Swift Energy Company Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Objection To The Motion For Authority To Sell Assets Of The Estates Pursuant To Section 363 Of The Bankruptcy Code

On January 25, 2016, an objection to the motion for authority to sell assets of the estates pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code was filed in the bankruptcy case of Swift Energy Company and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 146 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Objection to Motion for an Order (A) Approving the Sale of Certain Louisiana Assets, (B) Approving the Assumption, Assignment and Sale of Certain Contracts and Unexpired Leases and (C) Granting Related Relief (related document(s)[83]) Filed by Louisiana Department Of Revenue (Bonaccorso-Saenz, Florence)

Swift Energy Company filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on December 31, 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 15-12670. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Mary Walrath. The law firm of Jones Day LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Swift Energy Company in the bankruptcy case.


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