On October 9, 2015, a motion for authority to enter into a transaction which is outside the ordinary course of business was filed in the bankruptcy case of Hercules Offshore, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 204 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Shorten Notice of Motion of Debtors for an Order Authorizing Them to Petition for Redetermination of Assessments of Louisiana Tax Collectors (related document(s)) Filed by Hercules Offshore, Inc.. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A) (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.