On October 5, 2015, an objection to the 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 267 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Objection BY United States (related document(s): Application to Compromise Controversy). Filed by Department of Justice (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit Regulation) (Shahan, E)
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.