HARD ROCK

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CORE PROSPECTS

Hard Rock's two core prospects are located in the Appalachian Basin, with many of the wells targeting the Lower Huron section of the Devonian Shale, a rich organic rock proven to produce high energy content natural gas. These wells produce high quality gas resulting in sales premiums between 14% and 24% over normal pipeline quality gas.

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HORIZONTAL DRILLING

Hard Rock is one of the first to deploy and refine horizontal drilling in the Appalachian region. In 2009 we repositioned our business model and transitioned to horizontal drilling, utilizing air-driven horizontal drilling technology to drill through the Devonian Shale pay zone. One horizontal well has the potential of replacing several vertical wells with much greater production at much lower finding costs.

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THE ENVIRONMENT

Hard Rock has been the recipient of the West Virginia Oil and Gas Reclamation Award seven out of the past ten years. Hard Rock is cognizant of every aspect of drilling and its impact on the environment. Through its dedication to maintain high operational standards, Hard Rock’s drilling techniques leave a small footprint on its surroundings, and it has been recognized for its efforts.

SUCCESS & GROWTH

With a 95% completion success rate Hard Rock has rapidly expanded from drilling five wells in 2003 to over 385 wells from 2004 through 2013. Low drilling and equipment costs, innovative drilling techniques, use of the latest technology, aggressive land acquisitions, environmental awareness, and a highly skilled management team are just a few factors leading to the continued success of Hard Rock.

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ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY

Hard Rock uses air-driven horizontal drilling technology to drill through the Devonian Shale pay zone. One horizontal well has the potential of replacing several vertical wells with much greater production at much lower costs.

NITROGEN FRACKING

Nitrogen fracking alleviates the environmental concerns involved with the produced water resultant of hydraulic fracturing. With Nitrogen used as a fracturing medium, there are no water disposal concerns. Hard Rock's use of Nitrogen fracturing requires less surface area and water than hydraulic fracking.

SMALL FOOTPRINT

Hard Rock's horizontal drilling techniques and nitrogen fracking use fewer chemicals, less water and less surface disturbance. Hard Rock has a proven track record of doing excellent reclamation work that prevents damage to the environment and personal property.

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