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Steven Golden, Esq.

  • 919 North Market Street, 17th Floor
  • Wilmington DE 19801
  • 302.652.4100

Whiting Petroleum Corporation

This site has been created to provide unsecured creditors with information and to solicit and receive comments from unsecured creditors about the pending chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of Whiting Petroleum and its affiliates.

NOTICE: The date by which general claims must be filed in the Whiting Petroleum cases has been set as June 15, 2020. The bar date for governmental claims has been set as September 28, 2020. Access the court's order here


On April 1, 2020,  Whiting Petroleum Corporation, Whiting Canadian Holding Company ULC, Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation, Whiting Resources Corporation and Whiting US Holding Company commenced chapter 11 bankruptcy cases (together, "Whiting Petroleum") in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas in Houston ("Bankruptcy Court"). Judge David R. Jones is the presiding bankruptcy judge. The Bankruptcy Court ordered that the cases be jointly administered under case number 20-32021 and that the chapter 11 cases be designated as complex. 

Committee Appointment

On April 13, 2020, the United States Trustee appointed members to a committee of unsecured creditors ("Committee"). Current Committee members are Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, Polar Midstream LLC, JMAC Resources, Steel Energy Services, Atlas Oil Company, BNN Western LLC and James Marketing. The Committee has selected Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP ("PSZJ") as its counsel; Bankruptcy Court approval of the employment is pending. Jeffrey Pomerantz is the principal attorney at PSZJ responsible for this engagement.

 For More Information

Please contact Steven Golden in our DE office with any questions, comments, or requests regarding the Whiting Petroleum cases.

For more information on how to gain access to documents filed in this case (in addition to the selected documents available on this page), please visit the claims agent in the Whiting Petroleum cases click on the “Register as a PACER User” link.

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