This Employment Agreement (this "AGREEMENT") is made and entered into on May 10, 2010 (the "EFFECTIV
by and between Carl Isaac ("EXECUTIVE") and Crimson Exploration Inc. (the "COMPANY").
WHEREAS, the Company desires to employ Executive as Senior Vice President - Operations, and Executive de
employed by the Company in said capacity; and
WHEREAS, each party desires to set forth in writing the terms and conditions of their understandings and agreeme
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and obligations contained herein, the Compa
agrees to employ Executive and Executive hereby accepts such employment upon the terms and conditions set fo
EMPLOYMENT; RESPONSIBILITIES; COMPENSATION
Section 1.1 EMPLOYMENT. Subject to ARTICLE 3, the Company hereby agrees to employ Executive and
hereby agrees to be employed by the Company, in accordance with this Agreement, for the period commencing as of th
Date and ending on the second anniversary of the Effective Date ("INITIAL TERM"); PROVIDED, HOWEVER, that be
the day immediately preceding the second anniversary of this Agreement and on the day immediately preceding each anni
this Agreement thereafter, the Initial Term shall automatically be extended one additional year unless either party gives wri
to the other party between 90 and 120 days prior to the next anniversary of this Agreement that it or he, as applicable, doe
to extend this Agreement. Executive's continued employment after the expiration of the Initial Term shall be in accordanc
governed by this Agreement, unless modified by the parties to this Agreement in writing.
Section 1.2 RESPONSIBILITIES; LOYALTY.
(a) Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Executive is employed in the position of Senior Vice President-Oper
shall perform the functions and responsibilities of that position. Additional or different duties may be assigned by the
Executive's position, job descriptions, duties and responsibilities may be modified f