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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
July 13, 2021 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
 
ABRAXAS PETROLEUM CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
Nevada
1-16071
74-2584033
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification Number)
 
18803 Meisner Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78258
(210) 490-4788
(Address of principal executive offices and 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:
 
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17CFR 230.425)
   
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
   
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
   
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share
AXAS
The NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC
 
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 ☐
 
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 3(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
 
At the Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on July 13, 2021, the results of the following proposals were as follows:
 
 
1.
To elect as a director for a term of three years to hold office until the expiration of his term in 2024, or until a successor has been elected and duly qualified.
 
   
Number of Shares
 
   
For
   
Against
   
Withheld
 
Ralph F. Cox
   
1,859,026
     
486,270
     
71,114
 
                   
 
2.
To ratify the appointment of Akin, Doeherty, Klein & Feuge, P.C. as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ended December 31, 2021.
 
Number of Shares
 
For
   
Against
   
Withheld
 
3,996,697
     
307,289
     
55,131
 
 
 
3.
To approve amendments to Long-Term Equity Incentive Plan.
 
Number of Shares
 
For
   
Against
   
Withheld
 
1,534,554
     
855,384
     
26,472
 
 
 
 
4.
To approve amendments to Non-Employee Director Long-Term Equity Incentive Plan.
 
Number of Shares
 
For
   
Against
   
Withheld
 
1,508,039
     
887,489
     
20,882
 
 
 
5.
To increase authorized Common Stock.
 
Number of Shares
 
For
   
Against
   
Withheld
 
3,031,8332
     
1,252,988
     
74,295
 
 
 
 
6.
To approve, on an advisory vote, a resolution on executive compensation.
 
Number of Shares
 
For
   
Against
   
Withheld
 
1,579,639
     
744,292
     
92,479
 
 
Based upon the foregoing, the director nominee was elected to serve for the term described above, and all of the other proposals, except proposal 5 were approved. Proposal 5 required a majority of the company’s outstanding shares to vote in favor of such proposal, which vote was not received.
 

 
 
 
 
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.
 
 
ABRAXAS PETROLEUM CORPORATION
 
       
       
 
By:
/s/ Steven P. Harris
 
   
Steven P. Harris
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
 
 
Dated: July 14, 2021
 
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