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 84 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP as Attorneys for the Debtors : Application of Debtors Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 327(a), Fed R. Bankr. P. 2014(a) and 2016, and Local Rules 20141 and 20161 for Authority to Retain and Employ Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP as Attorneys for 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.