Case Background

On December 12, 2018, Parker Drilling Company and 19 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 before the Honorable Marvin Isgur.  On May 9, 2019, the Court entered a Final Decree closing 19 of the Debtors' 20 cases (the "Closed Cases).  Going forward, all matters relating to any of the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors shall be administered under the case of Anachoreta, Inc., Case No. 18-136960. 

To view documents previously filed in connection with the Debtors on the Parker Drilling Company docket (Case No. 18-36958), please click here.

Important Information & Dates

Deadline to File Claims

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

  • General Claims Bar Date: February 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (Central Time)
  • Governmental Claims Bar Date: June 10, 2019 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.

Plan & Disclosure Statement

On December 12, 2018, the Debtors filed their Plan of Reorganization and the Disclosure Statement related thereto. The Bankruptcy Court held a hearing to consider approval of the Disclosure Statement on January 22, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. (CT).  The Bankruptcy Court held a hearing to consider confirmation of the Plan on March 5, 2019.  On March 7, 2019, the Bankruptcy Court entered the Order confirming the Plan.  On March 26, 2019, the Effective Date of the Plan occurred, and the Plan was consummated.

Please click below to view and download the Plan & Disclosure Statement Documents:

Plan & Disclosure Statement


Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on December 13, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. (CT) before the Honorable Marvin Isgur, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Courtroom 404, 515 Rusk Street, Houston, TX 77002.  A final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on January 3, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. (CT). Please click below to view and download the First Day Motions and the First Day Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders



Petition Date


Effective Date


Governmental Bar Date

5:00 p.m. (CT)
10:00 a.m. (CT)


Debtors' Counsel

Kirkland & Ellis LLP (Chicago)

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
300 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL   60654
Phone: 312.862.2000
Fax: 312.862.2200
James H.M. Sprayregen, P.C.
Laura Krucks

Kirkland & Ellis LLP (New York)

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
601 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY   10022
Phone: 212.446.4800
Fax: 212.446.4900
Christopher J. Marcus, P.C.
Matthew C. Fagen

Kirkland & Ellis LLP (Houston)

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
609 Main Street
Houston, TX   77002
Phone: 713.836.3600
Fax: 713.836.3601
Brian E. Schartz, P.C.
Anna G. Rotman, P.C.

Jackson Walker L.L.P.

1401 McKinney Street
Suite 1900
Houston, TX   77010
Phone: 713.752.4200
Fax: 713.752.4221
Patricia B. Tomasco, Esq.
Matthew D. Cavenaugh, Esq.

Debtors' Restructuring Advisors

Alvarez & Marsal North America, LLC

700 Louisiana Street
Suite 3300
Houston, TX   77002
Phone: 713.571.2400
Fax: 713.547.3697
Ryan Omohundro
Mike Zembillas
John Walsh

United States Trustee and Court Information

United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas

515 Rusk Avenue
Houston, TX   77002
Phone: 713.250.5500

Office of the United States Trustee

515 Rusk Street, Suite 3516
Houston, TX   77002
Phone: 713.718.4650
Fax: 713.718.4670


Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
18-36958 Parker Drilling Company December 12, 2018
18-36959 2M-TEK, Inc. December 12, 2018
18-36960 Anachoreta, Inc. December 12, 2018
18-36961 Pardril, Inc. December 12, 2018
18-36962 Parker Aviation Inc. December 12, 2018
18-36963 Parker Drilling Arctic Operating, LLC December 12, 2018
18-36964 Parker Drilling Company of Niger December 12, 2018
18-36965 Parker Drilling Company North America, Inc. December 12, 2018
18-36966 Parker Drilling Company of Oklahoma, Incorporated December 12, 2018
18-36967 Parker Drilling Company of South America, Inc. December 12, 2018
18-36957 Parker Drilling Management Services, Ltd. December 12, 2018
18-36968 Parker Drilling Offshore Company, LLC December 12, 2018
18-36969 Parker Drilling Offshore USA, L.L.C. December 12, 2018
18-36970 Parker North America Operations, LLC December 12, 2018
18-36971 Parker Technology, Inc. December 12, 2018
18-36972 Parker Technology, L.L.C. December 12, 2018
18-36973 Parker Tools, LLC December 12, 2018
18-36974 Parker-VSE, LLC December 12, 2018
18-36975 Quail USA, LLC December 12, 2018
18-36976 Quail Tools, L.P. December 12, 2018