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 20, 2017





Tellurian Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-5507   06-0842255

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



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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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).

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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On April 20, 2017, Tellurian Inc. (the “Company”) filed a prospectus supplement to a registration statement on Form S-3ASR (Registration No. 333-216011) to register the resales of 2,000,000 total shares of Tellurian common stock (the “Transferred Shares”) previously owned and transferred by Martin Houston, a director of the Company, to 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, in connection with the previously disclosed Compromise Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release dated April 18, 2017, among the Plaintiffs, the Plaintiffs’ counsel, Tellurian Investments Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, Mr. Houston, and certain other persons. In connection with the registration of the resales of the Transferred Shares, the Company is filing a legal opinion of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP as Exhibit 5.1 to this Form 8-K.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


  (d) Exhibits.

See Exhibit Index.


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.



/s/ Antoine J. Lafargue


Antoine J. Lafargue

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Date: April 20, 2017






5.1    Opinion of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP