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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): January 16, 2013




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Texas   333-174226   38-3769404

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

11451 Katy Freeway, Suite 500

Houston, Texas 77079

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (281) 598-8600

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On January 16, 2013, Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing earnings and other financial and operational results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2012.

The press release contains certain non-GAAP financial measures. The Company has provided information regarding its use of such non-GAAP measures, together with reconciliations of such measures to their most comparable GAAP measures, in the Earnings Release.

The Company will hold a conference call to discuss financial and operational results on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time. To participate, dial (800) 404-8174 in the United States or (303) 223-2685 from outside the country at least ten minutes before the call begins

This Current Report on Form 8-K and the press release attached hereto are being furnished by the Company pursuant to Item 2.02 “Results of Operations and Financial Condition.” In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liability of that section or Sections 11 and 12(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. In addition, this information shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any of the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filing.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibit


Exhibit 99.1    Press release issued by Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC, dated January 16, 2013.


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.

Date: January 16, 2013



/s/ John Hoffman

  Name:   John Hoffman
  Title:   President and Chief Executive Officer



Exhibit No.



99.1    Press release issued by Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC, dated January 16, 2013.