On May 14, 2015, an order regarding the motion for authority to pay claims of vendors was filed in the bankruptcy case of Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 80 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
INTERIM ORDER (I) DETERMINING ADEQUATE ASSURANCE OF PAYMENT FORFUTURE UTILITY SERVICES, (II) PROHIBITING UTILITY COMPANIES FROM ALTERING, REFUSING, OR DISCONTINUING SERVICES, (III) ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINING ADEQUATE ASSURANCE OF PAYMENT, AND (IV) GRANTING RELATED RELIEF(Re: related document(s) Motion to Determine 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.