On August 13, 2015, a motion for appoval of claims trading procedures was filed in the bankruptcy case of Hercules Offshore, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 6 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion Of Hercules Offshore, Inc., et al., For Interim And Final Orders Authorizing, But Not Directing, The Debtors To (I) Pay Prepetition Wages, Salaries And Other Compensation, (II) Pay Prepetition Payroll Taxes And Benefits And Continue Benefit Programs In The Ordinary Course, And (III) Direct Banks To Honor Checks For Payment Of Prepetition Employee Payment And Program Obligations. Filed By Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A # 2 Exhibit B)(Minott, Tamara) Modified docket text on 8/13/2015 (LMD). (Entered: 08/13/2015)
Hercules Offshore, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on August 13, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-11685. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey. The law firm of Baker Botts LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Hercules Offshore, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.