SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 25, 2012
BLACK ELK ENERGY OFFSHORE OPERATIONS, LLC
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (281) 598-8600
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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:
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Effective September 25, 2012, Carl Hammond, Chief Well Officer and a named executive officer of Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC (the Company), is no longer employed by the Company.
Keith Hubbard will assume the responsibilities and duties of the Chief Well Officer. Mr. Hubbard has served as Well Operations Manager since joining the Company as a consultant in August 2009 and becoming an employee in February 2010. Mr. Hubbard brings over 32 years of oilfield experience. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hubbard served as Operations Manager at West Star Operating Company from October 2007 to July 2009 and was responsible for all drilling, completion and production operations. Mr. Hubbard also spent 27 years with Halliburton Energy Services in various roles including Gulf of Mexico Business Development Manager from 2003 to 2007, Gulf of Mexico Operations Manager for the Logging and Perforating Product Service Line from 1999 to 2003 and Halliburton Integrated Solutions Service Coordinator from 1996 to 1999.
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.
Date: September 26, 2012