Case Background

On January 29, 2019, PG&E Corporation ("PG&E Corp.") and its primary operating subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (the "Utility"; together with PG&E Corp., "PG&E" or the "Debtors"), filed voluntary Chapter 11 petitions in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.

Throughout the Chapter 11 process, PG&E remains committed to:

  • Delivering safe and reliable electric and natural gas service to customers;
  • Continuing to make critical investments in system safety and maintenance;
  • Supporting the orderly, fair and expeditious resolution of its liabilities resulting from the 2017 and 2018 wildfires;
  • Working with customers, civic leaders, regulators, policymakers and other key stakeholders to consider alternatives to provide for the safe delivery of natural gas and electricity and new safety solutions in an environment challenged by climate change; and
  • Assisting our customers and communities impacted by wildfires in Northern California. PG&E’s restoration and rebuilding efforts will continue.

PG&E’s cases have been assigned to Judge Dennis Montali and are jointly administered under Case No. 19-30088. The Docket can be accessed by clicking on "Docket" above or through the website maintained by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.

For additional information about the reorganization process, including press releases and FAQs, please visit www.pge.com/reorganization.

Important Information & Dates

Deadline to File Claims

General Bar Date

The deadline for filing all proofs of claim in respect of any prepetition claim including, but not limited to, all claims of Fire Claimants, Wildfire Subrogation Claimants, Governmental Units and Customers, and for the avoidance of doubt, including all secured claims and priority claims, against either of the Debtors is October 21, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (Prevailing Pacific Time) (the "General Bar Date"). Any claim related to or in any way arising from the fires that occurred in Northern California prior to the Petition Date (January 29, 2019), including any claim held by a Wildfire Subrogation Claimant, must be filed prior to the General Bar Date.

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download the applicable proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim against the Debtors.

Section 503(b)(9) Claim Bar Date

The deadline to file proofs of claim against the Debtors on account of claims entitled to administrative expense priority under section 503(b)(9) of the Bankruptcy Code ("503(b)(9) Claims") passed on April 22, 2019. 503(b)(9) Claims are for the value of any goods sold to either of the Debtors in the ordinary course of business and received by the Debtor within the 20 days before the Petition Date (i.e., on or after January 9, 2019 through and including January 28, 2019).

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download a 503(b)(9) Proof of Claim Form and for more information regarding filing a 503(b)(9) Claim against the Debtors.

Hearing on First Day Motions

At a status conference held on January 29, 2019, the Bankruptcy Court scheduled a hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions that was held on Thursday, January 31, 2019, and a final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on February 27, 2019.  A final hearing on certain other First Day Motions was held on March 12, 2019.

Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and Orders:

First Day Motions

Bridge Orders

First Day Orders

Important Information Regarding Restrictions on Certain Transfers of Stock of, and Claims Against, the Debtors

By order dated March 27, 2019 (the “Final NOL Order”), the Court approved certain restrictions and procedures applicable to transfers of stock of, and claims against the Debtors requested in the Debtors’ Motion for Interim and Final Orders Establishing Notification Procedures and Approving Restrictions On Certain Transfers of Stock of, and Claims Against, the Debtors (the “NOL Motion”). The purpose of the relief requested in the NOL Motion is to protect the potential value of the Debtors’ net operating tax loss carryforward and certain other tax attributes.

Please click below to view and download the NOL Motion, the Interim NOL Order, the Final NOL Order, and the Procedures and Notices approved in the Final NOL Order:

NOL Motion [Docket Number 10]

Interim NOL Order [Docket Number 212]

Final NOL Order [Docket Number 1094]

Exhibit 1 to the Final NOL Order (Stock Procedures)
Exhibit 2 to the Final NOL Order (Claims Procedures)
Exhibit 3 to the Final NOL Order (Notice of Substantial Stock Ownership)
Exhibit 4 to the Final NOL Order (Notice of Intent to Purchase, Acquire, or Otherwise Accumulate PG&E Stock)

Section 341 Meeting of Creditors

In accordance with Section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code, a meeting of the Debtors' creditors was held on March 4, 2019 at the Phillip Burton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, 2nd Floor, California Conference Room, San Francisco, CA 94102. The meeting was adjourned and held on Monday, April 29, 2019. 

The debtors’ representative must attend the meeting to be questioned under oath. Creditors may attend, but are not required to do so.

Omnibus Hearings

The court has reserved 9:30 a.m. on the following dates as available for hearings on matters requiring a hearing.  Dates will be added to the below calendar as matters are scheduled to be heard.

July 9, 2019
July 23, 2019
July 24, 2019
July 30, 2019
July 31, 2019
August 13, 2019
August 14, 2019
August 27, 2019
August 28, 2019
September 10, 2019
September 11, 2019
September 24, 2019
September 25, 2019
October 8, 2019
October 9, 2019
October 22, 2019
October 23, 2019

Rescheduled Hearings

For information on matters that have been rescheduled to a different hearing date, plaese click here.

Dates

October
21

General Bar Date

5:00 p.m. (PT)
August
27

Omnibus Hearing

9:30 a.m. (PT)
August
28

Omnibus Hearing

9:30 a.m. (PT)
October
21
5:00 p.m. (PT)
January
29
________
February
26
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

February
27
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

March
12
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

March
13
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

March
26
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

March
27
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

April
9
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

April
10
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Scheduling Conference re Summons Issued on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

April
22
_____

Deadline to File 503(b)(9) Claims

April
24
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing
Rescheduled from April 23, 2019

April
29
10:00 a.m. (PT)

Meeting of Creditors (Adjourned from March 4th)

May
8
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

May
9
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

May
21
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

May
22
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

June
12
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

June
25
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

June
26
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

July
9
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

July
23
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

July
24
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

July
30
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

July
31
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

August
13
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

August
14
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

August
27
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

August
28
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

September
10
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

September
11
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

September
24
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

September
25
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

October
8
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

October
9
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

October
22
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

October
23
9:30 a.m. (PT)

Omnibus Hearing

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY   10153-0119
https://www.weil.com/
Phone: 212.310.8000
Fax: 212.310.8007
Stephen Karotkin
Jessica Liou
Matthew Goren

Keller & Benvenutti LLP

650 California Street, Suite 1900
San Francisco, CA   94108
https://www.kellerbenvenutti.com/
Phone: 415.496.6723
Fax: 650.636.9251
Tobias S. Keller
Jane Kim

United States Trustee and Court Information

Office of The United States Trustee

450 Golden Gate Avenue, 5th Floor
Suite #05-0153
San Francisco, CA   94102
https://www.justice.gov/ust-regions-r17/region-17-regional-office
Phone: 415.705.3300
Fax: 415.705.3367
James L. Snyder
Timothy Laffredi

United States Bankruptcy Court

Northern District of California-San Francisco Div.
450 Golden Gate Avenue, 18th Floor
San Francisco, CA   94102
http://www.canb.uscourts.gov/court-info/court-locations/san-francisco


Debtors

Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
19-30088 PG&E Corporation January 29, 2019
19-30089 Pacific Gas and Electric Company January 29, 2019

Associated Cases

Adversary Proceedings: 

Adv. Proc. No. 19-03003 (PG&E Corporation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission)

Adv. Proc. No. 19-03005 (Herndon et al v. PG&E Corporation et al)

Adv. Proc. No. 19-03006 (PG&E Corporation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company v. Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico, et al.)

Adv. Proc. No. 19-03008 (JH Kelly, LLC v. AECOM Technical Services, Inc.)

Adv. Proc. No. 19-03015 (Ad Hoc Group of Subrogation Claim Holders v. PG&E Corporation et al)

Adv. Proc. No. 19-03037 (Elward et al v. Pacific Gas & Electric Company)

Adv. Proc. No. 19-03039 (PG&E Corporation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company v. Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico and York County)


District Court Cases:

Civil Case No. 4:19-cv-04220 (Herndon et al. v. PG&E Corporation et al.)

PG&E Corporation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission: