Quicksilver Resources 8-K 2005
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): March 7, 2005
QUICKSILVER RESOURCES INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
777 West Rosedale, Suite 300
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (817) 665-5000
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 Instructions A.2. below):
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Effective March 8, 2005, the Board of Directors of Quicksilver Resources Inc. (Quicksilver) amended and restated the Quicksilver Resources Inc. Amended and Restated 1999 Stock Option and Retention Stock Plan (the 1999 Plan). The amendments generally update the 1999 Plan for changes to Sections 162(m) and 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and issuance of final regulations regarding incentive stock options by the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Treasury Department. The 1999 Plan is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Effective March 8, 2005, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Quicksilver approved the adoption of Quicksilvers Retention Share Agreement. The form of Retention Share Agreement is attached as Exhibit 10.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On March 7, 2005, D. Randall Kent notified Quicksilver that he will not stand for re-election as a director of Quicksilver at the 2005 annual meeting of stockholders.
On March 8, 2005, the Board of Directors of Quicksilver elected James A. Hughes as a director of Quicksilver and it is anticipated that he will be named as a member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees of Quicksilvers Board of Directors. Mr. Hughes previously served on Quicksilvers Board of Directors from July 24, 2001 to March 22, 2004.
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.
Date: March 11, 2005
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