Cabot Oil & Gas 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): July 27, 2011
CABOT OIL & GAS CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (281) 589-4600
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):
On July 27, 2011, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (the Company) issued a press release announcing the sale to a third party of all of the Companys producing assets and acreage in Wyoming, Colorado and Utah for total consideration of $285 million, subject to customary closing adjustments. The transaction has an effective date of September 1, 2011, and the Company expects the transaction to close in early October 2011, subject to customary closing conditions.
The press release also provided an update on the Companys operations as well as production guidance for the remainder of 2011.
A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report. Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed to be filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and will not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, unless specifically identified therein as being incorporated therein by reference. The above description of the press release is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the press release furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
In the press release referenced in Item 7.01 above, the Company announced the sale to a third party of all of the Companys producing assets and acreage in Wyoming, Colorado and Utah. The disclosure in the first paragraph of Item 7.01 above is incorporated by reference in this Item 8.01.
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: July 29, 2011