Vanguard Natural Resources, Inc.

Case No. 19-31786


Case Background

On March 31, 2019, Vanguard Natural Resources, Inc. and 11 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, Houston Division.  The cases are pending before the Honorable David R. Jones, and are jointly administered under Case No. 19-31786.

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: June 14, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (Central Time)

- Governmental Claims Bar Date: September 27, 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 and Disclosure Statement

On April 30, 2019, the Debtors filed their Plan of Reorganization and the Disclosure Statement related thereto. On June 12, 2019, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement and on July 9th confirmed the Plan of Reorganization (as amended and supplemented).  The “Effective Date” of the Plan of Reorganization occurred on July 16, 2019, whereupon the Debtors commenced making distributions pursuant to the confirmed Plan of Reorganization.

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

Plan & Disclosure Statement

Notice of Commencement/341(a) Meeting

The meeting of creditors pursuant to section 341(a) of the Bankruptcy Code was held on May 14, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. (Central Time), at the Office of the United States Trustee for the Southern District of Texas, located at the Bob Casey United States Courthouse, 515 Rusk St., Suite 3401, Houston, TX 77002.

Please click below to view and download the 341 Notice:

Notice of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case

Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on April 1, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. (CT) before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Southern Texas, Houston Division, 515 Rusk Street, Courtroom 400, Houton, TX 77002.

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

First Day Motions

First Day Orders


Dates

March 31 2019 Petition Date ____ Voluntary Peti... Add to Calendar
July 16 2019 Effective Date ____ Notice of (I) ... Add to Calendar
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March 31 2019 __
April 1 2019 3:30 p.m. (CT)
April 24 2019 1:30 p.m. (CT)
April 30 2019 10:00 a.m. (CT)
May 14 2019 11:00 a.m. (CT)
May 14 2019 2:15 p.m. (CT)
June 12 2019 2:00 p.m. (CT)
June 14 2019 5:00 p.m. (CT)
July 9 2019 10:00 a.m. (CT)
July 16 2019 __
September 27 2019 5:00 p.m. (CT)

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP

    Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
    300 North LaSalle
    Chicago, IL   60654
    https://www.kirkland.com
    Phone: 312.862.2000
    Fax: 312.862.2200

    James H.M. Sprayregen, P.C.

  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP

    Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
    601 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY   10022
    https://www.kirkland.com
    Phone: 212.446.4800
    Fax: 212.446.4900

    Christopher Marcus, P.C.
    Brian Schartz, P.C.
    Aparna Yenamandra

United States Trustee and Court Information

Debtors

Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 19-31786 Debtor Name Vanguard Natural Resources, Inc. Petition Date March 31, 2019
Case Number 19-31787 Debtor Name Eagle Rock Acquisition Partnership, L.P. Petition Date March 31, 2019
Case Number 19-31788 Debtor Name Eagle Rock Acquisition Partnership II, L.P. Petition Date March 31, 2019
Case Number 19-31789 Debtor Name Eagle Rock Energy Acquisition Co., Inc. Petition Date March 31, 2019
Case Number 19-31790 Debtor Name Eagle Rock Energy Acquisition Co. II, Inc. Petition Date March 31, 2019
Case Number 19-31791 Debtor Name Eagle Rock Upstream Development Company, Inc. Petition Date March 31, 2019
Case Number 19-31792 Debtor Name Eagle Rock Upstream Development Company II, Inc. Petition Date March 31, 2019
Case Number 19-31793 Debtor Name Escambia Asset Co. LLC Petition Date March 31, 2019
Case Number 19-31794 Debtor Name Escambia Operating Co. LLC Petition Date March 31, 2019
Case Number 19-31795 Debtor Name Vanguard Natural Gas, LLC Petition Date March 31, 2019
Case Number 19-31796 Debtor Name Vanguard Operating, LLC Petition Date March 31, 2019
Case Number 19-31797 Debtor Name VNR Holdings, LLC Petition Date March 31, 2019