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Devon Energy Corporation
333 West Sheridan Avenue
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102-5015
Notice of Grant of RESTRICTED STOCK Award
and Award Agreement
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Client Grant ID
Effective Grant Date, you have been granted a Restricted Stock Award of Number of Shares Granted shares of Devon Energy Corporation (the “Company”) Common Stock. These shares are restricted until the vesting date shown below.
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By accepting this agreement online, you and the Company agree that this award is granted under and governed by the terms and conditions of the Company's 2017 Long-Term Incentive Plan and the Award Agreement, both of which are attached and made a part of this document.
DEVON ENERGY CORPORATION
2017 LONG-TERM INCENTIVE PLAN
RESTRICTED STOCK AWARD AGREEMENT
THIS RESTRICTED STOCK AWARD AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) is entered into as of Grant Date (the “Date of Grant”), by and between Devon Energy Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), and Participant Name (the “Participant”).
WHEREAS, the Company has previously adopted the “Devon Energy Corporation 2017 Long-Term Incentive Plan” (the “Plan”); and
WHEREAS, the Participant is a nonemployee director of the Company and it is important to the Company that the Participant be encouraged to remain a director of the Company; and
WHEREAS, in recognition of such facts, the Company desires to award to the Participant Number of Shares Granted shares of the Company’s Common Stock under the Plan subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement;
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and the mutual promises and covenants herein contained, the Participant and the Company agree as follows:
1.The Plan. The Plan, a copy of which is attached hereto, is hereby incorporated by reference herein and made a part hereof for all purposes, and when taken with this Agreement shall govern the rights of the Participant and the Company with respect to the Award.
2.Grant of Award. The Company hereby grants to the Participant an award (the “Award”) of Number of Shares Granted shares of the Company’s Common Stock (the “Restricted Stock”), on the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Plan.
3.Terms of Award.
(a)Escrow of Shares. A certificate or book-entry registration representing the Restricted Stock shall be issued in the name of the Participant and shall be escrowed with the Secretary subject to removal of the restrictions placed thereon or forfeiture pursuant to the terms of this Agreement.
(b)Vesting. 100% of the shares of the Restricted Stock is scheduled to vest on the first anniversary date of the Date of Grant (the “Vesting Date”). If the Participant’s Date of Termination has not occurred as of a Vesting Date, then the Participant shall be entitled, subject to the applicable provisions of the Plan and this Agreement having been satisfied, to receive on or within a reasonable time after the Vesting Date, the shares scheduled to vest as of the Vesting Date. The portion of the Restricted Stock that has vested pursuant to the terms of this Agreement shall be deemed “Vested Stock.”
The Participant shall forfeit the unvested portion of the Award (including the underlying Restricted Stock and Accrued Dividends) upon the occurrence of the Participant’s Date of Termination unless the Award becomes vested under the circumstances described in paragraphs (i) or (ii) below.
(i)The Award shall become fully vested upon the Participant’s Date of Termination if the Participant’s Date of Termination occurs by reason of the Participant’s death. The Committee may, in its sole discretion, elect to accelerate vesting of all or any portion of the Award if the Date of Termination occurs by reason of the Participant’s disability or occurs under other special circumstances (as determined by the Committee and permitted pursuant to the Plan).
(ii)The Award shall become fully vested upon the Participant’s Date of Termination if the Participant’s Date of Termination occurs by reason of the Participant’s Mandatory Retirement.
(c)Voting Rights and Dividends. The Participant shall have all of the voting rights attributable to the shares of Restricted Stock. Any dividends declared and paid by the Company with respect to shares of Restricted Stock (“Accrued Dividends”) shall not be paid to the Participant until such Restricted Stock becomes Vested Stock. Accrued Dividends shall be held by the Company as a general obligation of the Company and paid to the Participant reasonably promptly following the time the underlying Restricted Stock becomes Vested Stock (but in no event later than March 15 of the calendar year following the year in which such vesting occurs).
(d)Vested Stock – Removal of Restrictions. Upon Restricted Stock becoming Vested Stock, all restrictions shall be removed from the certificates or book-entry registrations and the Participant shall be provided a confirmation of the release of such Vested Stock, representing such Vested Stock as free and clear of all restrictions, except for any applicable securities laws restrictions. Reasonably promptly thereafter (but in no event later than March 15 of the calendar year following the year in which such vesting occurs), the Participant shall receive a payment in the amount of all Accrued Dividends attributed to such Vested Stock without interest thereon.
4.Legend. The shares of Restricted Stock covered by the Award shall be subject to the restrictions described in the following legend, which shall appear on any individual certificate or book-entry registration representing the Award:
“THE SHARES OF STOCK EVIDENCED BY THIS CERTIFICATE OR BOOK-ENTRY REGISTRATION ARE SUBJECT TO AND ARE TRANSFERRABLE ONLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THAT CERTAIN RESTRICTED STOCK AWARD AGREEMENT DATED Grant Date UNDER THE DEVON ENERGY CORPORATION 2017 LONG-TERM INCENTIVE PLAN. ANY ATTEMPTED TRANSFER OF THE SHARES OF STOCK EVIDENCED BY THIS CERTIFICATE OR BOOK-ENTRY REGISTRATION IN VIOLATION OF SUCH AGREEMENT SHALL BE NULL AND VOID AND WITHOUT EFFECT. A COPY OF THE AGREEMENT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE SECRETARY OF DEVON ENERGY CORPORATION.”
5.Delivery of Forfeited Shares. The Participant authorizes the Secretary to deliver to the Company any and all shares of Restricted Stock that are forfeited under the provisions of this Agreement.
6.Nontransferability of Award. The Participant shall not have the right to sell, assign, transfer, convey, dispose, pledge, hypothecate, burden, encumber, or charge the Award or any Restricted Stock or any interest therein in any manner whatsoever.
7.Notices. All notices or other communications relating to the Plan and this Agreement as it relates to the Participant shall be in writing and shall be delivered electronically, personally, or mailed (U.S. mail) by the Company to the Participant at the then current address as maintained by the Company or such other address as the Participant may advise the Company in writing.
8.Binding Effect and Governing Law. This Agreement shall be (i) binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective heirs, successors, and assigns except as may be limited by the Plan, and (ii) governed by and construed under the laws of the State of Delaware.
9.Award Subject to Claims of Creditors. The Participant shall not have any interest in any particular assets of the Company, its parent, if applicable, or any Subsidiary or Affiliated Entity by reason of the right to earn an Award (including Accrued Dividends) under the Plan and this Agreement, and the Participant or any other person shall have only the rights of a general unsecured creditor of the Company, its parent, if applicable, or a Subsidiary or Affiliated Entity with respect to any rights under the Plan or this Agreement.
10.Captions. The captions of specific provisions of this Agreement are for convenience and reference only, and in no way define, describe, extend or limit the scope of this Agreement or the intent of any provision hereof.
11.Counterparts. This Agreement may be executed in any number of identical counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original for all purposes, but all of which taken together shall form one agreement.
12.Definitions. Words, terms, or phrases used in this Agreement shall have the meaning set forth in this Section 12. Capitalized terms used in this Agreement but not defined herein shall have the meaning designated in the Plan.
(a)“Accrued Dividends” has the meaning set forth in Section 3(c).
(b)“Agreement” has the meaning set forth in the preamble.
(c)“Award” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.
(d)“Company” has the meaning set forth in the preamble.
(e)“Date of Grant” has the meaning set forth in the preamble.
(f)“Date of Termination” means the first day occurring on or after the Date of Grant on which the Participant is not a member of the Board.
(g)“Mandatory Retirement” means the Participant’s retirement from the Board pursuant to the mandatory retirement policy reflected in the Company’s Corporate Governance Guidelines or similar corporate governance document.
(h)“Participant” has the meaning set forth in the preamble.
(i)“Plan” has the meaning set forth in the recitals.
(j)“Restricted Stock” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.
(k)“Vested Stock” has the meaning set forth in Section 3(b).
(l)“Vesting Date” has the meaning set forth in Section 3(b).
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have executed this Agreement on the day and year first above written.
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DEVON ENERGY CORPORATION,
a Delaware corporation