EV Energy Partners, L.P., along with thirteen (13) affiliates and subsidiaries, has filed a petition for relief under Chapter 11 in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Lead Case No. 18-10814). EV, based in Houston, Texas, is an upstream oil & gas developer operating throughout the United States. According to the Debtors’ press release, they enter Chapter 11 having entered into a restructuring support agreement with their senior noteholders and lenders and having solicited votes on a prepackaged plan of reorganization. According to the First Day Declaration, 100% of the Debtors’ senior lenders and ~92% of the Debtors’ senior noteholders have voted in favor of the plan. The Disclosure Statement to the Plan may be found here. The Debtors seek to have a confirmation hearing held on May 15, 2018. Prime Clerk LLC is the proposed claims and noticing agent. The cases have been assigned to the Honorable Christopher S. Sontchi.