Linn Energy
LINN ENERGY, INC. (Form: 15-12G, Received: 02/28/2017 18:35:41)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 15

 

 

CERTIFICATION AND NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF REGISTRATION

UNDER SECTION 12(g) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

OR SUSPENSION OF DUTY TO FILE REPORTS UNDER SECTIONS 13 AND 15(d)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934.

Commission File Number: 000-51719

 

 

LINN ENERGY, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

600 Travis Street

Houston, TX 77002

(281) 840-4000

(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of registrant’s principal executive offices)

Common Units Representing Limited Liability Company Interests*

Common Stock*

(Title of each class of securities covered by this Form)

None

(Titles of all other classes of securities for which a duty to file reports under section 13(a) or 15(d) remains)

 

 

Please place an X in the box(es) to designate the appropriate rule provision(s) relied upon to terminate or suspend the duty to file reports:

 

Rule 12g-4(a)(1)  
Rule 12g-4(a)(2)  
Rule 12h-3(b)(1)(i)  
Rule 12h-3(b)(1)(ii)  
Rule 15d-6  
Rule 15d-22(b)  

Approximate number of holders of record as of the certification or notice date: Zero*

*On January 27, 2017, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas entered the  Order Confirming (I)  Amended Joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization of Linn Energy, LLC and Its Debtor Affiliates Other Than Linn Acquisition Company, LLC and Berry Petroleum Company, LLC and (II)  Amended Joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization of Linn Acquisition Company, LLC and Berry Petroleum Company, LLC , which approved and confirmed the Amended Joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization of Linn Energy, LLC (“Old Linn”) and Its Debtor Affiliates Other Than Linn Acquisition Company, LLC and Berry Petroleum Company, LLC (the “Plan”). The Plan became effective on February 28, 2017 (the “Effective Date”).

Pursuant to the Plan, on the Effective Date, among other things: (1) all previously issued securities of Old Linn, including the common units representing limited liability company interests listed in this Form 15, issued and outstanding immediately prior to the Effective Date (the “Units”) were cancelled and extinguished and (2) new common stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Common Stock”) of Linn Energy, Inc. (“New Linn”), the successor issuer to Old Linn for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, was issued for distribution in accordance with the Plan. The number of holders of record of the Common Stock is less than 300.

This Form 15 is intended to terminate all filing obligations under Section 12(g) with respect to both Old Linn’s Units extinguished in accordance with the Plan and any obligation which may exist with respect to New Linn’s Common Stock.

 

 

 


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Linn Energy, Inc. has caused this certification/notice to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned duly authorized person.

 

    LINN ENERGY, INC.
Dated: February 28, 2017     By:  

/s/ Candice J. Wells

      Name: Candice J. Wells
      Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

 

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