I hereby consent to the filing of this opinion letter as Exhibit 5.2 to the Current Report on Form 8-K of TBI filed with the Commission in connection with the registration of the Senior Notes.
DD&A rates have increased in 2005 due to the impacts of foreign exchange, the TBI acquisition and increased future development costs.
As to questions of fact material to this opinion, I have relied upon certificates or comparable documents or statements of public officials and of officers and representatives of TBI, the Issuer, and the Schedule I Subsidiaries.
The reduction of TBI eligible acres under this subparagraph shall be in addition to that accomplished under subparagraph (A).
Executive hereby consents to the assignment of the Existing Agreement from TMW to TBI and agrees to serve as the Chief Executive Officer of TBI and to be employed by SSU.