On March 9, 2015, a motion for authority to pay claims of vendors was filed in the bankruptcy case of Dune Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 11 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Emergency Motion for an Order Pursuant to Sections 105(a) and 363(b) of the Bankruptcy Code (I) Authorizing the Debtors to Pay Certain Prepetition Obligations on Account of Royalties, Overriding Royalty Interests, Working Interest Owner Payments and Severance Taxes and (II) Authorizing Banks to Honor and Process Related Checks and Electronic Transfers filed by Charles A. Beckham Jr. for Debtor Dune Energy, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Beckham, Charles)
Dune Energy, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on March 8, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-10336. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge H. Christopher Mott. The law firm of Haynes & Boone, LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Dune Energy, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.