Linn Energy, LLC

Case No. 16-60040


Case Background

On May 11, 2016, Linn Energy, LLC and 14 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 Southern District of Texas.  The Debtors' cases are pending before the Honorable David R. Jones and are jointly administered under Case No. 16-60040.

For additional information including frequently asked questions, please visit the restructuring page at www.linnenergy.com/restructuring.

Click here to view the company’s filing press release.

Click here to view the company’s First Day Motions press release.

Important Information & Dates

Plan and Disclosure Statement:

On October 21, 2016, the Debtors filed their Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization and the Disclosure Statement related thereto.  On December 13, 2016, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement.  On January 27, 2017, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order confirming the Plan.  On February 28, 2017, the Effective Date of the Plan occurred, and the Plan was consummated.

Please click below to view and download all documents related to the Plan and Disclosure Statement:

Plan & Disclosure Statement 

Claim Filing Deadline:

The Bankruptcy Court has set the following deadlines for filing proofs of claim against the Debtors:

  • General Bar Date (all creditors other than Governmental Units): September 16, 2016 at 5:00 p.m., Central Time.
  • Governmental Unit Bar Date: November 7, 2016 at 5:00 p.m., Central Time

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download a proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim against the Debtors.


Dates

May 11 2016 Petition Date ________ Voluntary Peti... Add to Calendar
February 28 2017 Effective Date ________ Notice of Occu... Add to Calendar
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May 11 2016 __
May 13 2016 11:30 AM (CT)
June 22 2016 1:00 PM (CT)
Final Hearing on Certain First Day Motions Notice of Hearing. (Related document(s):10 Emergen Add to Calendar
July 19 2016 10:00 AM (CT)
August 25 2016 9:00 AM (CT)
September 16 2016 5:00 PM (CT)
October 27 2016 2:00 PM (CT)
December 8 2016 9:00 AM (CT)
January 24 2017 9:00 AM (CT)
February 10 2017 2:00 PM (CT)
February 28 2017 __
December 2 2017 2:00 PM (CT)
December 6 2017 2:00 p.m. (CT)
February 15 2018 2:00 p.m. (CT)

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP (New York)

    601 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY   10022
    http://www.kirkland.com
    Phone: 212.446.4800
    Fax: 212.446.4900

    Paul M. Basta
    Stephen E. Hessler
    Brian S. Lennon

  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP (Chicago)

    300 North LaSalle
    Chicago, Illinois   60654
    http://www.kirkland.com
    Phone: 312.862.2000
    Fax: 312.862.2200

    James H.M. Sprayregen

  • Jackson Walker L.L.P

    1401 McKinney Street, Suite 1900
    Houston, TX   77010
    http://www.jw.com
    Phone: 713.752.4200
    Fax: 713.752.4221

    Patricia B. Tomasco
    Matthew D. Cavenaugh
    Jennifer F. Wertz

Debtors' Restructuring Advisors

  • AlixPartners

    909 Third Avenue
    New York, NY   10022
    http://www.alixpartners.com
    Phone: 212.490.2500
    Fax: 212.490.1344

    James A. Mesterharm

United States Trustee and Court Information

Debtors

Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 16-60040 Debtor Name Linn Energy, LLC Petition Date May 11, 2016
Case Number 16-60041 Debtor Name Berry Petroleum Company, LLC Petition Date May 11, 2016
Case Number 16-60042 Debtor Name LinnCo, LLC Petition Date May 11, 2016
Case Number 16-60043 Debtor Name Linn Acquisition Company, LLC Petition Date May 11, 2016
Case Number 16-60044 Debtor Name Linn Energy Finance Corp. Petition Date May 11, 2016
Case Number 16-60039 Debtor Name Linn Energy Holdings, LLC Petition Date May 11, 2016
Case Number 16-60045 Debtor Name Linn Exploration & Production Michigan LLC Petition Date May 11, 2016
Case Number 16-60046 Debtor Name Linn Exploration Midcontinent, LLC Petition Date May 11, 2016
Case Number 16-60047 Debtor Name Linn Midstream, LLC Petition Date May 11, 2016
Case Number 16-60048 Debtor Name Linn Midwest Energy LLC Petition Date May 11, 2016
Case Number 16-60049 Debtor Name Linn Operating, Inc. Petition Date May 11, 2016
Case Number 16-60050 Debtor Name Mid-Continent I, LLC Petition Date May 11, 2016
Case Number 16-60051 Debtor Name Mid-Continent II, LLC Petition Date May 11, 2016
Case Number 16-60052 Debtor Name Mid-Continent Holdings I, LLC Petition Date May 11, 2016
Case Number 16-60053 Debtor Name Mid-Continent Holdings II, LLC Petition Date May 11, 2016