Company:  BERRY PETROLEUM CO
Form Type:  8-K
Filing Date:  5/21/2012 
CIK:  0000778438 
Address:  1999 BROADWAY
SUITE 3700
 
City, State, Zip:  DENVER, Colorado 80202 
Telephone:  303-999-4400 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
Description of Business
Berry Petroleum Company (which is identified as the �Company,� �we,� �us� or �our,� except where stated or the context requires otherwise) is an independent energy company engaged in the production, development, exploitation and acquisition of oil and natural gas. We were incorporated in Delaware in 1985. We have been publicly traded since 1987 and trace our roots in California oil production back to 1909. Since 2002, we have expanded our portfolio of assets through selective acquisitions driven by a consistent focus on properties with proved reserves and significant growth potential through low-risk development. Our principal reserves and producing properties are located in California (South Midway-Sunset (SMWSS)�Steam Floods, North Midway-Sunset (NMWSS)�Diatomite, NMWSS�New Steam Floods, Texas (Permian and E. Texas), Utah (Uinta) and Colorado (Piceance).
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    SECTION 8 OTHER EVENTS
      ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS.
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