On April 12, 2016, a motion for authority to sell assets of the estates pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code was filed in the bankruptcy case of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 2055 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Approve (Debtors Motion for Entry of an Order (A) Approving Designation of Stalking Horse for Sale of Natural Gas Assets; (B) Approving Bid Protections in Connection with Such Sale; and (C) Granting Related Relief) filed by Henry Pollard Long III of Hunton & Williams, LLP on behalf of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.. (Long, Henry)
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on August 3, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-33896. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Huennekens. The law firm of Jones Day LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.