On January 7, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (a/k/a Petro Resources Corporation) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 220 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application/Motion to Employ/Retain Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP as Co-Counsel and Conflicts Counsel for the Debtors and Debtors in Possession Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date Filed by Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation. Hearing scheduled for 1/28/2016 at 11:00 AM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 6th Fl., Courtroom #3, Wilmington, Delaware. Objections due by 1/21/2016. (Attachments: # (1) Notice # (2) Rule 2016 Statement # (3) Declaration in Support of Laura Davis Jones # (4) Declaration in Support of Paul Johnston # (5) Proposed Form of Order) (Jones, Laura Davis)
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (a/k/a Petro Resources Corporation) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on December 15, 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 15-12533. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (a/k/a Petro Resources Corporation) in the bankruptcy case.