Washington, D.C. 20549


FORM 8-K/A    


(Amendment No. 2)

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

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 27, 2020


VAALCO Energy, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
















(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


9800 Richmond Avenue, Suite 700

Houston, Texas



(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (713) 623-0801

Not Applicable

(Former Name or former address if changed since last report.)


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:



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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 $0.10


New York Stock Exchange

Common Stock, par value $0.10


London Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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-2of 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 13(a) of the Exchange Act. 


Explanatory Note

On January 28, 2020, VAALCO Energy, Inc. (the “Company”) filed a Current Report on Form 8-K (the "Original 8‑K") to report that William R. Thomas, who serves as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, had been appointed to serve as the Company’s President, effective as of February 1, 2020 (the “Effective Date”). In connection with the appointment, on March 18, 2020, the Company entered into an employment agreement with Mr. Thomas (the “Employment Agreement”). On March 20, 2020, the Company filed Amendment No. 1 to the Original 8-K (“Amendment No. 1,” and together with the Original 8-K, the “Amended Form 8-K”) to amend and supplement the disclosures included in Item 5.02 of the Original 8-K to provide certain compensation information for Mr. Thomas pursuant to the Employment Agreement that was not determinable at the time of filing the Original 8-K, as well as amend Item 9.01 of the Original 8-K to file a copy of the Employment Agreement as an exhibit to the Original 8-K.

The Company is filing this Amendment No. 2 to Form 8-K solely to amend Item 9.01 of the Amended Form 8-K to replace the Employment Agreement filed as Exhibit 10.1 to Amendment No. 1, which contained incorrect formatting and section references.  No other changes have been made to the Amended Form 8-K. 

Item 9.01.          Financial Statements and Exhibits.    

(d) Exhibits







Exhibit No.


Description of Exhibit




Employment Agreement, by and between William R. Thomas and VAALCO Energy, Inc.




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.



VAALCO Energy, Inc.






Date:   March 23, 2020




/s/ Jason Doornik


Jason Doornik


Controller and Chief Accounting Officer