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NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc.

NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. is a provider of engineered products and support services for oil and natural gas well completions and field development strategies. The Company’s products and services include Multistage Unlimited, casing-installed sliding sleeves, downhole frac isolation assembly, AirLock casing buoyancy system and liner hanger systems. The Company provides products and services primarily to exploration and production (E&P) companies for use in onshore wells, predominantly wells that have been drilled with horizontal laterals in unconventional oil and natural gas formations. The Company’s products and services are utilized in oil and natural gas basins throughout North America and in selected international markets, including Argentina, China and Russia.

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NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc.
19450 State Highway 249 Ste 200 HOUSTON   TX   77070-1553

Website: http://www.ncsmultistage.com/
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Michael McShane



Mr. Michael M. McShane serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. McShane has served as the Chairman of our Board since February 2017 and as one of our directors since December 2012. Since September 2009, Mr. McShane has been an Operating Partner for Advent in the oil and natural gas services and equipment sector. Prior to his engagement with Advent, Mr. McShane was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Grant Prideco Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of oilfield drill pipe and other drill stem products. Prior to joining Grant Prideco, Mr. McShane was Senior Vice President—Finance and Chief Financial Officer of BJ Services Company, a provider of pressure pumping, cementing, stimulation and coiled tubing services for oil and natural gas operators. Mr. McShane also serves on the board of directors of Superior Energy Services, Inc., Forum Energy Technologies Inc., Enbridge Inc. and Oasis Petroleum Inc.
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Marty Stromquist



Mr. Marty Stromquist serves as President, Director of the Company. Mr. Stromquist is our President, a position he has held since November 2016. He has served as a member of our Board since January 2010. Mr. Stromquist co-founded NCS and served as Chief Operating Officer from January 2010 to June 2015, Chief Technology Officer from June 2015 to March 2016 and Chief Executive Officer from March 2016 to November 2016, before being named to his current position. He has served in technical and management positions in the oil and natural gas industry for more than 35 years, in both service company and producer roles. He co-founded Cemblend Systems, Inc., which provided cementing solutions, and Frac Source, Inc., which specialized in stimulation services for unconventional reservoirs. He also served as operations manager of the well services group for Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc., and as technical manager for stimulation services for Halliburton Energy Services Canada. He holds numerous patents for completion-related tools, processes and downhole procedures, and he has authored numerous technical papers and articles.
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Robert Nipper



Mr. Robert Nipper serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Nipper is our Chief Executive Officer, a position he has held since November 2016. He previously served as the Chairman of our Board from April 2016 to February 2017, our Chief Executive Officer from December 2012 until April 2016 and as Executive Chairman from April 2016 until November 2016. Mr. Nipper co-founded NCS in 2006 and has served on our Board since December 2012. He has more than 30 years of industry experience and has invented several patented technologies relating to downhole oil and natural gas and geothermal service equipment. Prior to founding NCS, Mr. Nipper spent 18 years with Tri-State Oil Tools Inc. and Baker Hughes, including various operations and sales management positions. Prior to leaving Baker Hughes, he held the position of North American Marketing Manager.
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Ryan Hummer



Mr. Ryan Hummer serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Hummer is our Chief Financial Officer, a position he has held since November 2016. Mr. Hummer previously served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development since August 2015 and as Vice President, Corporate Development from July 2014 until August 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Hummer served as Director, Investment Banking at Lazard Freres & Co. from January 2011 to April 2014, during which time he advised clients on a broad range of transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, restructuring and debt and equity capital raises. Mr. Hummer holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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Donald Battenfelder



Mr. Donald R. Battenfelder serves as President - North American Operations of the Company. Mr. Battenfelder is our President of North American Operations, a position he has held since April 2016. He previously served as our President of Canada Operations from October 2012 to April 2016. Prior to joining us, Mr. Battenfelder was Vice President of Global Operations at Calfrac Well Services Ltd. (“Calfrac”) since May 2000. Mr. Battenfelder has spent over 35 years in the oil and natural gas industry, primarily in the Canadian pressure-pumping sector. He was previously employed for 17 years by Fracmaster Ltd. and for 13 years by Calfrac, and held senior executive positions at both companies.
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Tim Willems



Mr. Tim Willems serves as Chief Operations Officer of the Company. Mr. Willems is our Chief Operations Officer, a position he has held since May 2015. Mr. Willems previously served as our President of U.S./International Operations from January 2012 to May 2015 and Senior Vice President from April 2010 to January 2012. Mr. Willems has more than 30 years’ experience in the oil and natural gas industry, specializing in wellbore construction, completion and remediation. Sixteen of those years were spent in the international arena. He has held diverse positions, including applications engineering, operations, sales and marketing, and he has held vice president positions for a major service company in U.S. and international operations and marketing. Mr. Willems received a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology.
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Kevin Trautner



Mr. Kevin Trautner serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Trautner is our Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, a position he has held since November 2016. Mr. Trautner previously served as Vice President, General Counsel from July 2016 to November 2016. Prior to joining us, Mr. Trautner was a corporate and securities Partner at Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP from March 2014 to July 2016 and a Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP from March 2007 to March 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Trautner was engaged in the private practice of law as an associate and then a Partner at other national law firms. Mr. Trautner has more than 20 years’ experience in advising energy companies on corporate and securities matters including mergers and acquisitions, SEC filings and corporate governance matters. Mr. Trautner has a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, an M.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and a B.S. from the University of Notre Dame.
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Wade Bitter



Mr. Wade Bitter serves as Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Bitter is our Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer, a position he has held since November 2016. He previously served as our Chief Financial Officer from January 2011 to November 2016. He has more than 25 years of corporate financial experience, including more than 20 years in the oilfield services industry. He has extensive experience with international accounting and reporting, currency and treasury functions, compliance and systems integrations and conversions. Mr. Bitter received an MBA from Utah State University and a B.S. in Finance from Brigham Young University.
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Mike McKown



Mr. Mike McKown serves as Vice President - U.S. Operations of the Company. Mr. McKown is our Vice President of U.S. Operations, a position he has held since April 2016. Mr. McKown previously served as U.S. Sales Manager from November 2013 to April 2016 and Business Development Manager since October 2012. Prior to joining us, he was Deepwater Project Manager for Baker Hughes Incorporated since November 2010 and before that was a completion superintendent for EQT Corporation in the Appalachian Basin. Mr. McKown has more than 25 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry, including sand control systems, well completions and pumping operations. Mr. McKown oversees all operations and sales in the United States.
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Roger Dwyer



Mr. Roger Dwyer serves as Vice President - Health, Safety and Environment of the Company. r. Dwyer is our Vice President of Health, Safety and Environment, a position he has held since November 2016. He previously served as Vice President of Organization Development from May 2015 to November 2016. Prior to joining us, Mr. Dwyer served as Health, Safety and Environment Manager for the Canadian Division of Calfrac since October 2010. Prior to joining Calfrac, Mr. Dwyer held various positions with Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., from operations to Health, Safety and Environment Manager for Western Canada. Mr. Dwyer is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.
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Dustin Ellis



Mr. Dustin Ellis serves as Vice President - Global Technical Services of the Company. Mr. Ellis is our Vice President of Global Technical Services, a position he has held since January 2014. He was previously the U.S. Technical Services Manager from November 2012 to January 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Ellis performed Operations and Field Engineering Manager roles at Baker Hughes since May 2003. Mr. Ellis has 16 years of experience in oil and natural gas, including well completions (open and cased hole), wellbore construction (including multilaterals), wellbore intervention, rig-site operations and pumping operations. His prior experience includes roles as rig supervisor, field engineer, field service technician, district manager, engineering manager and project manager for large service and operating companies in the United States. Mr. Ellis received a B.S. in Engineering from Texas A&M University.
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Richard Finney



Mr. Richard Finney serves as Vice President - Manufacturing of the Company. Mr. Finney is our Vice President of Manufacturing, a position he has held since February 2016. Mr. Finney previously served as Director of Manufacturing from October 2014 until February 2016. Prior to joining us, Mr. Finney was a Plant Manager with Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. from October 2012 to March 2014 and had a 32 year career with Baker Hughes from June 1980 to October 2012, where he served in multiple positions including Manufacturing Supervisor, Plant Manager and Director of Manufacturing. Mr. Finney has more than 35 years of manufacturing experience in the oil and natural gas industry. His manufacturing experience includes a wide range of product categories, including fishing tools, float equipment, intelligent well systems, liners, multilateral equipment and packers. Mr. Finney received his Six Sigma Green Belt Certification from the University of Houston.
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Shawn Leggett



Mr. Shawn Leggett serves as Vice President - Canadian Operations of the Company. Mr. Leggett is our Vice President of Canadian Operations, a position he has held since April 2016. Mr. Leggett previously served as Director of Sales and Business Development in Canada from April 2015 to April 2016 and Technical Services Manager since November 2010. Mr. Leggett is responsible for all of our operations and sales in Canada. He has more than 19 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry with a focus on hydraulic fracturing. Before joining us, Mr. Leggett was a fracturing supervisor for Calfrac and later was a wellsite supervision consultant. He is a graduate of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in their Petroleum Engineering Technologist program.
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John Ravensbergen



Mr. John Ravensbergen serves as Vice President - Research & Development of the Company. Mr. Ravensbergen is our Vice President of Research and Development, a position he has held since April 2012. He previously served as an Engineering Manager since April 2011. Prior to joining us, Mr. Ravensbergen served as an Engineering Manager for Baker Hughes from September 2010 to April 2011, and before that for BJ Services Company since September 1996. Mr. Ravensbergen has over 20 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry. His experience includes working as a design manager in coiled tubing research and development departments at Nowsco Well Services Ltd., BJ Services Company and Baker Oil Tools, Inc., where he developed innovative coiled tubing processes, deployment systems and bottomhole assemblies for underbalanced directional drilling, well cleanout, multilateral acid stimulation and, most recently, multi-stage hydraulic fracturing completions. He holds 18 patents and has authored a number of papers for the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Mr. Ravensbergen received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary.
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Dave Anderson



Mr. Dave Anderson serves as Director of Anderson Thompson Reservoir Strategies of the Company. Mr. Anderson is Director of our Anderson Thompson Reservoir Strategies team, a position he has held since February 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Anderson served as Executive Product Manager for IHS Markit from April 2013 to December 2014, where he managed the development of software for the oil and natural gas industry. Before joining IHS Markit, Mr. Anderson was Vice President at Fekete Associates since July 1996 where he oversaw the development of Fekete’s petroleum engineering software suite. Mr. Anderson has over 20 years of experience in the petroleum industry as a reservoir engineer, has been a lecturer within the Society of Petroleum Engineers and is a recognized expert in the area of well performance analysis. He received his B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary.
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Don Getzlaf



Mr. Don Getzlaf serves as Executive Advisor of the Company. Mr. Getzlaf has served as an Executive Advisor since June 2015. Mr. Getzlaf previously served as our Chief Technology Officer since January 2010, and since September 2016 has served as President of Fluid Energy Group. Mr. Getzlaf is a professional engineer with more than 35 years of oilfield experience, specializing in cementing, completions and field operations. Mr. Getzlaf has authored numerous papers on materials and methods related to oilfield cementing, and holds a number of patents and pending patents related to those disciplines. As an Executive Advisor at NCS, Mr. Getzlaf continues to design new and innovative solutions to industry challenges.
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John Deane



Mr. John D. Deane serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Deane has served as one of our directors since December 2012 and served as Chairman of the Board from December 2012 to April 2016. Since October 2009, Mr. Deane has been an Operating Partner for Advent in he oil and natural gas industry, primarily in the services sector, and sits on the board of BOS Solutions Ltd. and RGL Reservoir Management Inc. Prior to his engagement with Advent, Mr. Deane served as President of ReedHycalog, L.P., Vice President of Schlumberger Limited, President of Hycalog and numerous executive and technical positions with Reed Tool Co. and Camco Intl. Mr. Deane has over 40 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry, specializing in drilling technology. Mr. Deane holds a B.S. in Physics from the Colorado School of Mines.
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Matthew Fitzgerald



Mr. Matthew D. Fitzgerald CPA serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Fitzgerald has served as one of our directors since February 2017. Mr. Fitzgerald is now a private investor and volunteer instructor and counselor with SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives), an affiliate of the Small Business Administration. From 2009 until July 2013, Mr. Fitzgerald served as President of Total Choice Communications LLC, a wireless retailer in Houston, Texas. Mr. Fitzgerald retired from Grant Prideco, Inc. following its merger with National Oilwell Varco in 2008. He had served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer beginning in January 2004 and as Treasurer beginning in February 2007. Mr. Fitzgerald held the positions of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer of Veritas DGC from 2001 until January 2004. Mr. Fitzgerald also served as Vice President and Controller for BJ Services Company from 1989 to 2001. Mr. Fitzgerald currently serves on the board of directors, as chairman of the audit committee and the corporate governance and nominating committee of Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. He previously served on the board of directors of Rosetta Resources, Inc. and Maverick Oil and Gas, Inc. Mr. Fitzgerald began his career as a certified public accountant with the accounting firm of Ernst & Whinney. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Masters in Accountancy from the University of Florida.
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Gurinder Grewal



Mr. Gurinder Grewal serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Grewal has served as one of our directors since December 2012. He is a managing director of Advent, focusing on investments in the energy and industrial sectors. Prior to joining Advent, Mr. Grewal was a vice president at Bain Capital where he was involved in investments in several large companies in the industrial, media and retail sectors. He currently serves on the boards of directors of BOS Solutions Ltd., Oleoducto Central S.A. (Ocensa), RGL Reservoir Management Inc., Quala and Culligan International Group. Mr. Grewal received an HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
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David McKenna



Mr. David M. McKenna serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McKenna has served as one of our directors since December 2012. He is a managing partner of Advent and coordinates the firm’s investment efforts in the North American industrial sector. Mr. McKenna joined Advent in 1992 and for eight years held various positions, including head of the firm’s Hong Kong office. In 2000, he joined Bain Capital, where he spent three years as a senior dealmaker working on large investments in the industrial, retail and consumer sectors before rejoining Advent in 2003. Mr. McKenna currently serves on the boards of directors of BOS Solutions Ltd., RGL Reservoir Management Inc. and Serta Simmons Bedding LLC and previously served on the boards of ABC Supply Co. Inc., Aspen Technology Inc., Boart Longyear Limited, Bradco Supply and Keystone Automotive Operations Inc. He holds an A.B. in English from Dartmouth College.
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Franklin Myers



Mr. Franklin Myers serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Myers has served as one of our directors since February 2017. Mr. Myers serves as Senior Advisor to Quantum Energy Partners, a Houston-based private equity firm. Previously, Mr. Myers served as Senior Advisor o Cameron International Corporation, a publicly traded provider of flow equipment products, from April 2008 through March 2009, prior to which, from 2003 through March 2008, he served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 1995 to 2003, he served as Senior Vice President and President of a division within Cooper Cameron Corporation, as well as General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to joining Cooper Cameron Corporation in 1995, Mr. Myers served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Baker Hughes Incorporated, and as attorney and partner at the law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski (now known as Norton Rose Fulbright). Mr. Myers currently serves on the board of directors of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc., ION Geophysical Corporation, Comfort Systems USA, Inc. and HollyFrontier Corporation. Mr. Myers also served as an operating adviser for Paine Partners, a private equity fund, from 2009 through December 2012.
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W. Matthew Ralls



Mr. W. Matthew Ralls serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ralls has served as one of our directors since March 2017. Mr. Ralls previously served as Executive Chairman of Rowan Companies plc (“Rowan”) from April 2014 to April 2016, its Chief Executive Officer from January 2009 until April 2014, and its President from January 2009 to April 2013. Mr. Ralls served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2005 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of GlobalSantaFe Corporation from 2005 until the completion of the merger of GlobalSantaFe with Transocean, Inc. in 2007. Mr. Ralls currently serves on the board of directors Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation and Superior Energy Services, Inc. Mr. Ralls previously served on the boards of several other publicly traded companies as well as the boards of the American Petroleum Institute, the National Oceanic Industries Association and the International Association of Drilling Contractors.

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The user of the OilGasSX website acknowledges that OilGasSX may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation the maximum number of days that email messages, message board postings or other uploaded Content will be retained by the Service, the maximum number of email messages that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum size of any email message that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on OilGasSX's servers on behalf of the user of the OilGasSX website, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) the user of the OilGasSX website may access the Service in a given period of time. The user of the OilGasSX website agrees that OilGasSX has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. The user of the OilGasSX website acknowledges that OilGasSX reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. The user of the OilGasSX website further acknowledges that OilGasSX reserves the right to change the OilGasSX general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.

  1. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE

OilGasSX reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. The user of the OilGasSX website agrees that OilGasSX shall not be liable to the user of the OilGasSX website or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

  1. TERMINATION

The user of the OilGasSX website agrees that OilGasSX, in its sole discretion, may terminate the password, account (or any part thereof) of the user of the OilGasSX website or the use of the Service, and remove and discard any Content within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if OilGasSX believes that the user of the OilGasSX website has violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the TOS or the OilGasSX Acceptable Use Policy. OilGasSX may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. The user of the OilGasSX website agrees that any termination of the user's access to the Service under any provision of this TOS may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledges and agrees that OilGasSX may immediately deactivate or delete the user's account and all related information and files in the user's account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Service. Further, the user of the OilGasSX website agrees that OilGasSX shall not be liable to the user of the OilGasSX website or any third-party for any termination of its access to the Service.

  1. DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS

The correspondence or business dealings, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service by the user of the OilGasSX website, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between the user of the OilGasSX website and such business, promoter or advertiser. The user of the OilGasSX website agrees that OilGasSX shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such businesses, promoters or advertisers on the Service.

  1. LINKS

The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because OilGasSX has no control over such sites and resources, the user of the OilGasSX website acknowledges and agrees that OilGasSX is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. The user of the OilGasSX website further acknowledges and agrees that OilGasSX shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

  1. OilGasSX'S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

The user of the OilGasSX website acknowledges and agrees that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. The user of the OilGasSX website further acknowledges and agrees that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to the user of the OilGasSX website through the Service or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by OilGasSX or advertisers, the user of the OilGasSX website agrees not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.

OilGasSX grants the user of the OilGasSX website a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the Service; provided that the user of the OilGasSX website does not (and does not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the OilGasSX website, the Software or the Content. The user of the OilGasSX website agrees not to modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of OilGasSX website, the Software or the Content, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. The user of the OilGasSX website agrees not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by OilGasSX for use in accessing the Service.

  1. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

The user of the OilGasSX website expressly understands and agrees that:

  1. Its use of the Service is at its sole risk. The Service is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. OilGasSX expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
  2. OilGasSX makes no warranty that (i) the service will meet the requirements of the user of the OilGasSX website, (ii) the Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Service will be accurate or reliable, (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by the user of the OilGasSX website through the service will meet its expectations, and (v) any errors in the Software will be corrected.
  3. Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Service is done at the sole discretion and risk of the user of the OilGasSX website and that it will be solely responsible for any damage to its computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
  4. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by the user of the OilGasSX website from OilGasSX or through or from the Service shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the TOS.
  5. It waives any claims it now has, or in the future may have, which gives or provides the user of the OilGasSX with any cause of action whatsoever.
  6. Notwithstanding any other provisions herein, user of the OilGasSX acknowledges that neither the OilGasSX or its Contributors, nor their affiliates or representatives shall be liable to the user of the OilGasSX, for special, incidental or consequential, special, direct or indirect damages arising directly or indirectly from any occurrence whatsoever (including without limitation loss of profits, loss of business opportunity, loss of property, of any nature whatsoever), whether or not such damages were foreseeable by the OilGasSX or its Contributors or any one of them was advised of the possibility of such damages and whether otherwise arising from any contractual, tortious acts or omissions of either party or of their respective affiliates or representatives, and whether or not it had any knowledge, actual or constructive, that such damages might be incurred for having relied on the material, information, data or the Content presented or forming part of any of the OilGasSX website, to make personal, medical, legal, tax, accounting, investment or financial decisions.
  7. The user of the OilGasSX accepts total responsibility for any agreement, understanding or relationship the user of the OilGasSX enters into with any of the Contributors. Further, the user of the OilGasSX understands, acknowledges and agrees that OilGasSX, in no manner whatsoever, endorses the said Contributors or whatever proposal may be presented by such Contributors and that OilGasSX shall not be held liable for any claims of any nature whatsoever arising or resulting from any thesis or proposal of any of the Contributors, or from any agreement, understanding, association, investment or relationship concluded, agreed, made or established between the user of the OilGasSX and any of the Contributors, of any type and for any reason whatsoever.
  8. The user of the OilGasSX hereby confirms that it qualifies as a sophisticated, accredited or professional investor", pursuant to all applicable legislation relating to the distribution and/or sale of securities.
  9. The user of the OilGasSX understands, acknowledges and agrees that it is its own responsibility to obtain independent legal, tax, financial, accounting, medical or other professional advice with respect to evaluating, agreeing, establishing and/or implementing any relationship or investment based on any of the material, information or strategies presented on the OilGasSX website. Further, it is highly recommended that the user of the OilGasSX take adequate time to review and evaluate whatever material or information received with whichever independent professional advisors the user of the OilGasSX deems appropriate.

The user of OilGasSX understands it must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to legal advice from an attorney or other professional legal services provider. If the user of OilGasSX has any specific questions about any legal matter it should consult an attorney or other professional legal services provider. The user should never delay seeking legal advice, disregard legal advice, or commence or discontinue any legal action because of information on this website.

  1. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The user of the OilGasSX website expressly understands and agrees that OilGasSX shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if OilGasSX has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (i) the use or the inability to use the Service; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the Service; (iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of transmissions or data of the user of the OilGasSX website; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the Service; (v) any agreement, understanding or relationship the user of the OilGasSX enters into with any of the Contributors or any other person or entity with whom it has been put in contact through the OilGasSX website; or (vi) any other matter relating to the Service.

  1. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations of sections 17 and 18 may not apply to the user of the OilGasSX website.

  1. SPECIAL ADMONITION FOR SERVICES RELATING TO FINANCIAL MATTERS

If the user of the OilGasSX website intends to create or join any service, receive or request any news, messages, alerts or other information from the Service concerning companies, stock quotes, investments or securities, it is hereby urged to read the above Sections 17 and 18 again. These Sections apply with absolute rigor to the user of the OilGasSX website. In addition, for this type of information particularly, the phrase "LET THE INVESTOR BEWARE" is paramount. The Service is provided for informational purposes only, and no Content included in the Service is intended for trading or investing purposes. OilGasSX and its service providers and suppliers shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the Service, and shall not be responsible or liable for any strategy, trading or investment decisions made based on such information.

  1. NOTICE

Notices to the user of the OilGasSX website may be made via either e-mail, fax or regular mail. The Service may also provide notices of changes to the TOS or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to the user of the OilGasSX website generally on the Service.

  1. TRADEMARK INFORMATION

OilGasSX, the OilGasSX logo, the OilGasSX design, and the OilGasSX stylized, trademarks and service marks, and other OilGasSX logos and product and service names are trademarks of OilGasSX (the "OilGasSX Marks"). Without OilGasSX's prior permission, the user of the OilGasSX website agrees not to display or use in any manner, the OilGasSX Marks.

  1. GENERAL INFORMATION

The TOS constitute the entire agreement between the user of the OilGasSX website and OilGasSX and govern the use of the Service by the user of the OilGasSX website, superseding any prior agreements between the user of the OilGasSX website and OilGasSX. The user of the OilGasSX website also may be subject to additional Terms and Conditions that may apply when the user of the OilGasSX website uses affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. The TOS and the relationship between the user of the OilGasSX website and OilGasSX shall be governed by the laws in force in the United Kingdom, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. The user of the OilGasSX website and OilGasSX agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the country of Great Britain. The failure of OilGasSX to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS, the OilGasSX subscription documentation Terms and Conditions or the OilGasSX Acceptable Use Policy shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOS, the OilGasSX subscription documentation Terms and Conditions or the OilGasSX Acceptable Use Policy is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS, the OilGasSX subscription documentation Terms and Conditions and the OilGasSX Acceptable Use Policy remain in full force and effect. The user of the OilGasSX website agrees that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the TOS, the OilGasSX subscription documentation Terms and Conditions and the OilGasSX Acceptable Use Policy must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

  1. ACCEPTABLE USE

For purposes of this Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP"), a "Customer" is defined to include any organization, individual, company or other entity with which OilGasSX Bonds Ltd (OilGasSX) has entered into any agreement or contract for the supply of services, including through the OilGasSX website. A Customer shall also be responsible for the use of the OilGasSX website by any subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, Authorized Staff, suppliers, clients, or any other person gaining access to the OilGasSX website in any manner whatsoever, that directly or indirectly utilize the OilGasSX website provided to the Customer.

The Customer may only use the OilGasSX website for lawful purposes. The use of the OilGasSX website in violation of any local or international legislation or regulation is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, transmission of proprietary or copyright material without the consent of the owner, material legally judged to be threatening, offensive, or obscene, and third party material protected by patent, trade secret or any other type of intellectual property right, whether or not the Customer was aware of the content of the material or of the relevant law.

OilGasSX will fully co-operate with investigations of suspected criminal violations and violations of systems or network security under the leadership of law enforcement authorities.

Use of any information obtained via the OilGasSX website is at Customers' own risk. OilGasSX is not responsible for the accuracy, quality, or content of information obtained through the OilGasSX website and or services.

All OilGasSX services are for end-user use only and may not be resold to third-parties without providing end-user information to OilGasSX.

The Customer will indemnify and hold OilGasSX harmless from any claim brought by third parties alleging that use of the OilGasSX website by the Customer has infringed any applicable local or international legislation or regulation. The Customer shall defend and pay all costs, damages, awards, fees (including reasonable legal fees) and final judgments awarded against OilGasSX arising from such claims. The Customer shall immediately give OilGasSX written notice of any claim the Customer is involved with or aware of. Should the Customer fail to do so, OilGasSX may defend such claims at the Customer's sole cost.

OilGasSX will cooperate with any law enforcement authorities having jurisdiction to discourage and resist abuses of acceptable use policies. OilGasSX reserves the right to take corrective action upon notification to OilGasSX of unacceptable use by the Customer. OilGasSX reserves the right, at its discretion and without notice, to remove any material or data and to block the use of the network for one or more users.

The Customer may not circumvent user authentication or security of any host, network, or account (referred to as "cracking" or "hacking"), reverse engineer, decompile, deconstruct any programming, nor interfere with service to any user, host, or network (referred to as "denial of service attacks").

The Customer is forbidden to send e-mail to any person who does not wish to receive it. It is explicitly prohibited to send unsolicited bulk mail messages ("junk mail" or "spam") of any kind (commercial advertising, financial and investment promotions, political tracts, announcements, etc.) or to post the same or similar messages to large numbers of newsgroups (excessive cross-posting or multiple-posting, also known as "USENET spam"). A Customer caught spamming on the OilGasSX, or who persist in the mass distribution of unsolicited e-mail messages, will be dealt with immediately in accordance with this AUP.

The OilGasSX website may be used by the Customer to link into other networks worldwide and the Customer agrees to conform to the acceptable use policies of these networks. The Customer agrees, through its own operations, not to cause disturbances, outages or other problems which may affect OilGasSX's network or network based equipment, or which may adversely affect OilGasSX's ability to provide services.

OilGasSX reserves the right to prohibit activities that violate this AUP or may damage its reputation.

OilGasSX will generally not monitor private electronic mail messages sent or received by its Customers but may conduct reasonable investigation of a Customer (i) if required by law or (ii) upon reasonable suspicion of a violation of this AUP to determine if there has been a violation or (iii) when public safety may require it. OilGasSX may at all time monitor usage of the OilGasSX website electronically to determine if it is operating satisfactorily.

OilGasSX may disclose its Customers' information or information transmitted by means of its facilities (i) to comply with legal requirements or (ii) where necessary to protect OilGasSX and others from harm or (iii) where such disclosure is necessary to the proper operation of the OilGasSX website.

The Customer acknowledges that OilGasSX is unable to exercise control over the content of information passing through its facilities or carried as a result of supplying the OilGasSX website and is therefore not responsible for that content.

OilGasSX reserves the right, at its discretion and without notice, to automatically filter, disconnect and/or deny access to any Customer who violates this policy. This remedy shall also be applied when the Customer has engaged in any of the foregoing activities by using the service of another provider and, channelling such activities through an OilGasSX account, re-mailer, or otherwise through the OilGasSX website, or using an OilGasSX account as a mail drop for responses or otherwise using the services of another provider for the purpose of facilitating the foregoing activities, if such use of another party's service could reasonably be expected to adversely affect the OilGasSX website. OilGasSX reserves the right, where feasible, to implement technical mechanisms which block multiple postings as described above before they are forwarded or otherwise sent to their intended recipients.

Violation of this AUP (direct or indirect, including by a third party) entitles OilGasSX to remove immediately the offending material, establish immediate or temporary filtering, deny access, suspend or terminate one or more subscriptions to the OilGasSX website, or take any other appropriate action, as determined by OilGasSX in its sole discretion, in addition to any remedies provided by any agreement to provide access to the OilGasSX website. OilGasSX may give notice of violations but OilGasSX reserves the right to act without notice when necessary, as determined by OilGasSX in its sole discretion. Nothing in this AUP is to be construed to limit OilGasSX's actions or remedies in any way with respect to any of the foregoing activities, and OilGasSX reserves the right to take any additional actions it may deem appropriate with respect to such activities, including without limitation, taking action to recover the cost of identifying offenders and terminating their access to the OilGasSX website, and charging to cover OilGasSX's costs in the event of such termination of access or like situation. OilGasSX may co-operate with other service providers to discourage and resist abuses of acceptable use policies. OilGasSX reserves the right to take corrective action upon notification to OilGasSX of unacceptable use on other networks. The OilGasSX website may be linked to other networks world-wide and the Customer agrees to conform to the acceptable use policies of these networks. The Customer agrees, through its operations, not to cause disturbances, outages or other problems which may affect OilGasSX's or any other network or network based equipment, or which may adversely affect OilGasSX's ability to provide access to the OilGasSX website.

Nothing contained in this AUP shall be construed to limit OilGasSX's actions or remedies in any way with respect to any of the foregoing activities, and OilGasSX reserves the right to take any and all additional actions it may deem appropriate with respect to such activities, including without limitation, taking action to recover the costs and expenses of identifying offenders and removing them from the OilGasSX website, and levying cancellation charges to cover OilGasSX's costs in the event of disconnection of dedicated access for the causes outlined above. In addition, OilGasSX reserves at all times all rights and remedies available to it with respect to such activities at law or in equity.

Customer will indemnify and hold OilGasSX harmless from any claim brought by third parties relating to the Customer's use of the OilGasSX website. The Customer must defend and pay all damages and costs (including legal fees) arising from such claims. The Customer must immediately notify OilGasSX of any claim or potential claim, within the Customer's knowledge, involving the Customer related to the OilGasSX website. Failure to do so gives OilGasSX the right to defend such claims at Customer's sole cost and expense.

OilGasSX is committed to providing quality service to all of its Customers. While the AUP may appear harsh, OilGasSX believes it is necessary to ensure that it is able to provide professional, efficient, stable service within an environment of security and trust which its Customers may require and come to expect from an organization such as OilGasSX.

This AUP is subject to change. Please contact us with any questions regarding the policy or to report a breach of AUP.

OUR PRIVACY POLICY

OilGasSX Limited ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our Terms and Conditions sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully as this privacy policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you whilst you visit our site.

We do update this policy from time to time so please do review this policy regularly.

Information we collect

We may collect and process the following data about you:

IP Addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.  Certain areas of the website such as member areas are not accessible if cookies are disabled.

Storing Your Personal Data

In operating our website, it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We do our upmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is treated stored securely.

Unfortunately, the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk.

Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties.

In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
 

If OilGasSX Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to information

The Data Protection Act 1998 Act (the “Act”) gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

Contacting Us

Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this privacy policy.

OilGasSX - Regulated Disclaimer

OilGasSX (“OGSX”) allows securities to be listed via The Startup Stock Exchange ("SSX”), under a Joint Venture Agreement (“JV”) between the parties. SSX provides securities exchange related services, such as Brokerage and Listing Advisory, enabling the owners of startups and small businesses to attract qualified global investors to buy shares of their companies on a public stock exchange, the Dutch Caribbean Securities Exchange N.V. ("DCSX"), thereby providing access to a regulated and transparent marketplace for all participants.

SSX Advisors Corp is a licensed Listing Advisor and SSX Brokers NV is a licensed broker, of the Dutch Caribbean Securities Exchange N.V. The DCSX is a self-regulating securities exchange, located on Curacao, licensed by the Ministry of Finance and supervised by the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten.

Investing in startups involves very high risks and it should be done only as part of a diversified investment portfolio. OGSX is targeted solely at investors and companies who are sophisticated enough to understand the high risks of startup investments and make their own decisions.

OGSX has both a quotation service and a listing service. If a company is denoted as ‘Quoted” it means the data presented is for information purposes only. It does not host a listing on the platform and has not been approved by our external listing committee. In some cases the quoted companies may be listed on another recognised stock exchanges globally and in this case it will be made apparent.

OGSX hosts companies conducting an IPO and also shows companies under review. We have no restrictions on contacting these companies as a result of information found on our site and in such a case no liability for any resulting transaction will be the responsibility of OGSX.

OGSX has acquired IP to internally conduct AML (Anti Money Laundering) and KYC (Know Your Client) procedures fully vetted and approved by our regulating Central Bank. This activity must be overseen and approved in each case by an authorised AML officer.

OilGasSX Limited is a UK registered Limited Liability company. It does not have any regulation inside the UK as it provides services outside the Financial Services Act. OGSX is a FinTech solution for a sector based Stock Exchange regulated by its partners via the DCSX. The OGSX platform is a fully automated trading system complete with company on-boarding systems, electronic trade matching, clearance and settlement as well as Investor and researcher portals.

OGSX collects huge quantities of raw and unique data within the medical marijuana sector. It uses this inside smart algorithms to provide key and vital data to all parties in a fully transparent structure. All data is obtained from reliable and independent sources.

All trading conducted on OGSX will be via SSX Brokers NV. A brokerage account with SSX is required in order to trade. Applications to open accounts will be available in Q4 2017.