On May 26, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Energy XXI Ltd. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 354 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Latham & Watkins LLP as Co-Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors. Objections/Request for Hearing Due in 7 days. Filed by Creditor Committee Official Commitee of Unsecured Creditors Hearing scheduled for 6/22/2016 at 02:00 PM at Houston, Courtroom 400 (DRJ). (Manthey, Tristan)
Energy XXI Ltd. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on April 14, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-31928. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge David Jones. The law firm of Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Energy XXI Ltd. in the bankruptcy case.