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Steven Golden, Esq.

  • 780 Third Avenue, 34th Floor
  • New York NY 10017
  • 212/561-7700

Cobalt International Energy

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 Cobalt International Energy and its affiliates.


On April 5, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court confirmed the fourth amended joint plan of reorganization. Click here to view the order confirming the plan (plan is exhibit A to order).

AuctionAn auction for the sale of the Debtors' assets was held on March 6, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., prevailing Central Time.

For more information on the successful bidders and backup bidders, click here to view the Notice of Successful Bidders and Backup Bidders.

On December 14, 2017, Cobalt International Energy Inc., Cobalt International GP LLC, Cobalt International Energy L.P., Cobalt GOM #1 LLC and Cobalt GOM #2 LLC commenced chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas in Houston ("Bankruptcy Court"). Judge Marvin Isgur is the presiding bankruptcy judge. The Bankruptcy Court ordered that the cases be jointly administered under case number 17-36709. 

Committee Appointment

On December 21, 2017, the United States Trustee appointed members to a committee of unsecured creditors ("Committee"): Wells Fargo Bank, Baker Hughes and Schlumberger Technology Corporation. The Committee has selected Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP ("PSZJ") as committee counsel; PSZJ's application for employment was authorized and approved by the Bankruptcy Court on February 7, 2018. Ira KharaschRob Feinstein, and Jeff Pomerantz are the principal attorneys at PSZJ responsible for this engagement.

Claims & Claims Bar Date

The Bankruptcy Court has entered an order setting the date by which most claims must be filed:

March 19, 2018 by 5 pm (CST)

Proofs of claim (click HERE for form) must be sent to:

Cobalt Claims Processing Center
c/o KCC
2335 Alaska Ave
El Segundo CA 90245
T: (866) 967-1782

Sonangol Settlement

On January 25, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court approved a settlement between the Cobalt debtors and Sociedade Nacional de Combustiveis de Angola - Empresa Publica  ("Sonangol"), the state oil and gas company of the Republic of Angola. The settlement motion and the order (the settlement agreement is attached to the order as exhibit 1) can be found on this page under "FILES."

For More Information

Please contact Steven Golden in our NY office with any questions, comments, or requests regarding the Cobalt International Energy cases. For information on how to gain access to documents filed in this case (in addition to the selected documents available on this page), please click on the “Register as a PACER User” link or visit the claims agent site for the Cobalt International Energy cases at

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