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 16, 2012
HALCÓN RESOURCES CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (832) 538-0300
(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 (see General Instruction A.2):
Halcón Resources Corporation (the Company) hereby files this amendment to the Form 8-K filed by the Company on May 22, 2012 to include additional disclosure under Item 5.02 regarding the base salaries of Stephen W. Herod and Joseph S. Rinando, III. The disclosure under Items 5.02, 5.07 and 9.01 in the previous report is not affected by this amendment on Form 8-K/A and is incorporated herein by reference.
On May 23, 2012, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company approved (i) an annual base salary of $400,000 for Stephen W. Herod in connection with his appointment as President of the Company and (ii) an annual base salary of $260,000 for Joseph S. Rinando, III in connection with his appointment as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. The Compensation Committee retained Longnecker & Associates, an independent compensation consultant, to advise the committee regarding the Companys executive compensation arrangements.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.