On May 11, 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 241 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Locke Lord LLP as Special Counsel for the Debtors and Debtors in Possession. Objections/Request for Hearing Due in 7 days. Filed by Debtor Energy XXI Ltd (O’Connor, Reese)
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.