Case Background

On March 8, 2015, Dune Energy, Inc. and two affiliated debtors (collectively, the "Debtors") each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas.  The cases are pending before the Honorable H. Christopher Mott and are jointly administered under Case No. 15-10336.

Important Information & Dates

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Approval of the Disclosure Statement and Confirmation of the Plan 

On September 17, 2015, the Bankruptcy Court held a combined hearing to consider approval of the Disclosure Statement and confirmation of the Plan.  On September 18, 2015, the Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement and confirming the Plan.  On September 30, 2015, the Effective Date of the Plan occurred and the Plan was consummated.

To view a copy of the Disclosure Statement and Plan, click on the links below:

Disclosure Statement

Chapter 11 Plan

To view a copy of the Debtors' Witness & Exhibit List and related exhibits, click on the links below:

Debtors' Witness and Exhibit List for Combined Hearing on Approval of Disclosure Statement and Confirmation of Chapter 11 Plan on September 17, 2015

Exhibit 1 - Ballots

Exhibit 2 - USSIC Indemnity Agreement Dated 10/31/05

Exhibit 3 - USSIC Indemnity Agreement Dated 06/19/07

Exhibit 4 - Dune Bonds

Exhibit 5 - Lafourche Parish Recorded Document - Manti Exploration

Exhibit 6 - Proof of Claim No. 213 - Louisiana Department of Revenue



Petition Date


Effective Date


Administrative Claims/Re...

1:00 PM (MT)
1:30 PM (CT)

Final Hearing on First Day Motions

4:00 PM (CT)


Plan Trustee

Dan B. Lain

Lain, Faulkner & Co., P.C.
400 N. St. Paul, Suite 600
Dallas, TX   75201
Phone: 214.720.1929
Fax: 214.720.1450
Dan B. Lain

United States Trustee and Court Information

Office of the United States Trustee

903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Room 230
Austin, TX   78701
Phone: 512.916.5328
Fax: 512.916.5331
Valerie L. Wenger

United States Bankruptcy Court

Western District of Texas
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Suite 322
Austin, TX   78701
Phone: 512.916.5237

Counsel to Creditors' Committee

McKool Smith P.C.

600 Travis, Suite 7000
Houston, TX   77002
Phone: 713.485.7300
Fax: 713.485.7344
Hugh M. Ray
Basil A. Umari
Hugh M. Ray III
Andrew Cobos

Debtors' Financial Advisors

Deloitte CRG

2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 1600
Dallas, TX   75201
Phone: 214.840.7000
Fax: 214.840.7050
William Snyder
Russell Perry


Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
15-10336 Dune Energy, Inc. March 08, 2015
15-10337 Dune Operating Company March 08, 2015
15-10338 Dune Properties, Inc. March 08, 2015