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries will, incur debts beyond their ability to pay such debts as they mature, taking into account the timing of and amounts of cash to be received by them or any such Restricted Subsidiary and the timing of the amounts of cash to be payable on or in respect of the Indebtedness or the Indebtedness of any such Restricted Subsidiary, and taking into account all rights of contribution of the Loan Parties against other Loan Parties under the Guarantee, at law, in equity or otherwise.

Section 3.14Insurance.  Schedule 3.14 sets forth a description of all insurance maintained by or on behalf of the Loan Parties and their Restricted Subsidiaries as of the Effective Date.  As of the Effective Date, all premiums in respect of such insurance have been paid.  Each Borrower maintains, and has caused each Restricted Subsidiary to maintain, with financially sound and reputable insurance companies, insurance on all their real and personal property in such amounts, subject to such deductibles and self-insurance retentions and covering such properties and risks as are adequate and customarily maintained by companies engaged in the same or similar businesses operating in the same or similar locations.

Section 3.15Capitalization and Subsidiaries.  As of the Effective Date, Schedule 3.15 sets forth (a) a correct and complete list of the name and relationship to the Company of each and all of the Company’s Subsidiaries (other than Compressco or the other Unrestricted Subsidiaries), (b) a true and complete listing of each class of each Borrower’s and their respective Subsidiaries’ authorized Equity Interests, all of which issued Equity Interests are validly issued, outstanding, fully paid and non-assessable (to the extent such concepts are relevant), and, with respect to the Company’s Subsidiaries (other than Compressco), owned beneficially and of record by the Persons identified on Schedule 3.15, and (c) the type of entity of the Company and each of its Subsidiaries (other than Compressco).  All of the issued and outstanding Equity Interests owned by any Loan

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Party have been (to the extent such concepts are relevant with respect to such ownership interests) duly authorized and issued and are fully paid and non‑assessable.  As of the Effective Date, there are no outstanding commitments or other obligations of any Loan Party to issue, and no options, warrants or other rights of any Person to acquire, any shares of any class of capital stock or other equity interests of any Loan Party, except as set out on Schedule 3.15.

Section 3.16Security Interest in Collateral.  The provisions of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents are effective to create legal and valid Liens on all of the Collateral in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Secured Parties, and such Liens, when financing statements in appropriate form are filed in the appropriate offices, or possession or control is taken in accordance with the UCC of such Collateral by Administrative Agent, to the extent a security interest may be perfected in such Collateral by the filing of a financing statement or the taking possession or control of such Collateral in accordance with the UCC, will constitute perfected and continuing Liens on the Collateral, securing the Secured Obligations, enforceable against the applicable Loan Party subject to, and as may be limited by, applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or other laws affecting creditors’ rights generally and subject to general principles of equity, regardless of whether considered in a proceeding in equity or at law, and having priority over all other Liens on the Collateral except in the case of (a) Liens permitted by Section 6.02, to the extent any such Lien would have priority over the Liens in favor of the Administrative Agent pursuant to any applicable law or agreement and (b) Liens securing the Specified Term Indebtedness in accordance with and subject to the terms of the Intercreditor Agreement.

Section 3.17Employment Matters.  As of the Effective Date, to the Loan Parties’ knowledge, there are no strikes, lockouts or slowdowns against any Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary pending or, to the knowledge of any Loan Party, threatened. To the knowledge of the Loan Parties, the hours worked by and payments made to employees of the Loan Parties and their Restricted Subsidiaries have not been in material violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act or any other applicable Federal, state, local or foreign law dealing with such matters that would be reasonably expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.  To the knowledge of the Loan Parties, all payments due from any Loan Party or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, or for which any material claim may be made against any Loan Party or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, on account of wages and employee health and welfare insurance and other benefits, have been paid or accrued as a liability on the books of such Loan Party or such Restricted Subsidiary that would be reasonably expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 3.18Federal Reserve Regulations.  No part of the proceeds of any Loan or Letter of Credit has been used, whether directly or indirectly, for any purpose that entails a violation of Regulations T, U or X of the Board.

Section 3.19Use of Proceeds.  The proceeds of the Loans have been used, whether directly or indirectly as set forth in Section 5.08.

Section 3.20No Burdensome Restrictions.  No Loan Party is subject to any Burdensome Restrictions except Burdensome Restrictions permitted under Section 6.10.

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Section 3.21Anti-Corruption Laws and Sanctions.  Each Loan Party has implemented and maintains in effect policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance by such Loan Party, its Restricted Subsidiaries and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents with Anti-Corruption Laws and applicable Sanctions, and such Loan Party, its Restricted Subsidiaries and their respective officers and directors and, to the knowledge of such Loan Party, its employees and agents, are in compliance with Anti-Corruption Laws and applicable Sanctions in all material respects.  None of (a) any Loan Party, any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or any of their respective directors or officers, or (b) to the knowledge of any Loan Party or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, any agent or employee of such Loan Party or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries that will act in any capacity in connection with or benefit from the credit facility established hereby, is a Sanctioned Person.  No Borrowing or Letter of Credit, use of proceeds, Transaction or other transaction contemplated by this Agreement or the other Loan Documents will violate Anti-Corruption Laws or applicable Sanctions.

Section 3.22Affiliate Transactions.  Except as set forth on Schedule 3.22, as of the Effective Date, there are no existing agreements, arrangements, understandings or transactions between any Loan Party and any of the officers, members, managers, directors, equity holders, employees or Affiliates (other than other Loan Parties) of any Loan Party or any members of their respective immediate families, and none of the foregoing Persons are directly or indirectly indebted to or have any direct or indirect ownership, partnership, or voting interest in any Affiliate of any Loan Party (other than other Loan Parties) or any Person with which any Loan Party has a business relationship (other than other Loan Parties) or which competes with any Loan Party.

Section 3.23Common Enterprise.  The successful operation and condition of each of the Loan Parties is dependent on the continued successful performance of the functions of the group of the Loan Parties as a whole and the successful operation of each of the Loan Parties is dependent on the successful performance and operation of each other Loan Party.  Each Loan Party expects to derive benefit (and its board of directors or other governing body has determined that it may reasonably be expected to derive benefit), directly and indirectly, from (a) successful operations of each of the other Loan Parties and (b) the credit extended by the Lenders to the Borrowers hereunder, both in their separate capacities and as members of the group of companies.  Each Loan Party has determined that execution, delivery, and performance of this Agreement and any other Loan Documents to be executed by such Loan Party are within its purpose, in furtherance of its direct and/or indirect business interests, will be of direct and/or indirect benefit to such Loan Party, and are in its best interest.

Section 3.24Qualified ECP Guarantor.  Each Borrower is a Qualified ECP Guarantor.

Section 3.25EEA Financial Institutions.  No Loan Party is an EEA Financial Institution.

ARTICLE IV

Conditions

Section 4.01Effective Date.  The obligations of the Lenders to make Loans and of the Issuing Banks to issue Letters of Credit hereunder shall not become effective until the date on which each of the following conditions is satisfied (or waived in accordance with Section 9.02):

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(a)Credit Agreement and Other Loan Documents.  The Administrative Agent (or its counsel) shall have received (i) from each party hereto either (A) a counterpart of this Agreement signed on behalf of such party or (B) written evidence satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (which may include fax or other electronic transmission of a signed signature page of this Agreement) that such party has signed a counterpart of this Agreement, (ii) either (A) a counterpart of each other Loan Document signed on behalf of each party thereto or (B) written evidence satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (which may include fax or other electronic transmission of a signed signature page thereof) that each such party has signed a counterpart of such Loan Document and (iii) such other certificates, documents, instruments and agreements as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably request in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, including any promissory notes requested by a Lender pursuant to Section 2.10 payable to each such requesting Lender and a written opinion of the Loan Parties counsel, addressed to the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Banks and the Lenders, all in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

(b)Financial Statements and Projections.  The Lenders shall have received (i) audited consolidated financial statements of the Company and its Subsidiaries for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, (ii) unaudited interim consolidated financial statements of the Company and its Subsidiaries for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2018 and (iii) satisfactory projections on a quarterly basis through and including the Company’s fiscal year ending December 31, 2018 and on an annual basis through the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022, in a form reasonably satisfactory to the Lenders.

(c)Officer’s Certificates; Certified Certificate of Incorporation; Good Standing Certificates.  The Administrative Agent shall have received (i) a certificate of each of the Loan Parties and each Non-Recourse Pledgor, dated the Effective Date and executed by each Loan Party’s Secretary or Assistant Secretary, which shall (A) certify the resolutions of its board of directors, board of managers, members or other governing body authorizing the execution, delivery and performance of the Loan Documents to which it is a party, (B) identify by name and title and bear the specimen signatures of the officers of such Loan Party or Non-Recourse Pledgor authorized to sign the Loan Documents to which it is a party and, in the case of the Company, its Financial Officers, and (C) contain appropriate attachments, including the certificate or articles of incorporation or organization of each Loan Party and each Non-Recourse Pledgor certified by the relevant authority of the jurisdiction of organization of such Loan Party or Non-Recourse Pledgor and a true and correct copy of its by‑laws or operating, management or partnership agreement, or other organizational or governing documents, and (ii) a good standing certificate as of a recent date for each Loan Party and each Non-Recourse Pledgor from its jurisdiction of organization or the substantive equivalent available in the jurisdiction of organization for such Loan Party from the appropriate governmental officer in such jurisdiction.

(d)Closing Certificate.  The Administrative Agent shall have received a certificate, signed by a Financial Officer of each Borrower and each other Loan Party, dated as of the Effective Date (i) stating that no Default has occurred and is continuing, (ii) stating that the representations and warranties contained in the Loan Documents are true and correct in all material respects as of such date (it being understood and agreed that any representation or warranty which by its terms is made as of a specified date shall be required to be true and correct in all material

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respects only as of such specified date, and that any representation or warranty which is subject to any materiality qualifier shall be required to be true and correct in all respects), and (iii) demonstrating in reasonable detail that the Borrowers are in compliance with Section 4.01(l).

(e)Fees.  The Lenders and the Administrative Agent shall have received all fees required to be paid (including such fees in any Fee Letter), and all reasonable, documented and out of pocket expenses for which invoices have been presented (including the reasonable and documented fees and expenses of Vinson & Elkins, LLP, outside legal counsel to the Administrative Agent), on or before the Effective Date.  All such amounts will be paid with proceeds of Loans made on the Effective Date and will be reflected in the funding instructions given by the Borrower Representative to the Administrative Agent on or before the Effective Date.

(f)Lien Searches.  The Administrative Agent shall have received the results of a recent lien search in each jurisdiction where the Loan Parties and Non-Recourse Pledgors are organized, and such search shall reveal no Liens on any of the assets of the Loan Parties or the Non-Recourse Pledgors except for Liens permitted by Section 6.02 or discharged on or prior to the Effective Date pursuant to a pay-off letter or other documentation satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

(g)Pay-Off Letters.  The Administrative Agent shall have received satisfactory pay-off letters for all existing Indebtedness to be repaid from the proceeds of the initial Borrowing, confirming that all Liens in connection with such Indebtedness upon any of the property of the Loan Parties constituting Collateral will be terminated concurrently with such payment and all letters of credit issued or guaranteed as part of such Indebtedness shall have been cash collateralized or supported by a Letter of Credit.

(h)Funding Account.  The Administrative Agent shall have received a written notice setting forth the deposit account(s) of the Borrowers (the “Funding Account”) to which the Administrative Agent is authorized by the Borrowers to transfer the proceeds of any Borrowings requested or authorized pursuant to this Agreement.

(i)Customer List.  The Administrative Agent shall have received a true and complete customer list for each Borrower and its Domestic Subsidiaries, which list shall state the customer’s name, mailing address and phone number and shall be certified as true and correct in all material respects by a Financial Officer of the Borrower Representative.

(j)Solvency.  The Administrative Agent shall have received a solvency certificate of the Loan Parties dated as of the Effective Date signed by a Financial Officer.

(k)Borrowing Base Certificate.  The Administrative Agent shall have received a Borrowing Base Certificate which calculates the Borrowing Base as of a recent date agreed to between the Borrowers and the Administrative Agent prior to the Effective Date with customary supporting schedules and documentation.

(l)Closing Availability.  After giving effect to all Borrowings to be made on the Effective Date, the issuance of any Letters of Credit on the Effective Date and the payment of all fees and expenses due hereunder, and with all of the Loan Parties’ Indebtedness, liabilities, and obligations current, Availability shall not be less than $20,000,000.

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(m)Filings, Registrations and Recordings.  Each document (including any Uniform Commercial Code financing statement) required by the Collateral Documents or under law or reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent to be filed, registered or recorded in order to create in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of itself, the Lenders and the other Secured Parties, a perfected Lien on the Collateral described therein prior and superior in right to any other Person (other than with respect to Liens expressly permitted by Section 6.02 to be prior to the Liens of the Administrative Agent in the applicable Collateral), shall have been filed, registered or recorded or immediately upon the closing of this Agreement will be filed, registered or recorded by Administrative Agent.

(n)Insurance.  The Administrative Agent shall have received evidence of insurance coverage in form, scope, and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and otherwise in compliance with the terms of Section 5.10 hereof and Section 4.12 of the Security Agreement.

(o)Letter of Credit Application.  If a Letter of Credit is requested to be issued on the Effective Date, the Administrative Agent shall have received a properly completed letter of credit application (whether standalone or pursuant to a master agreement, as applicable).  The Borrowers shall have executed the applicable Issuing Bank’s master agreement for the issuance of commercial Letters of Credit.

(p)Tax Withholding.  The Administrative Agent shall have received a properly completed and signed IRS Form W-8 or W-9, as applicable, for each Loan Party.

(q)Corporate Structure.  The corporate structure, capital structure and other material debt instruments, material accounts and governing documents of the Borrowers and their Restricted Subsidiaries shall be acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion.

(r)Field Examination. The Administrative Agent or its designee shall have conducted a field examination of the Loan Parties’ Accounts, Inventory and such other information or materials as the Administrative Agent shall include within the scope of such field examination and audit, all of which shall be in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

(s)Legal Due Diligence. The Administrative Agent shall have completed all legal due diligence, the results of which shall be satisfactory to Administrative Agent.

(t)Appraisals.  The Administrative Agent shall have received appraisals of the Borrowers’ Inventory from one or more firms satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, which appraisals shall be satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

(u)Perfection Certificate.  The Administrative Agent shall have received an executed copy of the Perfection Certificate.

(v)USA PATRIOT Act, Etc.  The Administrative Agent and the Lenders shall have received all documentation and other information required by bank regulatory authorities under applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules and regulations, including the USA PATRIOT Act and the beneficial ownership regulations (31 CFR §1010.230), for each Loan Party.

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(w)Government and Third Party Consents and Approvals.  The Administrative Agent shall have received evidence that all consents and approvals, if any, required to be obtained from any Governmental Authority or other Person in connection with the Transactions (including member and shareholder approvals) have been obtained and are in full force and effect.

(x)Term Loan Documents.  The Administrative Agent shall have received fully executed copies of the Term Loan Documents, which shall be in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and its counsel.

(y)Intercreditor Agreement.  The Administrative Agent shall have received a fully executed copy of the Intercreditor Agreement, which shall be in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and its counsel.

(z)Legal and Regulatory Matters. All legal (including tax) and regulatory matters shall be satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders, including compliance with all applicable requirements of Regulations U, T and X of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Administrative Agent shall have received a FR U-1 statement properly completed by the Company with respect to any margin stock that is included as Collateral.

(aa)Other Documents.  The Administrative Agent shall have received such other documents as the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank, any Lender or their respective counsel may have reasonably requested.

Without limiting the generality of the provisions of Article VIII, for purposes of determining compliance with the conditions specified in this Section 4.01, each Lender that has signed this Agreement shall be deemed to have consented to, approved or accepted or be satisfied with, each document or other matter required under this Section 4.01 to be consented to or approved by or be acceptable or satisfactory to a Lender unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from such Lender prior to the Effective Date specifying its objection thereto.  The Administrative Agent shall notify the Borrower Representative, the Lenders and the Issuing Banks of the Effective Date, and such notice shall be conclusive and binding.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the obligations of the Lenders to make Loans and of the Issuing Banks to issue Letters of Credit hereunder shall not become effective unless each of the foregoing conditions is satisfied (or waived pursuant to Section 9.02) at or prior to 2:00 p.m., Chicago time, on September 14, 2018 (and, in the event such conditions are not so satisfied or waived, the Commitments shall terminate at such time).

Section 4.02Each Credit Event.  The obligation of each Lender to make a Loan on the occasion of any Borrowing, and of each Issuing Bank to issue, amend, renew or extend any Letter of Credit, is subject to the satisfaction of the following conditions:

(a)The representations and warranties of the Loan Parties and the Non-Recourse Pledgors set forth in the Loan Documents shall be true and correct in all material respects with the same effect as though made on and as of the date of such Borrowing or the date of issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of such Letter of Credit, as applicable (it being understood and agreed that any representation or warranty which by its terms is made as of a specified date shall be required to be true and correct in all material respects only as of such

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specified date, and that any representation or warranty which is subject to any materiality qualifier shall be required to be true and correct in all respects).

(b)At the time of and immediately after giving effect to such Borrowing or the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of such Letter of Credit, as applicable, (i) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing and (ii) no Protective Advance shall be outstanding.

(c)After giving effect to any Borrowing or the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit, Availability shall not be less than zero.

(d)The making of such Loans or the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of such Letter of Credit, as applicable, shall not be prohibited by, or subject the Administrative Agent, any Lender or any Issuing Bank to, any penalty or onerous condition under any applicable law.

Each Borrowing and each issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of a Letter of Credit shall be deemed to constitute a representation and warranty by the Borrowers on the date thereof as to the matters specified in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of this Section 4.02.

Notwithstanding the failure to satisfy the conditions precedent set forth in paragraphs (a) or (b) of this Section 4.02, unless otherwise directed by the Required Lenders, the Administrative Agent may, but shall have no obligation to, continue to make Loans and an Issuing Bank may, but shall have no obligation to, issue, amend, renew or extend, or cause to be issued, amended, renewed or extended, any Letter of Credit for the ratable account and risk of Lenders from time to time if the Administrative Agent believes that making such Loans or issuing, amending, renewing or extending, or causing the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of, any such Letter of Credit is in the best interests of the Lenders.

ARTICLE V

Affirmative Covenants

Until all of the Secured Obligations have been Paid in Full, each Loan Party executing this Agreement covenants and agrees, jointly and severally with all of the other Loan Parties, with the Lenders that:

Section 5.01Financial Statements; Borrowing Base and Other Information.  The Borrowers will furnish to the Administrative Agent and each Lender:

(a)in accordance with then applicable law and not later than ninety (90) days after the end of each fiscal year of the Company, its audited consolidated balance sheet and related statements of operations, stockholders’ equity and cash flows as of the end of and for such year, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the previous fiscal year, all reported on by Ernst & Young LLP or other independent public accountants of recognized national standing (without a “going concern” or like qualification or exception and without any qualification or exception as to the scope of such audit) to the effect that such consolidated financial statements present fairly in all material respects the financial condition and results of operations of the

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Company and its consolidated Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP consistently applied; provided that the Borrowers shall be deemed to have furnished said annual audited financial statements for purposes of this Section 5.01(a) if the same shall have timely been made available on “EDGAR” and the Borrowers shall have complied with Section 5.01(l) in respect thereof;

(b)in accordance with then applicable law and not later than forty-five (45) days after the end of each fiscal quarter of the Company, its consolidated balance sheet and related statements of operations, stockholders' equity and cash flows as of the end of and for such fiscal quarter and the then elapsed portion of the fiscal year, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the corresponding period or periods of (or, in the case of the balance sheet, as of the end of) the previous fiscal year, all certified by a Financial Officer of the Company as presenting fairly in all material respects the financial condition and results of operations of the Company and its consolidated Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP consistently applied, subject to normal year-end audit adjustments and the absence of footnotes; provided that the Borrowers shall be deemed to have furnished said annual audited financial statements for purposes of this Section 5.01(b) if the same shall have timely been made available on “EDGAR” and the Borrowers shall have complied with Section 5.01(l) in respect thereof;

(c)concurrently with any delivery of financial statements under clause (a) or (b) above, (i) a schedule or report, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, detailing the financial condition and results of operations of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries after eliminating the assets, liabilities and results of operations of Compressco and (b) a compliance certificate of a Financial Officer of the Company in substantially the form of Exhibit C (i) certifying, in the case of the financial statements delivered under clause (b), that such statements present fairly in all material respects the financial condition and results of operations of the Company and its consolidated Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP consistently applied, subject to normal year-end audit adjustments and the absence of footnotes, (ii) certifying as to whether a Default has occurred and, if a Default has occurred, specifying the details thereof and any action taken or proposed to be taken with respect thereto, (iii) setting forth reasonably detailed calculations of the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio for the fiscal quarter most recently ended and an indication of the Applicable Rate as a result of such calculation, (iv) stating whether any change in GAAP or in the application thereof has occurred since the date of the audited financial statements most recently delivered pursuant to clause (a) above and, if any such change has occurred, specifying the effect of such change on the financial statements accompanying such certificate and (v) certifying that the schedule or report delivered pursuant to clause (i) above is true and correct in all material respects;

(d)within ninety (90) days after the end of each fiscal year of the Company, (commencing with the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018), its internally-prepared consolidating financial statements reconciling the financial condition of its Restricted Subsidiaries and Unrestricted Subsidiaries, in a format reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent, certified by a Financial Officer of the Company as presenting fairly in all material respects the financial condition and results of operations of the Restricted Subsidiaries and Unrestricted Subsidiaries of the Company in accordance with GAAP;

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(e)within sixty (60) days after the end of each fiscal year of the Company, but in any event not more than sixty (60) days prior to the end of the previous fiscal year of the Company, a copy of the plan and forecast (including a projected consolidated and consolidating balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement) of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries for quarter of the upcoming fiscal year (the Projections) in form reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent;

(f)as soon as available but in any event within twenty-five (25) days following the end of each calendar month, and at such other times as may be reasonably necessary to re-determine Availability or as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent, as of the period then ended, a Borrowing Base Certificate and supporting information in connection therewith, together with any additional reports with respect to the Borrowing Base as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request; provided that, at any time a Weekly Reporting Period exists, a Borrowing Base Certificate shall be delivered weekly within three (3) Business Days after the end of each calendar week;

(g)as soon as available but in any event within twenty-five (25) days following the end of each calendar month and at such other times as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent, as of the period then ended, all delivered electronically in a text formatted file acceptable to the Administrative Agent:

(i)a detailed aging of the Borrowers’ Accounts, including all invoices aged by invoice date and due date (with an explanation of terms offered), prepared in a manner reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent, together with a summary specifying the name, address, and balance due for each Account Debtor;

(ii)a schedule detailing the Borrowers’ Inventory, in form satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, (A) by location (showing Inventory in transit and any Inventory located with a third party under any consignment, bailee arrangement, warehouse agreement or other arrangement, as applicable), by class (raw material, work-in-process and finished goods), by product type, and by volume on hand, which Inventory shall be valued at the lower of cost or market value, determined on a first in, first out basis and adjusted for Reserves as the Administrative Agent has previously indicated to the Borrower Representative are deemed by the Administrative Agent to be appropriate, and (B) including a report of any variances or other results of Inventory counts performed by the Borrowers since the last Inventory schedule (including information regarding sales or other reductions, additions, returns or credits issued by the applicable Borrower);

(iii)a worksheet of calculations prepared by the Borrowers to determine Eligible Accounts and Eligible Inventory, such worksheets detailing the Accounts and Inventory excluded from Eligible Accounts and Eligible Inventory and the reason for such exclusion; and

(iv)a reconciliation of the Borrowers’ Accounts and Inventory between (A) the amounts shown in the applicable Borrower’s general ledger and financial statements and the reports delivered pursuant to clauses (i) and (ii) above and (B) the amounts and dates shown in the reports delivered pursuant to clauses (i) and (ii) above and the Borrowing Base Certificate delivered pursuant to clause (e) above as of such date;

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provided, that at any time a Weekly Reporting Period exists, the Administrative Agent, in its sole discretion, may require delivery of the information required by this clause (f) weekly within three (3) Business Days after the end of each calendar week;

(h)as soon as available but in any event within twenty-five (25) days following the end of each calendar month and at such other times as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent, as of the month then ended, a schedule and aging of the Borrower’s accounts payable, delivered electronically in a text formatted file acceptable to the Administrative Agent; provided, that at any time a Weekly Reporting Period exists, the Administrative Agent, in its sole discretion, may require delivery of the information required by this clause (g) weekly within three (3) Business Days after the end of each calendar week;

(i)as soon as available but in any event within thirty (30) days following the end of each six month period ending June 30  and December 31, and at such other times as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent, an updated customer list for each Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries, which list shall state the customer’s name, mailing address and phone number, delivered electronically in a text formatted file acceptable to the Administrative Agent and certified as true and correct by a Financial Officer of the Borrower Representative;

(j)promptly upon the Administrative Agent’s reasonable request:

(i)copies of invoices issued by the Borrowers in connection with any Accounts, field tickets, bid proposals, credit memos, shipping and delivery documents, and other information related thereto;

(ii)copies of purchase orders, invoices, and shipping and delivery documents in connection with any Inventory purchased by any Loan Party; and

(iii)a schedule detailing the balance of all intercompany accounts of the Loan Parties;

(k)as soon as available but in any event within twenty (20) days following the end of each calendar month and at such other times as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent, as of the period then ended, each Borrower’s sales journal, cash receipts journal (identifying trade and non-trade cash receipts) and debit memo/credit memo journal; provided that, at any time a Weekly Reporting Period exists, the Administrative Agent, in its sole discretion, may require delivery of the information required by this clause (5) weekly within three (3) Business Days after the end of each calendar week;

(l)promptly after the same become publicly available (whether on “EDGAR” or otherwise), copies of all periodic and other reports, proxy statements and other materials filed by the Company with the SEC, or any Governmental Authority succeeding to any or all of the functions of the SEC, or with any national securities exchange, or distributed by the Company to its shareholders generally, as the case may be;

(m)promptly after any request therefor by the Administrative Agent or any Lender, and not more frequently than once per calendar year copies of (i) any documents described in Section 101(k)(1) of ERISA that any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate may request with respect

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to any Multiemployer Plan and (ii) any notices described in Section 101(l)(1) of ERISA that any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate may request with respect to any Multiemployer Plan; provided that if a Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate has not requested such documents or notices from the administrator or sponsor of the applicable Multiemployer Plan, the applicable Borrower or the applicable ERISA Affiliate shall promptly make a request for such documents and notices from such administrator or sponsor and shall provide copies of such documents and notices promptly after receipt thereof;

(n)promptly following any reasonable request therefor, provide information and documentation reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent or any Lender for purposes of compliance with applicable “know your customer” and anti-money-laundering rules and regulations, including, without limitation, the PATRIOT Act and the Beneficial Ownership Regulation; and

(o)promptly following any request therefor, such other information regarding the operations, material changes in ownership of Equity Interests, business affairs and financial condition of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, or compliance with the terms of this Agreement, as the Administrative Agent or any Lender may reasonably request.

Section 5.02Notices of Material Events. The Borrowers will furnish to the Administrative Agent and each Lender prompt (but in any event within any time period that may be specified below) written notice of the following:

(a)the occurrence of any Default;

(b)receipt of any written notice of any investigation by a Governmental Authority or any litigation or legal proceeding commenced or threatened in writing against any Loan Party, any Non-Recourse Pledgor or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries that (i) seeks damages in excess of $15,000,000 not covered by insurance, (ii) seeks injunctive relief, (iii) is asserted or instituted against any Plan, its fiduciaries or its assets, (iv) alleges criminal misconduct constituting a felony by any Loan Party, any Non-Recourse Pledgor or any Restricted Subsidiary, (v) alleges the material violation of, or seeks to impose remedies under, any Environmental Law or related Requirement of Law, or seeks to impose any material Environmental Liability, (vi) asserts liability on the part of any Loan Party, any Non-Recourse Pledgor or any Restricted Subsidiary in excess of $15,000,000 in respect of any tax, fee, assessment, or other governmental charge, or (vii) involves any product recall;

(c)any Lien (other than Liens permitted pursuant to Section 6.02) or claim made or asserted against any of the Collateral;

(d)any loss, damage, or destruction to the Collateral in the amount of $1,000,000 or more, whether or not covered by insurance;

(e)within five (5) Business Days of receipt thereof, any and all default notices received under or with respect to any leased location or public warehouse where Collateral in value in excess of $2,500,000 in the aggregate is located;

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(f)all material amendments to and terminations of any Material Indebtedness or any of the agreements listed on Schedule 3.12, if any, together with a copy of each such amendment or termination;

(g)within five (5) Business Days after the occurrence thereof, any Loan Party entering into a Swap Agreement or an amendment thereto, together with copies of all agreements evidencing such Swap Agreement or amendment;

(h)the occurrence of any ERISA Event that, alone or together with any other ERISA Events that have occurred, could reasonably be expected to result in liability of the Loan Parties and their Restricted Subsidiaries in an aggregate amount exceeding $5,000,000; and

(i)any other development that results, or could reasonably be expected to result, in a Material Adverse Effect.

Each notice delivered under this Section shall be accompanied by a statement of a Financial Officer or other executive officer of the Borrower Representative setting forth a reasonable summary of the event or development requiring such notice and any action taken or proposed to be taken with respect thereto.

Section 5.03Existence; Conduct of Business.  Each Loan Party will, and will cause each Restricted Subsidiary and each Non-Recourse Pledgor to, (a) do or cause to be done all things necessary to preserve, renew and keep in full force and effect its legal existence and, except where the failure to do so, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, the rights, qualifications, licenses, permits, franchises, governmental authorizations, intellectual property rights, licenses and permits material to the conduct of its business, (b) except where the failure to do so, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, maintain all requisite authority to conduct its business in each jurisdiction in which its business is conducted, provided that the foregoing shall not prohibit any merger, consolidation, liquidation or dissolution permitted under Section 6.03, and (c) carry on and conduct its business in substantially the same manner and in substantially the same fields of enterprise as it is presently conducted, and businesses reasonably related thereto.

Section 5.04Payment of Obligations.  Each Loan Party will, and will cause each Restricted Subsidiary and each Non-Recourse Pledgor to, pay or discharge all Material Indebtedness and all other material liabilities and obligations, including all federal and state and all other material Taxes, before the same shall become delinquent or in default, except where (a) the validity or amount thereof is being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings, (b) such Loan Party, Non-Recourse Pledgor or such Restricted Subsidiary has set aside on its books adequate reserves with respect thereto in accordance with GAAP and (c) the failure to make payment pending such contest could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect; provided, however, that each Loan Party will, and will cause each of its Restricted Subsidiaries to, remit taxes withheld from employees’ wages and other payroll taxes to appropriate Governmental Authorities as and when claimed to be due, notwithstanding the foregoing exceptions.

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Section 5.05Maintenance of Properties.  Each Loan Party will, and will cause each Restricted Subsidiary to, keep and maintain all property material to the conduct of its business in good working order and condition, ordinary wear and tear excepted provided that this Section shall not prevent the Loan Parties or any Restricted Subsidiary from discontinuing the operation and maintenance of certain of its properties if such discontinuance is desirable in the conduct of its business and could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 5.06Books and Records; Inspection Rights; Field Examinations.

(a)Each Loan Party will, and will cause each Restricted Subsidiary to, (i) keep proper books of record and account in which full, true and correct entries in all material respects are made of all dealings and transactions in relation to its business and activities and (ii) permit any representatives designated by the Administrative Agent or any Lender (including employees of the Administrative Agent, any Lender or any consultants, accountants, lawyers, agents, field examiners and appraisers retained by the Administrative Agent), upon reasonable prior notice and during normal business hours, to visit and inspect its properties, to conduct at such Loan Party’s premises field examinations of such Loan Party’s assets, liabilities, books and records, including examining and making extracts from its books and records, environmental assessment reports, and to discuss its affairs, finances and condition with its officers and independent accountants, all at such reasonable times during normal business hours and as often as reasonably requested.  Each Loan Party acknowledges that the Administrative Agent, after exercising its rights of inspection, may prepare and distribute to the Lenders certain Reports pertaining to such Loan Party’s assets for internal use by the Administrative Agent and the Lenders. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Section 5.06, subject to Section 9.12, none of the Borrowers nor any Subsidiary shall be required to disclose, permit the inspection, examination or making copies or abstracts of any document, information or other matter that (i) constitutes non-financial trade secrets or non-financial proprietary information (except following an Event of Default in connection with the enforcement, collection or protection of the Administrative Agent’s and the Lenders’ rights in connection with the Loan Documents, but subject at all times to Section 9.12), (ii) in respect of which disclosure to the Agent or any Lender (or their respective representatives or contractors) is prohibited by any Requirement of Law or contractual obligation or (iii) is subject to attorney-client or similar privilege or constitutes attorney work-product; provided that subclause (i) above and this subclause (iii) shall not prevent or excuse the Loan Parties from delivering any notices required to be delivered pursuant to Section 5.02.

(b)The Loan Parties shall be responsible for the costs of expenses of one (1) field examination during any 12-month period and one (1) additional field examination (for the total of two (2) such field examinations during any 12-month period) conducted at any time after Availability falls below the greater of (i) $20,000,000 and (ii) 25% of the lesser of the Borrowing Base and the Commitments; provided, the Loan Parties shall be responsible for the costs and expenses of all field examinations conducted while an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing; provided, further, that field examinations conducted in connection with a Borrower designation pursuant to Section 5.17 shall be disregarded for purposes of the limitation with respect to the Loan Parties reimbursement obligations set forth in this Section 5.06(b).

Section 5.07Compliance with Laws and Material Contractual Obligations. Each Loan Party will, and will cause each Restricted Subsidiary and each Non-Recourse Pledgor to,

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(a) comply in all material respects with each Requirement of Law applicable to it or its property (including Environmental Laws, Anti-Corruption Laws and Sanctions) and (b) perform its obligations under Material Contracts and other written agreements to which it is a party, except, in each case, where the failure to do so, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect. Each Loan Party will maintain in effect and enforce policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance by such Loan Party, its Restricted Subsidiaries, the Non-Recourse Pledgors and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents with Anti-Corruption Laws and applicable Sanctions.

Section 5.08Use of Proceeds.

(a)The proceeds of the Loans and the Letters of Credit will be used only to refinance certain indebtedness of the Loan Parties existing on the Effective Date, finance expenses incurred in connection with the Transactions and for working capital needs, capital expenditures and other general corporate purposes, including, without limitation, to finance Permitted Acquisitions, of the Loan Parties.  No part of the proceeds of any Loan and no Letter of Credit will be used, whether directly or indirectly, for any purpose that entails a violation of any of Regulations T, U or X of the Board.

(b)No Borrower will request any Borrowing or Letter of Credit, and no Borrower shall use, and each Borrower shall procure that its Subsidiaries and its and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents shall not use, directly or to the Loan Parties’ knowledge, indirectly, the proceeds of any Borrowing or Letter of Credit (i) in furtherance of an offer, payment, promise to pay, or authorization of the payment or giving of money, or anything else of value, to any Person in violation of any Anti-Corruption Laws, (ii) for the purpose of funding, financing or facilitating any activities, business or transaction of or with any Sanctioned Person, or in any Sanctioned Country, to the extent that such activities, businesses or transaction would be prohibited by Sanctions if conducted by a corporation incorporated in the U.S. or the European Union, or (iii) in any manner that would result in the violation of any Sanctions applicable to any party hereto.

(c)No Loan Party will use the proceeds of any Loans to make any payment of the Swiftwater Earnout unless no Default or Event of Default exists immediately before or after giving pro forma effect to such payment.

Section 5.09Accuracy of Information.  The Loan Parties will ensure that any information, including financial statements or other documents, furnished to the Administrative Agent or the Lenders in connection with this Agreement or any other Loan Document or any amendment or modification hereof or thereof or waiver hereunder or thereunder (when taken as a whole) contains no material misstatement of fact or omits to state any material fact (other than industry-wide risks normally associated with the types of businesses conducted by the Loan Parties) necessary to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading, as of the date made or deemed made, and the furnishing of such information shall be deemed to be a representation and warranty by the Borrowers on the date thereof as to the matters specified in this Section 5.09; provided that, with respect to projected financial information, the Loan Parties will only ensure that such information was prepared in good faith based upon assumptions believed to be reasonable at the time.

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Section 5.10Insurance. Each Loan Party will, and will cause each Restricted Subsidiary to, maintain with financially sound and reputable carriers having a financial strength rating of at least A- by A.M. Best Company insurance in such amounts (with no greater risk retention) and against such risks and such other hazards, as is customarily maintained by companies of established repute engaged in the same or similar businesses operating in the same or similar locations.  The Borrowers will furnish to the Lenders, upon request of the Administrative Agent, information in reasonable detail as to the insurance so maintained. The Loan Parties will, and will cause each Restricted Subsidiary to, maintain flood insurance on all real property constituting Collateral, from such providers, in amounts and on terms in accordance with the Flood Laws or as otherwise satisfactory to all Lenders.

Section 5.11Casualty and Condemnation.  The Borrowers will (a) furnish to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders prompt written notice of any casualty or other insured damage to any material portion of the Collateral or the commencement of any action or proceeding for the taking of any material portion of the Collateral or interest therein under power of eminent domain or by condemnation or similar proceeding and (b) to the extent applicable, ensure that the Net Proceeds of any such event (whether in the form of insurance proceeds, condemnation awards or otherwise) are collected and applied in accordance with the applicable provisions of this Agreement and the Collateral Documents.

Section 5.12Appraisals.  At any time that the Administrative Agent requests, each Loan Party will, and will cause each of its Restricted Subsidiaries to, provide the Administrative Agent with appraisals or updates thereof of its Inventory from an appraiser selected and engaged by the Administrative Agent, and prepared on a basis satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, such appraisals and updates to include, without limitation, information required by any applicable Requirement of Law.  If no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, the Loan Parties shall be responsible for the costs and expenses of (i) one appraisal during any twelve (12) month period or (ii) up to two appraisals during any twelve (12) month period during which Availability falls below the greater of (x) $20,000,000 and (y) 25% of the lesser of the Borrowing Base and the Commitments at any time during such period.  Additionally, there shall be no limitation on the number or frequency of Inventory appraisals if an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, and the Loan Parties shall be responsible for the costs and expenses of any such appraisals conducted while an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing.

Section 5.13Depository Banks.  Each Borrower and each Restricted Subsidiary will maintain one or more of the Lenders as its principal depository bank, including for the maintenance of operating, administrative, cash management, collection activity and other deposit accounts for the conduct of its business; provided that the Borrowers and their Restricted Subsidiaries may maintain Excluded Deposit Accounts (as defined in the Security Agreement) subject to the limitations and requirements of the Security Agreement.

Section 5.14Additional Collateral; Further Assurances.

(a)Subject to applicable Requirement of Law, the Borrowers and each of their Restricted Subsidiaries will cause each Material Domestic Subsidiary that is not an Unrestricted Subsidiary formed or acquired after the date of this Agreement and any Person (other than an Unrestricted Subsidiary) that otherwise becomes a Material Domestic Subsidiary after the date of

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this Agreement to become either (i) a Loan Guarantor or (ii) a Loan Guarantor and a Borrower, as elected by the Borrowers, by executing a Joinder Agreement and an assumption agreement to the Security Agreement in substantially the form attached as an annex thereto within thirty (30) days of such formation or acquisition or of such Person otherwise becoming a Material Domestic Subsidiary (or such later date as the Administrative Agent may agree in its sole discretion). Upon execution and delivery thereof, each such Person (A) shall automatically become either (x) a Loan Guarantor or (y) a Loan Guarantor and a Borrower, as applicable, hereunder and thereupon shall have all of the rights, benefits, duties, and obligations in such capacity under the Loan Documents and (B) will grant Liens to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, in any property of such Loan Party which constitutes Collateral; provided that if such Person is to become a Borrower, the requirements of Section 5.17 shall have been satisfied.

(b)Subject to the Intercreditor Agreement, each Loan Party will cause (i) 100% of the issued and outstanding Equity Interests of each of its Domestic Subsidiaries (other than subsidiaries of CSI Compressco LP) owned by such Loan Party and (ii) 65% of the issued and outstanding Equity Interests entitled to vote (within the meaning of Treas. Reg. Section 1.956-2(c)(2)) and 100% of the issued and outstanding Equity Interests not entitled to vote (within the meaning of Treas. Reg. Section 1.956-2(c)(2)) in each Foreign Subsidiary directly owned by any Loan Party or any of their Domestic Subsidiaries (other than subsidiaries of CSI Compressco LP), in each case, to be subject at all times to a perfected Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Loan Documents or other security documents as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably request.

(c)Subject to the Intercreditor Agreement, each Loan Party will, and will cause each of its Restricted Subsidiaries to, execute and deliver, or cause to be executed and delivered, to the Administrative Agent such documents, agreements and instruments, and will take or cause to be taken such further actions (including the filing and recording of financing statements, fixture filings, and other documents and such other actions or deliveries of the type required by Section 4.01, as applicable), which may be required by any Requirement of Law or which the Administrative Agent may, from time to time, reasonably request to carry out the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents and to ensure perfection and priority of the Liens created or intended to be created by the Collateral Documents, all in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and all at the expense of the Loan Parties.

(d)To the extent any real property is included in the Collateral, each Loan Party will, and will cause each Subsidiary to, execute and/or deliver, as applicable, such other documents as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request on behalf of any Lender that is a regulated financial institution or any Affiliate of such a Lender (each, a “Regulated Lender Entity”), in each case, to the extent such other documents are required for compliance by such Regulated Lender Entity with applicable law with respect to flood insurance diligence, documentation and coverage under all applicable Flood Laws. Prior to signing by the Loan Parties of any mortgage or deed of trust to secure the Secured Obligations, the applicable Loan Parties and the Administrative Agent shall have provided each Regulated Lender Entity requesting the same a copy of the life of loan flood zone determination relative to the property to be subject to such mortgage or deed of trust

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delivered to the Administrative Agent and copies of the other documents required by any such Regulated Lender Entity as provided in the preceding sentence and shall have received confirmation from each Regulated Lender Entity that flood insurance due diligence and flood insurance compliance has been completed by such Regulated Lender Entity (such confirmation not to be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed, and shall be delivered promptly upon such completion by the applicable Regulated Lender Entity).

(e)If any material assets (excluding any real property and any other Excluded Assets) are acquired by any Loan Party after the Effective Date (other than assets constituting Collateral under the Security Agreement or any other Collateral Document that become subject to the Lien under the Security Agreement or such other Collateral Document upon acquisition thereof), the Borrower Representative will (i) notify the Administrative Agent and the Lenders thereof and, if requested by the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders, cause such assets to be subjected to a Lien securing the Secured Obligations and (ii) take, and cause each applicable Loan Party to take, such actions as shall be necessary or reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent to grant and perfect such Liens, including actions described in paragraph (c) of this Section 5.14, all at the expense of the Loan Parties.

Section 5.15Designation and Conversion of Restricted and Unrestricted Subsidiaries; Covenants With Respect to Unrestricted Subsidiaries.

(a)Unless designated as an Unrestricted Subsidiary in accordance with Section 5.15(b), any Person (other than Compressco or any future subsidiaries of Compressco) that becomes a Subsidiary of the Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries shall be classified as a Restricted Subsidiary.

(b)The Borrower Representative may designate, by written notification thereof to the Administrative Agent, any Restricted Subsidiary, including a newly formed or newly acquired Subsidiary, as an Unrestricted Subsidiary if (i) prior, and immediately after giving effect, to such designation (including after giving effect to the reclassification of any Investments in, Indebtedness of, and/or Liens on the assets of, such Subsidiary), no Default or Event of Default exists, (ii) such designation is deemed to be an Investment in an Unrestricted Subsidiary in an amount equal to the fair market value as of the date of such designation of the Company’s direct and indirect ownership interest in such Subsidiary and such Investment would be permitted to be made at the time of such designation under Section 6.04, (iii) immediately after giving effect to such designation, the Aggregate Revolving Exposure shall not exceed the lesser of (x) the aggregate Commitments of the Lenders and (y) the Borrowing Base (after giving effect to the removal from the Borrowing Base of any of such Restricted Subsidiary’s Accounts or Inventory which were included in the Borrowing Base immediately prior to such designation), and (iv) such Subsidiary is not a “restricted subsidiary” or guarantor with respect to the Specified Term Indebtedness.  Except as provided in this Section 5.15(b), no Restricted Subsidiary may be designated or redesignated as an Unrestricted Subsidiary.

(c)The Borrower Representative may designate any Unrestricted Subsidiary to be a Restricted Subsidiary if after giving effect to such designation, (i) the representations and warranties of the Loan Parties and such Restricted Subsidiary contained in each of the Loan Documents with respect to such Restricted Subsidiary are true and correct in all material respects

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on and as of such date as if made on and as of the date of such redesignation (or, if stated to have been made expressly as of an earlier date, were true and correct as of such date), (ii) no Default would be caused by such designation, and (iii) the applicable Loan Party and such Restricted Subsidiary each comply with the requirements under Section 5.14(c), at which time such Subsidiary shall cease to be an “Unrestricted Subsidiary” and shall become a “Restricted Subsidiary” for purposes of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents without any amendment, modification or other supplement to any of the foregoing.  Any such designation shall be treated as a recovery of the applicable Loan Party’s Investment in such Unrestricted Subsidiary in an amount equal to the lesser of the fair market value at such time of the applicable Loan Party’s direct and indirect ownership interest in such Subsidiary or the amount of the applicable Loan Party’s Investment previously made in (and not previously recovered from) such Unrestricted Subsidiary.

(d)The Loan Parties:

(i)will cause the management, business and affairs of the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries to be conducted in such a manner (including, without limitation, by keeping separate books of account, furnishing separate balance sheets and income statements of Unrestricted Subsidiaries to creditors and potential creditors thereof (to the extent required hereunder) and by not permitting properties of Unrestricted Subsidiaries to be commingled with those of the Loan Parties) so that each Unrestricted Subsidiary will be treated as an entity separate and distinct from the Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries;  

(ii)will cause each Unrestricted Subsidiary to refrain from maintaining its assets in such a manner that would make it costly or difficult to segregate, ascertain or identify as its individual assets from those of any other Loan Party;

(iii)will not, and will not permit any other Loan Party to, incur, assume, guarantee or be or become liable for any Indebtedness of any of the Unrestricted Subsidiaries except to the extent permitted by this Agreement; and

(iv)the Loan Parties will not permit any Unrestricted Subsidiary to hold any Equity Interest in, or any Indebtedness of, any Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary.

Section 5.16Post-Closing Obligations.  

(a)Control Agreements.  With respect to any deposit account, securities account or commodity account of the Loan Parties other than any Excluded Deposit Accounts (as defined in the Security Agreement), within thirty (30) days following the Effective Date (or such later date the Administrative Agent may agree to in its sole discretion), the applicable Loan Party will either (i) close such account, provide evidence of such closure satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, and transfer the remaining balance of such account, if any, to an account subject to a Deposit Account Control Agreement, Securities Account Control Agreement or Commodity Account Control Agreement, as applicable, or (ii) provide to the Administrative Agent a Deposit Account Control Agreement, Securities Account Control Agreement or Commodity Account Control Agreement, as applicable, for such account in accordance with Section 4.14 of the Security Agreement

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(b)Collateral Access Agreements.  Within ninety (90) days following the Effective Date (or such later date the Administrative Agent may agree to in its sole discretion), the Borrowers shall use their commercial reasonable efforts to deliver, or cause to be delivered, each Collateral Access Agreement required to be delivered pursuant to Section 4.13 of the Security Agreement, each in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent; provided that, the Borrowers’ failure to deliver or cause to be delivered, such Collateral Access Agreements shall not constitute an Event of Default but shall be subject to the establishment of Rent Reserves against Eligible Inventory in accordance with this Agreement.

Section 5.17Designation of Additional Borrowers.  The Borrower Representative may designate, by written notification thereof to the Administrative Agent, any Restricted Subsidiary formed or acquired after the date of this Agreement or any existing Loan Guarantor as a Borrower hereunder and such Subsidiary shall become a Borrower hereunder upon:

(a)execution and delivery by such Restriction Subsidiary of each of the following, which shall be in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent:

(i)

(A)if the applicable Restricted Subsidiary is a Loan Guarantor immediately prior to such designation, a Borrower Assumption Agreement in the form of Exhibit D-2; or

(B)if the applicable Restricted Subsidiary is not a Loan Guarantor immediately prior to such designation, a Joinder Agreement pursuant to which the Restricted Subsidiary agrees to become both a Borrower and a Loan Guarantor;

(ii)a certificate of such Subsidiary, executed by such Subsidiary’s Secretary or Assistant Secretary, which shall certify the resolutions of its board of directors, board of managers, members or other governing body authorizing the execution, delivery and performance of the Joinder Agreement referred to in clause (a)(i) above and the performance of its obligations under the Loan Documents as a Borrower;

(iii)legal opinions and other documents consistent with those delivered by the existing Borrowers on the Effective Date, to the extent requested by the Administrative Agent;

(b)the Administrative Agent and the Lenders receipt of all documentation and other information required by bank regulatory authorities under applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules and regulations, including the USA PATRIOT Act and the beneficial ownership regulations (31 CFR §1010.230), for such Subsidiary; and

(c)the Administrative Agent shall have received confirmation from each Regulated Lender Entity that it has completed its compliance procedures with respect to all applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules and regulations, including the USA PATRIOT Act and the beneficial ownership regulations (31 CFR §1010.230), for such

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Subsidiary (such confirmation not to be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed, and shall be delivered promptly upon such completion by the applicable Regulated Lender Entity).

ARTICLE VI

Negative Covenants

Until all of the Secured Obligations have been Paid in Full, each Loan Party executing this Agreement covenants and agrees, jointly and severally with all of the other Loan Parties, with the Lenders that:

Section 6.01Indebtedness.  No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, create, incur, assume or suffer to exist any Indebtedness, except:

(a)the Secured Obligations;

(b)Indebtedness existing on the date hereof and set forth in Schedule 6.01 and any extensions, renewals, refinancings and replacements of any such Indebtedness in accordance with clause (f) hereof;

(c)Indebtedness of any Borrower owed to any Restricted Subsidiary and of any Restricted Subsidiary owed to any Borrower or any other Restricted Subsidiary, provided that (i) Indebtedness of any Restricted Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party owed to any Borrower or to any other Loan Party shall be subject to Section 6.04 and (ii) Indebtedness of any Loan Party owed to any Restricted Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party shall be subordinated to the Secured Obligations on terms reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent;

(d)Guarantees by any Borrower of Indebtedness of any Restricted Subsidiary and by any Restricted Subsidiary of Indebtedness of any Borrower or any other Restricted Subsidiary, provided that (i) the Indebtedness so Guaranteed is permitted by this Section 6.01, (ii) Guarantees by any Borrower or any other Loan Party of Indebtedness of any Restricted Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party shall be subject to Section 6.04 and (iii) Guarantees permitted under this clause (d) shall be subordinated to the Secured Obligations on the same terms as the Indebtedness so Guaranteed is subordinated to the Secured Obligations;

(e)Indebtedness of any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary incurred to finance the acquisition, construction or improvement of any fixed or capital assets (specifically not including Accounts or Inventory) whether or not constituting purchase money Indebtedness, including Capital Lease Obligations and any Indebtedness assumed in connection with the acquisition of any such assets or secured by a Lien on any such assets prior to the acquisition thereof, and extensions, renewals and replacements of any such Indebtedness in accordance with clause (f) below; provided that (i) such Indebtedness is incurred prior to or within ninety (90) days after such acquisition or the completion of such construction or improvement and (ii) the aggregate principal amount of Indebtedness outstanding pursuant to this clause (e) shall not exceed $30,000,000 at any time;

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referred to herein as the “Refinance Indebtedness”) of any of the Indebtedness described in clauses (b), (e), (i), (j) and (k) hereof (such Indebtedness being referred to herein as the “Original Indebtedness”); provided that (i) such Refinance Indebtedness does not increase the principal amount or interest rate of the Original Indebtedness, (ii) any Liens securing such Refinance Indebtedness are not extended to any additional property of any Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary, (iii) no Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary that is not originally obligated with respect to repayment of such Original Indebtedness is required to become obligated with respect to such Refinance Indebtedness, (iv) such Refinance Indebtedness does not result in a shortening of the average weighted maturity of such Original Indebtedness, (v) the terms of such Refinance Indebtedness other than fees and interests are not less favorable to the obligor thereunder than the original terms of such Original Indebtedness and (vi) if such Original Indebtedness was subordinated in right of payment to the Secured Obligations, then the terms and conditions of such Refinance Indebtedness must include subordination terms and conditions that are at least as favorable to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders as those that were applicable to such Original Indebtedness;

(g)Indebtedness owed to any Person providing workers’ compensation, health, disability or other employee benefits or property, casualty or liability insurance, pursuant to reimbursement or indemnification obligations to such Person, in each case incurred in the ordinary course of business;

(h)Indebtedness of any Loan Party in respect of performance bonds, bid bonds, appeal bonds, surety bonds and similar obligations, in each case provided in the ordinary course of business;

(i)Indebtedness of any Person that becomes a Restricted Subsidiary after the date hereof; provided that (i) such Indebtedness exists at the time such Person becomes a Restricted Subsidiary and is not created in contemplation of or in connection with such Person becoming a Restricted Subsidiary and (ii) the aggregate principal amount of Indebtedness permitted by this clause (i), together with any Refinance Indebtedness in respect thereof permitted by clause (f) above, shall not exceed $25,000,000 at any time outstanding;

(j)other unsecured Indebtedness, so long as the aggregate principal amount of Indebtedness outstanding pursuant to this clause (j) shall not exceed $50,000,000 at any time;

(k)Indebtedness arising under the Term Loan Agreement as in effect on the Effective Date; provided, that (i) such Indebtedness is subject to the Intercreditor Agreement and (ii) the aggregate principal amount of all such Indebtedness arising under this clause (k) of this Section 6.01 shall not exceed $275,000,000 at any time outstanding (such Indebtedness, the “Specified Term Indebtedness”);

(l)unsecured Indebtedness of any Loan Party pursuant to Swap Agreements permitted by Section 6.07 entered into for non-speculative purposes;

(m)Capital Lease Obligations incurred by any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary in respect of any Sale and Lease-Back Transaction that is permitted under Section 6.06;

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(n)Subordinated Indebtedness and Refinance Indebtedness in respect thereof in an aggregate principal amount not exceeding $50,000,000 at any time outstanding;

(o)Indebtedness of Foreign Subsidiaries and Refinance Indebtedness in respect thereof; provided that, the aggregate outstanding principal amount of Indebtedness permitted pursuant to this clause (o) (excluding any intercompany Indebtedness of such Foreign Subsidiaries permitted hereunder) shall not exceed $25,000,000;

(p)Indebtedness consisting of a purchase price or similar adjustment which is incurred by Borrower or its Restricted Subsidiaries in connection with any disposition permitted under this Agreement;

(q)endorsements of negotiable instruments for collection in the ordinary course of business; and

(r)Indebtedness assumed or acquired in connection with any Acquisition permitted under this Agreement in an aggregate amount not in excess of $10,000,000 at any time outstanding, if such Indebtedness was not incurred in contemplation of such Acquisition.

Section 6.02Liens.  No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Restricted Subsidiary or any Non-Recourse Pledgor to, create, incur, assume or permit to exist any Lien on any property or asset now owned or hereafter acquired by it, or assign or sell any income or revenues (including Accounts) or rights in respect of any thereof, except:

(a)Liens securing the Secured Obligations and any other Liens created pursuant to any Loan Document;

(b)Permitted Encumbrances;

(c)any Lien on any property or asset of any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary existing on the date hereof and set forth in Schedule 6.02; provided that (i)  such Lien shall not apply to any other property or asset of such Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary and (ii) such Lien shall secure only those obligations which it secures on the date hereof, and extensions, renewals and replacements thereof that do not increase the outstanding principal amount thereof other than the amount of premiums paid thereon and the fees and expenses incurred in connection therewith;

(d)Liens on fixed or capital assets (but specifically not including Accounts or Inventory) acquired, constructed or improved by any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary; provided that (i) such Liens secure Indebtedness permitted by clause (e) of Section 6.01, (ii) such Liens and the Indebtedness secured thereby are incurred prior to or within ninety (90) days after such acquisition or the completion of such construction or improvement, (iii) the Indebtedness secured thereby does not exceed 100% of the cost of acquiring, constructing or improving such fixed or capital assets and (iv) such Liens shall not apply to any other property or assets of any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary;

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on any property or asset (other than Accounts and Inventory) of any Person that becomes a Loan Party after the date hereof prior to the time such Person becomes a Loan Party; provided that (i) such Lien is not created in contemplation of or in connection with such acquisition or such Person becoming a Loan Party, as the case may be, (ii) such Lien shall not apply to any other property or assets of the Loan Party and (iii) such Lien shall secure only those obligations which it secures on the date of such acquisition or the date such Person becomes a Loan Party, as the case may be, and extensions, renewals and replacements thereof that do not increase the outstanding principal amount thereof other than the amount of premiums paid thereon, and the fees and expenses incurred in connection therewith;

(f)Liens of a collecting bank arising in the ordinary course of business under Section 4‑208 of the UCC in effect in the relevant jurisdiction covering only the items being collected upon;

(g)Liens arising out of Sale and Leaseback Transactions permitted by Section 6.06;

(h)Liens securing the Specified Term Indebtedness subject to the terms and conditions of the Intercreditor Agreement;

(i)any interest or title of, or Liens created by, a lessor under any leases or subleases entered into by any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary, as tenant, in the ordinary course of business;

(j)Liens that are contractual rights of set-off existing solely with respect to cash and cash equivalents (i) relating to the establishment of depository relations with banks or securities intermediaries not given in connection with the issuance of Indebtedness or (ii) relating to pooled deposit or sweep accounts of any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary to permit satisfaction of overdraft or similar obligations incurred in the ordinary course of business of any Borrower and any Restricted Subsidiary;

(k)licenses of intellectual property granted in the ordinary course of business and not interfering in any material respect with the ordinary conduct of business of any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary;

(l)Liens solely on any cash earnest money deposits made by any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary in connection with any letter of intent or purchase agreement in respect of any investment permitted hereunder;

(m)Liens securing Indebtedness incurred pursuant to Section 6.01(o); provided that such Liens do not extend to or encumber any assets that constitute Collateral;

(n)Liens in favor of customs and revenue authorities arising as a matter of law to secure payment of customs duties in connection with the importation of goods in the ordinary course of business;

(o)Liens on and pledges of the Equity Interests of any Unrestricted Subsidiary; and

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(p)other Liens not otherwise permitted under clauses (a) through (o) of this Section 6.02, so long as (i) the aggregate principal amount of all Indebtedness secured under this clause (p) shall not exceed $20,000,000 in the aggregate at any time and (ii) such Liens do not apply to any Accounts or Inventory of the Loan Parties.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, none of the Liens permitted pursuant to this Section 6.02 may at any time attach to (i) any Loan Party’s (A) Accounts, other than those permitted under clause (a) of the definition of Permitted Encumbrances and clauses (a) and (h) above and (B) Inventory, other than those permitted under clauses (a) and (b) of the definition of Permitted Encumbrances and clauses (a) and (h) above or (ii) any Non-Recourse Pledgor’s Compressco Units other than those permitted under clause (a) of the definition of Permitted Encumbrances and clause (a) and (h) of this Section 6.02.

Section 6.03Fundamental Changes.  (a) No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, merge into or consolidate with any other Person, or permit any other Person to merge into or consolidate with it, or liquidate or dissolve, except that, if at the time thereof and immediately after giving effect thereto no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing (i) any Restricted Subsidiary or other Person may merge into any Loan Party in a transaction in which such Loan Party is the surviving entity (or if a Borrower is a party to such merger, than such Borrower shall be the surviving entity), (ii) any Loan Party (other than a Borrower) may merge into any other Loan Party in a transaction in which the surviving entity is a Loan Party, (iii) any Restricted Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party may merge into another Restricted Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party and (iv) any Restricted Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party may liquidate or dissolve if the Borrower which owns such Restricted Subsidiary determines in good faith that such liquidation or dissolution is in the best interests of such Borrower and is not materially disadvantageous to the Lenders; provided that any such merger involving a Person that is not a wholly owned Subsidiary immediately prior to such merger shall not be permitted unless also permitted by Section 6.04.

(b)No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, engage to any material extent in any business other than businesses of the type conducted by the Borrowers and their Subsidiaries on the date hereof and businesses reasonably related thereto.

(c)No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, change its fiscal year from the basis in effect on the Effective Date.

(d)No Loan Party will change the accounting basis upon which its financial statements are prepared except as permitted or required by GAAP.

Section 6.04Investments, Loans, Advances, Guarantees and Acquisitions.  No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, form any subsidiary after the Effective Date, or purchase, hold or acquire (including pursuant to any merger with any Person that was not a Loan Party and a wholly owned Subsidiary prior to such merger) any evidence of Indebtedness or Equity Interests or other securities (including any option, warrant or other right to acquire any of the foregoing) of, make or permit to exist any loans or advances to, Guarantee any obligations of, or make or permit to exist any investment or any other interest in, any other Person, or purchase

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or otherwise acquire (in one transaction or a series of transactions) any assets of any other Person constituting a business unit (whether through purchase of assets, merger or otherwise), except:

(a)Permitted Investments, subject to control agreements in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties or otherwise subject to a perfected security interest in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties;

(b)investments in existence on the date hereof and described in Schedule 6.04;

(c)investments by the Borrowers and the Restricted Subsidiaries in Equity Interests in their respective Restricted Subsidiaries, provided that (i) any such Equity Interests held by a Loan Party, subject to the Intercreditor Agreement, shall be pledged pursuant to the Security Agreement (subject to the limitations applicable to Equity Interests of a Foreign Subsidiary referred to in Section 5.14) and (ii) the aggregate amount of investments by Loan Parties in Restricted Subsidiaries that are not Loan Parties (together with outstanding intercompany loans permitted under clause (ii) to the proviso to Section 6.04(d) and outstanding Guarantees permitted under the proviso to Section 6.04(e)) shall not exceed $1,000,000 at any time outstanding (in each case determined without regard to any write-downs or write-offs);

(d)loans or advances made by any Loan Party to any Restricted Subsidiary and made by any Restricted Subsidiary to a Loan Party or any other Restricted Subsidiary, provided that (i) any such loans and advances made by a Loan Party shall be evidenced by a promissory note pledged pursuant to the Security Agreement and (ii) the amount of such loans and advances made by Loan Parties to Restricted Subsidiaries that are not Loan Parties (together with outstanding investments permitted under clause (ii) to the proviso to Section 6.04(c) and outstanding Guarantees permitted under the proviso to Section 6.04(e)) shall not exceed $1,000,000 at any time outstanding (in each case determined without regard to any write-downs or write-offs);

(e)Guarantees constituting Indebtedness permitted by Section 6.01, provided that the aggregate principal amount of Indebtedness of Restricted Subsidiaries that are not Loan Parties that is Guaranteed by any Loan Party (together with outstanding investments permitted under clause (ii) to the proviso to Section 6.04(c) and outstanding intercompany loans permitted under clause (ii) to the proviso to Section 6.04(d)) shall not exceed $1,000,000 at any time outstanding (in each case determined without regard to any write-downs or write-offs);

(f)loans or advances made by a Loan Party to its employees in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practices up to a maximum of $2,500,000 in the aggregate at any one time outstanding;

(g)notes payable, or stock or other securities issued by Account Debtors to a Loan Party pursuant to negotiated agreements with respect to settlement of such Account Debtor’s Accounts in the ordinary course of business, consistent with past practices;

(h)investments in the form of Swap Agreements permitted by Section 6.07;

(i)investments of any Person existing at the time such Person becomes a Restricted Subsidiary of a Borrower or consolidates or merges with a Borrower or any of the

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Restricted Subsidiaries (including in connection with a Permitted Acquisition) so long as such investments were not made in contemplation of such Person becoming a Subsidiary or of such merger;

(j)investments received in connection with the disposition of assets permitted by Section 6.05;

(k)investments constituting deposits described in clauses (c) and (d) of the definition of the term “Permitted Encumbrances”;

(l)investments received in connection with the bankruptcy or reorganization of, or settlement of delinquent accounts and disputes with or judgments against, customers and suppliers, in each case in the ordinary course of business;

(m)investments constituting Permitted Acquisitions so long as the Acquisition Payment Conditions are satisfied;

(n)investments to the extent that the payment for such Investment is made in exchange for, or with the proceeds of substantially contemporarily issued, Equity Interests of the Borrowers; and

(o)other investments, including investments in Unrestricted Subsidiaries and Foreign Subsidiaries, so long as the Payment Conditions are satisfied at the time each such investment is made; provided, that, the Payment Conditions shall not apply to, and the Loan Parties and Restricted Subsidiaries may convert the Series A Convertible Preferred Units held by the Loan Parties and their Restricted Subsidiaries into common units of CSI Compressco LP.

Section 6.05Asset Sales.  No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Restricted Subsidiary or any Non-Recourse Pledgor to, sell, transfer, lease or otherwise dispose of any asset, including any Equity Interest owned by it, nor will any Borrower permit any Restricted Subsidiary to issue any additional Equity Interest in such Restricted Subsidiary (other than in compliance with Section 6.03 or to another Borrower or another Restricted Subsidiary in compliance with Section 6.04), except:

(a)sales, transfers and dispositions of (i) Inventory in the ordinary course of business, (ii) Permitted Investments in the ordinary course of business and (iii) used, obsolete, worn out or surplus equipment or property in the ordinary course of business;

(b)sales, transfers and dispositions of assets to any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary, provided that any such sales, transfers or dispositions involving a Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party shall be made in compliance with Section 6.09;

(c)sales, transfers and dispositions of Accounts in connection with the compromise, settlement or collection thereof;

(d)Sale and Leaseback Transactions permitted by Section 6.06;

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(e)dispositions resulting from any casualty or other insured damage to, or any taking under power of eminent domain or by condemnation or similar proceeding of, or confiscation or requisition of use of, any property or asset of any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary;

(f)to the extent constituting a disposition or transfer, the making of investments permitted under Section 6.04, the granting of Liens permitted under Section 6.02 and the making of Restricted Payments permitted under Section 6.08;

(g)abandonment, cancellation or disposition of any intellectual property of any Loan Party in the ordinary course of business;

(h)sales, transfers and other dispositions of assets (other than (i) Equity Interests in a Restricted Subsidiary unless all Equity Interests in such Restricted Subsidiary are sold, (ii) Accounts, (iii) Inventory and (iv) Compressco Units) that are not permitted by any other clause of this Section 6.05, provided that the aggregate fair market value of all assets sold, transferred or otherwise disposed of in reliance upon this paragraph (h) shall not exceed $25,000,000 during any fiscal year of the Company;

(i)any disposition of the Company’s Equity Interests pursuant to any employee or director option program, benefit plan or compensation program;

(j)the granting of Permitted Liens;

(k)the use or transfer of cash and Cash Equivalents in a manner that is not prohibited by the terms of this Agreement or the Collateral Documents;

(l)the leasing or subleasing of assets of any Loan Party or its Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business;

(m)the sale or issuance of Equity Interests (other than Disqualified Equity Interests) of the Company to the extent not prohibited hereunder;

(n)equity contributions and other transfers from a Loan Party to any of its Subsidiaries that is a Loan Party;

(o)dispositions of equipment or real property to the extent that (i) such property is exchanged for credit against the purchase price of similar replacement property, or (ii) the proceeds of such disposition are promptly applied to the purchase price of such replacement property; provided, that to the extent the property being transferred constitutes Collateral, such replacement property shall constitute Collateral;

provided that all sales, transfers, leases and other dispositions permitted by this Section 6.05 (i) other than those permitted by paragraphs (b), (e), (g), (i), (j), and (n) above, shall be made for fair value and (ii) other than those permitted by paragraphs (b), (e), (g), (i), (j), (m), (n) and (o) shall be made for at least seventy-five percent (75%) cash consideration.

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Section 6.06Sale and Leaseback Transactions.  No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, enter into any arrangement, directly or indirectly, whereby it shall sell or transfer any property, real or personal, used or useful in its business, whether now owned or hereafter acquired, and thereafter rent or lease such property or other property that it intends to use for substantially the same purpose or purposes as the property sold or transferred (a “Sale and Leaseback Transaction”), except for any such sale of any fixed or capital assets by any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary that is made for cash consideration in an amount not less than the fair value of such fixed or capital asset and is consummated within 90 days after such Borrower or such Restricted Subsidiary acquires or completes the construction of such fixed or capital assets and in an aggregate amount not to exceed $10,000,000.

Section 6.07Swap Agreements.  No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, enter into any Swap Agreement, except (a) Swap Agreements entered into to hedge or mitigate risks to which any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary has actual exposure (other than those in respect of Equity Interests of any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary), and (b) Swap Agreements entered into in order to effectively cap, collar or exchange interest rates (from floating to fixed rates, from one floating rate to another floating rate or otherwise) with respect to any interest-bearing liability or investment of any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary.

Section 6.08Restricted Payments; Certain Payments of Indebtedness.  (a) No Loan Party will, nor will it permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, declare or make, or agree to declare or make, directly or indirectly, any Restricted Payment, or incur any obligation (contingent or otherwise) to do so, except (i) each of the Borrowers may declare and pay dividends with respect to its Equity Interests payable solely in additional Equity Interests, and, with respect to its preferred Equity Interests, payable solely in additional units of such preferred Equity Interests or in units of its Equity Interests, (ii) Restricted Subsidiaries may declare and pay dividends ratably with respect to their Equity Interests, (iii) the Borrowers may make non-cash Restricted Payments pursuant to and in accordance with stock option plans or other incentive or benefit plans for managers, officers or employees of the Borrowers and their Restricted Subsidiaries, (iv) so long as no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, the Loan Parties may declare and make (and incur any obligation to do so) Restricted Payments with the proceeds received from, or in exchange for, the substantially concurrent issue of new shares of their common stock or other