The full corporate name of the Company is ShaMaran Petroleum Corp. The Company’s head office is Suite #2000, 885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 3E8 and the registered and records office is located at Suite 2600 Oceanic Plaza, 1066 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6E 3X1. The Company was incorporated under the laws of the Province of British Columbia on October 3, 1991, under the name “Arauco Resources Corporation” (“Arauco”). On August 13, 1997, Arauco was continued as a federal company under the Canada Business Corporations Act (“CBCA”) and on August 29, 1997 the name of the Company was changed from Arauco to Kit Resources Ltd. (“Kit”).
Effective March 6, 2000, in order to facilitate the business combination of Kit and Wheaton River Minerals Ltd. (“Wheaton River”), Kit was continued from the federal jurisdiction to Ontario under the Ontario Business Corporations Act (the “OBCA”). Pursuant to the terms of a statutory plan of arrangement approved by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on March 3, 2000, Kit and 1395896 Ontario Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wheaton River, were amalgamated under the name Kit (the “Arrangement”). As a result of the Arrangement, Kit became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wheaton River. In January 2001 Wheaton River sold its majority interest in the Company. On November 15, 2001, Kit was extra-territorially registered in the Province of British Columbia and on December 29, 2006 was continued into British Columbia from Ontario under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia). On February 9, 2007 the name was changed from Kit to Bayou Bend Petroleum Ltd. (“Bayou Bend”). On October 21, 2009, the name Bayou Bend was changed to ShaMaran Petroleum Corp.