Case Background

On June 17, 2016, Maxus Energy Corporation and 4 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 District of Delaware.  The cases are pending before the Honorable Christopher S. Sontchi and are jointly administered under Case No. 16-11501.

Important Information & Dates

Plan and Disclosure Statement

On December 29, 2016, the Debtors filed their Plan of Liquidation and the Disclosure Statement related thereto, and on April 19, 2017 the Debtors filed both an amended Plan of Liquidation (the "Plan") and an amended Disclosure Statement (the "Disclosure Statement"). The hearing to consider approval of the Disclosure Statement was held on April 19, 2017, and the hearing to consider the confirmation of the Plan was held on May 22, 2017.

On July 14, 2017, the Effective Date of the Plan occurred.

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

Plan and Disclosure Statement

Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on June 20, 2016 and a final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on July 13, 2016.

Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders

Deadline to File Claims

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): October 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Governmental Unit Bar Date: December 15, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Administrative Claim Bar Date: April 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Supplemental Administrative Claim Bar Date: August 14, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

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



Omnibus Hearing

10:00 a.m. (ET)

Voluntary Petitions

10:00 a.m. (ET)

Confirmation Hearing


Debtors' Co-Counsel

Morrison & Foerster LLP

250 West 55th Street
New York, NY   10019
Phone: 212.468.8000
Fax: 212.468.7900
James M. Peck
Jennifer L. Marines
Jordan A. Wishnew

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

Rodney Square
1000 North King Street
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.571.6600
Fax: 302.571.1253
M. Blake Cleary
Joseph M. Barry
Justin P. Duda
Travis G. Buchanan

United States Trustee and Court Information

United States Bankruptcy Court

District of Delaware
824 Market Street North, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.252.2900

Office of the United States Trustee

844 King Street
Suite 2207
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.573.6491
Fax: 302.573.6497
Linda J. Casey


Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
16-11501 Maxus Energy Corporation June 17, 2016
16-11502 Tierra Solutions, Inc. June 17, 2016
16-11503 Maxus International Energy Company June 17, 2016
16-11504 Maxus (U.S.) Exploration Company June 17, 2016
16-11505 Gateway Coal Company June 17, 2016