On November 6, 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 Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 383 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion for Order for Authority to Wind Down Certain of its Subsidiaries, Black Elk Energy Finance Corp. and Black Elk Energy Land Operations, LLC and Authorize Debtor to Enter Into Agreements for Succession of Indenture Trustee for the 13.75% Senior Secured Notes Filed by Debtor Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC Hearing scheduled for 11/10/2015 at 09:30 AM at Houston, Courtroom 404 (MI). (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – Form 10-Q # (2) 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.