SM Energy Co 8-K 2012
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, 2012 (October 30, 2012)
SM Energy Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (303) 861-8140
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2. of Form 8-K, the following information, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information and Exhibit be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
On October 30, 2012, SM Energy Company (the Company) issued a press release announcing that the Company closed its offer to exchange up to $400 million aggregate principal amount of its 6½% Senior Notes due 2023, which have been registered under the Securities Act, for an equal aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 6½% Senior Notes due 2023, which were issued on June 29, 2012, in a private placement. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and incorporated by reference herein.
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.