On August 25, 2015, a motion for the appointment of a chapter 11 trustee or an examiner was filed in the bankruptcy case of Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 28 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Appoint Trustee. Objections/Request for Hearing Due in 21 days. Filed by Petitioning Creditors Gulf Offshore Logistics, LLC, Laredo Construction Inc., Ryan Marine Services, Inc., The Grand Ltd. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A # 2 Proposed Order Setting Expedited Hearing # 3 Proposed Order Granting Motion to Appoint Interim Trustee) (Roman, Brian) (Entered: 08/25/2015)
Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on August 11, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-34287. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Martin Isgur . The law firm of Baker & Hostetler LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC in the bankruptcy case.