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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
 
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):
 
December 20, 2019
 
Blue Dolphin Energy Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 Delaware
 0-15905
 73-1268729
 (State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
 (Commission File Number)
 (IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
 801 Travis Street, Suite 2100
Houston, Texas 77002
(Address of principal executive office and zip code)
 
(713) 568-4725
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
(Not Applicable)
(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).
 
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.  
 

 
 
 
Item 5.07   Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
 
Blue Dolphin Energy Company (“Blue Dolphin”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on December 20, 2019. At the Annual Meeting, stockholders considered proposals to: (i) elect five (5) director nominees, all of whom shall serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders, or in each case until their successors are duly elected and qualified, or until their earlier resignation or removal, (ii) ratify the selection of UHY LLP (“UHY”) as Blue Dolphin’s independent public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, and (iii) transact any other business that may properly come before the Annual Meeting. These matters were set forth in Blue Dolphin’s Proxy Statement for the Annual Meeting that was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 3, 2019 pursuant to Regulation 14A under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The voting results are set forth below:
 
1.
All director nominees were elected:
 
 
 
For
 
 
Against
 
 
  Votes Withheld
 
 
Broker Non-Votes
 
Jonathan P. Carroll
  10,114,099 
  0 
  0 
  0 
Ryan A. Bailey
  10,114,099 
  0 
  0 
  0 
Amitav Misra
  10,114,099 
  0 
  0 
  0 
Christopher T. Morris
  10,113,642 
  0 
  457 
  0 
Herbert N. Whitney
  10,114,099 
  0 
  0 
  0 
 
2.
UHY was ratified:
 
For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
10,114,099
0
0
0
 
No other business was presented or discussed during the Annual Meeting.
  
 
 
 
SIGNATURE
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
Blue Dolphin Energy Company
 
 
 
 
 
Date: December 20, 2019
By:  
/s/ Jonathan P. Carroll
 
 
 
Jonathan P. Carroll  
 
 
 
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, President, Assistant Treasurer and Secretary (Principal Executive Officer, Principal Financial Officer, and Principal Accounting Officer)