Yes. If you are a Class Member, you may exclude yourself or "opt out" from the Settlement Class. To request exclusion, you must file your request with the Clerk of the Court. The request must state the following:
(a) "I do not want to be a member of the Settlement Class in Bollenbach Enterprises Limited Partnership v. Oklahoma Energy Acquisitions, LP, et al., Case No. 5:17-cv-00134-HE pending in the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. I understand it will be my responsibility to pursue any claims I may have, if I so desire, on my own and at my expense.";
(b) "My Alta Mesa royalty identification number is [#___________ ]. I own royalty interest in the following Class Wells: [identify each Class Well by name]."; and
(c) your signature and date acknowledged by Notary Public.
Clerk of the Court
Your exclusion request must be filed with the Clerk of the Court for the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma no later than February 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (Central Time). Mail exclusion requests to:
United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
200 NW 4th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
If you exclude yourself or opt out from the Class, you will not be bound by the terms of the Settlement or any judgment or other final disposition, and you will not receive benefits under the Settlement. You will retain any claims against the Defendants relating to the matters being resolved in this Settlement.