UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report
October 2, 2017
(Date of earliest event reported)

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Callon Petroleum Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 
 
 
Delaware
001-14039
64-0844345
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)

200 North Canal St.
Natchez, Mississippi 39120
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(601) 442-1601
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company    o

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o





Section 7 - Regulation FD

Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure

On October 2, 2017, Callon Petroleum Company ("the Company") issued a press release providing updated production guidance for third quarter and full-year 2017. The press release is included herein as Exhibit 99.1.  It shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Section 9 - Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits


Exhibit Number
 
Title of Document
 
 
 
99.1
 
Press release dated October 2, 2017 announcing updated production guidance for third quarter and full-year 2017.






SIGNATURES

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.



 
 
Callon Petroleum Company

 
 
 
(Registrant)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
October 2, 2017

By:
/s/ Joseph C. Gatto, Jr.

 
 
 
Joseph C. Gatto, Jr.

 
 
 
President and Chief Executive Officer

 






Exhibit Index


Exhibit Number
 
Title of Document
 
 
 
99.1