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 202 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Lazard Freres & Co. as Investment Banker Nunc Pro Tunc to Petition Date. Objections/Request for Hearing Due in 7 days. Filed by Debtors Berry Petroleum Company, LLC, Linn Acquisition Company, LLC, Linn Energy Finance Corp., Linn Energy Holdings, LLC, Linn Energy, LLC, Linn Exploration & Production Michigan LLC, Linn Exploration Midcontinent, LLC, Linn Midstream, LLC, Linn Midwest Energy LLC, Linn Operating, Inc., LinnCo, LLC, Mid-Continent Holdings I, LLC, Mid-Continent Holdings II, LLC, Mid-Continent I, LLC, Mid-Continent II, LLC Hearing scheduled for 6/22/2016 at 01:00 PM at Houston, Courtroom 400 (DRJ). (Attachments: # (1) Index A — Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit B — Engagement Letter # (3) Exhibit C — Indemnification Letter # (4) Exhibit D — Yearley Declaration) (Tomasco, Patricia)
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.