On October 2, 2015, a motion/application for approval of a settlement pursuant to rule 9019 was filed in the bankruptcy case of Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 257 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Compromise Controversy (Emergency Motion for an Order Approving a Settlement Under Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9019) . Objections/Request for Hearing Due in 21 days. Filed by Debtor Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC Hearing scheduled for 10/6/2015 at 10:00 AM at Houston, Courtroom 404 (MI). (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – TKN Sale Agreement # (2) Exhibit B – Bond Cancellation Letters # (3) Exhibit C – Liberty Canceled Bonds # (4) Exhibit D – Bond Cancellation Letters # (5) Proposed Order) (Johnson, Pamela)
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.