Competent Person

Technical information contained here as well as references to mineral resources in Texas and New Mexico are based on information compiled by Dean T. “Ted” Wilton (CPG-7659), who is Chief Geologist and Vice President of URI, and a Qualified Person under Canada National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Wilton is a  Professional  Geologist  in  the  State  of  Wyoming  and  is  a Certified Professional Geologist, as defined by the American Institute of Professional Geologists, which is a Recognized Overseas  Professional Organization (ROPO)  as  listed  by  the  ASX.  Mr. Wilton has over 40 years of minerals industry experience, which includes more than 5 years of experience that is relevant to the style of mineralization and type of deposit under consideration. He is a Competent Person as defined in the 2012 Edition of the “Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves”. Mr. Wilton consents to the inclusion contained here of the matters based on their information in the form and context in which it appears.