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 13, 2011
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|400 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd.,
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (337) 232-7028
|(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)|
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Item 8.01. Other Events
On September 13, 2011, PetroQuest Energy, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that it had closed its Mississippian Lime acquisition of 28,250 acres for an adjusted purchase price of $24,100,000. The acreage is located in Pawnee County, Oklahoma and has approximately 50 Boe/d of production and five saltwater disposal wells. Approximately 4,500 of the 28,250 acres are held by production with the remaining acreage subject to multi-year leases.
Subsequent to the closing of this acquisition, the Company sold a 50% working interest in the Pawnee County acreage for approximately $14,500,000. After completing this acquisition and subsequent sell-down, the Company has approximately 24,000 net acres in Pawnee, Grant and Kay Counties in Oklahoma and Sumner County, Kansas and expects to spud its first well targeting the Mississippian Lime near the end of the year.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
|PETROQUEST ENERGY, INC.|
|Date: September 14, 2011||By:||/s/ J. Bond Clement|
|J. Bond Clement
Executive Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer