On December 10, 2015, an 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 462 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Amended Application/Motion to Employ/Retain Alvarez & Marsal North America, LLC as Chief Restructuring Officer and Certain Additional Personnel and Designating John L. Stuart IV as Chief Restructuring Officer for the Debtors Filed by Samson Resources Corporation. Hearing scheduled for 1/5/2016 at 10:00 AM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 5th Fl., Courtroom #6, Wilmington, Delaware. Objections due by 12/29/2015. (Attachments: # (1) Notice # (2) Exhibit A # (3) Exhibit B # (4) Exhibit C # (5) Exhibit D # (6) Exhibit E) (Pacitti, Domenic)
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.