Case Background

On October 26, 2015, Patriot Coal Corporation’s Plan of Reorganization (the “Plan”) became effective, marking the successful completion of the Company’s restructuring process under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, in Richmond, VA.

In conjunction with the Plan becoming effective, Patriot completed the transactions to sell most of its operating assets to Blackhawk Mining, LLC, and to sell substantially all of its remaining assets and liabilities to an affiliate of Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund, Inc.

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Important Information & Dates

On October 9, 2015, the Bankruptcy Court confirmed the Debtors' Fourth Amended Joint Plan of Reorganization Pursuant to Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.  On October 26, 2015, the Effective Date of the Plan occurred, and the Plan was consummated. 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT, except as otherwise provided by a Final Order previously entered by the Court (including the OCP Order and the DIP Orders) or as provided by Article II.B of the Plan, unless previously Filed, requests for payment of Administrative Claims must be Filed and served on the Debtors no later than November 25, 2015 (the “Administrative Claims Bar Date”). Holders of Administrative Claims that are required to File and serve a request for payment of such Administrative Claims that do not file and serve such a request by the Administrative Claims Bar Date will be forever barred, estopped, and enjoined from asserting such Administrative Claims against the Debtors or their property, and such Administrative Claims will be deemed discharged as of the Effective Date. Objections to such requests must be Filed and served on the requesting party by December 28, 2015.

 

Dates

October
26

Effective Date

___________
May
12
_________
May
13
2:30 PM (ET)
June
3
1:00 PM (ET)

Second Day Hearing/Omnibus Hearing

July
27
5:00 PM (ET)
July
27
5:00 PM (ET)

Bar Date - Administrative Claims

November
9
5:00 PM (ET)

Bar Date - Governmental Units

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

601 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY   10022
http://www.kirkland.com
Phone: 212.446.4800
Fax: 212.446.4900
Stephen E. Hessler
Patrick Evans

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

300 North LaSalle
Chicago, IL   60654
http://www.kirkland.com
Phone: 312.862.2000
Fax: 312.862.2200
James H. M. Sprayregen, P.C.
Ross M. Kwasteniet

Kutak Rock LLP

Bank of America Center
1111 East Main Street, Suite 800
Richmond, VA   23219
http://www.kutakrock.com
Phone: 804.644.1700
Fax: 804.783.6192
Michael A. Condyles

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors

Morrison & Foerster LLP

250 West 55th Street
New York, NY   10019-9601
http://www.mofo.com
Phone: 212.468.8000
Fax: 212.468.7900
Lorenzo Marinuzzi, Esq.
Jennifer L. Marines, Esq.

Tavenner & Beran, PLC

20 North Eighth Street, Second Floor
Richmond, VA   23219
http://www.tb-lawfirm.com
Phone: 804.783.8300
Fax: 804.783.0178
Lynn L. Tavenner, Esq.
Paula S. Beran, Esq.

United States Trustee and Court Information

United States Bankruptcy Court

Eastern District of Virginia (Richmond Division)
701 East Broad Street, Suite 4000
Richmond, VA   23219
http://www.vaeb.uscourts.gov
Phone: 804.916.2400


Office of the United States Trustee

Eastern District of Virginia (Richmond Division)
701 East Broad Street, Suite 4304
Richmond, VA   23219
http://www.justice.gov/ust/r04/richmond/index.htm
Phone: 804.771.2310
Fax: 804.771.2330
Shannon Pecoraro, Esq.

Debtors

Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
15-32450 Patriot Coal Corporation May 12, 2015
15-32455 Apogee Coal Company, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32460 Appalachia Mine Services, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32469 Black Stallion Coal Company, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32471 Brody Mining, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32474 Catenary Coal Company, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32476 Central States Coal Reserves of KY, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32479 Colony Bay Coal Company May 12, 2015
15-32480 Corydon Resources LLC May 12, 2015
15-32487 Coyote Coal Company LLC May 12, 2015
15-32482 Dodge Hill Mining Company, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32484 Eastern Associated Coal, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32489 Eastern Royalty, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32448 Emerald Processing, L.L.C. May 12, 2015
15-32493 Gateway Eagle Coal Company, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32497 Grand Eagle Mining, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32499 Heritage Coal Company LLC May 12, 2015
15-32452 Highland Mining Company, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32457 Hillside Mining Company LLC May 12, 2015
15-32461 Hobet Mining, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32464 Jupiter Holdings LLC May 12, 2015
15-32449 Kanawha Eagle Coal, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32468 Kanawha River Ventures III, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32470 Little Creek LLC May 12, 2015
15-32473 Midland Trail Energy LLC May 12, 2015
15-32475 Midwest Coal Resources II, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32478 Mountain View Coal Company, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32481 Panther LLC May 12, 2015
15-32483 Patriot Coal Company, L.P. May 12, 2015
15-32485 Patriot Coal Holdings I LLC May 12, 2015
15-32486 Patriot Coal Holdings II LLC May 12, 2015
15-32490 Patriot Coal Sales LLC May 12, 2015
15-32492 Patriot Coal Services LLC May 12, 2015
15-32495 Patriot Leasing Company LLC May 12, 2015
15-32498 Patriot Midwest Holdings, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32500 Patriot Reserve Holdings, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32451 Patriot Ventures LLC May 12, 2015
15-32453 Pine Ridge Coal Company, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32454 Remington LLC May 12, 2015
15-32456 Rhino Eastern JV Holding Company LLC May 12, 2015
15-32458 Rivers Edge Mining LLC May 12, 2015
15-32459 Robin Land Company, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32462 Speed Mining LLC May 12, 2015
15-32463 Thunderhill Coal LLC May 12, 2015
15-32465 Wildcat Energy LLC May 12, 2015
15-32466 Wildcat, LLC May 12, 2015
15-32467 Will Scarlet Properties LLC May 12, 2015
15-32472 WWMV JV Holding Company LLC May 12, 2015
12-51502 Patriot Coal Corporation 2012 Case July 09, 2012