8-K 1 document.htm FORM 8-K FILING DOCUMENT Form 8-K Filing

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) May 9, 2008


The Meridian Resource Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


TEXAS
 
1-10671
 
76-0319553
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)


 
1401 ENCLAVE PARKWAY SUITE 300
HOUSTON TX
 
77077
 
  (Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)  

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:   281-597-7000



________________________________________________________________________________
(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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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On May 9, 2008 the Registrant issued a press release, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

    Exhibit 99.1.       Press release dated May 9, 2008


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.

    The Meridian Resource Corporation
(Registrant)

May 9, 2008
(Date)
  /s/   LLOYD V. DELANO
Lloyd V. DeLano
Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer


  Exhibit Index
  99.1 Press release dated May 9, 2008