Toreador Resources 8-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
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TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
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Attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 is a press release (the Press Release) issued by Toreador Resources Corporation (Toreador) on November 9, 2007 announcing its financial results for the third quarter 2007 and the first nine months of 2007. The Press Release is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.02, and the foregoing description of the Press Release is qualified in its entirety by reference to this exhibit.
In the Press Release, Toreador has included as a non-GAAP financial measure as defined in Item 10 of Regulation S-K of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act) earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and exploration expense (EBITDAX). In the Press Release, Toreador has provided reconciliations of this non-GAAP financial measure to the most directly comparable financial measure calculated and presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in the United States. In addition, Toreador has provided in the Press Release the reasons why Toreador believes this non-GAAP financial measure provides useful information to investors.
Pursuant to General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Form 8-K, including the exhibit, shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and is not incorporated by reference into any filing of Toreador, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.
Pursuant to General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the following exhibit is furnished with this Form 8-K.
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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.
TOREADOR RESOURCES CORPORATION
Nigel J. Lovett
President and Chief Executive Officer