Hercules Offshore, Inc. Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Order Regarding The Motion For Miscellaneous “First Day” Relief

On August 14, 2015, an order regarding the motion for miscellaneous “first day” relief was filed in the bankruptcy case of Hercules Offshore, Inc. and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 42 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Order (Interim) (I) Authorizing the Debtors to File (A) Consolidated List of Creditors and (B) Consolidated List of Debtors’ Top Thirty-Five Creditors; (II) Waiving the Requirement to File a List of Equity Security Holders; (III) Extending the Time and, Upon Plan Confirmation, Waiving the Requirement, to file Schedules and Statements of Financial Affairs; (IV) Waiving the Requirement to Convene the Section 341(a) Meeting of Creditors; (V) Limiting Notice Required Under Bankruptcy Rule 2002; (VI) Conditionally Waiving (A) The Staffing and Budget Requirements of the U.S. Trustee Fee Guidelines and (B) Any Applicable Requirement to Appoint A Fee Examiner; and (VII) Granting Related Relief.(related document(s)[4]) Order Signed on 8/14/2015. (LMD)

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.


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