Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 6, 2013
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Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release on February 6, 2013 announcing a Tuscaloosa Marine Shale well result. A copy of the Company’s press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report on Form 8-K.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information herein and the press release shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information and the exhibit be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
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.