Quicksilver Resources 8-K 2009
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): May 20, 2009
QUICKSILVER RESOURCES INC.>
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
777 West Rosedale Street
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s 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 Instruction A.2. below):
Item 1.01. Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement.>
On February 19, 2009, the Board of Directors of Quicksilver Resources Inc. approved the Quicksilver Resources Inc. Third Amended and Restated 2006 Equity Plan, subject to stockholder approval, and recommended that the Third Amended and Restated 2006 Equity Plan be submitted to Quicksilver’s stockholders at the annual meeting of stockholders in 2009. On May 20, 2009, Quicksilver’s stockholders approved the Third Amended and Restated 2006 Equity Plan.
The Third Amended and Restated 2006 Equity Plan amends and restates the plan as previously in effect. In general, the amendments to the plan increase (i) the balance of shares available for awards under the Plan to 15 million shares, (ii) the maximum number of shares that may be subject to awards of incentive stock options to 15 million shares, and (iii) the maximum number of shares that may be subject to awards granted to an individual during any calendar year to 1.5 million shares. The foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Third Amended and Restated 2006 Equity Plan, which is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangement s of Certain Officers.>
The principal executive officer, the principal financial officer and the other named executive officers of Quicksilver participate or are eligible to participate in the Third Amended and Restated 2006 Equity Plan. The description of the Third Amended and Restated 2006 Plan under “Item 1.01 Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement” above and Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K are incorporated herein by reference.
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: May 22, 2009