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Gibson Superior Court Gibson County, Indiana

STATE OF INDIANA ) IN THE GIBSON SUPERIOR COURT) SS:

COUNTY OF GIBSON

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES,

Petitioner,

v.

AMERICAN ENERGY RESERVES, LLC

Respondent.

CAUSE NO. 26D01-1801-MI-000103

NOTICE OF SUIT SUMMONS BY

PUBLICATION TO:

This is to notify Respondent, American Energy Reserves, LLC, by way of their registered agent, Gary Watts, whereabouts currently unknown, to appear before the above-designated Court of Gibson County, Indiana, Courthouse, 101 N. Main St, Princeton, IN 47670, no later than thirty (30) days after the last notice of action is published in accordance with the provisions of Ind. Trial Rule 4.13.

A Verified Petition for Civil Enforcement has been filed against Respondent to enforce the Final Order of Default issued by the Natural Resources Commission issued on June 14, 2017. This final order, among other things, revoked Respondent's permits, ordered Respondent to properly plug and abandon the wells authorized by permits as well as perform site restoration required by 312 IAC 16-5-19(c), and stated that, if the Department of Natural Resources plugged and abandoned the wells associated with Respondent' s permits, found American Energy Reserves LLC, liable for costs. The State of Indiana has attempted to locate the current address of American Energy Reserves, LLC and registered agent, Gary Watts, who have an interest in this litigation but whose whereabouts remain unknown.'If you assert a claim or interest in the above-referenced cause of action, you must respond in writing within thirty (30) days after the last publication of this notice. Failure to object to this appropriation within thirty (30) days could result in a default judgment being entered against Respondent Attorney for the Department of Natural Resources is the Indiana Office of the Attorney General by Deputy Attorney General Marley G. Hancock, Indiana Government Center South, 5th Floor, 302 West Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Witness my Hand and the Seal of the Court affixed at Princeton, Indiana, this 8 day of August, 2018. Clerk, Gibson County Circuit & Superior Courts.

The designated manner of service of summons is by publication, three (3) times, each publication at least seven (7) days and not more than fourteen (14) days apart, pursuant to Ind. Code 32-24-1-6(b), Ind. Code 32-24-1-7(a)(2), and Ind. Trial Rule 4.13.

CURTIS T. HILL, JR.

Attorney General of Indiana, Attorney Reg. No. 13999-20 Marley G. Hancock

Deputy Attorney General, Attorney Reg. No. 34617-32

302 West Washington Street, 5th Floor, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Telephone: 317-232-6287

Attorneys for Petitioner, State of Indiana

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