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): May 15, 2012
PLAINS EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
|(State of Incorporation)|| |
(Commission File No.)
700 Milam, Suite 3100
Houston, Texas 77002
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (713) 579-6000
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:
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|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure|
On May 15, 2012, PXP called for redemption all $79.3 million of its 73/ 4% Notes due 2015 (the 2015 Notes) that remain outstanding. The redemption date for the 2015 Notes is June 15, 2012, and holders will receive a redemption price of 101.938% of the principal amount of the 2015 Notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest up to, but not including, the redemption date.
The information contained in this report shall not constitute a notice of redemption of the 2015 Notes. The redemption is being made solely pursuant to a formal notice of redemption dated May 15, 2012, which is being delivered to the holders of the 2015 Notes.
The information contained in this Item 7.01 is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed with the SEC or otherwise incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
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.
|PLAINS EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY|
|Date: May 15, 2012||/s/ Nancy I. Williams|
|Nancy I. Williams|
|Vice PresidentAccounting, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer|