On October 6, 2015, an affidavit or declaration regarding application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Hercules Offshore, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 196 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Declaration in Support Declaration of Samuel Hix in Support of Ordinary Course Retention of Deloitte Tax LLP as Tax Services Provider for the Debtors Filed by Deloitte Tax LLP. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit 1) (Minott, Tamara)
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.