On May 26, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Breitburn Energy Partners LP and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 85 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Lazard Freres & Co. LLC as Investment Banker to the Debtors : Application of Debtors Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 327 and 328(a), Fed. R. Bankr. P. 2014(a) and 2016(a), and Local Rules 2014-1 and 2016-1 for Authorization to Employ and Retain Lazard Freres & Co. LLC as Investment Banker to the Debtors Effective as of the Petition Date filed by Ray C Schrock on behalf of Breitburn Energy Partners LP, et al., Responses due by 6/7/2016,. (Schrock, Ray)
Breitburn Energy Partners LP filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 15, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-11390. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein. The law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Breitburn Energy Partners LP in the bankruptcy case.