On May 16, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Emerald Oil, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 321 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application/Motion to Employ/Retain Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as Co-Counsel, Nunc Pro Tunc to April 6, 2016 Filed by Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors. Hearing scheduled for 6/8/2016 at 11:00 AM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 6th Fl., Courtroom #3, Wilmington, Delaware. Objections due by 5/31/2016. (Attachments: # (1) Notice # (2) Exhibit A # (3) Exhibit B # (4) Exhibit C) (Good, L. Katherine)
Emerald Oil, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on March 22, 2016. 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 16-10704. 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 Emerald Oil, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.