New York Uses in Certain Definitions Clause

Certain Definitions

Biolase, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Corporation), hereby certifies that the following resolution was duly approved and adopted by the Board of Directors of the Corporation (the Board of Directors) at a meeting of the Board of Directors, which resolution remains in full force and effect on the date hereof:

Certain Definitions. Unless the context otherwise requires, the terms defined in this Section 2 shall have, for all purposes of this resolution, the meanings specified (with terms defined in the singular having comparable meanings when used in the plural). Affiliate means any person that, directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controls or is controlled by or is under common control with a person, as such terms are used in and construed under Rule 405 under the Securities Act. Board of Directors shall have the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Certificate of Designations. Bylaws shall have the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Certificate of Designations. Certificate of Incorporation shall have the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Certificate of Designations. Common Stock shall mean the common stock, par value $0.001 per share, of the Corporation. Conversion Date shall have the meaning ascribed to such term in Section 6(d). Conversion Price shall mean $1.24, subject to adjustment from time to time in accordance with Section 6(c). Corporation shall have the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Certificate of Designations. Deemed Liquidation shall mean a consolidation or merger of the Corporation with or into any other person or persons, a statutory share exchange, the sale of all or substantially all of the Corporations assets or the sale of capital stock in one or more related transactions wherein the stockholders of the Corporation immediately prior to the effectiveness of such transaction or transactions hold less than 50% of the capital stock of the Corporation or the surviving entity immediately after such transaction. DGCL shall have the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Certificate of Designations. Dividend Period shall have the meaning ascribed to such term in Section 4(a)(i). Fair Market Value shall mean, with respect to any listed security, its Market Price, and with respect to any property or assets other than cash or listed securities, the fair value thereof determined in good faith by the Board of Directors. Initial Dividend Rate shall have the meaning set forth in Section 4(a)(i). Initial Issue Date shall mean the date that shares of Series D Preferred Stock are first issued by the Corporation. Junior Securities shall have the meaning set forth in Section 8(c). LIBOR shall mean the daily rate of interest as published in the Money Rates section of The Wall Street Journal as London Interbank Offered Rates (Libor) with a term of three (3) months. If The Wall Street Journal ceases to publish the London Interbank Offered Rates (Libor), the Corporation may select a substitute publication or service that publishes the London Interbank Offered Rates (Libor), or its equivalent. Liquidation shall have the meaning ascribed to such term in Section 5(a). Market Price shall mean, as to any class of listed securities, the average of the closing prices of such securitys sales on all United States securities exchanges on which such security may at the time be listed, or, if there have been no sales on any such exchange on any day, the average of the highest bid and lowest asked prices on all such exchanges at the end of such day, or, if on any day such security is not so listed, the average of the representative bid and asked prices quoted by Nasdaq or a major non-U.S. exchange, but not on the basis of pink sheets, as of 4:00 P.M., New York time, on such day or any successor organization, in each such case averaged over a period of twenty-one (21) days consisting of the day (or if such day is not a trading day, the immediately preceding trading day) as of which Market Price is being determined and the twenty (20) consecutive trading days prior to such day. Nasdaq shall mean the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC. Parity Securities shall have the meaning set forth in Section 8(b). Participating Dividends shall have the meaning ascribed to such term in Section 4(b). person shall mean any individual, partnership, company, limited liability company, joint venture, association, joint-stock company, trust, unincorporated organization, government or agency or political subdivision thereof, or other entity. Preferred Stock shall have the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Certificate of Designations. Redemption Date shall have the meaning ascribed to such term in Section 7(b). Redemption Price shall have the meaning ascribed to such term in Section 7(a). Regular Dividend Payment Date shall have the meaning ascribed to such term in Section 4(a)(i). Regular Dividends shall have the meaning ascribed to such term in Section 4(a)(i). Requisite Holders shall mean the holders of at least a majority of the then outstanding shares of Series D Preferred Stock. Requisite Stockholder Approval shall have the meaning ascribed to it in the Securities Purchase Agreement. Securities Act shall mean the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder. Securities Pur

Certain Definitions from First Supplemental Indenture

FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE dated as of April 10, 2017 (Supplemental Indenture) by and between CIMAREX ENERGY CO., a Delaware corporation (as further defined in the Base Indenture referred to below, the Company), and U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, a national banking association, as trustee (as further defined in the Base Indenture, the Trustee), supplementing the Indenture dated as of April 10, 2017 by and between the Company and the Trustee (the Base Indenture and, as supplemented by this Supplemental Indenture, the Indenture).

Certain Definitions. Section 101 of the Base Indenture is hereby amended by adding the following definitions in their proper alphabetical order which, in the event of a conflict with the definition of terms in the Base Indenture, shall supersede and replace the corresponding definitions in the Base Indenture. Capitalized terms used but not defined herein have the meanings ascribed to such terms in the Base Indenture. The rules of construction set forth in Section 101 of the Base Indenture shall be applied hereto as if set forth in full herein, except that unless the context indicates otherwise, references in this Supplemental Indenture to an Article or Section refer to an Article or Section of this Supplemental Indenture, as the case may be. Bankruptcy Law means Title 11 of the United States Code or any similar federal, state or foreign law for the relief of debtors. Board of Directors means, (i) as to any Person that is a corporation, the board of directors of such Person or any duly authorized committee thereof, (ii) as to any Person that is a partnership (general or limited), the Board of Directors of a general partner of such partnership or any duly authorized committee thereof, or (iii) with respect to any other Person, the Person or group of Persons serving a similar function or any duly authorized committee thereof. Business Day means each day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or other day on which banking institutions in New York, New York are authorized or required by law to close. Capital Stock of any Person means any and all shares, interests, rights to purchase, warrants, options, participations or other equivalents of or interests in (however designated) equity of such Person, including, without limitation, any preferred stock and limited liability company or partnership interests (whether general or limited) of such Person, but excluding any debt securities convertible or exchangeable into such equity. Change of Control means:

Certain Definitions from Registration Rights Agreement

This REGISTRATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (this Agreement), dated as of , 2017, is entered into by and among Liberty Oilfield Services Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), and each of the other parties listed on the signature pages hereto (the Initial Holders and, together with the Company, the Parties).

Certain Definitions. As used in this Agreement, the following terms have the meanings indicated: Affiliate means, with respect to any specified Person, a Person that directly or indirectly Controls or is Controlled by, or is under common Control with, such specified Person. For purposes hereof, the Company and its subsidiaries shall not be deemed to be an Affiliate of Riverstone. Automatic Shelf Registration Statement means an automatic shelf registration statement as defined under Rule 405. Board means the board of directors of the Company. Business Day means any day other than a Saturday, Sunday, any federal holiday or any other day on which banking institutions in the State of New York are authorized or required to be closed by law or governmental action. Commission means the Securities and Exchange Commission or any other federal agency then administering the Securities Act or Exchange Act. Common Stock means the Class A common stock, par value $0.01 per share, of the Company. Company Securities means any equity interest of any class or series in the Company. Control (including the terms Controls, Controlled by and under common Control with) means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to (a) direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a Person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise or (b) vote 10% or more of the securities having ordinary voting power for the election of directors of a Person. Effective Date means the time and date that a Registration Statement is first declared effective by the Commission or otherwise becomes effective. Exchange Act means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended from time to time, and the rules and regulations of the Commission promulgated thereunder. Holder means (a) R/C Holdings unless and until R/C Holdings ceases to hold any Registrable Securities, (b) R/C Partnership unless and until R/C Partnership ceases to hold any Registrable Securities, (c) Laurel Road I unless and until Laurel Road I ceases to hold any Registrable Securities, (d) Laurel Road II unless and until Laurel Road II ceases to hold any Registrable Securities, (e) Spruce unless and until Spruce ceases to hold any Registrable Securities, (f) each of Christopher A. Wright, C. Mark Pearson, Paul G. Vitek, Duane Fadness, Bob Schulz, Larry Griffin, Leen Weijers, Jim Brady, Glenn Dighero, Tim Hohn, Jason Galacia, S. Scott Tiedgen, Michael Stock, Ron Gusek, Tom Riedel and SRE, in each case unless and until such Person ceases to hold any Registrable Securities, and (g) any holder of Registrable Securities to whom registration rights conferred by this Agreement have been transferred in compliance with Section 9(e) hereof; provided, that any Person referenced in clause (g) shall be a Holder only if such Person agrees in writing to be bound by and subject to the terms set forth in this Agreement. Initiating Holder means the Sponsoring Holder delivering the Demand Notice or the Underwritten Offering Notice, as applicable. Laurel means Laurel Road I and Laurel Road II. Laurel Road I means Laurel Road, LLC, a California limited liability company. Laurel Road II means Laurel Road II, LLC, a California limited liability company. Material Adverse Change means (a) any general suspension of trading in, or limitation on prices for, securities on any national securities exchange or in the over-the-counter market in the United States, (b) the declaration of a banking moratorium or any suspension of payments in respect of banks in the United States, (c) a material outbreak or escalation of armed hostilities or other international or national calamity involving the United States or the declaration by the United States of a national emergency or war or a change in national or international financial, political or economic conditions, or (d) any event, change, circumstance or effect that is or is reasonably likely to be materially adverse to the business, properties, assets, liabilities, condition (financial or otherwise), operations, results of operations or prospects of the Company and its subsidiaries taken as a whole. Person means an individual, corporation, partnership, trust, incorporated or unincorporated association, joint venture, limited liability company, joint stock company, estate, trust, government (or an agency or subdivision thereof) or other entity of any kind. Proceeding means any action, claim, suit, proceeding or investigation (including a preliminary investigation or partial proceeding, such as a deposition) pending or, to the knowledge of the Company, to be threatened. Prospectus means the prospectus included in a Registration Statement (including a prospectus that includes any information previously omitted from a prospectus filed as part of an effective Registration Statement in reliance upon Rule 430A, Rule 430B or Rule 430C promulgated under the Securities Act), as amended or supplemented by any prospectus supplement, with respect to the terms o

CERTAIN DEFINITIONS from Registration Rights Agreement

This Registration Rights Agreement (this Agreement) is entered into as of May 2, 2016, and effective as of the Effective Date (as defined below), by and among Five Point Holdings, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company f/k/a Newhall Holding Company, LLC (the Company), and the persons named on Exhibit A hereto (collectively with any Assignee pursuant to Section 15 hereof, the Holders). Capitalized terms used but not otherwise defined herein shall have the respective meanings ascribed thereto in Section 1.

CERTAIN DEFINITIONS. As used in this Agreement, in addition to the other terms defined herein, the following capitalized defined terms, as used herein, have the following meanings: Affiliate of any Person means any other Person directly or indirectly controlling or controlled by or under common control with such Person. For the purposes of this definition, control, when used with respect to any Person, means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of such Person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise; and the terms controlling and controlled have meanings correlative to the foregoing. Agreement has the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement. Assignee has the meaning set forth in Section 15 hereof. Business Day means any day except a Saturday, Sunday or other day on which commercial banks in New York, New York are authorized or required by law to be closed. Class A Common Shares means Class A Common Shares of the Company (or any other interests issued in respect of those shares as a result of a unit split, combination, distribution or other recapitalization event applying to all such shares). Closing Price means the last reported sale price of a Class A Common Share regular way on a given day or, in case no such sale takes place on such day, the average of the reported closing bid and asked prices regular way, in each case on the NYSE or such other principal national securities exchange on which the Class A Common Shares are then listed or admitted to trading, or, if the Class A Common Shares are not listed or admitted to trading on any national securities exchange, the average of the closing bid and asked prices as furnished by any nationally recognized member of FINRA selected from time to time by the Company, reasonably and in good faith, for that purpose, or, if no such prices are furnished, the fair market value of a Class A Common Share, as determined in good faith by the Companys board of directors. Commission means the Securities and Exchange Commission. Company has the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement. Contributing Investors means UST Lennar HW Scala SF Joint Venture, LenFive, LLC, FPC-HF Venture I, LLC, Lennar Homes of California, Inc. and Emile Haddad. Contribution and Sale Agreement has the meaning set forth in the recitals to this Agreement. Demand Registration Notice has the meaning set forth in Section 3(b) hereof. Demand Registration Statement has the meaning set forth in Section 3(b) hereof. Effective Date means the first trading day following the date on which the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-11 with respect to its IPO is declared effective by the Commission. Exchange Act means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder. Existing Holder means any Holder of Class A Common Shares as of the date hereof. Five Point Land means Five Point Land, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company f/k/a Newhall Land Development, LLC. Holders has the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement. For purposes of this Agreement, (i) any Holder of OP Units shall be deemed to hold a number of Registrable Shares equal to the number of Class A Common Shares issuable in exchange for such OP Units, and (ii) any Holder of Hunters Point Units shall be deemed to hold a number of Registrable Shares equal to the number of Class A Common Shares issuable in exchange for the number of OP Units for which such Hunters Point Units are exchangeable pursuant to the Hunters Point LLC Agreement. Hunters Point Units means Class A units of membership interest in the Hunters Point Venture (or any other interests issued in respect of those units as a result of a unit split, combination, distribution or other recapitalization event applying to all such units). Hunters Point Venture means The Shipyard Communities, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company. Hunters Point LLC Agreement means the Second Amended and Restated Operating Agreement of The Shipyard Communities, LLC, to be entered into at the closing under the Contribution and Sale Agreement, as the same may be amended, modified or restated from time to time. Indemnified Party has the meaning set forth in Section 8 hereof. Indemnifying Party has the meaning set forth in Section 8 hereof. IPO has the meaning set forth in the recitals to this Agreement. Minimum Offering Condition means (i) with respect to any Demand Registration Notice, that the Holder or Holders delivering the Demand Registration Notice are requesting in such notice that the Company include in the Demand Registration Statement Shares of such Holders (or in the case of Holders of Units, that such Holders desire to sell Units to the Company as described in Section 3(b)) that, in the aggregate, have a value equal to or greater than Fifty Million Dollars ($50,000,000), based upon the Closing Price as of the last trad

Certain Definitions

Peabody Energy Corporation, a corporation organized and existing under the DGCL (the Corporation), in accordance with the provisions of Section 103 thereof, does hereby submit the following:

Certain Definitions. As used in this Certificate of Designation, the following terms shall have the following meanings (with terms defined in the singular having comparable meanings when used in the plural and vice versa), unless the context otherwise requires:

Certain Definitions from Certificate of Incorporation

The name of the corporation is Peabody Energy Corporation. The original Certificate of Incorporation was filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware on February 27, 1998 under the name P&L Coal Holdings Corporation. This Fourth Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation was duly adopted and is being filed in accordance with Sections 242, 245 and 303 of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware.

Certain Definitions. As used in this Certificate of Designation, the following terms shall have the following meanings (with terms defined in the singular having comparable meanings when used in the plural and vice versa), unless the context otherwise requires:

Certain Definitions from Registration Rights Agreement

This Registration Rights Agreement (this Agreement) is made and entered into effective as of , 2017, among Hyperdynamics Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the Company), each of the persons who have executed omnibus or counterpart signature page(s) hereto (each, a Subscriber and, collectively, the Subscribers), and the persons or entities identified on Schedule 1 hereto holding Placement Agent Warrants (collectively, the Brokers).

Certain Definitions. Capitalized terms used herein without definition have the meanings ascribed to them in the Subscription Agreement. As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the following respective meanings: Approved Market means OTC Markets Group, the OTC Bulletin Board, The Nasdaq Stock Market, the New York Stock Exchange (organization) values">New York Stock Exchange or the NYSE Amex (in any listing or quotation tier of any of the foregoing). Blackout Period means, with respect to a registration, a period during which the Company, in the good faith judgment of its board of directors, determines (because of the existence of, or in anticipation of, any acquisition, financing activity, or other transaction involving the Company, or the unavailability for reasons beyond the Companys control of any required financial statements, disclosure of information which is in its best interest not to publicly disclose, or any other event or condition of similar significance to the Company) that the registration and distribution of the Registrable Securities to be covered by such registration statement, if any, or the filing of an amendment to such registration statement in the circumstances described in Section 4(g), would be seriously detrimental to the Company and its stockholders, in each case commencing on the day the Company notifies the Holders that they are required, because of the determination described above, to suspend offers and sales of Registrable Securities and ending on the earlier of (1) the date upon which the material non-public information resulting in the Blackout Period is disclosed to the public or ceases to be material and (2) such time as the Company notifies the selling Holders that sales pursuant to such Registration Statement or a new or amended Registration Statement may resume; provided, however, that no Blackout Period shall extend for a period of more than fifteen (15) consecutive Trading Days (except for a Blackout Period arising from the filing of a post-effective amendment to the Registration Statement to update the prospectus therein to include the information contained in the Companys Annual Report on Form 10-K, which Blackout Period may extend for the amount of time reasonably required to respond to comments of the staff of the Commission (the Staff) on such amendment). Business Day means any day of the year, other than a Saturday, Sunday, or other day on which banks in the State of New York are required or authorized to close. Commission means the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission or any other federal agency at the time administering the Securities Act. Common Stock means the common stock, par value $0.001 per share, of the Company and any and all shares of capital stock or other equity securities of: (i) the Company which are added to or exchanged or substituted for the Common Stock by reason of the declaration of any stock dividend or stock split, the issuance of any distribution or the reclassification, readjustment, recapitalization or other such modification of the capital structure of the Company; and (ii) any other corporation, now or hereafter organized under the laws of any state or other governmental authority, with which the Company is merged, which results from any consolidation or reorganization to which the Company is a party, or to which is sold all or substantially all of the shares or assets of the Company, if immediately after such merger, consolidation, reorganization or sale, the Company or the stockholders of the Company own equity securities having in the aggregate more than 50% of the total voting power of such other corporation. Effective Date means the date of the initial closing of the Offering. Exchange Act means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules and regulations of the Commission promulgated thereunder. Family Member means (a) with respect to any individual, such individuals spouse, any descendants (whether natural or adopted), any trust all of the beneficial interests of which are owned by any of such individuals or by any of such individuals together with any organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, the estate of any such individual, and any corporation, association, partnership or limited liability company all of the equity interests of which are owned by those above described individuals, trusts or organizations and (b) with respect to any trust, the owners of the beneficial interests of such trust. Holder means (i) each Subscriber or any of such Subscribers respective successors and Permitted Assignees who acquire rights in accordance with this Agreement with respect to any Registrable Securities directly or indirectly from a Subscriber or from any Permitted Assignee, and (ii) each Broker or any of such Brokers respective successors and Permitted Assignees who acquire rights in accordance with this Agreement with respect to any Registrable Securities directly or indirectly from an Broker or from any Permitte

Certain Definitions from Registration Rights Agreement

This Registration Rights Agreement (this Agreement) is made and entered into effective as of March 15, 2017, among Aerpio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), the persons who have purchased the Offering Shares and have executed omnibus or counterpart signature page(s) hereto (each, a Purchaser and collectively, the Purchasers), the persons or entities identified on Schedule 1 hereto holding Placement Agent Warrants (collectively, the Brokers), the persons or entities identified on Schedule 2 hereto holding Merger Shares and the persons or entities identified on Schedule 3 hereto holding Registrable Pre-Merger Shares. Capitalized terms used herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in Section 1 below or in the Subscription Agreement.

Certain Definitions. As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the following respective meanings: Approved Market means the OTC Markets Group, the Nasdaq Stock Market, the New York Stock Exchange (organization) values">New York Stock Exchange or the NYSE MKT. Blackout Period means, with respect to a registration, a period during which the Company, in the good faith judgment of its board of directors, determines (because of the existence of, or in anticipation of, any acquisition, financing activity, receipt of clinical trial results or other transaction involving the Company, or the unavailability for reasons beyond the Companys control of any required financial statements, disclosure of information which is in its best interest not to publicly disclose, or any other event or condition of similar significance to the Company) that the registration and distribution of the Registrable Securities to be covered by such registration statement, if any, or the filing of an amendment to such registration statement in the circumstances described in Section 4(h), would be seriously detrimental to the Company and its stockholders, in each case commencing on the day the Company notifies the Holders that they are required, because of the determination described above, to suspend offers and sales of Registrable Securities and ending on the earlier of (1) the date upon which the material non-public information resulting in the Blackout Period is disclosed to the public or ceases to be material and (2) such time as the Company notifies the selling Holders that sales pursuant to such Registration Statement or a new or amended Registration Statement may resume; provided, however, that no Blackout Period shall extend for a period of more than thirty (30) consecutive Trading Days (except for a Blackout Period arising from the filing of a post-effective amendment to the Registration Statement to update the prospectus therein to include the information contained in the Companys Annual Report on Form 10-K, which Blackout Period may extend for the amount of time reasonably required to respond to comments of the staff of the Commission (the Staff) on such amendment) and aggregate Blackout Periods shall not exceed sixty (60) Trading Days in any twelve (12) month period. Business Day means any day of the year, other than a Saturday, Sunday, or other day on which banks in the State of New York are required or authorized to close. Commission means the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission or any other federal agency at the time administering the Securities Act. Common Stock means the common stock, par value $0.0001 per share, of the Company and any and all shares of capital stock or other equity securities of: (i) the Company which are added to or exchanged or substituted for the Common Stock by reason of the declaration of any stock dividend or stock split, the issuance of any distribution or the reclassification, readjustment, recapitalization or other such modification of the capital structure of the Company; and (ii) any other corporation, now or hereafter organized under the laws of any state or other governmental authority, with which the Company is merged, which results from any consolidation or reorganization to which the Company is a party, or to which is sold all or substantially all of the shares or assets of the Company, if immediately after such merger, consolidation, reorganization or sale, the Company or the stockholders of the Company own equity securities having in the aggregate more than 50% of the total voting power of such other corporation. Effective Date means the date of the final closing of the Offering. Exchange Act means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules and regulations of the Commission promulgated thereunder. Family Member means (a) with respect to any individual, such individuals spouse, any descendants (whether natural or adopted), any trust all of the beneficial interests of which are owned by any of such individuals or by any of such individuals together with any organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, the estate of any such individual, and any corporation, association, partnership or limited liability company all of the equity interests of which are owned by those above described individuals, trusts or organizations and (b) with respect to any trust, the owners of the beneficial interests of such trust. Holder means (i) each Purchaser or any of such Purchasers respective successors and Permitted Assignees who acquire rights in accordance with this Agreement with respect to any Registrable Securities directly or indirectly from a Purchaser or from any Permitted Assignee; (ii) each Broker or any of such Brokers respective successors and Permitted Assignees who acquire rights in accordance with this Agreement with respect to any Registrable Securities directly or indirectly from an Broker or from any Permitted Assignee; (iii) each Registrable Pre-Merger Stockholder; and (iv

Certain Definitions from Credit Agreement

THIS CREDIT AGREEMENT is dated as of March 7, 2017, and is made by and among ARCH COAL, INC., a Delaware corporation (the Borrower), the LENDERS (as hereinafter defined) from time to time party hereto and CREDIT SUISSE AG, CAYMAN ISLANDS BRANCH (Credit Suisse), as Administrative Agent and as Collateral Agent.

Certain Definitions. In addition to words and terms defined elsewhere in this Agreement, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings, respectively, unless the context hereof clearly requires otherwise: ABL Agent shall mean the administrative agent and collateral agent under any ABL Credit Agreement, together with its successors and assigns in such capacities. ABL Credit Agreement shall mean the collective reference to any credit agreement, loan agreement, note agreement, promissory note, indenture or other agreement or instrument, in each case, evidencing or governing the terms of any inventory- and/or receivables-based Debt facility or other financial accommodation incurred in connection therewith, and any Permitted Refinancing of such Debt, and other obligations outstanding under any of the foregoing agreements or instruments, unless such agreement or instrument expressly provides that it is not intended to be and is not an ABL Credit Agreement hereunder and under the ABL Intercreditor Agreement (if any). Any reference to the ABL Credit Agreement hereunder shall be deemed a reference to any ABL Credit Agreement then extant. ABL Documents shall mean the Loan Documents (or any comparable definition) as defined in any ABL Credit Agreement. ABL Facility shall mean any facility provided by the lenders or issuing banks pursuant to an ABL Credit Agreement. ABL Intercreditor Agreement shall mean an intercreditor agreement in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent governing the priority of the Liens on the Collateral securing the Obligations, on the one hand, and the ABL Obligations, on the other hand, and, among other things, providing that Liens on all or a portion of the assets constituting ABL Priority Collateral that secure the ABL Obligations are senior to the Liens on such Collateral that secure the Obligations, to be entered into in connection with any ABL Facility, between the Agent and the ABL Agent and acknowledged by the Loan Parties, as the same may be amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time. ABL Obligations shall have the meaning specified in the ABL Intercreditor Agreement (or any comparable definition). ABL Priority Collateral shall be defined in the ABL Intercreditor Agreement, which definition shall be in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (provided that a definition of ABL Priority Collateral that is substantially consistent with the one set forth on Schedule 1.1(F) hereto shall be deemed to be reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent; it being understood and agreed that a definition of ABL Priority Collateral that contains a subset of the types of collateral described in the components of such scheduled definition shall also be deemed to be reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent). ABL Specified Collateral shall mean cash and Permitted Investments, and deposit accounts and securities accounts containing solely such cash and Permitted Investments, that (a) cash collateralize (i) letters of credit issued under the ABL Documents, (ii) defaulting lender participations in letters of credit, swingline loans or protective advances under the ABL Documents, or (iii) returned or charged-back items under the ABL Documents, or (b) constitute Qualified Cash (as defined in the ABL Credit Agreement, or any comparable definition). Active Operating Properties shall mean all property which is the subject of outstanding Environmental Health and Safety Permits issued to any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of any Loan Party. Adjusted LIBOR Rate shall mean, with respect to any LIBOR Rate Loan for any Interest Period, an interest rate per annum equal to the product of (i) the LIBOR Rate in effect for such Interest Period and (ii) Statutory Reserves; provided that the Adjusted LIBOR Rate for the Initial Term Loans shall not be less than 1% per annum. Administrative Agent shall mean Credit Suisse AG, Cayman Islands Branch, in its capacity as administrative agent under any of the Loan Documents, or any successor administrative agent. Affiliate as to any Person shall mean any other Person (i) which directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with such Person, (ii) which beneficially owns or holds 10% or more of any class of the voting or other equity interests of such Person, or (iii) 10% or more of any class of voting interests or other equity interests of which is beneficially owned or held, directly or indirectly by such Person. Control, as used in this definition, shall mean 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 ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise, including the power to elect a majority of the directors or trustees of a corporation or trust, as the case may be. Agent shall mean each of the Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent. Agent Fee

Certain Definitions from Agreement and Plan of Merger

This AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER, dated as of January 13, 2017 (this Agreement), is entered into by and among NOBLE ENERGY, INC., a Delaware corporation (Parent), WILD WEST MERGER SUB, INC., a Delaware corporation and an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (Merger Sub), NBL PERMIAN LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (Marshall Texas), and CLAYTON WILLIAMS ENERGY, INC., a Delaware corporation (the Company and, together with Parent and Merger Sub, the Parties).

Certain Definitions. As used in this Agreement, the following terms have the meanings set forth below: Affiliate means, with respect to a specified Person, any other Person, whether now in existence or hereafter created, directly or indirectly controlling, controlled by or under direct or indirect common control with such specified Person. For purposes of this definition and the definition of Subsidiary, control (including, with correlative meanings, controlling, controlled by and under common control with) means, with respect to a Person, the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of such Person, directly or indirectly, whether through the ownership of equity interests, including but not limited to voting securities, by contract or agency or otherwise. Notwithstanding anything in this Agreement to the contrary, (a) none of the CONE Midstream Companies or Marshall Midstream Companies shall constitute an Affiliate of Parent or Merger Sub or any of their respective Affiliates for any reason under this Agreement and (b) none of Ares Management LLC or its Affiliates (other than any individual serving on the Company Board) shall constitute an Affiliate of the Company or its Subsidiaries for any reason under this Agreement. Average Closing Price means, as of any date, the average of the closing sale prices of a Parent Common Share as reported on the NYSE for the ten (10) consecutive full trading days (in which such Parent Common Shares are traded on the NYSE), ending at the close of trading on the full trading day immediately preceding such date. Business Day means any day which is not a Saturday, Sunday or other day on which banks are authorized or required to be closed in the New York (location) values">City of New York, New York. CERCLA means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, 42 U.S.C. SS9601 et seq, as amended. Company Bylaws means the Corporate Bylaws of the Company, as amended through July 22, 2016. Company Charter means the Second Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Company, dated as of September 30, 1996, as amended on September 27, 2000 and further amended by the Certificate of Designation, dated as of March 15, 2016, establishing the terms of the Companys Special Voting Preferred Stock. Company Common Shares means the shares of common stock, $0.10 par value per share, of the Company. Company Financial Advisors means Evercore Group, LLC and Goldman, Sachs & Co., financial advisors to the Company. Company Option means an award of an option to purchase Company Common Shares granted pursuant to a Company Stock Plan. Company Preferred Share means a share of preferred stock, par value $0.10 per share, designated as Special Voting Preferred Stock of the Company. Company Restricted Share means a restricted Company Common Share granted pursuant to a Company Stock Plan. Company Stock Plans means the Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. Long-Term Incentive Plan, and any other employee or director stock plan pursuant to which any option, restricted share, performance share unit or other equity compensation award is outstanding, each as amended or amended and restated from time to time. Company Stockholders means the holders of outstanding Company Common Shares and Company Preferred Shares. Company Warrant means each outstanding unexercised warrant to purchase or otherwise acquire Company Common Shares as set forth in Section 1.1(a)(iii) of the Company Disclosure Schedule. CONE Midstream Companies means CONE Gathering, LLC, CONE Midstream GP LLC and CONE Midstream Partners LP and their respective Subsidiaries. Confidentiality Agreement means that certain Confidentiality Agreement entered into by and between Parent and the Company dated as of December 21, 2016. Data Site means the Project Cactus electronic data site established and maintained by the Company at www.dfsco.com/venue/, as in existence as of the date of this Agreement. Director and Officer Indemnification Agreements means those certain Indemnification Agreements between the directors and officers of the Company and the Company, as listed on Section 1.1(a)(iv) of the Company Disclosure Schedule. Employee Benefit Plan means: