Constellation Energy Partners: Delaware Court Issues Order For Preliminary Injunction; Enjoins Annual Meeting Scheduled For December 5, 2013
Constellation Energy Partners LLC (NYSE MKT: CEP) today announced that
the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware (the “Court”) has issued
an order granting a motion for a preliminary injunction made by
Constellation Energy Partners LLC (NYSE MKT: CEP) today announced that the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware (the “Court”) has issued an order granting a motion for a preliminary injunction made by plaintiffs in the PostRock Litigation. As a result of the order, CEP is enjoined preliminarily from holding its annual meeting of unitholders on December 5, 2013, or at any time before the Court has ruled on the merits of plaintiffs’ claims. Once the Court has ruled on the merits of plaintiffs’ claims, the company’s duly constituted board of managers shall promptly schedule and hold the annual meeting. The trial in the PostRock Litigation is scheduled for December 16 through December 18, 2013 in Wilmington, Delaware. The company cannot predict how long it will take for a decision to be rendered in the case after the trial. Plaintiffs in the PostRock Litigation include Constellation Energy Partners Management, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of PostRock Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: PSTR), along with Gary M. Pittman, and John R. Collins, both former Class A managers of CEP. Additional information concerning the PostRock Litigation can be found in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and on the company’s Web site ( http://www.constellationenergypartners.com). About Constellation Energy Partners LLC Constellation Energy Partners LLC (“CEP”) is a limited liability company focused on the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas properties, as well as related midstream assets. The company’s proved reserves are located in the Cherokee Basin in Oklahoma and Kansas, the Woodford Shale in the Arkoma Basin in Oklahoma, the Central Kansas Uplift in Kansas, and in Texas and Louisiana. Forward-Looking Statements This news release contains statements that are considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements are largely based on the company’s expectations, which reflect estimates and assumptions made by the company’s management. These estimates and assumptions reflect the company’s best judgment based on currently known market conditions and other factors. Although the company believes such estimates and assumptions to be reasonable, they are inherently uncertain and involve a number of risks and uncertainties that are beyond the company’s control. In addition, management's assumptions about future events may prove to be inaccurate. Management cautions all readers that the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are not guarantees of future performance, and the reader cannot be assured that such statements will be realized or the forward-looking events and circumstances will occur. Actual results may differ materially from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements due to factors listed in the "Risk Factors" section of each company’s SEC filings and elsewhere in those filings. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this news release. The company does not intend to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. These cautionary statements qualify all forward-looking statements attributable to the companies or persons acting on the company’s behalf.
Shares of Constellation Energy Partners (AMEX:CEP) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $3.10 as of 9:34 a.m. ET, 21.1% above Tuesday's closing price of $2.56. Volume is at 38,204, 0.7 times the daily average of 58,200.