Pacific Energy Creditors Pick Pepper Hamilton

Law360, New York (April 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Creditors of bankrupt oil and gas exploration firm Pacific Energy Resources Ltd. have asked the bankruptcy court overseeing the case to approve the hire of Pepper Hamilton LLP as their Delaware and conflicts counsel.

In an application filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware Tuesday, the official committee of unsecured creditors asked the court to approve the employment and retention of Pepper Hamilton retroactively to March 19.

On March 9, Pacific Energy and seven of its affiliates filed for bankruptcy protection, citing...
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