On June 1, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Linn Energy, LLC and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 200 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application of Linn Acquisition Company, LLC and Berry Petroleum Company, LLC for Entry of an Order Authorizing the Retention and Employment of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP as Counsel to Debtors and Debtors in Possession Linn Acquisition Company, LLC and Berry Petroleum Company, LLC Effective Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date Filed by Debtors Berry Petroleum Company, LLC, Linn Acquisition Company, LLC Hearing scheduled for 6/22/2016 at 01:00 PM at Houston, Courtroom 400 (DRJ). (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit B – Resolutions # (3) Exhibit C – Goldman Declaration # (4) Exhibit D – Winograd Declaration) (Goldman, Seth)
Linn Energy, LLC filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 11, 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 16-60040. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge David Jones. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Linn Energy, LLC in the bankruptcy case.