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): May 31, 2011
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
700 Milam Street
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (713) 375-5000
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Item 7.01 REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE.
On May 31, 2011, Cheniere Energy, Inc., or the Company, issued a press release announcing that it had agreed to sell 8,700,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering under an effective shelf registration statement. The underwriter will have an option to purchase up to an additional 1,300,000 shares of the Company's common stock to cover any over-allotments. The offering is expected to close and settle on June 6, 2011. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information included in this Item 7.01 of Current Report on Form 8-K, including the attached Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1* Press release, dated May 31, 2011.
* Furnished herewith.
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.
CHENIERE ENERGY, INC.
Date: May 31, 2011
/s/ Meg A. Gentle
Meg A. Gentle
Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer