SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of registrants principal executive offices)
Common Units Representing Limited Liability Company Interests*
(Title of each class of securities covered by this Form)
(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:
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 Linns Units extinguished in accordance with the Plan and any obligation which may exist with respect to New Linns 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|