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Financial Restructuring Process will Significantly Reduce Our Debt, Strengthen Our Balance Sheet and Position Denbury for a Strong Future

On July 29, 2020, Denbury Resources entered into a Restructuring Support Agreement (the “RSA”) with funded debtholders holding 100% of the Company’s revolving credit facility loans, approximately 67.2% of its second lien notes and approximately 70.8% of its convertible notes for a “pre-packaged” plan that will eliminate the Company’s $2.1 billion of bond debt.

To implement the balance sheet restructuring contemplated by the RSA, the Company filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas (the “Court”) on July 30, 2020.

Denbury will continue normal operations throughout this process. The Company’s existing lenders are providing a debtor-in-possession revolving loan that will “roll” into an exit facility with up to $615 million in availability. The Company expects this financing, together with cash flow from operations, to support the business during the Court-supervised process. Denbury will continue to evaluate the operating environment and make adjustments, as necessary, to adapt to the impact of COVID-19, OPEC+ actions and other factors affecting our business.

Press Releases

July 30, 2020

Denbury Resources Commences Next Step to Implement Pre-Packaged Plan to Strengthen Its Balance Sheet and Reduce Debt

July 29, 2020

Denbury Resources Enters Into Restructuring Support Agreement for Pre-Packaged Plan to Strengthen Its Balance Sheet and Reduce Debt by $2.1 Billion

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“Our dedicated team continues to perform at a high level, remaining highly focused on safe, responsible and efficient operations, and we are committed to working with our service providers and vendors in the same manner as we have in the past. Looking forward, I believe that Denbury’s unique CO2 EOR focused strategy will continue to differentiate us from the industry, providing an beneficial solution that significantly reduces the CO2 emissions associated with the production of oil, underpinning our target of reaching full carbon neutrality in this decade.”

Chris S. Kendall
President and Chief Executive Officer