On May 14, 2015, an order regarding the motion for authority to obtain debtor-in-possession financing was filed in the bankruptcy case of Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 84 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
INTERIM ORDER (I) AUTHORIZING THE DEBTORS TO CONTINUE AND RENEW THEIR SURETY BOND PROGRAM ON AN UNINTERRUPTED BASIS AND (II) GRANTING RELATED RELIEF(Re: related document(s) Motion to Authorize filed by Patriot Coal Corporation) (Bullock, Nathaniel)
Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 12, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-32450. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Keith Phillips. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) in the bankruptcy case.