Privately-held Fieldwood Energy and certain of its subsidiaries and affiliates filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of Texas, case number 18-30648. The Company, which focuses on the acquisition and development of conventional oil and gas assets in North America, is represented by Alfredo R. Perez of Weil,…

Katy Industries and its official committee of unsecured creditors filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court a Joint Chapter 11 Combined Plan of Liquidation and related Disclosure Statement. According to the Disclosure Statement, “This Combined Plan and Disclosure Statement contemplates the appointment of a Plan Administrator who, under the terms of this Combined Plan and Disclosure…

Privately-held Vitamin World and eight affiliated Debtors filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware, lead case number 17-11933. The Company, which retails vitamins and nutritional supplement products, is represented by Mark Minuti of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr. According to documents filed with the Court, “Debtors have also…

Gulfmark Offshore filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court a Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization and related Disclosure Statement. According to the Disclosure Statement, “Although the Debtor has not yet obtained committed exit financing, the Debtor, its advisors, and the advisors for the Consenting Noteholders have been in advanced negotiations with both of the Company’s secured…

According to a corporate release Venoco announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court has indicated that it will enter an order confirming Venoco’s First Amended Joint Plan of Reorganization. The Company notes that this Plan will eliminate approximately $1 billion of debt from its balance sheet and better position it for long-term success. Venoco will retain…

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court issued an order denying the motion filed by Affirmative Insurance Holdings’ Court-affirmed rehabilitator seeking to dismiss the Chapter 11 proceeding. The order states, “Upon consideration of the Motion of Anne Melissa Dowling, Acting Director of Insurance of the State of Illinois, in her role as Statutory and Court-Affirmed Rehabilitator, for Entry…