On June 6, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of SandRidge Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 186 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Kirkland & Ellis International LLP as Attorneys for the Debtors and Debtors in Possession. Objections/Request for Hearing Due in 7 days. Filed by Debtor SandRidge Energy, Inc. Hearing scheduled for 6/30/2016 at 03:00 PM at Houston, Courtroom 400 (DRJ). (Attachments: # (1) Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit B – Marcus Declaration # (3) Exhibit C – Warman Declaration) (Serajeddini, Steven)
SandRidge Energy, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 16, 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 16-32488. 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 SandRidge Energy, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.