FIRST AMENDMENT TO
AMENDED AND RESTATED EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT
This First Amendment to Amended and Restated Employment Agreement (this " Amendment ") is entered this 19
day of December, 2008 (the " Effective Date "), by and between Far East Energy Corporation, a Nevada
corporation (the " Company ") and Andrew Lai (the " Employee ").
WHEREAS, the Company and the Employee entered into that certain Amended and Restated Employment
Agreement dated effective October 1, 2008 (the " Existing Agreement "); and
WHEREAS, the Company and the Employee desire to amend the Existing Agreement on the terms herein
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and mutual covenants and agreements of the parties
herein contained, the parties hereto agree as follows:
Section 1.01. Capitalized terms used in this Amendment that are not defined herein shall have the meanings
ascribed thereto by the Existing Agreement.
Section 2.01. Section 8(d) . The third sentence in Section 8(d) of the Existing Agreement is hereby amended
and restated to read in its entirety as follows:
"Within three months following Employee's termination of employment, Employee or Employee's
estate, heirs, executors, administrators, or personal or legal representatives, as the case may be,
shall be entitled to exercise all options granted to him to the extent such options are vested and
exercisable at the time of such termination pursuant to this Agreement or otherwise, subject to
any earlier termination of the option as provided by its terms, and all such options not exercised
within such three month period shall be forfeited. "
Section 3.01. Ratifications . The terms and provisions set forth in this Amendment shall modify and supersede all
inconsistent terms and provisions set forth in the Existing Agreement. Except as expressly modified and
superseded by this