Allis-Chalmers 8-K 2011
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): January 25, 2011
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (713) 369-0550
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. below):
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On January 25, 2011, Allis-Chalmers Energy Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing Wednesday, February 23, 2011 as the date for a special meeting of stockholders of the Company to consider and vote upon, among other things, a proposal to adopt the previously announced merger agreement, dated as of August 12, 2010, providing for the acquisition of the Company by Wellco Merger Sub Company, a subsidiary of Seawell Limited. The Company’s stockholders of record as of the close of business on Friday, January 14, 2011 will be entitled to receive notice of and vote at the special meeting. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The exhibit described above is not being “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, but is being furnished solely to comply with Item 2.02 of Form 8-K and Regulation FD promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.