SOUTH TEXAS OIL CO 8-K 2009
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):October 30, 2009
South Texas Oil Company
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
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SECTION 3 - SECURITIES AND TRADING MARKETS
Item 3.01 Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.
On October 30, 2009, South Texas Oil Company (the "Company") received notice of a determination of the staff of the Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Department, in accordance with Nasdaq Marketplace Rules 5100, 5110(b), and IM-5100-1, to:
The NASDAQ staff provided the following reasons for the delisting: the bankruptcy filing announced by the Company and the associated public interest concerns raised by it; concerns regarding the residual equity interest of the existing listed securities holders; and concerns about the Company’s ability to sustain compliance with all requirements for continued listing on The Nasdaq Stock Market.
The Company does not intend to request a hearing with the Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Panel to appeal the proposed delisting.
On November 6, 2009, NASDAQ halted the trading of the Company’s common stock.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: November 6, 2009