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EX-99.2 - EXHIBIT 99-2 UNAUDITED PRO FORMA CONDENSED COMBINED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS - LINN ENERGY, LLCexhibit992.htm
EX-23.1 - EXHIBIT 23-1 CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT AUDITORS - LINN ENERGY, LLCexhibit231.htm
EX-99.1 - EXHIBIT 99-1 STATEMENTS OF REVENUES AND DIRECT OPERATING EXPENSES - LINN ENERGY, LLCexhibit991.htm


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K/A
(AMENDMENT NO. 1)
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
 
September 17, 2012
 
 
(July 31, 2012)


LINN ENERGY, LLC
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
000-51719
(Commission
File Number)
65-1177591
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

600 Travis, Suite 5100
Houston, Texas

77002
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
 
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (281) 840-4000
 
NOT APPLICABLE
(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:
* Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
* Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
* Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
* Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))




This Current Report on Form 8-K/A (Amendment No. 1) amends and supplements the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by Linn Energy, LLC (“LINN Energy,” or the “Company”) on August 2, 2012, in connection with its acquisition of oil and natural gas properties from BP America Production Company (“BP”) which was completed on July 31, 2012 (referred to as the “BP Green River Acquisition”). The Current Report on Form 8-K filed August 2, 2012, is being amended by this Amendment No. 1 to include the audited and unaudited financial statements and information for the BP Green River Acquisition required by Item 9.01 (a) and the pro forma financial information required by Item 9.01 (b). No other amendments to the Form 8-K filing on August 2, 2012, are being made by this Amendment No. 1.
Item 9.01   Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a)
Financial statements of business acquired.
The unaudited statements of revenues and direct operating expenses, including the notes thereto, for the assets acquired from BP for the six months ended June 30, 2012, and June 30, 2011, and the audited statements of revenues and direct operating expenses, including the notes thereto, for the assets acquired from BP for the years ended December 31, 2011, and December 31, 2010, and the independent auditors’ report related thereto, are attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
(b)
Pro forma financial information.
The unaudited pro forma condensed combined statements of operations of LINN Energy for the six months ended June 30, 2012, and for the year ended December 31, 2011, which give effect to the BP Green River Acquisition, BP Hugoton Acquisition and certain other acquisitions, are attached as Exhibit 99.2 and incorporated herein by reference.
(d)
Exhibits.
23.1    Consent of Independent Auditors
99.1    The unaudited statements of revenues and direct operating expenses, including the notes thereto, for the assets acquired from BP for the six months ended June 30, 2012, and June 30, 2011, and the audited statements of revenues and direct operating expenses, including the notes thereto, for the assets acquired from BP for the years ended December 31, 2011, and December 31, 2010, and the independent auditors’ report related thereto.
99.2    The unaudited pro forma condensed combined statements of operations of LINN Energy for the six months ended June 30, 2012, and for the year ended December 31, 2011, which give effect to the BP Green River Acquisition, BP Hugoton Acquisition and certain other acquisitions.


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SIGNATURE
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.

 
LINN ENERGY, LLC
 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
 
Date: September 17, 2012
/s/ David B. Rottino
 
David B. Rottino
 
Senior Vice President of Finance, Business Development
 
and Chief Accounting Officer
 
(As Duly Authorized Officer and Chief Accounting Officer)


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