Supplemental Indenture

WHITING PETROLEUM CORPORATION and the Guarantors Named Herein 5.000% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2019 SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE AND AMENDMENT SUBSIDIARY GUARANTEE DATED AS OF DECEMBER 11, 2014 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, N.A., Trustee

Exhibit 4.2

 

 

WHITING PETROLEUM CORPORATION

And

the Guarantors named herein

 

 

5.000% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2019

 

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE AND AMENDMENT – SUBSIDIARY GUARANTEE

DATED AS OF DECEMBER 11, 2014

 

 

THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, N.A.,

Trustee

 

 

 

 


This SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE, dated as of December 11, 2014 is among Whiting Petroleum Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), each of the parties identified under the caption “Guarantors” on the signature page hereto (the “Guarantors”) and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., a national banking association, as Trustee.

RECITALS

WHEREAS, the Company, the initial Guarantors and the Trustee entered into a Senior Indenture, dated as of September 12, 2013 (the “Original Indenture”), as supplemented and amended by the First Supplemental Indenture (herein so called) thereto, dated as of September 12, 2013 (the Original Indenture as so supplemented and amended being called herein the “Indenture”), pursuant to which the Company has issued $1,100,000,000 in principal amount of 5.000% Senior Notes due 2019 (the “Notes”); and

WHEREAS, Section 901(vii) of the Original Indenture provides that the Company, the Guarantors and the Trustee may amend or supplement the Indenture in order to add Guarantors with respect to the Notes, without the consent of the Holders of the Notes; and

WHEREAS, all acts and things prescribed by the Indenture, by law and by the Certificate of Incorporation and the Bylaws (or comparable constituent documents) of the Company, of the Guarantors and of the Trustee necessary to make this Supplemental Indenture a valid instrument legally binding on the Company, the Guarantors and the Trustee, in accordance with its terms, have been duly done and performed;

NOW, THEREFORE, to comply with the provisions of the Indenture and in consideration of the above premises, the Company, the Guarantors and the Trustee covenant and agree for the equal and proportionate benefit of the respective Holders of the Notes as follows:

ARTICLE 1

Section 1.01. This Supplemental Indenture is supplemental to the Indenture and does and shall be deemed to form a part of, and shall be construed in connection with and as part of, the Indenture for any and all purposes.

Section 1.02. This Supplemental Indenture shall become effective immediately upon its execution and delivery by each of the Company, the Guarantors and the Trustee.

ARTICLE 2

From this date, by executing this Supplemental Indenture, the Guarantors whose signatures appear below shall be Guarantors with respect to the Notes on terms contemplated by and subject to the provisions of Article 10 of the Indenture.

ARTICLE 3

Section 3.01. Except as specifically modified herein, the Indenture and the Notes are in all respects ratified and confirmed (mutatis mutandis) and shall remain in full force and effect in accordance with their terms with all capitalized terms used herein without definition having the same respective meanings ascribed to them as in the Indenture.


Section 3.02. Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, no duties, responsibilities or liabilities are assumed, or shall be construed to be assumed, by the Trustee by reason of this Supplemental Indenture. This Supplemental Indenture is executed and accepted by the Trustee subject to all the terms and conditions set forth in the Indenture with the same force and effect as if those terms and conditions were repeated at length herein and made applicable to the Trustee with respect hereto.

Section 3.03. THIS SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.

Section 3.04. The parties may sign any number of copies of this Supplemental Indenture. Each signed copy shall be an original, but all of such executed copies together shall represent the same agreement.

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Supplemental Indenture to be duly executed, all as of the date first written above.

 

WHITING PETROLEUM CORPORATION
By:  

/s/ Michael J. Stevens

  Name: Michael J. Stevens
  Title: Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
GUARANTORS:
WHITING CANADIAN HOLDING COMPANY ULC
By:  

/s/ Michael J. Stevens

  Name: Michael J. Stevens
  Title: Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
WHITING RESOURCES CORPORATION
By:  

/s/ Michael J. Stevens

  Name: Michael J. Stevens
  Title: Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
WHITING US HOLDING COMPANY
By:  

/s/ Michael J. Stevens

  Name: Michael J. Stevens
  Title: Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, N.A., as Trustee
By:  

/s/ Michael Countryman

  Name: Michael Countryman
  Title: Vice President