8K_OfficerResignation

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 20549

 

 

 

FORM 8–K

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15 (d) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

 

 

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):  February 4, 2019

 

CONTANGO OIL & GAS COMPANY

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delaware

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

001-16317

 (Commission File Number)

95-4079863

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

 

717 Texas Ave., Suite 2900, Houston Texas 77002

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(713) 236-7400

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

_____________________________________________________________________________

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

 

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 

 

 


 

 

Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

 

On February 4, 2019,  Thomas H. Atkins, Senior Vice President of Exploration, and J. Stephen Mengle, Senior Vice President of Operations and Engineering, notified Contango Oil & Gas Company (the “ Company ”) of their resignation to pursue other opportunities, effective immediately. Mr. Atkins and Mr. Mengle’s resignation was not due to any disagreements with the Company on any matter relating to the Company's operations, policies, practices or otherwise. 

 

 

Item 7.01Regulation FD Disclosure

 

A copy of the press release issued by the Company on February 6, 2019, to announce the Senior Vice President of Exploration and Senior Vice President of Operations & Engineering’s resignation is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

In accordance with General Instruction B.2. of Form 8-K and the Securities and Exchange Commission Release No. 33-8176, the information furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 in this report on Form 8-K (including the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 incorporated by reference in this report) shall not deemed to be "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and is not deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

 

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.

99.1Press Release dated February 6, 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

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CONTANGO OIL & GAS COMPANY

 

 

 

Date: February 6, 2019

 

/s/ E. JOSEPH GRADY

 

 

E. Joseph Grady

 

 

Senior Vice President and

 

 

Chief Financial Officer

 


Exhibit 99.1

Exhibit 99.1

Contango oil & gas COMPANY

NEWS RELEASE

 

Contango Announces Officer Departures 

 

February 6, 2019 – HOUSTON, TEXAS – Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSE American: MCF) (“Contango,” the “Company,” “we” or “us”) announced today that Thomas H. Atkins, Senior Vice President – Exploration, and J. Stephen Mengle, Senior Vice President – Operations & Engineering, have left the Company effective February 4, 2019 to pursue other interests.  Wilkie S. Colyer, President & Chief Executive Officer, stated “We wish Tommy and Steve the best in their new endeavors, and thank them for the years of dedication, hard work and contribution to Contango.  Our talented team at Contango is fully capable of taking on the responsibilities previously handled by Tommy and Steve, and we look forward to a successful transition.    Contango remains committed to its strategies to drive long term shareholder value and is pleased with the progress made as a result of the implementation of those recent strategies.”             

 

About Contango Oil & Gas Company

 

Contango Oil & Gas Company is a Houston, Texas based, independent oil and natural gas company whose business is to maximize production and cash flow from its offshore properties in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico and onshore properties in Texas and Wyoming and to use that cash flow to explore, develop, exploit, increase production from and acquire crude oil and natural gas properties in West Texas, the Texas Gulf Coast and the Rocky Mountain regions of the United States. Additional information is available on the Company's website at http://contango.com.

 

 

 

 

Contact:

 

Contango Oil & Gas Company

 

E. Joseph Grady – 713-236-7400

Sergio Castro – 713-236-7400

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Vice President and Treasurer