SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
PENINSULA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1229 BURLINGAME AVE
SUITE 205

(Street)
BURLINGAME CA 94010

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
EVOLUTION PETROLEUM CORP [ EPM ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/23/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 08/23/2012 S 23,721 D $8.18 1,878,250 I See Footnote (1)
Common Stock 08/27/2012 S 9,455 D $8.09 1,868,795 I See Footnote (1)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
PENINSULA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1229 BURLINGAME AVE
SUITE 205

(Street)
BURLINGAME CA 94010

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
BEDFORD SCOTT

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1229 BURLINGAME AVE
SUITE 205

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94010

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. These securities are held in the accounts of investment funds over which Peninsula Capital Management, LP and Scott Bedford have investment discretion (the "Reporting Persons"). Peninsula Capital Management, LP is the general partner and/or the investment manager of such investment funds and Scott Bedford is the President of Peninsula Capital Management, Inc. which is Peninsula Capital Management, LP's general partner.
Remarks:
(+) Each of the Reporting Persons disclaim beneficial ownership of the reported securities except to the extent of its or his pecuniary interest therein and this report shall not be deemed an admission that such Reporting Person is the beneficial owner of the securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended or for any other purpose. The Reporting Persons affirmatively disclaim being a "group" for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. (++) Peninsula Capital Management, LP and Scott Bedford may be considered directors by deputization due to their affiliation with Kelly W. Loyd, a non-executive employee of JVL Advisors, LLC, who serves on the board of directors of Evolution Petroleum Corp. The managing member of JVL Advisors, LLC is John Lovoi. John Lovoi and Scott Bedford serve as co-managing members of Peninsula - JVL Capital Advisors, LLC. JVL Advisors, LLC and Peninsula-JVL Capital Advisors, LLC each serve as the general partner of various investment funds.
Peninsula Capital Management, LP (+) (++), /s/ Scott Bedford, **Signature of Reporting Person 08/27/2012
/s/ Scott Bedford (+) (++), **Signature of Reporting Person 08/27/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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