This excerpt taken from the VQ 8-K filed Oct 5, 2009.
ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS
On October 2, 2009, Venoco, Inc. announced the pricing of its previously announced offering of $150 million principal amount of senior unsecured notes through a press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto. The notes will be offered in the United States only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act and outside the United States in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act. The notes have not been registered under the Securities Act and may not be offered or sold in the United States without registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
This excerpt taken from the VQ 8-K filed Jun 27, 2008.
ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS
On June 27, 2008, Venoco, Inc. was informed by the Marquez Trust and the Marquez Foundation that those entities had entered into pre-arranged stock trading plans (the Plans) to sell specified amounts of common stock of the company in certain circumstances. The Marquez Trust is a family trust the trustees of which are Tim Marquez, the companys chairman and chief executive officer, and his wife Bernadette. The Marquez Foundation is a private charitable foundation the directors of which are Mr. and Mrs. Marquez. The Plans are designed to comply with Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the companys insider trading policy. Under the Plans, the Marquez Trust and the Marquez Foundation may sell up to 800,000 and 320,000 shares of the Companys common stock, respectively. The Marquez Trust currently owns 26,431,150 shares of common stock and the Marquez Foundation currently owns 2,457,000 shares of common stock. Each Plan will expire by its terms in July 2009 unless terminated earlier. Except as may be otherwise required by law, the company does not undertake to report on specific pre-arranged stock trading plans of officers or other persons affiliated with the company or on modifications or terminations of any such plan, including the Plans.
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: June 27, 2008