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 14, 2019
Berry Petroleum Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
16000 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 500
Dallas, Texas 75248
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share
Name of each exchange on which registered
Nasdaq Global Select Market
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company x
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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
(a) Berry Petroleum Corporation (the "Company") held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 14, 2019 (the "Annual Meeting").
(b) The following actions were taken at the Annual Meeting, for which proxies were solicited pursuant to Regulation 14A under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the final number of votes cast for, against or withheld, abstentions and broker non-votes for each matter are set forth below:
The seven director nominees named in the Company's proxy statement were elected by the following votes:
Brent S. Buckley
Anne L. Mariucci
Donald L. Paul
C. Kent Potter
A.T. "Trem" Smith
Eugene "Gene" Voiland
The ratification of the selection of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019 was approved. The proposal received 69,194,721 votes for; 14,734 votes against; and 149 abstentions.
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.
Dated: May 15, 2019
BERRY PETROLEUM CORPORATION
/s/ Cary Baetz
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer