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 22, 2018
SUPERIOR ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|1001 Louisiana Street, Suite 2900, Houston, Texas||77002|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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|Item 5.07||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders|
The annual meeting of stockholders (the Annual Meeting) of the Company was held on May 22, 2018. As of the record date for the Annual Meeting, April 2, 2018, the Company had 154,237,262 shares of common stock outstanding, each of which was entitled to one vote at the Annual Meeting. The Companys stockholders voted on the following three proposals at the Annual Meeting, casting their votes as described below.
Proposal 1 Election of Directors. Each of the individuals listed below was elected at the Annual Meeting to serve a one-year term on the Board of Directors.
|Votes For||Votes Withheld||Broker Non-votes|
Harold J. Bouillion
David D. Dunlap
James M. Funk
Terence E. Hall
Peter D. Kinnear
Janiece M. Longoria
Michael M. McShane
W. Matt Ralls
Proposal 2 Advisory Say-on-Pay Vote. Proposal 2 was an advisory vote on executive compensation, as disclosed in the proxy statement for the Annual Meeting. This advisory vote was approved.
Proposal 3 Ratification of Appointment of Auditors. Proposal 3 was a proposal to ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018. This proposal was approved.
|Item 8.01||Other Events|
On May 23, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing the voting results of matters considered during the Companys Annual Meeting. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|99.1||Press release issued by Superior Energy Services, Inc., May 23, 2018.|
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.
|SUPERIOR ENERGY SERVICES, INC.|
|William B. Masters|
|Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|
Dated: May 23, 2018
1001 Louisiana St., Suite 2900
Houston, TX 77002
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Paul Vincent, VP of Investor Relations, (713) 654-2200
SUPERIOR ENERGY SERVICES ANNOUNCES
RESULTS OF 2018 ANNUAL MEETING
HOUSTON, May 23, 2018 Superior Energy Services, Inc. today announced the results of its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on May 22, 2018 in Houston.
The stockholders elected Harold J. Bouillion, David D. Dunlap, James M. Funk, Terence E. Hall, Peter D. Kinnear, Janiece M. Longoria, Michael M. McShane, and W. Matt Ralls to serve as directors until the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Also, the Companys Board of Directors, at the recommendation of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, approved the election of James M. Funk to serve as lead director of the Board until the next Annual Meeting.
In addition to electing directors, the stockholders approved an advisory vote on executive compensation and ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.
About Superior Energy Services
Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN) serves the drilling, completion and production-related needs of oil and gas companies worldwide through a diversified portfolio of specialized oilfield services and equipment that are used throughout the economic life cycle of oil and gas wells. For more information, visit: www.superiorenergy.com.