SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) December 20, 2018
Harvest Natural Resources, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
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|5956 Sherry Lane, Suite 1000|
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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In its Current Report on Form8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on March 2, 2018, Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (the “Company”) reported on the initiation of its lawsuit against various defendants relating to matters emanating from Harvest’s two prior attempts to sell its Venezuelan assets before it was finally able to successfully sell those assets in a third transaction. In its current Report on Form8-K filed with the SEC on November 28, 2018, the Company reported that there was one remaining defendant in the lawsuit, Rafael Dano Ramirez Carreno.
On November 30, 2018, the Company filed with the court its motion for default judgment against Mr. Ramirez because he failed to answer, respond, or otherwise defend the claims that the Company brought against him and because the amount of damages sought by the Company is a sum certain or a sum that can be made certain by computation.
On December 20, 2018, the court granted the Company’s motion for default judgment against Mr. Ramirez in the amount of $472,039,552.66. The Company will consider its options to attempt to realize collection on this judgment. There can be no assurances that the Company will be able to successfully realize collection of all or part of the judgment.
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.
|HARVEST NATURAL RESOURCES, INC.|
|Date: December 21, 2018||By:||/s/ Harva Dockery|