Dated Effective as of January 1, 1999
APACHE OVERSEAS, INC.
FX ENERGY, INC.
Pertaining to Oil & Gas Operations in Poland
This Agreement (this "Agreement"), is entered into effective as of January 1, 1999, by and between FX Energy,
Inc., a Nevada corporation, and its subsidiaries and affiliates through which it owns interests and carries out
activities in Poland (collectively, "FXEN"), and APACHE Overseas, Inc., a Delaware corporation , and its
subsidiaries and affiliates through which it owns interests and carries out activities in Poland (collectively,
A.FXEN and APACHE hold certain rights to explore for and exploit natural gas and oil in certain lands in the
Republic of Poland and have been conducting exploration operations in Poland pursuant to various agreements.
B.In light of their experience working together in Poland, FXEN and APACHE now wish to broaden their area
of common interests and operations in Poland and modify certain provisions of their existing agreements to
conform more closely with actual operational experience.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing recitals, which are incorporated herein by this reference,
and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and legal sufficiency of which are hereby
acknowledged, the parties hereto agree as follows.
ARTICLE 1. AREA OF MUTUAL INTEREST
FXEN and APACHE hereby establish an area of mutual interest ("AMI") consisting of all lands within the
Republic of Poland except FXEN's Baltic concession. The AMI shall expire three years after the effective date of
this Agreement unless extended from year to year by mutual agreement. The parties plan to cooperate in the
selection and acquisition of additional hydrocarbon interests in Poland. However, if either party acquires a
hydrocarbon interest of any kind within the AMI in which the other party is not an equal participant, then the
acquiring party shall, within 20 days after execution of an agreeme