Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement On December 16, 2013 , Warren Resources, Inc. ("Warren") entered into a First Amendment to the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement and First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Guaranty (the "First Amendment") dated as of December 13, 2013 with Bank of Montreal, as Administrative Agent (the "Agent"), including the lenders that are parties thereto, and two of Warren's wholly-owned subsidiaries, Warren Resources of California, Inc. and Warren E&P, Inc. , as Guarantors (the "Credit Facility"). The First Amendment, among other things, adds KeyBank National Association and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association , as additional lenders; and increases the Borrowing Base to $165 million from $145 million . The Credit Facility, as amended, provides for a revolving credit facility up to the lesser of (i) $300 million , (ii) the Borrowing Base, or (iii) the Draw Limit requested by the Company. The Credit Facility matures on December 15, 2016 ; is secured by substantially all of Warren's oil and gas properties; and is guaranteed by the Guarantors. The remaining terms, conditions and provisions of the Credit Facility, including annual interest rates, covenants and maintenance of financial ratios, borrowing base redeterminations, default and remedies provisions, and other conditions and restrictions, remain the same and are not affected by the First Amendment. The Credit Facility is used primarily for working capital, capital expenditures, repayment of outstanding debt, acquisitions and other general corporate purposes. The foregoing description of the First Amendment is not complete and is qualified by reference to the full text of the First Amendment, which is attached hereto as an Exhibit 10.1 and incorporated herein by reference. By including information regarding any of the matters described in this Item 1.01 in this Current Report, the Company does not hereby admit to or pass upon the materiality of such matters. Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant The description of the amendment to the Credit Agreement under Item 1.01 above is incorporated in this Item 2.03 by reference. Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure On December 17, 2013 , the Company issued a press release describing the closing of the First Amendment. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. 2 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing. Item 9.01. Financial Statement and Exhibits. (d) Exhibits Exhibit No. Description 10.1 First Amendment to Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement and First Amendment to Amended and Restated Guaranty dated as of December 13, 2013 among Warren Resources, Inc. , as Borrower, certain Subsidiaries of Borrower as Guarantors, Bank of Montreal, as Administrative Agent, as a Lender and the additional Lenders that are parties thereto. 99.1 Press Release dated December 17, 2013 .
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