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): April 18, 2017





Tellurian Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-5507   06-0842255

(State or other jurisdiction of


  (Commission File Number)  

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

1201 Louisiana Street, Suite 3100, Houston, TX   77002
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (832) 962-4000


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On April 18, 2017, Tellurian Investments Inc., a subsidiary of Tellurian Inc. (“Tellurian” or the “Company”), Martin Houston, a director of the Company, and certain other persons (collectively, the “Defendants”) entered into a Compromise Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release (the “Settlement Agreement”) with Simon M. Bonini and Paul C. Kettlety (collectively, the “Plaintiffs”) and the Plaintiffs’ counsel, Schiffer Odom Hicks & Johnson, PLLC, a Texas professional limited liability company (“Schiffer Odom”), in connection with a previously disclosed lawsuit against the Defendants in which the Plaintiffs asserted various causes of action and requested various remedies. Pursuant to the Settlement Agreement, among other things, (i) Mr. Houston agreed to transfer a total of 2,000,000 shares of Tellurian common stock owned by Mr. Houston (the “Transferred Shares”) to the Plaintiffs and Schiffer Odom, comprised of 825,000 shares to each of the Plaintiffs and 350,000 shares to Schiffer Odom; (ii) the Company agreed to file a prospectus supplement with respect to the resales of the Transferred Shares by the Plaintiffs and Schiffer Odom; and (iii) the Plaintiffs released all claims against the Defendants.


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.


    By:   /s/ Antoine J. Lafargue
      Antoine J. Lafargue
      Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Date: April 18, 2017