Lehman et al v. Gulfport Energy Corporation et al

Filing 22

ORDER granting 21 Motion Defendant Gulfport's Motion to Lift Stay. Signed by Judge Edmund A. Sargus on 5/9/2022. (cmw)

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Case: 2:20-cv-03053-EAS-KAJ Doc #: 22 Filed: 05/09/22 Page: 1 of 1 PAGEID #: 370 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO EASTERN DIVISION GARY H. LEHMAN, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Case No. 2:20-cv-3053 Judge Edmund A. Sargus, Jr. Magistrate Judge Kimberly A. Jolson GULFPORT ENERGY CORPORATION, et al., Defendants. ORDER This matter is before the Court on Defendants Gulfport Energy Corporation and Gulfport Appalachia, LLC’s (collectively, “Gulfport”) Motion to Lift Stay (ECF No. 21). On November 23, 2020, the Court stayed this action pending resolution of bankruptcy proceedings (ECF No. 20) after the Suggestion of Bankruptcy was filed (ECF No. 19). Defendants Gulfport now represent that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas entered an Order on April 27, 2021, (1) Confirming the Amended Joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization of Gulfport Energy Corporation and Its Debtor Subsidiaries (the “Plan”) and (2) Granting Related Relief (the “Confirmation Order”). The Plan became effective on May 17, 2021. Plaintiffs did not file a response in opposition to the motion. Therefore, Defendant Gulfport’s Motion to Lift Stay (ECF No. 21) is GRANTED. The stay in this matter is hereby LIFTED and proceedings shall resume. IT IS SO ORDERED. 5/9/2022 DATED s/Edmund A. Sargus, Jr. EDMUND A. SARGUS, JR. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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