On October 22, 2015, a response to the application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Samson Resources Corporation and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 256 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Reservation of Rights Reservation Of Rights Of Official Committee Of Unsecured Creditors In Respect Of Debtors’ Application For Order Authorizing Retention And Employment Of Kirkland & Ellis LLP And Kirkland & Ellis International LLP As Attorneys For Debtors And Debtors In Possession Effective Nunc Pro Tunc To Petition Date (related document(s)) Filed by THE OFFICIAL COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED CREDITORS. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A # (2) Exhibit B) (Farnan, Michael)
Samson Resources Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on September 16, 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 15-11934. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Samson Resources Corporation in the bankruptcy case.