PATRIOT COAL CASE INFORMATION
The Debtors’ jointly administered chapter 11 cases and the associated adversary proceedings have been transferred to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, effective as of December 19, 2012. The main case, Patriot Coal Corporation et al., Case No. 12-51502, has been assigned to the Honorable Kathy A. Surratt-States. All Further Motions, Pleadings and Papers Should Be Filed on the Docket of Case Number 12-51502 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.
|Order Transferring Venue of the Cases to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (Case No. 12-51502)||Docket No. 1789|
|Notice of Inter-District Transfer to Eastern District of Missouri, Under Case Number 12-51502||Docket No. 1790|
Bar Date Information
|Deadline to Submit General Proofs of Claim||December 14, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.
(Prevailing Eastern Time)
|Deadline to Submit Governmental Proofs of Claim||January 21, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
(Prevailing Eastern Time)
On July 9, 2012, Patriot Coal Corporation and substantially all of its wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Patriot”) filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. On November 27, 2012, an Order was entered which transferred the Patriot chapter 11 proceedings to the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Patriot intends to use the reorganization process to make necessary changes and ensure the Company’s future viability.
Patriot expects its mining operations and customer shipments to continue in the ordinary course throughout the reorganization process. Patriot remains committed to serving its customers and maintaining safe, productive operations as it undertakes this process. The Company has received approximately $800 million in new financing and intends to move through this process as quickly as possible.
On October 18, 2012, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order establishing December 14, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. (Prevailing Eastern Time) as the last date and time for each person or entity (including, without limitation, individuals, partnerships, corporations, joint ventures, estates and trusts), other than any governmental units (as defined in section 101(27) of the Bankruptcy Code) ("Governmental Units"), to file a proof of claim against Patriot (a list of affiliated Debtors can be found here). Solely as to Governmental Units, the Bar Date Order established January 21, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. (Prevailing Eastern Time) as the last date and time for each such Governmental Unit to file a proof of claim against the Debtors.
The 341 Meeting of creditors was held on August 23, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. (ET) at the Office of the United States Trustee, 80 Broad St, 4th Fl, New York, NY 10004. Please continue to visit this website from time to time for updates relating to the case.
This website includes information related to Patriot’s reorganization proceedings, including all pleadings filed in the case, as well as notices and information about the claims process. Additional information including press releases, letters and Frequently Asked Questions for employees, retirees, customers, suppliers, and investors can be found at www.patriotcoal.com.
The website for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Patriot Coal Corporation, et al. can be found here: http://www.patriotcoalcommittee.com.