On October 23, 2015, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 349 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C. as Special Counsel for the Debtor. Objections/Request for Hearing Due in 7 days. Filed by Debtor Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC Hearing scheduled for 11/18/2015 at 01:30 PM at Houston, Courtroom 404 (MI). (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – Affidavit and Declaration of Matthew Chester # (2) Proposed Order) (Green, Elizabeth)
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.