THIS AGREEMENT (the "Agreement"), is made and entered into as of this 15th
day of May, 2000, by and between Jim Hock, with offices at 23501 Park Sorrento,
#213, Calabasas, CA 91302 ("Consultant") and AMERICAN ENERGY SERVICES, INC.,
with offices at 7224 Lawndale, Houston, Texas 77012 ("Company") (together the
WHEREAS, the Parties desire to formalize the terms and conditions under
which Consultant shall act as an independent marketing representative to the
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants
herein contained, and other valid consideration, receipt of which is hereby
acknowledged, the Parties agree as follows:
1. Term of Agreement and Renewal.
The Agreement shall remain in effect from the date of execution hereof
through the expiration of a one year period, and may be renewed upon the mutual
consent of the Parties.
2. Nature of Services to be Rendered.
Consultant shall provide the Company with corporate consulting services,
including, but not limited to, using his best efforts to locate and identify
potential joint venture partners or other expansion opportunities primarily on
the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.
As compensation for his consulting services rendered hereunder, the
Company, simultaneously with the execution of this Agreement, shall issue to the
Consultant an option to purchase four hundred thousand (400,000) shares of the
Company's restricted common stock, exercisable at $0.50 per share (the
4. Warranties and Representations of the Consultant.
In order to induce the Company to enter into this Agreement, the Consultant
hereby makes the following unconditional warranties and representations:
(a) Consultant is not now a party to a consulting agreement with any other
corporation or entity involved in a business which is the same as or similar to