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                              CONSULTING AGREEMENT

     THIS AGREEMENT (the "Agreement"), is made and entered into as of this 15th
day of May, 2000, by and between DAVID MARKS, with offices at 3 & 4 Bentick
Street, London, UK W1M 5RN_("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 act as an independent marketing representative to initiate
sales calls and coordinate bid proposals with the Company's quotation
specialists for the Company's products primarily in the North Sea region of the
United Kingdom.

3. Compensation.

     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 two hundred thousand (200,000) shares of the
Company's restricted common stock, exercisable at $0.50 per share (the
"Option"); and

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

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